Over the past year, I have had the great privilege of collaborating on several projects with the amazing pianist Dr. Jihye Chang, including her newly developed Boston Etudes project. On Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at 3pm, Dr. Chang will premiere my new etude, Idée fixe, on her series “Jihye’s Salon.” Here’s the link to purchase a ticket! https://jihyes-salon.ticketleap.com/newbeginnings/ Also, on Thursday, Jan. 21, we will live stream a conversation about the new piece on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jihyechangpiano I hope you can make it!!!
Author: William David Cooper
2018 Fort Worth Opera Frontiers Festival
I am thrilled to announce that my opera Hagar and Ishmael has been selected for performance as part of the 2018 Fort Worth Opera Frontiers Festival. If you are in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, I would love to see you at the performance on Wednesday, May 2nd at 7:30pm!!! https://fwopera.org/frontiers2018/
2015 Aspen Music Festival
I am very honored to participating in the Susan and Ford Schumann Center for Composition Studies at the Aspen Music Festival! My new orchestra piece, Clouds of Witnesses, will be performed, as well as a string quartet, a clarinet quartet and a piece for 12 cellos. I hope to post these recordings soon!!!
William David Cooper wins Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters
I am very excited to announce the upcoming world premiere of my song, Our Lady of the Rocks. The song will be performed along with my Prelude for solo piano by Victoria Browers and Liza Stepanova at the concert Composers and Painters at the Roerich Museum in NYC on 11.17.2013 at 4pm.