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February 2017: Sarah Hutchings has been selected as a Finalist in the 2017 National Association of Teachers of Singing Art Song Composition Award for her song cycle In Seasons of Life’s Pursuit


October 2016: Performance of song cycle for soprano and piano, Evening Star, with poetry by Lisa Ampleman at the School of Music, Theater and Dance, University of North Carolina, Greensboro.


July 25th, 2016: Performance of song cycle for baritone and piano, In Seasons of Life’s Pursuit, with poetry by Max Ehrman in Hatch Hall at Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater


April 26th, 2016: Premiere of song cycle for baritone and piano, In Seasons of Life’s Pursuit, with poetry by Max Ehrman in Hatch Hall at the Eastman School of Music.


March 17th, 2016: Performance of song cycle: On Faith and Life at Jamestown Community College in Jamestown, NY.


December 20th, 2015:  Sarah Hutchings has been selected as a Finalist in the Stage Directing division of the American Prize Competition. The American Prize will be announcing winners in this category next month.

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September 23rd, 2015 :  Rodman in North Korea has been selected as a Finalist in the Opera/Theater Composition division of the American Prize Competition. The American Prize will be announcing winners in this category next month.

Announcement of the Finalists in the category of Opera, Theater and Film Composition can be found here.

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August 27, 2015 : News about  the Washington National Opera premiere of 20 Minutes or Less released by Opera Desk on broadwayworld.com.  You can read the article here.

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July 21st, 2015 :  Rodman in North Korea has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Opera/Theater Composition division of the American Prize Competition. The American Prize will be announcing finalists in this category next month.

You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here or follow the news on Facebook or Twitter

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February, 2015: Sarah has been invited to participate in Washington National Opera’s American Opera Initiative where she will write a 20 minute opera with librettist, Mark Sonnenblick.  The opera, 20 Minutes or Less, will premiere with orchestra at WNO on December 2nd, 2015.

Tickets and information can be found here.

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March 2015: Commission by Manchester Symphony, conducted by Joseph Hodge.  Grassroots, for full orchestra, will be premiered in 2017.

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