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SFSO kicks off a new season with a world premiere by composer Trevor Weston, Wed 5/29 @ 8pm

Learn more about 54-year-old composer Trevor Weston

Trevor Weston, composer of African descent in purple sweater sitting in front of a piano
Weston’s four-movement orchestral work Push was premiered by the SF Symphony in late September, to universal praise.

5/29 Trevor Weston: Push (World Premiere) Mahler: Symphony No. 2 (Michelle DeYoung, ms; Golda Schultz, s; SFS Chorus; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

After sifting through more than 100 applications, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music has announced the first winner of its annual Emerging Black Composers Project: Trevor Weston, professor of music at Drew University in Madison, N.J. The 54-year-old composer will receive a $15,000 commissioning fee for an orchestral work to be performed by the San Francisco Symphony in 2022.