Symphony No. 2 by Composition Department Chair Michael Hersch (BM ’95, MM ’97, Composition) was featured on American Public Media and NPR’s Composers Datebook on Wednesday, April 26. Host John Zech overviewed Mr. Hersch’s early career and inspiration behind Symphony No. 2 and featured a recording of the piece by the Bournemouth Symphony under the direction of Marin Alsop, Director of the Graduate Conducting Program. Composers Datebook is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely information about composers of the past and present.