Student Notes

2010

Greenwood, Andy

October 21, 2010

Andy Greenwood has just returned from the Scottish Lowlands where he conducted archival research (generously supported by a Wadmond Award) on eighteenth-century vernacular song repertories used by Haydn in his 429 settings of Scots songs.  Andy’s research trip followed the successful defense of his dissertation proposal “Musical Ideas of Sympathy and Sensibility in the Scottish […]

2009

Bancks, Jacob

October 19, 2009

Jacob Bancks composed Ruach for the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, which won the Department of Music’s composition competition and was performed by the SPCO at its March, 2009 concert. Jacob was the featured composer at Southern Illinois University’s Outside the Box festival.  He was also commissioned to compose a work for the Tanglewood Festival, which […]