Sarofim Awards and Commissions

Sarofim Commissions


Courtesy of a generous gift from Louisa Sarofim, AURA frequently commissions new works
from professional composers, with an emphasis on former graduates who have established
significant composing careers.

  • 2010 Brian Suits – New Work
  • 2009 Cyrill Schurch – New Work
  • 2008 Ken Booker – Fantasies
  • 2007 Eric McIntyre - Lament
  • 2006 No Commission
  • 2005 No Commission
  • 2004 Timothy Rolls – Unity
  • 2003 Michael Slayton – Through Stone Door
  • 2002 Sun Ha Kim – A Butterfly’s Dance
  • 2001 Hua Yang – Piano Quartet
  • 2000 Leonard Mark Lewis – Joc Parti
  • 1999 Karen Griebling – Nine Songs from This Dancing Ground of Sky
  • 1998 Braxton Blake – Six Poems of Dorothy Parker