Pew Center for the Arts Grant Award and announcement of commission

I’m very excited to share the news of a grant that from the Pew Center for the Arts awarded to Philadelphia based Al-Bustan for the Arts. The grant will include funding for two new commissions by my friend and colleague Kinan Abu-Afach and me. Details about the project that will result in new works for choir and a chamber ensemble of traditional Arabic instruments based on Arabic Andalusian text. Details here.