Ellen is the permanent chair of the BMI Student Composer Awards. This year, the competition made history: the majority of the 14 winners ages 14 to 28 - five out of nine - are female composers. Frank Oteri filed this report on May 16, 2017.
The Tallahassee Democrat reports on a new Zwilich work commissioned by the Tallahassee Youth Orchestra and Tallahassee Ballet
There has been a lot of buzz about Ellen Taaffe Zwilich's "Pas de Trois" since its premiere on Sept. 18th, 2016 by the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio. Composed in honor of the ensemble's fortieth anniversary, "Pas de Trois" is the sixth work that she has written for the trio throughout their long and critically acclaimed career.