Vivian Adelberg Rudow

Composer, Performance Artist, Concert Producer

Awards & Honors  

  • ASCAP Plus Standard Award, every year since 1987
  • Recent Commission: Orchestra of St. John’s.“Earth Day Suite” “1. Dark Waters of the Chesapeake” 2. “Go Green!” Flute concerto, Variation 1 The Ocean Sings.
  • “Urbo Turbo” (Urban Turbulence), full orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra Recording, Jeffrey Silberschlag, Conductor; November 8, 2005.
  • Orchestra Sinfonia Compagnia D’Opera Italiana, Jeffrey Silberschlag, conductor, “Dark Waters Of Elba;” Alba, Italy, December 18, 2005.
  • In Honor of the 150th anniversary of Peabody Conservatory, “The Sky Speaks, Clouds,” Peabody Singers Chorus, Edward Polochick, conductor, Lindsay Thompson, soprano, Lauren Latessa, cello, Adam Rosenblatt & Candy Chiu, percussion and Stefan Petrov, piano, Peabody Conservatory of Music, Thursday, March 29, 2007
  • First Maryland Composer to have an orchestra performance in Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra - “Force III,” December 2, 3, 1982, Sergiu Comissiona, Conductor, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Celebrity Series..
  • Featured in Keyboard Magazine, May, 1989 issue.
  • First Prize 14th International Electroacoustic Music Competition Bourges 1986, Program division: "With Love," a fantasy for live cello and decorated cello cases (prepared tape, now CD) in memory of Myrtle Hollins Adelberg. First American Woman to win a first prize in the competition. First woman to win Program.
  • The Cuban F.N.M.E. awarded a special prize of performance of "With Love" in the International Festival of Electroacoustic Music "Primavera en Varadero," May and June, 1987, Cuba.
  • AMC Margaret Jory copying grant, “Urbo Turbo (Urban Turbulence),” alternate title, “Spirit of America”
  • Maryland State Arts Council Fellowship, 1986.
  • Individual Artist Grant, 1986, 1992.
  • Meet the Composer Grant, 1986.
  • City Arts International Double Reed Society Composition Contest, First Prize, solo, duet division, "Kaddish," in memory of Isaac Hollins, solo bassoon, 1977.dividual Artist Grant, 1986, 1992.
  • Annapolis Fine Arts Festival Music Composition Contest, "Anomalies," flute, muted trumpet, soprano, 1977, placement winner.
  • Annapolis Fine Arts Festival Music Composition Contest, "Kaddish," solo bassoon, 1975, winner.
  • Annapolis Fine Arts Festival Music Composition Contest, Electronic Division, 1972 "The Lion and The Hares," winner.
  • Baltimore Magazine: One of 82 people to watch in '82.
  • Alumni Council of Johns Hopkins University, 2008,09,10

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