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Mizzou Music: Sinquefield Prize-winner Henry Stewart

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Henry Stewart, seated at piano, rehearses with the Exit 128 Chamber Orchestra at the University of Oklahoma.

On a recent episode of Mizzou Music, host Trevor Harris visited with MU School of Music graduate student Henry Stewart. The composer recently won the Sinquefield Prize for composition for his work Threnody. A new work  from Stewart premieres at the April 11 MU Chancellor's Arts Showcase

 

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Henry Stewart recently won the 2016 Sinquefeld Prize for composition. His latest work will premiere at the April 4 Chancellor's Arts Showcase. He was a recent guest on Mizzou Music.

This interview was originally broadcast on Classical 90.5 on March 30, 2016.

Listen for new episodes of Mizzou Music each Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. on Classical 90.5.

Trevor serves as KBIA’s weekday morning host for classical music. He has been involved with local radio since 1990, when he began volunteering as a music and news programmer at KOPN, Columbia's community radio station. Before joining KBIA, Trevor studied social work at Mizzou and earned a masters degree in geography at the University of Alabama. He has worked in community development and in urban and bicycle/pedestrian planning, and recently served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia with his wife, Lisa Groshong. An avid bicycle commuter and jazz fan, Trevor has cycled as far as Colorado and pawed through record bins in three continents.