Released fall 2018 on New Focus, Waterlines is composer Christopher Trapani’s debut album and it is a gem. The title piece, for voice and ensemble, is a reflection on floods, written in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina which devastated Trapani’s hometown, New Orleans.
TURN THE SPOTLIGHT
I’m very grateful to have been selected among the first cohort of fellows with Turn the Spotlight, a new organization that is “empowering leaders on stage and behind the scenes to create a more equitable future in the arts.” My mentor is filmmaker Kristin Atwell Ford, and I am so inspired by this entire undertaking, spearheaded by Beth Stewart of Verismo Communications.
2018 EMERGING ARTIST
Lucy’s alma mater, University of Michigan, named her an Emerging Artist of 2018. This award is given to “SMTD graduates from within the past 15 years who have made a significant contribution to their artistic field. Winners from each of three categories (music, theatre, and dance) are awarded annually. Alumni, faculty, and friends of SMTD may make nominations.”