Creative Activities award to Hehmsoth

Hehmsoth (R) with School of Music Director Thomas Clark

Hehmsoth (R) with School of Music Director Clark

Hank Hehmsoth received the TxState College of Fine Arts and Communication 2014 Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities for his accomplishments in composition. Hehmsoth is the MacDowell Norton Stevens Fellow in Composition, a Fulbright Specialist in Jazz, a National Endowment for the Arts fellow in jazz composition, and placed first in the 2010 National Association of Composers USA, Texas Competition. He was a member of the Austin-based Christopher Cross group, which won five Grammy Awards as well as an Academy Award for best song.