November 20, 2015

Harold Rosenbaum and the New York Virtuoso Singers Premiered 10 Compositions by ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards Recipients

The Concert featured Brent Funderburk, Piano
The Canticum Novum Youth Choir, Edie Rosenbaum, Director

Harold Rosenbaum

NEW YORK, Nov. 19th, 2015 -- The ASCAP Foundation was proud to support a second annual concert of new choral works commissioned by Harold Rosenbaum and The New York Virtuoso Singers. The November 29th concert was held at National Sawdust, New York’s dynamic new concert venue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

The culmination of an ASCAP Foundation supported choral workshop, the Sunday matinee concert consisted of 10 world premieres by 10 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award recipients. Each composer received generous mentorship from Dr. Rosenbaum throughout the commissioning process. The following composers’ new works will be heard on the upcoming Sunday matinee concert:

Further information may be found at the following links:

National Sawdust:
nationalsawdust.org/event/adam-abeshouse-presents-the-new-york-virtuoso-singers

The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards:
www.ascap.com/music-career/support/#gould

Harold Rosenbaum:
haroldrosenbaum.com/about.shtml

The New York Virtuoso Singers:
nyvirtuoso.org

About The ASCAP Foundation
Founded in 1975, The ASCAP Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting American music creators and encouraging their development through music education, talent development and humanitarian programs. Included in these are songwriting workshops, grants, scholarships, awards, recognition and community outreach initiatives and programs to improve the physical and spiritual well-being of people through music. The ASCAP Foundation is supported by music lovers throughout the United States.

www.ascapfoundation.org

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CONTACT:

Cathy Halgas Nevins, ASCAP

Cnevins (at) ascap.com