UC San Diego's Department of Music

March 02, 2012

  UCSD COMPOSITION ALUMNUS ANNA THORVALDSDOTTIR was awarded Composer of the Year at the 2012 Icelandic Music Awards on February 29th. Her album Rhizoma was also selected as Classical/Contemporary Album of the Year. Rhizoma has earned rave reviews and was on several "Best of 2011" lists including Steve Smith's list at TimeOut New York and Doyle Armbrust's list at TimeOut Chicago. Rhízoma was also listed as Icelandic Album of the Year (2011) by Arni Matthiasson at Icelandic newspaper Morgunbladid.

TAKE A LOOK AT THE VIDEO OF COMPOSER AND PhD CANDIDATE PAUL HEMBREE'S premiere last fall of Nimbus for chamber orchestra.

MUSIC ALUMNUS JAIME OLIVER has been awarded a Research Residency at IRCAM, the renowned center for experimental music in Paris.

UCSD'S STUART COLLECTION OF PUBLIC ART CELEBRATES ITS 30th ANNIVERSARY with an exhibition of artistic proposals, sketches, construction plans, and photographs. The exhibit, curated by VisArts PhD candidtate Matthew Schum, is on view in the Literature Building, Rooms 410 and 310, through Spring Quarter.

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