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Four YSM alumni win Grammy Awards

Andrew Norman, Andrew Craig Brown, Caroline Shaw, and Ken Cowan

Bass-baritone Andrew Craig Brown’11MM ’12AD, organist Ken Cowan’99MM ’00AD, composer Andrew Norman ’09AD, and composer Caroline Shaw ’07MM each won a Grammy Award on Sunday, January 26.

Brown and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, with the Boston Children’s Chorus, won in the “Best Opera Recording” category for their recording of Tobias Picker’s Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Cowan won in the “Best Choral Performance” category for his recording, with conductor Robert Simpson and the Houston Chamber Choir, of the complete choral works of Maurice Duruflé.

Norman won in the “Best Orchestral Performance” category for Sustain, which was recorded by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

And Shaw won in the “Best Contemporary Classical Composition” category for Orange, which was recorded by the Attacca Quartet.

Please join us in congratulating Brown, Cowan, Norman, Shaw and those who were nominated for awards.

Read a Yale Daily News story about the YSM alumni who won Grammy Awards this year.