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UMKC Composition Student Tyler Capp Wins 2013 Morton Gould Composition Competition

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Conservatory composition DMA student Tyler Capp is awarded the prestigious 2013 Morton Gould Composition Competition for Young Composers. The award ceremony is May 17, 2013, New York, NY.  The complete list of winners is here.

Tyler is also a recipient of a Fellowship to Cultivate at the Copland House. CULTIVATE, directed by acclaimed composer-clarinetist Derek Bermel, is a new, annual, intensive creative workshop and mentoring program for gifted American composers in the initial stages of their professional careers. In 2013, CULTIVATE is scheduled for June 3-10, 2013. Each year, six young composers are awarded Fellowships to participate in this weeklong emerging composers institute, which takes place at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home in Cortlandt Manor, one hour north of New York City, and at the historic Merestead estate in nearby Mount Kisco.

Congratulations, Tyler.

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu