Composition Student Appointed to Conservatory Position
DMA Candidate Carolyn Borcherding has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Composition at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, beginning in Fall 2022, where she will be teaching courses in music composition and technology.
A composition student and advisee of Prof. Eli Fieldsteel, Carolyn recently completed her doctoral research on new analysis techniques for musical multimedia.
The School of Music congratulates Carolyn on this outstanding accomplishment!
Professor Tsitsaros releases Double CD of Original Compositions
Released October 15 on the Centaur label, this new double CD contains several original compositions representing the compositional output of the last nine years of Professor of Piano Pedagogy Christos Tsitsaros. Marking a new creative phase, the works of this period are characterized by an idiomatic musical language abounding Greek and Middle Eastern references, and are deeply inspired by the Mediterranean landscape and rich imagery found in ancient Greek and Cypriot mythology.
Composition Student Commissioned by Choral Composer/Conductor Collective
Lucas Marshall Smith, DMA student in Composition, has been selected by the Choral Composer/Conductor Collective (C4) of New York to compose a new work for chorus.
Selected from a pool of 220 composers submiting 400 works, Smith was one of only three composers selected in this year's program. His work will be premiered in a pair of performances in Manhattan in June 2018.
Student Composer Has Work Selected for Performance at International Conference
Christos Tsitsaros Premieres new composition at National Conference
Christos Tsitsaros, Professor of Piano Pedagogy, recently attended the premiere of his new work Fantasy for Oboe, B-Flat Clarinet and Piano in Baltimore. The work was one of two newly-commissioned works featured as part of the ongoing Collaborative Commissioning Project of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). The performance was part of the MTNA annual National Conference.