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H. Leslie Adams Pianist, composer of "Blake" and "Nightsongs...
Milton Adolphus composed the music to the popular song, "Dream a...
Bradley Albers
T.J. Anderson "One of the distinguished black musicians of the...
Bülent Arel (1919-1990) Electronic music pioneer; In 1962, he worked...
Christopher Auerbach-Brown “...a composer to watch; he might just shake things up with...
Elizabeth R. Austin Widely performed in the U.S. and in Germany, featured in a...
Jacob Avshalomov Composer and conductor, son of Aaron Avshalomov
Aaron Avshalomov (1894–1964) conductor, composer, worked in China during the...
Emil Awad Composer, Conductor, Educator. Professor of Composition and...
Frederic Balazs Hungarian-born composer, conductor, and violinist; first...
George Barati Distinguished cellist and conductor, born in Hungary
Leslie Bassett Disinguished American composer, University of Michigan...
Ross Bauer "...beauty and precision..." --San Francisco...
James Beale (1924-2010) Pianist, Composer, Guggenheim Fellowship...
John J. Becker a member of the "American Five" composers of...
Burton Beerman Composer, clarinetist, video artist
Elizabeth Bell Composer, poet, founder NY Women Composers
Jim Berenholtz
Brian Bevelander Composer, pianist, at Heidelberg College
Philip Bezanson 1916-1975
Allan Blank Professor of Composition (Emeritus) at Virginia...
Marilyn Bliss New York-based composer of classical concert music.
Marc Blitzstein One of ACA's original founders
Steven D. Block University of New Mexico, Chairman, Department of Music
Elliot Borishansky
Edith Borroff Composer, scholar, professor of music
Will Gay Bottje Michigan composer, studied with Boulanger, longtime ACA...
Martin Boykan Emeritus Professor of Music, Brandeis University
Jack Briece Organist, pianist, early video artist, composer (1945-1988)
Jack Brimberg
Richard Brooks Founder of Capstone Records, composer in opera, chamber...
Mark Brunswick
Richard Cameron-Wolfe a deeply thoughtful composer, pianist in the modernist...
Thomas Canning 1911-1989, Hymn Society member; Graduate of Oberlin and...
Robert Carl Composer, performer, professor Hartt School of Music, Univ...
Philip Carlsen Composer, conductor, cellist, professor of music at the...
Robert Ceely established and directed the Electronic Music Studio at NEC
Gerald Chenoweth
Barney Childs Composer, Rhodes Scholar, poet, much-loved by his colleagues
JunYi Chow Malaysian Young Composer in United States
Avery Claflin
Fred Cohen Faculty, Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University
Eleanor Cory "Cory's music is consistently stimulating....
Gheorghe Costinescu
Lou Coyner
Arthur Custer 1923-1998 Navy pilot in WWII, became active in music...
Matthew Davidson Matthew de Lacey Davidson, D.M.A. - Composer/Pianist
William DeFotis Associate Professor of Music, Emeritus
Michael Dellaira Michael Dellaira's works integrate the classical and...
Lawrence Dillon For a complete biography, visit http://www.lawrencedillon....
John Eaton "The most interesting opera composer writing in...
George Edwards Professor Emeritus of Music, Columbia University
Robert Evett
Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy Powerhouse composer, dance-influenced rhythms, a lifetime...
Noel Farrand (1929-1996)
Brian Fennelly Composer-pianist-theorist-teacher in the American tradition
John E. Ferritto Conductor Laureate of the Springfield Symphony
Irwin Fischer
Tom Flaherty composer, cellist
Johan Franco Carillonneur and prolific composer born in the Netherlands
David Froom
Harley Gaber (1943-2011) composer, graphic artist, filmmaker
Lee Gannon Lee Gannon (1960-1996) , an award-winning, ACO-commissioned...
John Gibson Composer of instrumental and electronic music
Robert Gibson ..."enchanting, sometimes feverish, always intricately...
Miriam Gideon (1906–1996) One of the most beloved and influential...
Jan Gilbert "innovative with an eerie and mysterious beauty...
Albert Glinsky "Glinsky's music is vibrantly American in rhythm...
Roger Goeb Prolific composer for orchestra, chamber ensembles.
