Norfolk alumni and faculty nominated for GRAMMY Awards
Many congratulations to the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival – Yale Summer School of Music alumni, faculty, and artists who've received GRAMMY nominations! The 65th GRAMMY Awards will take place on Feb. 5, 2023.
Best Contemporary Classical Composition:
Composer Andy Akiho (NCMF ’10) was nominated for LIgNEouS Suite, performed by percussionist Ian Rosenbaum (NCMF ’09, ’12) and the Dover Quartet. LIgNEouS (2010) was a commissioned by the Norfolk Festival through the John and Astrid Baumgardner Fellowship and premiered by Candy Chiu the Osiris Quartet at Norfolk during the 2010 season.
Composer Kevin Puts (NCMF ’95) was nominated for Contact recorded by Time for Three and the The Philadelphia Orchestra led by Xian Zhang.
Best Classical Solo Vocal Album:
Violinist Edson Scheid (NCMF ’11) was nominated as a member of Il Pomo D’Oro for Eden, featuring mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev.
Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance:
Festival summer 2022 faculty Dover Quartet is nominated their recording Beethoven: Complete String Quartets, Volume 2 - The Middle Quartets.
Attacca Quartet (NCMF ’07, ’11) was nominate for summer 2019 festival artist Caroline Shaw’s Evergreen.
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals:
Attacca Quartet (NCMF ’07, ’11) violist Nathan Schram and singer-songwriter-instrumentalist Becca Stevens was nominated for their arrangement of 2+2=5, performed by Stevens and the Attacca Quartet.
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