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09.13.11:

Peter Dobrin writes about Lembit’s new composer-in-residence position in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

09.12.11:

Lembit is appointed the Composer In Residence of the Opera Company of Philadelphia in collaboration with Gotham Chamber Opera and Music Theatre Group of New York.

04.26.11:

Lembit is awarded a CAP grant from the American Music Center for the Opera Vista performance of And Then I Remember.

03.16.11:

Lembit performs several piano pieces and is interviewed on KUHF, Houston Public Radio, along with the organizers and judges of the 2011 Opera Vista Festival.

03.14.11:

And Then I Remember called a “magnificent masterpiece to remember” by Buzz Belmont in the Houston Chronicle.

03.13.11:

And Then I Remember “[evokes] laughter at times, chilling nostalgia and a sense of timelessness” writes Joel Luks on Houston Culture Map.

12.06.10:

Stories From my Grandmother wins first place in the 2010 Con Vivo Composition Competition.

06.05.10:

Stories From my Grandmother is awarded an honorable mention in the Brian M. Israel Competition of the Society for New Music.

06.03.10:

Complete video of And Then I Remember is posted on vimeo.

03.27.10:

And Then I Remember is chosen by audience vote as the winner of the 2010 Opera Vista competition. ATIR will be performed in its entirety in Houston in the spring of 2011.

01.13.10:

Lembit is awarded a fellowship to the Tanglewood Music Center this summer.

06.17.09:

Lembit is appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Denison University for the fall of 2009.

05.11.09:

Received DMA in Composition from the University of Michigan.

03.15.09:

Lembit receives an Emerging Democracy Fellowship from the Center for Russian and East European Studies, Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant, Center for World Performance Studies Grant, and International Institute Grant through the University of Michigan to support the performance of And Then I Remember.

05.01.08:

Lembit is awarded a graduate student fellowship at the University of Michigan Institute for Humanities for 2008-2009.

03.28.08:

Lembit is awarded a Rackham International Research Award and a CRIF fellowship from the Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies at the University of Michigan for summer dissertation research in Estonia.

03.28.08:

Frantic Gnarly Still receives an honorable mention in the 2008 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.