Kevin Puts – Advice for young composers: Find your most honest, genuine, uncompromised voice

Pulitzer Prize winning composer Kevin Puts talks with Eugenia Zukerman and Emily Ondracek-Peterson of about advice for young composers: find out who you are and do that. Tune out the noise. It’s an inspiring segment that all young composers should watch!

Noted EndeavorsWinner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for his debut opera Silent Night, Kevin Puts has been hailed as one of the most important composers of his generation. Critically acclaimed for his distinctive and richly colored musical voice, Puts’ impressive body of work includes four symphonies as well as several concertos written for some of today’s top soloists. His newest work, The City (Symphony No. 5), co-commissioned by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in honor of its 100th anniversary and by Carnegie Hall in honor of their 125th anniversary, will receive its premiere in Baltimore and New York in April 2016.

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