November 12th, 2013
In the spring, Emily will be attending the 20th Young Composers Meeting in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands [February 23 to March 1 2014] and the Red Note Composition Workshop in Normal, IL.
The Young Composers Meeting (YCM) is organized by orkest de ereprijs in collaboration with the International Gaudeamus Muziekweek in co-operation with Podium Gigant. Each year, 15 composers from around the world are invited to Apeldoorn to work with the orkest de ereprijs (directed by Wim Boerman) and opportunity to exchange ideas about contemporary music. The directors of the Young Composers Meeting are Louis Andriessen, Martijn Padding and Richard Ayres.
The RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Workshop will help composers widen their creative perspectives and hone their craft through open rehearsals with renowned Ensemble Dal Niente, and seminars with distinguished guest faculty composer Lee Hyla and resident faculty composers Martha Horst, Carl Schimmel, and Yao Chen.a
September 25th, 2013
My piece in retro|re-intro:spect received it’s Asian premiere at the 31st Asian Composers League Festival and Conference held in Singapore, with Dr Robert Casteels conducting the festival ensemble. It was awarded the 24th Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize. The prize is given to the most outstanding work performed during the ACL Festival by a composer of the host country under 40 years of age.
September 22nd, 2013
patchtax, a saxophone and viola duo has commissioned a new piece to be premiered on November 15th! The new work will be premiered by Mary Joy Patchett (alto saxophone) and Eve Boltax (viola) at the Junk Kitchen music series at the Lilypad in Cambridge, MA.
Cheng Tzu-Ting, a zhongruan performer with the Singapore SymphonyChinese Orchestra, has commissioned a solo zhongruan piece to be premiered in her home country of Taiwan. The work will be premiered on December 28th in Taipei, Taiwan.
The Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble has commissioned a trio for flute, clarinet and percussion for their 11th Annual Young Composers Concert – I Make Music! The work will be premiered on January 31st at the Pickman Hall of the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA.