Professor Steven Mackey, director of the NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, will host the program’s final concert on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 8PM in Richardson Auditorium (Alexander Hall). The concert will feature five new works for orchestra, performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Robertson, including works by incoming Princeton graduate composition fellow Natalie Dietterich and Professor Mackey.
Four emerging composers receive an unparalleled experience of six days of in-depth compositional consultations and multifaceted sessions with industry experts, culminating in a live concert performance of their works by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. The Institute is led by Steve Mackey, and co-sponsored by the Princeton University Department of Music and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. This year’s tuition-free Institute takes place July 9–14, 2018.