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

Feb
24
2018
Student Recital

Free Student Performance
Saturday, February 24
11AM & 12:30PM, Emmaus...

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Mar
10
2018
New Horisons Band Loras Concert

New Horizons Band Performance
Saturday, March 10
7:30PM, Loras College...

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Mar
10
2018
L&MOP: Senior HS Orchestra

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

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Feb
12
2018
Student Newsletter February 2018

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