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06.15.15:

Lembit receives a project grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to develop and produce “To Hide in a Tree of Sound,” a chamber opera featuring a large, modular, music generating sculpture.

04.13.15:

Lembit is the winner of the Col Legno Duo Composition Competition and will write a new bassoon and marimba work for the Col Legno Duo.

03.27.15:

Lembit is awarded a Macdowell Colony Fellowship for a residency during the summer of 2015.

01.18.15:

Gregory Isaacs calls Three Immigrant Songs  “marvelous” in a Theater Jones review of Laura-Mercado Wright’s  Voces Intimae recital.

06.08.14:

Small Suite recorded by Con Vivo Music on their new CD, “Modern Dances.”

05.01.14:

Lembit is chosen to participate in the New Jersey Symphony’s inaugural Edward T. Cone Composition Institute on July 15 – 19.

02.26.14:

I Have No Stories To Tell You receives many rave reviews, including New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Opera News, Superconductor, and Prufrock’s Dilemma.

04.30.13:

Gotham Chamber Opera announces its 2013-2014 season including the world premiere of Lembit’s I Have No Stories to Tell You.

04.26.13:

Lembit appointed Scrag Mountain Music’s Composer-In-Residence for the 2013-2014 season.

12.09.12:

Joshua Kosman calls Lembit’s new string quartet These Memories May Be True winsome, imaginative, evocative, hauntingly lovely, and deeply personal in the San Francisco Chronicle.

12.01.12:

Frantic Gnarly Still wins the American Modern Ensemble’s Seventh Annual Composition Competition.

09.19.12:

NewMusicBox.org profiles Lembit.

09.03.12:

Lembit is selected as a winner of an Aaron Copland Award and will spend 5 weeks in residence at the Aaron Copland House in 2013.

08.17.12:

Lembit and the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s collaborative Random Act of Culture wins a Philly Geek award for best viral project of the year!

06.28.12:

Lembit is invited to participate in the Tapestry New Opera LibLab, an intense 10-day opera workshop in Toronto.

06.04.12:

Lembit teams up with the Opera Company of Philadelphia to produce a Random Act of Culture at a Philadelphia IKEA store.

06.01.12:

The Del Sol String Quartet commissions a new quartet from Lembit to premiere in December 2012.

04.05.12:

Anne Midgette introduces Lembit’s new Piano Trio in the Washington Post.

03.28.12:

Doug McNair calls Heart Rhythms “dark, poignant and beautiful” on the Chamber Music Today blog.

01.20.12:

Lembit presents And Then I Remember and Three Immigrant Songs at the DiMenna Center in NYC. Previews here and here.