FEBRUARY 16, 2009

BHA Student Finalist in Songwriting Competition
Carnegie Mellon School of Music: This Week in Music, February 16, 2009

Senior BHA student Matt Siffert (music, psychology) has been selected as a finalist in a national songwriting competition. His piece, entitled "Riverside Drive," is in the running for a BMI John Lennon Scholarship. The competition is sponsored by Yoko Ono and BMI. The national winner will be announced in June 2009. At Carnegie Mellon, Siffert cites Director of Jazz Studies David Pellow as a mentor. Click here to hear Siffert's band, The Mischiefs, perform "Riverside Drive".