Brendan McConville recently completed Fulbright Core Scholar Award to Italy February – June 2016. He taught a class in Italy and composed a new work, “La Pioggia nel Pineto,” in four movements. He also had dinner and reception with the US Ambassador to Italy, John Phillips, and was participant in Fulbright Commission meetings in Rome in May.
Brendan McConville premiered his piece “La Pioggia nel Pineto,” for soprano, tenor, piano, and electronics at a concert hosted by the Associazione Musica e Cultura Roseto, at Villa Communale in Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy in July 2016. The concert also included a performance of his work “Vorrei” for soprano and piano.