Saad Haddad Named 2019-2021 Young Concert Artists Composer-in-Residence

Young Concert Artists, in New York City, has this week announced composer Saad Haddad as its 2019-2021 Composer-in-Residence.

Saad follows the 2017–19 YCA residency of 3rd year DMA composer Katherine Balch!


Saad is currently working towards his DMA as a Dean’s Fellow in our Department. 

A graduate of The Juilliard School and the University of Southern California, he studied with John Corigliano, Mari Kimura, and Bruce Broughton.

Heavily influenced by Western and Middle Eastern Music, his works have recently been premiered by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Minnesota Orchestra and the JACK Quartet.

Previous Young Concert Artists Composer-in-Residences include: Mason Bates, Benjamin C.S. Boyle, Kenji Bunch, Dan Coleman, David Hertzberg, Daniel Kellogg, Tonia Ko, and Andrew Norman.