Kurt Rohde Receives a 2013 Barlow Commission
August 26, 2013
Kurt Rohde has won a 2013 Barlow Endowment commission to write for cellist Michelle Kesler.
The Barlow Prize site writes:
In considering 135 applications in our General and LDS commissioning programs the Endowment granted $60,000 to nine composers who will write works for the following ensembles and musicians: Chen Yi (Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra); Huck Hodge (Divertimento Ensemble); Kurt Rohde (Michelle Kesler); Diana Soh (Duo Hevans); Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon (Yarn/Wire), Schuyler Tsuda (ECCE); Daniel Bradshaw (Montana State University Symphony); Lansing McLoskey (ensemberlino vocale); and Benjamin Taylor (Keith Kirchoff). Benjamin Taylor’s LDS commission has support from the estate of Jeanette Barlow Dieman.