May 7, 2024

Graduate Presser Scholar Named

Júlia Coelho is a UNT doctoral candidate in vocal performance (DMA) and musicology (PhD) with related fields in early music and in music theory. This Presser Award supports a recording project of her song cycle-monodrama, “O Tempo fora do Tempo: uma viagem cronológica sobre o Tempo e Doença" (“Time Outside of Time: A Chronological Journey on Time and Illness,” 2023), written for Pierrot Ensemble and Júlia Coelho, soprano. The work sets her poetry written in European Portuguese to the music of composer Kory Reeder.