Matthew Kennedy is currently a doctoral student in composition at The Hartt School. This summer he was featured as one of four Composers-in-Residence at the 2012 Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival in upstate New York. Recent collaborations include works with poet Mari Evans, mezzo-soprano Meaghan Sands, The Vero Quartet, and conductor/violist Richard Auldon Clark. He presently resides in West Hartford, CT with his studio artist wife Erin Kennedy, and their three cats Butters, Coopurr, and Mylo.
LISTEN: Six Encounters of Mistrust and Coffee: song cycle for Mezzo-Soprano, Harp, and Cello
text by Katherine Rutledge; Meaghan Sands, Mezzo-Soprano; Lauren Finn, harp; Sean Conover, cello
1. The Reel
2. Music to the Dance
4. 2:22 am/pm
6. The Everyman Drug