NYU Steinhardt News

Violinist Yaz Lancaster is Runner-up in Hildegard Competition

Violin performance alum and MM candidate Yaz Lancaster was selected as a runner-up in the second annual Hildegard Competition, National Sawdust’s competition for trans, female, and nonbinary composers at the start of their careers. Yaz's piece for violin, cello, and marimba will be performed by the new National Sawdust Ensemble in a concert on June 4 at 7pm, along with the world premieres of pieces by the three winning composers and works by the other runnners-up.