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John Mackey (b.1973) holds a Master of Music degree from The Julliard School and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with John Corigliano and Donald Erb respectively. Mr. Mackey particularly enjoys writing music for dance and symphonic...

John Mackey (b.1973) holds a Master’s of Music degree from The Julliard School and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with John Corigliano and Donald Erb respectively. Mr. Mackey particularly enjoys writing music for dance and...

Moth by Viet Cuong (b.1990) has been called “alluring” and “wildly inventive” by The New York Times. Viet Cuong holds an Artist Diploma from the Curtis Institute, and an MFA from Princeton University, and Bachelor and Master’s Degrees from the Peabody Conservatory. He is currently...

Norman Dello Joio (1913-2008) is a composer who achieved wide popularity in the mid-20th century with a proliferation of essentially tonal, lyrical works. He wrote dozens of pieces each for chorus, orchestra, band, chamber groups,as well as scores for television and three operas. He studied...

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) is probably best known for popularizing and refining the form of the tone poem, with works such as Don Juan, Til Eulenspiegel and Also Sprach Zarathustra that was made globally popular when it was used in the movie 2001 A Space Odyssey....

Wayne Oquin (b.1977) is among today’s most performed American composers, having premiers on five continents, in twenty countries, and in forty-five states. Upon completing his Doctorate of Musical Arts in 2008, The Julliard School awarded Oquin its coveted Richard F. French Prize for best dissertation...

Joseph Turrin (b.1947) is a greatly valued contributor to contemporary American musical life, thanks to his wideranging activities as a composer, orchestrator, conductor, pianist, and teacher. He studied composition at the Eastman School of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, and pursued a career...