Altin Volaj has been recognized as one of the most gifted and thought-provoking
composers of his generation. He has won various prizes, fellowships, and scholarships, including Nadia Boulanger Prix in Composition, Walsum Composition Competition Prize Winner (2005), Fontainebleau Fellowship, Robert Casadesus Fellowship, and ASCAP Awards, 2005-2009, to mention a few. He is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, the Society of Composers, the American Composers Forum, and ASCAP.
Altin has previously held full-time position at Northern Conservatory of Greece
(Thessaloniki, Greece), teaching assistant positions at Boston University, and University of Maryland, College Park. Until the summer of 2009 he was teaching in the Music Department of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and is currently undertaking research with CROMT into new methods for the notation of extended musico-dramatic forms in opera and music theatre.
Visiting Research Fellow
New methods for the notation of extended musico-dramatic forms in opera and music theatre.