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Composer Nick Bentz commissioned by Wigmore Hall

Composition alum Nick Bentz (MM ’20) was selected by London chamber music venue Wigmore Hall to write music culled from his experiences during the COVID-19 lockdown last year. Bentz is one of 16 composers spanning five nationalities chosen for the Lockdown Commissions Scheme, the largest one-off commissioning scheme in the hall’s history. Bentz is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in music and multimedia composition at Brown University and previously served as manager of the Thornton Edge ensemble while completing his master’s degree at USC.

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