Opera Philadelphia Premieres Kevin Puts’ Chamber Opera Elizabeth Cree

Opera Philadelphia will premiere composition faculty artist Kevin Puts’ first chamber opera titled Elizabeth Cree, an adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s gothic novel The Trial of Elizabeth Cree, with libretto by Mark Campbell, with whom Dr. Puts won the Pulitzer Prize for Silent Night in 2012. Elizabeth Cree will be performed at the Perelman Theater in Philadelphia […]

Amy Beth Kirsten Serves on Faculty at the 2017 highSCORE Festival

Composition faculty member Amy Beth Kirsten (DMA ’10, Composition) will be on faculty at the 2017 highSCORE Festival alongside Christopher Theofanidis, Dmitri Tymoczko, and others from August 7-19 in historical Pavia in Northern Italy. Ms. Kirsten will present lectures and master classes in addition to teaching regular composition lessons.