Member News -- Spring, 1999

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PERFORMANCES

Tommy Joe Anderson: Al Benner: Dinos Constantinides: I'lana Cotton: Tina Davidson: Nancy Bloomer Deussen: Joel Feigin: John N. Granet: Daniel Kessner: Jacqueline Jeeyoung Kim: Frederick Koch: Richard Nanes: Dan Pinkston: William Price: Alex Shapiro: Erich Stem: John Winsor:

PUBLICATIONS

Al Benner: Dinos Constantinides: Barton Cummings: Ya-Ming Hsu: Adam Renn Olenn:

Publisher Contact Information

China Found International Culture Company
No. 11, Lane 91, Chulin Rd
Yunho City, Taipei
Taiwan R.O.C.

Conners Publications
503 Tahoe Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457-5718
(318) 357-0924
ALMEI@aol.com
http://hostnet.pair.com/conners/

New Music
9 Crestwood Drive
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 457-3714


COMMISSIONS

Dinos Constantinides:

RECORDINGS

Dinos Constantinides: Stefania de Kenessey:

AWARDS

Al Benner was awarded Second Place in the Music for a New Millennium Commissions from the Khachaturian-Leeds Society of America.

Both Speculum Musicae and Auros Group for New Music have chosen Veranderungen (violin and piano) by Joel Feigin as the winner of their 1998 competitions for composers. As part of its prize, Auros, a Boston-based ensemble, performed this dramatic 15-minute piece at Brandeis University on Jan. 30. The New York-based Speculum Musicae, will play the work at a later date.

Harry Hewitt received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Service to Philadelphia Composers by the Steering Committee of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Composers Forum for his outstanding efforts as a promoter and producer of concerts featuring music by Philadelphia composers; for his work, along with his wife, Betty, as editor of Penn Sounds; for his service as director of Composer Services, Inc.; for his extraordinarily prolific and musically rich career as a composer; and for his love of music and devotion to composers in Philadelphia.

Dan Pinkston was the winner of the American Prize for Five Miniatures for Brass Quintet at the American Romanian Team for the Arts Festival, Constanza, Romania.

Alex Shapiro's Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano won a prize in the Best Instrumental Music category from the Utah Composers Guild.


OTHER NEWS

Jacqueline Jeeyoung Kim received a grant from the Jerome Foundation to write a percussion quartet piece for Ethos which will be performed at Merkin Hall and Queens College in May. She was also chosen to be a Finalist to write a piece for the Dale Warland Singers.

Gil Nagel performed his own Film/TV compositions on March 6th in Milwaukee, WI. He will also give workshops later this year as a Film/TV composer.

Daniel Robbins was entered into Who's Who in America 2000 (54th ed) from an invitation by Marquis Who's Who, New Providence, NJ. He also received ASCAP Standard Awards in 1997 and 1998.