BCNM alumna Tiffany Ng has recently been featured in the Faculty/Staff Spotlight section of The University Record, the University of Michigan’s faculty and staff news platform. Her first year as university carillonist at Burton Tower is nearly done, and the article highlights her journey towards and passion for contemporary music and teaching. She also gives a shout-out to the BCNM!! Congratulations, Tiffany! It’s
Read an excerpt from the article below:
“Mozart and Beethoven were able to make a career because they would compose new pieces and people wanted to hear their latest work,” Ng says. She seeks to promote contemporary composers, including Stephen Rush, U-M professor of music, and Paul Coleman, known for his “incredible shimmering clouds of sound,” Ng says.
What inspires you?
The interdisciplinarity of my collaborators at the Berkeley Center for New Media. I’m bringing that model to the U-M carillons.