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Lydian String Quartet Commission Prize 2012



COMMISSION PRIZE UPDATE (February 28, 2012)

The Lydian String Quartet is pleased to announce the results of the LSQ Commission Prize 2012:

WINNER:

Kurt Rohde, USA
      • Concertino for solo violin and small ensemble (2010)
      • still distant, still here for large ensemble (2010)

HONORABLE MENTION:

Erin Gee, USA
      • Mouthpiece VII for voice and ensemble (2004)
      • Mouthpiece IX for amplified voice and orchestra (2006)
David Philip Hefti, Switzerland
      • string quartet (2008)
      • piano quartet (2010)
Michael Ippolito, USA
      • Nocturne for flute, violin and piano (2010)
      • String Quartet No. 2 (2010)
Sam Nichols, USA
      • Refuge for string quartet (2009)
      • Wrack for violin and piano (2011)
Karola Obermüller, Germany
      • XS for string quartet (2005)
      • Untergegangen der Mond for countertenor and ensemble (2008)
James Primosch, USA
      • Piano Quintet (1996)
      • Songs for Adam (2009)
José Manuel Serrano, Argentina
      • Velado for chamber ensemble (2010)
      • Sistro impar for violin, viola and cello (2010)
Dan Visconti, USA
      • Black Bend for string quartet (2003)
      • Ramshackle Songs for string quartet (2009)
Christopher Weiss, USA
      • Six Past Midnight, the Forest Wakes for bassoon and strings (2006)
      • String Quartet No. 2 (2008)

JUDGES:

•Yu-Hui Chang, Professor of Music, Brandeis University
•Eric Chasalow, Professor of Music, Brandeis University
•Derek Hurst, Composition faculty, Berklee College of Music and Brown University
•Keeril Makan, Associate Professor of Music, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
•David Rakowski, Professor of Music, Brandeis University
•Scott Wheeler, Composition faculty, Emerson College
•Lydian String Quartet:
      Daniel Stepner, Judith Eissenberg, Mary Ruth Ray, Joshua Gordon





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