Indianapolis Star Spotlights Composer-in-Residence Aaron Jay Kernis
March 3, 2011
Also: Kernis Photo Gallery
March 3, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — "Award-winning American composer Aaron Jay Kernis is in residence at DePauw University this week, meeting with students and faculty and helping to prepare concerts of his compositions," writes Jay Harvey in today's Indianapolis Star. "Kernis' chamber music will be featured at concerts today and Friday. Works for larger ensembles will be performed Sunday. Participating will be the University Orchestra, the Chamber Singers, the University Chorus and the University Band."
The column, headlined "Weekend's Best: Classical Music", adds, "His music has earned him the Pulitzer Prize and, in 2002, the generously endowed Grawemeyer Award. Guest composers at DePauw in recent years have included Joan Tower, Jake Heggie, George Crumb and Samuel Adler."
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Learn more about Kernis' residency at the DePauw University School of Music in this article.Back