Alum Emily Brown Wins Second Prize in Composing Contest

This just in from double bassist Emily Brown (Show 230 in Monterey, California): She snagged second prize in the Robert Avalon International Competition for Composers!

Aside from being a superb double bass player, it seems like Emily also has a talent for composition. She entered the contest with her first composition ever, a piece for solo bass called “Nocturne.” Emily will be performing it at the award ceremony this Sunday, May 22 at Rice University in Houston, Texas. More information and tickets are available here.

Congratulations, Emily!

And in case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s Emily’s performance on Show 230: