Stacy Busch Announces Completion of "It's For Us"

Stacy Busch Announces Completion of "It's For Us"

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Composer and KHN Alum (2019) Stacy Busch has announced the completion her commissioned work, It's For Us. Busch worked on this project during her residency at KHN in November/December 2019.

"What a time it's been studying these incredible women and translating their immense character and relationship to the page. Thank you to Mid America Freedom Band and Lee Hartman ( for asking me to do this project, KHN for some much needed time and space to work, and I can't wait to see the end result this May!"  

Per Stacy, It's For Us was commissioned by the Mid America Freedom Band on the topic of "the mother/daughter relationship between Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli." The two soloists, Tajma Stetson and Mrs. Jones, are drag queens portraying Judy and Liza. The performance involves the band playing with the two drag queen soloists who will be dressed in drag as their character. Tajma Stetson is portraying Liza Minnelli and is performing on the clarinet and Mrs. Jones is portraying Judy Garland and is performing on the bassoon. The piece will be performed in May, 2020 - details TBA.

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Congratulations, Stacy!