It was announced in August that Adrift is nominated for the 2017 Musical Composition Prize administered by the Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco. Chiappetta becomes one of the youngest ever nominees for the prize, which is judged by an international panel of leading composers. Find more information here.
Beginning in the 2017-18 season Louis will become the new managing director of the NYC-based chamber orchestra Ensemble Échappé. As managing director of EÉ he will focus on promotion, artistic planning, and fundraising, while also fostering new partnerships with other institutions. During the upcoming season Échappé will also premiere a newly expanded version of his piece Lonesome Traveler.