UConn tweeted on Sunday night that Kenneth Fuchs took home a Grammy in the category of “best classical compendium.”
Huge congratulations to @UConnArts music professor @KennethFuchs who took home a Grammy tonight in the prestigious “Best Classical Compendium” category! @naxosrecords @RecordingAcad pic.twitter.com/UwhHM1SLCP— UConn (@UConn) February 10, 2019
Fuchs composed the album “Piano Concerto Spiritualist” for the London Symphony Orchestra.
It was the professor’s fourth nomination for a Grammy and his first win!
UConn trumpeter, Louis Hanzlik, also took home a Grammy as a member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which won for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.
👏 UConn trumpeter, @louishanzlik, took home a Grammy as a member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which won for Best Jazz Instrumental Album at last night’s #GRAMMYs.
Read more about his journey here: https://t.co/JTVVudFNuB pic.twitter.com/90RTDOW9Ta— UConn (@UConn) February 11, 2019