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School of Music Faculty Featured on Grammy-Winning Recording

The Nashville Symphony’s recording of Michael Daugherty’s Metropolis Symphony and Deus Ex Machina received three GRAMMY® Awards at the 53rd annual GRAMMY® Awards in Los Angeles Feb. 13. Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero and the orchestra won in the category of Best Orchestral Performance, while composer Daugherty won in the category of Best Classical Contemporary Composition for his piece Deus ex Machina. In addition, the recording’s engineers, Mark Donahue, John Hill and Dirk Sobotka, earned an award in the category of Best Engineered Album, Classical (in a tie with the engineers of Quincy Porter’s Complete Viola Works).
School of Music faculty members Chris Norton and Bob Marler are members of the Symphony, in addition to several School of Music adjuncts.