Alfred Nash Patterson Grant Awards
Grant Recipients for 2004
- Concora, New Britain, Connecticut
For "Music of Remembrance and Hope," a concert featuring
Donald McCullough's newly composed Holocaust Cantata, based
on Polish folk music and poetry from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial
Museum archives. The performance took place Sunday, November
14, 2004 at the Center Church in Hartford, CT in conjunction
with the Charter Oak Cultural Center's commemoration of Kristallnacht.
Richard Coffey, Music Director.
- Concord Chorale, Concord, New Hampshire
For a collaborative performance of Handel's "Judas
Maccabaeus" in partnership with local high school
students. Performances scheduled for December 11 and 12, in Concord.
Ryan Turner, Music Director.
- Coro Allegro, Boston, Massachusetts
To commission and perform a Requiem by Patricia Van Ness. The
work for SATB chorus, baritone soloist, strings, solo oboe and solo french horn, premiered November 4 at the Church of the Covenant
in Boston's Back Bay, with renowned baritone Sanford Sylvan the featured soloist.
David Hodgkins, Artistic Director.
- Danbury Music Centre, Danbury, Connecticut
For a performance of "Ein Deutsches Requiem," by
Johannes Brahms, to be presented free of charge to the Danbury
community by the Danbury Concert Chorus in May, 2005.
Richard Price, Conductor.
- PALS Childrens Chorus, Brookline, Massachusetts
To commission a work in celebration of the group's fifteenth
anniversary, to be performed at Jordan Hall on April 3, 2005.
Johanna Hill Simpson, Artistic Director.
- Portland Concert Association, Portland, Maine
For a three day series of education events, including clinics
for local choirs and a recertification workshop for educators.
The Choral Residency Program, under the direction of Professor
Jerry Blackstone of the University of Michigan, was conducted
October 25-27, 2004.
The awarding of grants to The Boston Secession and the Newburyport
(Mass.) Choral Society were deferred, due to production delays.
Detailed list of past recipients