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Jordan Chase ‘14

Jordan Chase

Composition and music technology major Jordan Chase is spending the summer surfing – but not in the way you’d expect.

"I received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Grant, abbreviated as the SURF grant,” he says.

His Applied Composition teacher suggested he take a shot at landing one of the prestigious fellowships offered by the College’s Office of Sponsored Projects and Research. She helped him through the lengthy application process, and he learned toward the end of his junior year that he’d been selected for honor.

"This summer I’m getting a $4,000 stipend from the school to compose a large-scale orchestration piece,” he says. "The orchestration will consist of a wind quintet, a brass quintet, and a string quintet. It’s a really big process. Having the whole summer to work on it and create my own schedule gives me a lot of freedom and just a great opportunity to write a large piece of music. I think it will really help me in the future, applying to grad schools, because it’s a commissioned undergraduate work.”

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Upcoming Events

April 30, 2017 (Sunday)
KSC Vocal Consort
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 03, 2017 (Wednesday)
Music Technology Senior Projects
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Redfern Arts Center - Alumni Recital Hall
May 14, 2017 (Sunday)

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Don Baldini Slideshow

If you are interested in the slideshow from the intermission at the Jazz Ensemble concert, it can be viewed by following this link: