Tracey Rush

Composition Faculty

Mrs. Rush is the founder and executive director of NISOM. Her compositions have been performed all over the country and in several foreign countries. Her “Angels in the Snow” has been performed by several orchestras and choirs, including the Pittsburgh Symphony, Lucas Richman, conductor, and the Naples Philharmonic, Erich Kunzel, conductor. The musical-comedy review Mothering Heights, which Rush co-wrote with Des Moines playwright Rebecca Christian, is published by Dramatic Publishing. Her song-cycle for treble choir, The Butterfly Garden, with texts by elementary students, won the 1999 Francis J. Pyle Commission Award, sponsored by the Iowa Composers Forum. In 2008, Rush conducted one of her compositions at Carnegie Hall.

Mrs. Rush also teaches violin and viola at NISOM.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
21
2017
L&MOP: Blu Flame Jazz Trio

Free Children's Concert
Saturday, October 21
10AM, Carnegie Stout...

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Oct
27
2017
New Horizons Band Concert

Friday, October 27
6PM, Loras College


NISOM's New Horizons Band...

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Nov
05
2017
Dubuque Community String Orchestra 20th Year Concert

Free Adult Ensemble Performance
Sunday, November 5, 2017
2:00PM,...

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Oct
10
2017
Massages for Music

During the month of October, Dubuque Massage will donate $5 for every...

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