Meet The Composer has hired Edward Harsh as vice president, a new position at the commissioning organization which is now in its 31st year. He begins on May 16, 2005.
Harsh comes to MTC with a diverse background in the music world, both as an artist and an administrator. In the words of MTC President Heather Hitchens: “Ed Harsh is an accomplished composer, talented administrator, and visionary and strategic thinker all wrapped into one person. I am thrilled to welcome him as my new partner at the helm of Meet The Composer.”
Harsh, an active composer who is a founding member of the Common Sense Composers’ Collective, has had a multi-faceted career which has also included serving as managing editor of the Kurt Weill Edition, director of development of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, managing director of the new music ensemble Sequitur, and, most recently, as an associate director of David Bury & Associates.