Music DMA Graduate Student Brian Baumbusch Awarded Commission

February 03, 2017


The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation awarded $50,000 commissions to six composers in California, including UC Santa Cruz Music Composition graduate student Brian Baumbusch.

The award will support the composition of new works to be showcased in the Bay Area between December 2017 through June 2019. 

Baumbush's work The Pressure will premier in spring 2018, descibed as a "concert-length multimedia work, based on themes of early German expressionism that accompanied the rise of fascism."

Full details about Baumbush's The Pressure as well as works from the other awardees are available at the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation website. 

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