Lucas Artists Fellow

Kurt Rohde
Photo: Jeanette Yu
  • RESIDENCY DATES : Jul 1st 2013 to Jul 15th 2013 | Jul 16th 2014 to Jul 25th 2014
  • PRACTICE : Composer
  • FROM : USA

Violist and composer Kurt Rohde is a recipient of the Rome Prize, the Berlin Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is the winner of the 2012 Lydian String Quartet Commission Prize. He has received commission awards from New Music USA - Commissioning Music/USA, the NEA, and the Barlow, Fromm, Hanson, and Koussevitzky Foundations. Mr. Rohde recently completed new works for the Lydian String Quartet, eighth blackbird, the Scharoun Ensemble, pianist Genevieve Lee, and the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble. He will be a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for 2012-13. His CD, ONE: chamber music of Kurt Rohde, was released by Innova Recordings in September 2012. Kurt is currently working on a new opera with writer Dana Spiotta and artist David Humphrey. He is a member of the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and the New Century Chamber Orchestra, and teaches composition at the University of California at Davis.