Rachel Vogt, a 2014 graduate of Concordia University, St. Paul, has been accepted into a summer composition program at the International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA) in Duino, Italy.
Vogt, who graduated cum laude with degrees in Mathematics, Organ Performance, Music Composition and with a minor in Lutheran Studies, will collaborate with and be mentored by faculty and composers from the United World College of the Adriatic and the Walden School during the three-week program (June 6-24). She will also have the opportunity to participate in concerts with other students and faculty weekly in Duino and the surrounding area.
One of two Pro Artibus in Music honorees this spring, given annually to the top music students at Concordia who have made significant contributions to the music department, Vogt was also accepted into a similar program through the European American Musical Alliance in Paris, France, which she has elected to study at a later date.
While at Concordia Vogt studied under Adjunct Professor of Composition Abbie Betinis.