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Eric Moe Named Lucas Artist Fellow in Music

Eric Moe is one of 25 artists from around the world selected for the Lucas Artists Residency Program at Montalvo Arts Center. The distinguished group includes artists working in a range of musical genres, from new music to jazz, improvisation to television theme music. They hail from a total of eight different countries, including Sweden, Japan, Mexico, and the United States. Artist Fellows were awarded residencies of three months, which can be taken over the next three years.

For the first part of Moe’s residency, he’ll be composing and rehearsing Death Comes To Me Again, a Girl, a song cycle for soprano Christine Brandes and 6 instruments on poems of Dorianne Laux, commissioned by the Earplay ensemble of San Francisco. Subsequently he’ll be composing two pieces for the Germantown Poetry Project, commissioned by the William Penn Foundation for Philadelphia’s Network for New Music. In addition he will create a solo piano piece, commissioned by Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu.

Congratulations to Professor Moe for receiving this prestigious residency!

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