Stacy Garrop's Chariot of Helios

World Premiere: Stacy Garrop’s Chariot of Helios for Wind Ensemble

Stacy Garrop’s work for wind ensemble Chariot of Helios had its World Premiere on Wednesday, April 28th, 2016 by the Chicago College of the Performing Arts Wind Ensemble directed by Steven Squires. The piece is an arrangement of a 2011 brass quintet piece titled Helios commissioned by the Gaudete Brass Quintet. The commission is part of a larger four movement piece entitled Legends of Olympus. Three additional movements of the piece will be premiered in October by the Gaudete Brass Quintet as part of University of Chicago Professor of Composition Augusta Read Thomas’ Ear Taxi Festival.

Stacy Garrop was recently interviewed in The Chicago Maroon, highlighting her career as a woman composer and studying with fellow Theodore Presser Company composer Shulamit Ran.

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