In the Loop
Student Stories : Feb 14, 2017

SOM doctoral candidate receives a Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowship in Humanities and nomination as finalist in American Prize for Composition

The Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere of the University of Florida has awarded Navid Bargrizan, a doctoral candidate in historical musicology with a cognate in composition, a Tedder Family Fellowship in Humanities for his dissertation project “Microtonality, Technology, and Dramatic Narrative in the Theatrical Music of Harry Partch and Manfred Stahnke.”

Bargrizan has also been selected as a finalist for the 2016 American Prize in Composition-Chamber Music (student division), for his woodwind quintet Tuning Exercise Nr.1, previously performed at UF and Northwestern University. The American prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts will be announcing winners in this division soon.