Evan Fein

Composer

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

L’île des sept sœurs de l’Opéra de Poche à Paris

Pour sa troisième création mondiale l’Opéra de poche, monte l’histoire d’une petite ville du Sud des États Unis, envoûtée par l’apparition de sept femmes plus laides l’une que l’autre. Cette œuvre a été crée à Moulins, puis à Carnac l’été dernier, et à Paris, au théâtre Adyar, le 18 octobre 2013. – Article in French

Winner of Cleveland Int’l Piano Competition Youth Event

The Cleveland Indians’ home season will begin this year with a musical home run.  Rather than a pop singer, the team has invited Arianna Körting, first-prize winner of the 2012 Cleveland International Piano Competition Young Artists Competition, to play the national anthem at its home opener against the Detroit Tigers Friday, April 10.  That’s not all. The version of the anthem she’ll play will come courtesy of Evan Fein, a Cleveland native and a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music. – Full article