Campus News

Grammy-Winning Composer Begins Tenure

July 16, 2015

Communications Staff

Stephen Hartke
Photo credit: Tanya Rosen-Jones ’97

Composer Stephen Hartke began his tenure as professor of composition at the Conservatory of Music earlier this July. Hartke has received a number of major grants, fellowships, and awards throughout his career, including a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition for Meanwhile—Incidental Music to Imaginary Puppet Plays, in 2013. In addition to teaching, he will serve as the chair of the composition department. Read more about Hartke on the News Center.

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