Now at Copland House
Four-time Copland House awardee Mark Kilstofte will be in residence through early June. His honors include the Rome Prize, Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships, ASCAP's Rudolf Nissim Prize, and the Goddard Lieberson Fellowship and Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His music has been featured on NPR's Performance Today and From the Top and performed by the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, New York Virtuoso Singers, New Amsterdam Singers, and Dale Warland Singers. His song cycle, The White Album (commissioned by the Fromm Foundation and developed during a previous Copland House Residency) was premiered by Musiqa (Houston) this January. He is a graduate of St. Olaf College and The University of Michigan, where he was a Rackham Predoctoral Fellow. He teaches composition at Furman University in Greenville, SC, and is guest researcher at the University of Oslo's Center for Ibsen Studies, where he is writing an opera based on Ibsen's Brand.
Sample the Epilogue (Angels in Winter) from The White Album HERE.