CS Student Places 2nd in 2023 Rochester Carillon Competition

April 26, 2023

2023 Rochester Carillon Competition Award recipients

Sponsored by the Arthur Satz Music Department, the Rochester Carillon Competition Award was created to foster new arrangements or compositions for playing on the Hopeman Carillon. The 2023 award recipients are

  • Wiliam Jae ’24 was awarded first prize for an original composition for the carillon titled “Winter Dirge and Festival.” Jae is a double major in psychology and music composition at the Eastman School of Music.
  • Valerie Battista ’23 was awarded second prize for a carillon arrangement of Anton Bruckner’s “Os justi.” Battista will perform her award-winning arrangement before her graduation ceremony during Commencement 2023. Battesta is a double major in computer science and music.