Scott Gendel – finalist in 3rd ORTUS International New Music Competition 

E. C. Schirmer composer Scott Gendel was named one of 16 finalists in the 3rd annual ORTUS International New Music Competition. The pool of over 600 submissions from across the globe were reviewed by members of Khorikos (NYC). Scott Gendel’s submissions was additionally selected as one of ten pieces to be performed by the Khorikos… Read More Scott Gendel – finalist in 3rd ORTUS International New Music Competition 

Britten-Pears Foundation hosts concert including music of Earnest & Wadsworth

In a recital celebrating the strength –  and inherent romance –  represented by Britten and Pears when they premiered Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Justin Vickers (tenor) and pianists Karyl Carlson and Felipe Rodrigues-Silva performed two works by E. C. Schirmer composers Zachary Wadsworth and John David Earnest. Zachary Wadsworth’s Secret Songs was commissioned and premiered in this… Read More Britten-Pears Foundation hosts concert including music of Earnest & Wadsworth

New Chamber Opera from beloved American Composer, Gwyneth Walker: Evangeline

E. C. Schirmer is pleased to welcome a new addition to our opera catalog. Evangline is a chamber opera based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem of the same name, scored for soloists, piano, violin, and narrator. A tragic story based on historical and real events, this opera is an accessible addition to any catalog. Evangeline… Read More New Chamber Opera from beloved American Composer, Gwyneth Walker: Evangeline

Telos Trio performs commissioned work by Gwyneth Walker – Equality Now!

The Telos Trio hosted a concert titled “Equality Now: Celebrating the New York State Centennial of Women’s Suffrage” in Seneca Falls, NY. The highlight of the concert was Gwyneth Walker‘s Equality Now!, commissioned and premiered by the ensemble. The lively work is a celebration of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls in 1848.  The six-movement… Read More Telos Trio performs commissioned work by Gwyneth Walker – Equality Now!

University Interscholastic League adds works from E. C. Schirmer & Galaxy Music

Two works from the E. C. Schirmer Catalog were added to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Prescribed Music List. The Music Program of the UIL is designed to support and enrich the teaching of music as an integral component of the public school curriculum in the state of Texas. Each year approximately one half million… Read More University Interscholastic League adds works from E. C. Schirmer & Galaxy Music

Grant Park Music Festival & Fawzi Haimor – Kareem Roustom Premiere

Conductor Fawzi Haimor led the Grant Park Orchestra in a tour-de-force program featuring Haydn’s final symphony, London, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, and the Midwest premiere of Syrian-born composer Kareem Roustom‘s Ramal. The concert is scheduled for July 12, 2017. Fawzi Haimor recently completed his tenure as Resident Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and is set… Read More Grant Park Music Festival & Fawzi Haimor – Kareem Roustom Premiere

David Conte – Composer-in-residence at Caritas International Composer’s Competition

The renowned Caritas Chamber Choir invited David Conte to serve as composer-in-residence and adjudicator for the 2017 International Young Composer Competition. The final concert took place July 9, 2017 at the Canterbury Cathedral in England. This inaugural competition is presented by Music Director Benedict Preece and the Caritas Chamber Choir. Young composers from the UK and… Read More David Conte – Composer-in-residence at Caritas International Composer’s Competition