Forrest Goodenough Texas composer, won Austin Symphony Award, 1954
Frederic Goossen
David E. Gordon Composer,President of Look & Listen Festival; and...
W. Parks Grant 1910-1988
Matthew Greenbaum New York-based, composer, professor at Temple U
Laura Greenberg
Joel Gressel Composer of computer music, ACA executive committee member
Gregory Hall Maine composer of the year
Russell Harris
Irwin Heilner member of Young Composers Group in the 1930s with Copland...
William Hellermann Co-director of the DownTown Ensemble
Robert Helps The pianist's pianist, the composer's composer
Richard Hervig 1917-2010
William Hibbard Composer, Conductor, Violist and Teacher
Sydney Hodkinson
Hubert Howe Electronic and computer music, acoustic timbral and...
Jere Hutcheson
Edward S Jacobs Founder and Director, NewMusic@ECU Festival
Loretta Jankowski Pianist, instructor, Newark, DE
Barbara Jazwinski Tulane University - The Virginia Beer Professor of Music (...
Donald Martin Jenni (1937-2006) Score masters now at Univ of Iowa Music Library
David Evan Jones
Louis Karchin NYU Professor of Composition/Theory
Homer Keller notable students of Keller include Leslie Bassett
Robert Kelly (1916-2007)
Harrison Kerr One of ACA's founding members
Sunbin Kim
Ellis Kohs Taught at USC
Arthur Kreiger Electronic music specialist; Fellow, Ammerman Center for...
Karl Kroeger Karl Kroeger b.1932 student of George Perle and Gordon...
Victor Landau
John Anthony Lennon
John Lessard some score masters, oversize, and parts in ACA collection
Peter Tod Lewis
Glenn Lieberman
Harris Lindenfeld
David Liptak Professor of Composition at the Eastman School of Music
Normand Lockwood (1906-2002)
James Lovendusky Univ. of Pittsburgh 1984
Christopher Morgan Loy
Raymond Luedeke Composer living in NYC, Director of Voice Afire Pocket...
Otto Luening Electronic music pioneer, composer, flutist, Columbia...
Erik Lundborg
Donald Lybbert (1923-1981) was Professor at Hunter College (CUNY)
Robert McBride Much-loved ACA composer
Richard McCandless Composer - percussionist
Frances McKay
Elliott Miles McKinley Composer and Improviser. Visiting Lecturer of Composition...
Lansing McLoskey "fascinating music with a bluesy edge and infectious...
John Melby Composer, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at...
Sarah Meneely-Kyder
Scott L. Miller Scott L. Miller: Professor at St. Cloud State University,...
Edward J. Miller “shimmering otherworldly textures,” - Allan Kozinn, NY Times
Charles Mills 1914-1982
Darleen Cowles Mitchell Professor of composition at the University of Nebraska
Dorothy Rudd Moore Composer of the opera, Frederick Douglass, and "From...
Richard Moryl
Walter Mourant Composer of "The Pied Piper" for clarinet and...
Reinaldo Moya “admirable … with subtly delineated sections” - The New...
Robert Newell Composer and Conductor
Lewis Nielson Nielson is "a master composer, an American original...
Alison Nowak "exceptional, first-rate composer" --Otto Luening
Lionel Nowak Bennington College faculty 1948-1993
Harold Oliver
Hall Overton (1920-1972) Composer, jazz pianist, advocate/activist for...
Terry Winter Owens Terry Winter Owens, an internationally published composer...
Paul Paccione
Gordon Parmentier
Robert Parris "a respected and controversial figure among those who...
Daniel Perlongo Daniel Perlongo's music, noted by the American Academy...
Gary Philo
Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006) "The thing that most defines his musical...
Paul A. Pisk
Raoul Pleskow Classic modernist tradition, clean and elegant musical...
Gundaris Pone American composer who bridged styles --Allan Kozinn
Quincy Porter Advocate for American music, early member of ACA
Leland Procter
Carlos Rausch
Thomas L. Read "Read's works are stamped with an original sense...
Phillip Rhodes Please visit my website (www.prhodescomposer.com) for more...
