Mr. Griffey’s orchestral work Essay was recently awarded Special Distinction in the ASCAP Foundation’s Rudolf Nissim Prize: https://www.ascap.com/press/2021/02/02-18-foundation-nissim-prize
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Mr. Griffey was recently recognized by the ASCAP Foundation with a Morton Gould Young Composer Award for his orchestral work Essay. See below: https://www.ascap.com/press/2020/06/06-08-ASCAP-Foundation-Morton-Gould-Recipients?presentation=foundation
Joel Sachs will lead the New Juilliard Ensemble in the world premiere of Night Music in New York on April 1st at 7:30 in Alice Tully Hall. See following link below for more information: https://www.juilliard.edu/event/133936/new-juilliard-ensemble
Interview and Concert
Last month, Oxford Lieder Festival presented Brooke on Love, A Catalogue of Agonies, Poem, All suddenly the wind comes soft, and Three Whitman Songs as part of its 2018 Festival. In addition, Ross was interviewed about his life and work by Professor Martyn Harry of the University of Oxford.
Premiere for Orchestra
My new work Essay will be premiered by Jeffrey Milarsky and the Juilliard Orchestra on April 3rd at 7:30 in Alice Tully Hall. Read more about the concert in the press release, here: http://www.juilliard.edu/about/newsroom/2016-17/jeffrey-milarsky-conducts-juilliard-orchestra-four-world-premieres-juilliard
The Secret Opera
New York-based opera company The Secret Opera will perform a staged version of Three Whitman Songs on April 21 and 23 at South Oxford Space in Brooklyn, NY.
Violinist Han Shi and pianist Robert Fleitz will perform my new work Tied by a chance bond together on Monday, Octber 19th at 8:00 PM in Paul Hall at the Juilliard School.
String Quartet Premiere
My recent string quartet was premiered on December 1st at the Juilliard School by Hannah Ji, Natsuki Kumagai, Meredith Treaster, and Branson Yeast.
Performance of Red Right Returning
The Shepherd School Percussion Ensemble will perform Red Right Returning on April 9th at 8:00 in in Stude Concert Hall (Rice Unversity, Houston, TX). See this link for details:
New work for piano
Pianist Robert Fleitz will premiere All suddenly the wind comes soft, for solo piano, in a recital of new works for piano by Juilliard composers on April 9th at 6:00 PM in Morse Hall (The Juilliard School, New York, NY).