The first movement of Becoming, a new work for live piano and voice, immersive sound, projected digital video and graphics, and dance by alumnus composer Brad Robin (PhD 2016) was previewed at Northwestern University in June 2018. Dr. Robin is currently a lecturer in the Music Department at DePaul University, Chicago.
Undergraduate composer Cody Myre’s work for bass clarinet, titled Emerge, will be performed at the 2019 Washington State University Festival of Contemporary Art Music on the weekend of 28 February 2019 by clarinetist Ashley Holtrop.
Recent performances (2018) by alumnus composer Brad Robin (PhD 2016) include Consumption for six channel fixed media at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF), International Computer Music Festival (ICMC) in Daegu, South Korea, CHIME Festival (University of Chicago), New Music on the Bayou (Ruston, LA), and NSEME (University of North Texas).
Two alumni composers, Joshua Harris (PhD 2013) and Mark Oliveiro (PhD 2016), were selected to participate in the ICMC 2018 Conference in Daegu, South Korea, 5-10 August 2018.
Undergraduate composer Cody Myre has been invited to attend the 2019 Cortona Sessions for New Music in Cortona, Italy, from 18 May through 1 June 2019. During the sessions, a new work of his will be premiered.