|Tanbura Dreams||Winter 2012
New dates for Edge EnsembleThree performances in the Netherlands for the Brendan Faegre Edge Ensemble are now confirmed: Zaal100 in Amsterdam, Korzo Theater in The Hague, and Muziekhuis in Utrecht. See events for more details.
Blog at Third AngleThird Angle Ensemble has posted Faegre's first blog entry documenting the compositional process of his new work Amplified String Quartet No. 1. Read it here.
Video for Tanbura DreamsVideo of the premiere of Tanbura Dreams is now available on the Tanbura Dreams page, and is the featured homepage media for Winter 2012.
Masterclass datesFaegre will present on his music at several universities/colleges in the Pacific Northwest this March. Check events for more info.
New commission / Winner of TROMPCircles: sacrament was chosen as winner of the TROMP Percussion Eindhoven Composition Competition, which results in a commission from November Music for premiere next year.
New commission / International Finalist in NIIMCThird Angle Ensemble has commissioned a new work for amplified string quartet as part of being named Finalist in the International category of their New Ideas in Music Competition.
New commission / LGMF Composer-in-residenceThe Lake George Music Festival has asked Faegre to return as their 2013 Composer-in-residence, and will commission a new work in honor of artists Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, who spent many summers in Lake George during the late 1910s and 1920s.
Circles competing at TROMPCircles: sacrament has been selected to compete in the TROMP Percussion Eindhoven composition competition this November. Check events for more details.
Recording of Four KoansMastered audio of the world premiere of Four Koans at the Lake George Music Festival last summer is now posted online. Go to the Four Koans page to listen.
Winner of CSU Northridge PrizeTanbura Dreams has been awarded the CSU Northridge Composition Prize. The work will be premiered by the CSUN Symphony under the direction of John Roscigno this December. See events for details.
Performance at GaudeamusCircles: sacrament will be performed at the Gaudeamus Muziekweek festival in September. See events for more info.
Winner with PARMAThe Circular Ruins has been chosen as a winner of the 2012 PARMA Student Composer Competition.
Blog at hcmf//The Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival has just posted Faegre's first blog entry about working with Icarus Ensemble through the European Composers' Professional Development Programme.
PremiereViolist Hannah Levinson and violinist Leah Asher will premiere movement II of Four Koans in May, and perform movements I and III in April. See events for details.
Winner with BMMFCircles: sacrament for percussion trio has been selected for the Beijing Modern Music Festival Young Composers Project and will be premiered at this year's festival in May.