American Scandinavia Foundation fellowship to Alex Freeman

2 April 2010

Alex Freeman, Assistant Professor of Music, has been awarded a $7,500 fellowship from the American-Scandinavian Foundation for 2011 in support of two interrelated projects on Finnish music: research on the music of the Finnish composer Armas Launis, including the creation of a performance edition of an unpublished chamber work by Launis; and an endeavor to compose several short choral pieces which will included in a multimedia performance featuring the Tapiola Choir, a musician playing the electric kantele (the Finnish zither), and visual art by a well-known Finnish artist. Read more on recent grants.

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