Dr. Benjamin Dean Taylor

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Coretet has joined Bellingham Festival of Music in co-commissioning Dr. Benjamin Dean Taylor to write a concerto for orchestra and string quartet to be premiered at the Bellingham Music Festival July 1, 2017.  It will be premiered by the festival’s quartet in residence, the Calidore String Quartet and the Festival Orchestra.

Benjamin was recently named a recipient of his third commission from the Barlow Endowment, his prizes and honors include Winner in the 2013 Ticheli Composition Contest, a grant from the Indiana Arts Council (2015), Dean’s Prize in Composition from Indiana University (2013), BMI Student Composers Award (2011), Winner in the American Composers Orchestra Underwood New Music Readings (2012), and an ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award (2011).

To hear some of Benjamin Taylor’s music go to http://www.benjamintaylormusic.com or click one of the play buttons below.

Please join us in helping create this new piece of music to be premiered with the Calidore String Quartet and the Bellingham Festival Orchestra.

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