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November 18, 2022

CMU Alumni Grab Three Grammy Nominations

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Three Carnegie Mellon University alumni received Grammy nominations on Nov. 15.

Two School of Drama alumni were recognized with nominations in the Musical Theater Category. Best Musical Theater Album nominees include "Into the Woods," featuring Patina Miller, who graduated in 2006 with a bachelor of arts degree, and "A Strange Loop," featuring Antwayn Hopper, who graduated in 2007, also with a bachelor of arts degree.

Gilbert Rose, who graduated from CMU's School of Music with a master's degree in fine arts in 1991, is nominated for Best Opera Recording as conductor and producer of "X - The Life And Times Of Malcolm X." Rose is the founder and principal conductor of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. This is his fifth nomination.

The 2023 Grammys will air live on CBS at 7 p.m. EST on Sunday, Feb. 5.

Gilbert Rose
Gilbert Rose conducts the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
Photo courtesy Liz Linder

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