Thade Jude Correa (born January 17, 1983) grew up in Hammond, Indiana and received his B.A. in music and literature from Indiana University, Bloomington, an M.A. from The University of Chicago, and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Notre Dame. His foremost music teachers include pianists, Jack Winsor Hansen and Jean-Louis Haguenauer and composers Sven-David Sandstrom, and P.Q. Phan.
Correa has gained national and international recognition for his music, including a Top Honors Prize from the Oregon Bach Festival's ‘Waging Peace Through Singing Competition’ for his piece "Look Down Fair Moon" for two sopranos and cello, and a ‘Ruth and Emil Beyer Memorial Award’ for his "Two Poems of Louise Gluck" for voice and piano. In 2008, his SATB choral piece, The Vow of Shantideva, was performed in honor of the 14th Dalai Lama at a prayer service led by the Tibetan Buddhist leader in Bloomington, Indiana.
A writer as well as a composer, he publishes his poetry, essays, and translations widely.
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