LJ White received a Ph.D. in music composition from UC Berkeley in the fall of 2009. While in residency, he completed Boston Night Prayer, a piece for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion, and finished up Groove Excursion, a work commissioned by the Chamber Music Center of the Composers' Conference at Wellesley College.
LJ White worked in the Veltin studio.
Veltin Studio was donated by alumni of the Veltin School, a school for girls in New York with a highly respected visual arts department. As the plaque just outside the entrance attests, this studio was used by poet Edwin Arlington Robinson during most of the 24 summers he spent at MacDowell. Perhaps most famously, Thornton Wilder put the finishing…