Evan Fein


WKSU 89.7 Cleveland — Shuffle: Schubert’s Last Written Words, Set to Music

WKSU 89.7 Cleveland’s Philip de Oliveira interviews Evan Fein, Gerardo Teissonnière, and Corey Shotwell about Fein’s setting of Schubert’s Final Letter, a special “Winterreise” project.

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Northern Voices at Scandinavia House: Voce di Meche

Voce di Meche reviews Fein and Bergthórsson’s première of “Northern Voices” recital program at Scandinavia House in NYC.  “In [Iceland’s] summer there is no night and in winter there is no day.  No wonder the music is strange and beautiful!” Full review here

Musica Sacra Presents the World Premiere of Evan Fein’s “Deborah”

Continuing its commitment to new choral music, Musica Sacra’s final concerts pairs Mozart’s Solemn Vespers, K. 339, with a newly commisioned work by American composer, Evan Fein: Deborah, an oratorio exploring the biblical character drawn from the Book of Judges.  Watch video here

Fein Addresses Incoming Students at Juilliard Convocation

Take Root–Imagine the Possibilities was the theme of orientation 2012, and some 220 new students put down roots at Juilliard during the proceedings. Orientation ran from August 26 through September 5; this annual rite of passage included the serious (placement exams), the semi-serious (learning about programs like Mentoring and Educational Outreach), and the fun (excursions to Chinatown, the Union Square Farmer’s Market, and other New York City locations). The big kickoff was the president’s welcome session on August 27; following are excerpts of remarks made by composition D.M.A. student Evan Fein at that session. – Full article

A Day in the Life – Commissions, Contracts, Classes, and Champagne

Evan Fein is a fourth-year D.M.A. student in composition, an ear-training teaching fellow, and he also recently joined the Pre-College ear-training faculty. The days of a freelance composer—and teacher and student—tend to be a bit madcap, and September 19, 2012 was a typical whirlwind. – Full article