Composition Student, Graduate, to Have Their Works Performed at New Music Festival

24 September 2019 Comments Off on Composition Student, Graduate, to Have Their Works Performed at New Music Festival

Emre Eröz, a sophomore student in the Department of Music’s Composition and Theory program, is among eight composers selected to participate in the 2020 Taproot New Music Festival, scheduled to take place January 28 to February 2. Another of the eight composers is 2016 Bilkent Composition and Theory graduate Aida Shirazi, currently a PhD student at the University of California, Davis.

Organized by UC Davis, the festival will feature some of the leading new-music ensembles in the United States. Emre is composing a new piece for the Chicago-based Spektral Quartet; his composition will be premiered by the quartet on January 30.