A Child’s Requiem

Sametz has recently been commissioned by the University of Connecticut in fulfillment of the 2013 Sackler Music Award to compose a piece for chorus and orchestra.  The libretto is to be based on writings of elementary school children in response to tragedy and loss.  The work is to be premiered in the spring of 2015, in conjunction with an exhibition of children’s artwork.

Below are two news segments about the new piece. Read the AP story here.

CBS News

Associated Press