Join Interviewer Andrew Celentano, virtually on Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm, as he interviews composer, Elizabeth R. Austin. Learn about her musical beginnings to becoming a talented contemporary classical composer with compositions ranging from solo piano pieces to chamber music to orchestral works to operas. Elizabeth’s education includes The Peabody Conservatory, The Conservatoire Americana in Fontainebleau, France, and The Hartt School of Music (University of Hartford) where she earned a Master’s in Music. While studying for her Ph.D. at The University of Connecticut, she won her First Prize in the Lipscomb Electronic Music Competition. Elizabeth’s awards have included a Connecticut Commission on the Arts grant, First Prize in The Mariam Gideon Competition and a Rockefeller Foundation residency at Bellagio, Italy. Dr. Austin was also the Vanderbilt University Composer in Residence in 2015.