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Stacy Garrop and the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra

Stacy Garrop joins the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra as composer-in-residence from 2016-2019.

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Blogging My CUSO Adventures!

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Stacy Garrop

I’m blogging about my Composer-in-Residence activities with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra through their website. To see the full range of my activities, check these blogs out!

Main page: https://cusymphony.org/blog/

Here are a few posts I’ve already put up on the page:

“LEGENDS” 9/6/17 CHAMBER CONCERT!

AUGUST 27, 2017

“Legends” 9/6/17 Chamber Concert!

The Champaign Urbana Symphony Orchestra is sponsoring LEGENDS, a chamber concert featuring my music in my new position as the CUSO Music Alive Composer-in-Residence! My pieces will be performed by Stephen Alltop, Music Director & Conductor, CUSO Principal performers, and soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg. In the video, I talk about the works that are being programmed, […]

 

CUSO CHAMBER CONCERT LEGENDS WAS A SUCCESS!!

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

CUSO Chamber Concert LEGENDS was a Success!!

On Wednesday, Sept. 6th, my Music Alive Composer-in-Residence activities had a wonderful kickoff event to welcome me to the community! Maestro Stephen Alltop, string and brass CUSO musicians, and soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg presented three of my works to a packed ballroom at the I Hotel in Champaign. We called the concert LEGENDS, which fit in […]

 

THE NEWS-GAZETTE’S REVIEW OF CUSO 9/6/17 LEGENDS CONCERT

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

The News-Gazette’s review of CUSO 9/6/17 LEGENDS concert

Today, music critic John Frayne posted a wonderful review in The New Gazette of our Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra’s Sept. 6th LEGENDS Chamber Concert, in which Maestro Alltop and the CUSO musicians welcomed me to the community and performed several of my chamber works. Mr. Frayne enjoyed the concert! You can read his review by clicking […]

 

THREE AUDIENCE QUESTIONS ANSWERED!

SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

Three Audience Questions Answered!

After our Sept. 6th Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra’s LEGENDS Chamber Concert, in which I was officially welcomed to the Champaign-Urbana community in my new role as Composer-in-Residence of the orchestra, several inquisitive audience members asked me an assortment of questions. I realized shortly afterward that three particular questions came up quite frequently over the course of […]

 

CUSO RESIDENCE WEEK: OCTOBER 3-7

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

CUSO Residence Week: October 3-7

I’ll be in Champaign-Urbana from Tuesday, Oct. 3rd through Saturday, Oct. 7th for several Composer-in-Residence activities! Here’s what I’m up to: I’ll be teaching lessons to four composition majors. Then I’ll give an 80-minute seminar for all of their student composers on the business of being a composer, as well as play some of my […]

 

A BUSY RESIDENCE WEEK IN CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

OCTOBER 9, 2017

A busy residence week in Champaign-Urbana

I had a wonderful time in Champaign-Urbana this past week! I took lots of pictures while on the trip, several of which are below; these will give you a sense of what this first full week of my contained: University of Illinois – Champaign Urbana I spent a day teaching composition lessons to individual students, […]

 

Overview

Composer Stacy Garrop is the Music Alive composer-in-residence with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. She will be in residence for three years from the 2016-2017 season through the 2018-2019 season. Follow her residency through the blog posts below.

Start and End Dates

09/01/201606/30/2019

Location

Champaign, Illinois

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Last update on October 11, 2017

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Champaign, Illinois
The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra  (CUSO) is the professional orchestra in residence at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  The Champaign Urbana Symphony Orchestra is a thriving orchestra dedicated to this mission: to enhance the quality of life in the community by providing symphonic music of the highest caliber through live performances and music education in the…

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