Jody Rockmaker Composer, theorist, Arizona State University
Lou Rodgers
J. Willard Roosevelt Grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, composer of chamber music...
Griffith Rose American composer living in France since 1958
Ronald Roseman American oboist, composer, and teacher
Michael Rothkopf Composer of chamber, electronic, orchestral and vocal music
Nicolas Roussakis former President of the American Composers Alliance
Dane Rudhyar Dane Rudhyar (born Daniel Chennevière) was an author,...
Steven Christopher Sacco "Resolutely euphonious"... --Aspen Times
James Sain James Paul Sain (b. 1959) is a composer of acoustic and...
Allen Sapp
Gary M. Schneider
Brian Schober Composer, organist
Elliott Schwartz Prolific, influential American composer
Harold Seletsky (1927-2010) composer, clarinetist
Daria Semegen Daria Semegen is a recognized authority on electronic music...
Michael Seyfrit Michael Seyfrit "a genius of sardonic schmalz who...
Marilyn Shrude Distinguished professor, composer, Guggenheim Fellow 2011
Christopher Shultis Prof of Music at University of New Mexico
Ann Silsbee
Michael Slayton Michael Slayton is a composer and Associate Professor of...
Leland C. Smith creator of SCORE music typography program
Harvey Sollberger Composer, conductor, flutist
Glenn Stallcop Composer, double bassist with The Phoenix Symphony
Peter Pindar Stearns Organist, choral conductor, film music composer, ACA member...
Ken Steen Electronic - acoustic music composer, sound artist
Leon Stein
Falko Steinbach “mesmerizing sound” worldwide recognized pianist, composer...
Halsey Stevens Halsey Stevens (1908-1989) beloved composer, scholar,...
Robert Stewart
Jeffrey Stolet Director of Intermedia Music Technology at U Oregon
Gerald Strang
Joel Eric Suben Conductor and founder of Save The Music, has led commercial...
Stephen Suber studied with Robert Ashley and Terry Riley
Joyce Hope Suskind Composer, singer, oboist, pianist...
Daniel Tacke Assistant Professor of Music - Arkansas State University
Elias Tanenbaum 1924-2008
Clifford Taylor
Andrew William Thomas Internationally recognized composer of "Loving Mad Tom...
Mark Thome Composer, clarinetist, saxophone player
Robert Scott Thompson Professor of Music at Georgia State University in Atlanta
Nicholas C. K. Thorne Prix de Rome recipient, 1981
Frederick C Tillis Composer in both the European and American (Jazz) Classical...
Joan Tower ACA member since the 1960s
Preston Trombly
Lloyd Ultan MacDowell Outstanding Composer of the Year Award
Vladimir Ussachevsky Tape music pioneer
Burr Van Nostrand composer, cellist, visual artist;
John Verrall
Roger Vogel University of Georgia faculty member, Delius Prize winner
Gerald Warfield
John Everett Watts (1929-1982) Director of the Composers and Choreographers...
Ben Weber 1916-1979
Karl Weigl Prolific Austrian composer, fled Hitler's Germany and...
Vally Weigl Valerie Weigl, composer, wife of Karl Weigl
Arthur Weisberg American bassoonist, conductor, composer and author 1931-...
Adolph Weiss see Moldenhauer Archives or NYPL for Weiss's music
Matthew Welch Composer/Multi-instrumentalist, bagpipe virtuoso
Samuel Wellman
Peter Westergaard Conant Professor of Music, Emeritus, at Princeton
Beth Wiemann Professor of Composition, University of Maine
Frank Wigglesworth More than forty years of service to new music organizations...
Lawrence Willingham
Donald M. Wilson ACA member since 1964
Walter Winslow
Bruce Wise
Joseph Wood
Russell Woollen "...one of the rare breed...neither wedded to sure-...
Charles Wuorinen Wuorinen is a member of both the American Academy of Arts...
Christopher Yavelow composer, author on computer music, multimedia
Rolv Yttrehus Rolv Yttrehus regards Schoenberg and Sessions as his...
Noel Zahler Head of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Music
Eric Ziolek Pianist and composer, Cleveland State University
Paul Zonn Clarinetist and award-winning composer 1938-2000
Mark Zuckerman “intriguing music of deceptive simplicity ... subtle,...
Ramon Zupko