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Concert Composition

From major awards and premieres to starting record labels and composer collectives, Alumni from the Concert Composition program at NYU Steinhardt are making an impact across the field. Read on for highlights and features on recent activities by alumni in the Concert Composition program.

Concert Composition Alumna Nyokabi Kariuki Releases EP Inspired by Childhood in Kenya

Nyokabi Kariuki  is a graduate of Concert Composition and a Kenyan composer and sound artist. Learn about her new EP, her experience performing in various settings, and her time at NYU Steinhardt.

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Concert Composition Alumnus Wins Prestigious Award

Concert Composition alumnus Rohan Chander wins the 2022 Gaudeamus Award in the Netherlands. He is described as an electronic artist and world builder.

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An Interview with Composition Alum and Faculty Paul Frucht

Paul Frucht has written "A More Perfect Union," a symphony based on President Obama's speeches.

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Meet Superstar Composer, Alum Joe Iconis

Be More Chill, the story of an unpopular kid in suburban New Jersey, began its life as a young adult novel. It has now made its way to Broadway, and alum Joe Iconis has been nominated for a 2019 Tony Award for Best Original Score.

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