Alistair Coleman (Composition '22) Selected as Young Concert Artist's 2023 Composer-in-Residence

The Curtis alumnus and rising young composer joins the YCA roster with a three-year comprehensive management contract and will be awarded $18,000

Congratulations to Alistair Coleman (Composition ʼ22), who has been selected as Young Concert Artist’s 2023 Composer-in-Residence. Mr. Coleman joins the YCA roster with a three-year comprehensive management contract. Additionally, he will be awarded $18,000 for three YCA commissions to be written throughout the residency, which will be premiered in upcoming debut concerts.

“I’m thrilled and grateful to be joining the YCA roster as their next composer-in-residence. It’s exciting to imagine the creative possibilities this will afford, especially through sustained collaborations with other YCA artists. I look forward to the many opportunities this residency offers to grow both my artistry and career, all with the support and guidance of YCA.” –Alistair Coleman

Mr. Coleman was selected for this honor out of nearly 150 applicants who submitted for the YCA composer search and represented an incredibly high level of talent and imagination. The recent Curtis graduate’s work has been commissioned and performed by leading soloists across the country, including “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Orchestra, the National Cathedral Choral Society, and the Washington Master Chorale.

Read YCA’s announcement HERE, and visit Alistair Coleman’s official website HERE.

Photos of Mr. Coleman courtesy of Nichole MCH Photography.

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