The Peabody Post

Presser Foundation Awards Negar Afaze Graduate Music Award

Headshot of Negar AfazelThe Presser Foundation has approved Negar Afazel, a DMA student of Vadim Gluzman, to receive a Graduate Music Award for her project “Woman, Life, Freedom,” a multimedia work on Persian poetry. The award of $10,000 will support commissions for four composers, each to write one movement of a work for violin and choir, and a performance planned to take place at Peabody in Spring 2024.