Jules Pegram


UPCOMING PREMIERES

August 2017

TBD for Orchestra
Cabrillo Festival Orchestra
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Santa Cruz, California

Summer 2017

MALIGNANT HUMOR (film score)
Directed by Nick Sheehan
Traverse City Film Festival

Spring 2017

MACKINAC AIR for Brass Quintet
Lighthouse Brass Quintet
Ann Arbor, Michigan

NEWS

2017 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Pegram is one of three composers selected to attend the 2017 Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music’s Composers Workshop (Santa Cruz, California). In addition to working with mentor composer Michael Gandolfi, faculty conductors Cristian Măcelaru, Leonard Slatkin, Thomas Sleeper and their conducting fellows, and with additional participation by Cabrillo composers-in-residence, Pegram will compose a new work for the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, which includes in its roster members of Eighth Blackbird.


2017 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award

Pegram is a recipient of the 2017 ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Award for CRUSH for Eight Cellos and will attend ASCAP Foundation’s national awards ceremony in New York later this year.


2017 NATS Art Song Composition Award — Honorable Mention

VALENTINES for Soprano and Piano has received the Honorable Mention designation by finalist judge Lori Laitman in the 2017 Art Song Composition Award competition hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Of the 10 Finalists scores, 1st and 2nd place winners and one honorable mention were chosen.