David Fisher, 2019
Fresh Inc. Festival, Fifth House Ensemble, Kenosha, WI
Organization website: http://fifth-house.com
“I am incredibly excited for performers in the festival to work alongside members of the Fifth House Ensemble to be working on a composition I have written for them, and give 7 performances. Within the two weeks I will be at the festival, I will get to workshop the piece, work closely with the musicians, and learn about effective programming. Fifth House puts a special emphasis on professional development, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and engaging programming, which has made them so successful.”

EAMA Nadia Boulanger Institute, European American Musical Alliance, Paris
Organization website: https://www.europeanamericanmusicalalliance.org
“This intensive program will be an incredible way to engage with the teachings of one of the most influential music teachers in history. I will get to take courses on counterpoint, harmony, and composition in the style of Nadia Boulanger with some of her last students. These include professors currently teaching at The Juilliard School, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Conservatoire Superiere de Paris, and more.”

HighSCORE New Music Festival, HighSCORE New Music Center, Pavia, Italy
Organization website: http://http://www.highscorefestival.com
“I am excited to work closely with the piano trio Trio Mythos to premiere a work I have written specially for them. I will get to work closely in rehearsals with them, as well as learn composition masterclasses and workshops with Amy Beth Kirsten, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Dmitri Tymoczko, and Christopher Theofanidis. The two week intensive will involve several performances, and recreational events around northern Italy.”