CCC’s Josh Hummel Wins Music Award

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Joshua Hummel, CCC’s Interim Coordinator for the Music Industry Program, has won the National Band Association’s 2016 Merrill Jones Young composer Competition for his wind band piece, Fanfare for the Appalachian’s: I-77. Hummel loves being creative and inspiring people to use the arts to help them enrich their lives. He owns an award-winning composition studio in Connecticut, and his music has been performed in Carnegie Hall and throughout the US, as well as Paris, Croatia, Perugia, Rome, London and Moscow. Hummel holds an M.A. in Theatre and a MMus. in Composition and has studied with professors from the Hartt School of Music, San Francisco Conservatory and Juilliard. Other composition awards include nine choral awards, the Frederick Fennell Prize and the Leonard Bernstein Award.

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