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World Order #5 Awarded A CAP Grant from the American Music Society

Sabrina Pena Young was awarded the a Composer Assistance Grant from The American Music Center for the upcoming world premier of World Order #5 on November 8th by the Kansas State University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Kurt Gartner.

World Order #5 has been commissioned by the KSU Music Department and is the second piece composed specifically for this talented ensemble.

The American Music Center awarded a Composer Assistance Grant for the upcoming premier of World Order #5, to be performed at the McCain Auditorium by the Kansas State University Percussion Ensemble (directed by Kurt Gartner). World Order #5 is written for percussion sextet, video, and tape and is fifth in a series of electroacoustic pieces about contemporary society. This has been a successful series of works, with premiers at Turkey's Cinema for Peace, Pulsefield International Exhibition of Sound Art, and at the New York International Independent Film Festival (filmscore). World Order #5 follows the eventual demise of the human race in 2095 due to virus mutation and the continued economic disparity between the nations.

You can read more about the AMC CAP grant below:

ANNOUNCED

$33,760 Awarded for Support for Production of Performance Materials

NEW YORK – The American Music Center (AMC) is pleased to announce grant awards totaling $33,760 to 25
composers through the May 2008 round of the Composer Assistance Program (CAP). The awardees are
American composers ranging in age from 28 to 79 residing in 14 states and abroad.

Read more at:
http://www.amc.net/about/pressreleases/2008-07-22%20Composer%20Assistance%20Program.pdf

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