Local Classical Featured Artist – 03/20/23 – 04/02/23
In this week’s playlist, we bring you the works of northern Indiana composer, Zae Munn. Zae is Professor of Music at Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana where she teaches theory, composition, digital media in music, and orchestration/arranging. She is the Director and Resident Composer of the Summer Composition Intensive at Saint Mary’s College. Past faculty positions include Bowdoin College, Transylvania University, Lehigh University, and Interlochen Arts Camp. Her DMA and MM degrees in composition are from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and her BM in composition is from Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University.
Born in 1953, Munn’s early musical training was as a cellist, with additional studies in piano, voice, and conducting. Over three dozen of her works for chamber groups, orchestra, choir, and solo voice are published by Arsis Press, Balquhidder Music, Earthsongs, Frank E. Warren Music, HoneyRock, JOMAR Press, Tempo Press, and Yelton Rhodes Music. Recordings are available from Capstone Records, Centaur Records, and Pro Organo. We’ll hear Zae discuss her career and music with host Salvador throughout this playlist. Connect with Classical Music Indy Streaming’s Local Classical channel to hear the works of Zae Munn.