Discipline: Music Composition

Dalit Warshaw

Discipline: Music Composition
Region: Forest Hills, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1998, 2019

Dalit Warshaw is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow whose works have received performances by the New York and Israel Philharmonic orchestras, the Boston Symphony, and the Cleveland Orchestra, among others. Her CD, Invocations (Albany Records) was released in 2011. Warshaw currently teaches at CUNY-Brooklyn College and the Juilliard Evening Division. This fall season, her new theremin concerto, Sirens, will be premiered by both the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and the Albany Symphony.

While at MacDowell, Warshaw worked on Dream Land, a piece for chorus and chamber orchestra set to a poem by Christina Rossetti of the same title. Dream Land was commissioned by the Northwest Sinfonietta for a concert entitled "Imagine - Peace at Play," and will be premiered in Tahoma and Puyallup, Washington, on May 16-17, 2020.


Monday Music

Dalit Warshaw worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, NJ, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The interior…

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