Carrie Magin Awarded Wyoming County Arts Education Grant

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Dr. Carrie Magin, professor of composition and theory at Houghton College, recently received the Arts Education grant from the Arts Council for Wyoming County (ACWC).

The grant – aimed at funding opportunities to engage public school students aged kindergarten through high school in artistic learning experiences – will allow Magin to compose a new band piece to be premiered by the Letchworth Junior Band in June 2018. Jason Decker, director of the junior band and an instructor of tuba and instructor of woodwind techniques at Houghton, will conduct the piece.

Read the full article here: http://www.houghton.edu/news-media/recent-news/dr-carrie-magin-awarded-wyoming-county-arts-education-grant/922/

"Heart-Fire" premieres at Carnegie Hall

 Composers Carrie Magin and David Hamilton along with Director Jennifer Flory.

Composers Carrie Magin and David Hamilton along with Director Jennifer Flory.

In May of 2018, the Georgia College Max Noah Singers along with several other choirs premiered Carrie Magin's "Heart-Fire" for mixed choir (SATB) and piano at Carnegie Hall. The work was commissioned by Dr. Jennifer M. Flory and the Georgia College Choral Ensembles in celebration of the centennial Sara Teasdale's 1918 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her collection "Love Songs," which includes the poem "Heart-Fire" is based on.

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"Between Us Now" goes on tour!

 In a program conceived under the warm southern Italian summer sun over a bottle of  vino di tavola,   Katie Dukes  (soprano), Alice Jones (flute),  Michael Walker  (horn), and  Kim Carballo  (piano) present world premieres and new works by  Whitney George ,  Carrie Magin , and  Eric Nathan . New works for soprano, flute, horn, and piano Whitney George,  You Who Never Arrived  Carrie Magin,  Between Us Now  Eric Nathan,  Why Old Places Matter   Thursday, April 20, 12:10pm –  Queensborough Community College  222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, NY – H110 Free admission   Friday, April 21, 6:30pm –  Brooklyn Conservatory of Music  Meet-the-composer with Whitney George and Eric Nathan Performance, Q&A session, and reception 58 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Free admission (suggested donation)   Saturday, April 22, 8pm –  Scholes Street Studio  375 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY $10   Sunday, April 23, 2pm –  Gateway City Arts Center  92 Race Street, Holyoke, MA Free admission (suggested donation)   Tuesday, April 25, 12:30pm –  Brooklyn College  Presented by the Composer Forum and Hitchcock Institute 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY ree admission

In a program conceived under the warm southern Italian summer sun over a bottle of vino di tavola, Katie Dukes (soprano), Alice Jones (flute), Michael Walker (horn), and Kim Carballo (piano) present world premieres and new works by Whitney GeorgeCarrie Magin, and
Eric Nathan.
New works for soprano, flute, horn, and piano
Whitney George, You Who Never Arrived
Carrie Magin, Between Us Now
Eric Nathan, Why Old Places Matter

Thursday, April 20, 12:10pm – Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, NY – H110
Free admission
 
Friday, April 21, 6:30pm – Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
Meet-the-composer with Whitney George and Eric Nathan
Performance, Q&A session, and reception
58 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Free admission (suggested donation)
 
Saturday, April 22, 8pm – Scholes Street Studio
375 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY
$10
 
Sunday, April 23, 2pm – Gateway City Arts Center
92 Race Street, Holyoke, MA
Free admission (suggested donation)
 
Tuesday, April 25, 12:30pm – Brooklyn College
Presented by the Composer Forum and Hitchcock Institute
2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
ree admission