Andrew Norman (Norfolk ’08) Wins 2017 Grawemeyer Award

Grawemeyer.org   (November 28, 2016)  By Kim Butterweck Play, a 47-minute orchestral work by American composer Andrew Norman, is the winner of the prestigious 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition. In three movements, “Play” explores the relationship of choice and chance, free will and control. It investigates the ways musicians in an orchestra can play with, against, […]

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Meet the Festival’s New Director

As most of you know, Melvin Chen has joined the Festival as the new Director. We begin our “Meet The Director” Series with a few questions and answers that we hope will help you get to know him a little. What was the first work of music that grabbed your attention? Any thoughts of what specifically […]

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