The American Composers Alliance
802 W. 190th St. Ste 1B
New York, NY 10040
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Board of Governors (alphabetical)
Ross Bauer, composer, founder and former director of Empyrean Ensemble, a professional new music ensemble in residence at the University of California. Taught at Brandeis and Stanford Universities, and has been a professor of theory and composition at UC Davis since 1988.
Richard Cameron-Wolfe, active as a composer and pianist, studied piano and composition at Oberlin College and Indiana University; his principal composition teachers were Bernhard Heiden and John Eaton. His post-graduate mentors were Dane Rudhyar and Noel Farrand (both ACA members). He taught at UW-Milwaukee and for 23 years at Purchase College, SUNY.
Robert Carl - Composition Department Chair at the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford; Writer Fanfare Magazine; Former Co-Director of the Extension Works New Music Ensemble in Boston; Performer, keyboards and shakuhachi.
David Froom, composer, has taught at the University of Utah, the Peabody Conservatory, and, since 1989, St. Mary's College of Maryland, where he is professor and chair of the music department. He has been honored by, among many others, the Guggenheim, Fromm, Koussevitzky foundations and the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Robert Gibson, composer whose works have been performed throughout the United States and in Europe, China and South America by noted performers and ensembles. Mr. Gibson is Professor and Director of the School of Music at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Joel Gressel (Secretary, Treasurer) – Composer, Computer Programmer.
Hubert S. Howe, Jr. (Past-President) - Professor of Music at Queens College of the City University of New York; Director of the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College 2000--01.
Barbara Jazwinski is the Virginia Beer Professor of Music and head of the composition and theory program at the Newcomb Music Department at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Louis Karchin, Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship recipient 2011-12, is published by C. F. Peters Corporation and the American Composers Alliance. A frequent conductor of new music, Mr. Karchin leads the Orchestra of the League of Composers and is Professor of Music at New York University.
Lewis Nielson, composer, faculty of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he is currently Professor of Composition and chair of the Composition Department.
Steven Christopher Sacco - Composition and theory faculty member and past department co-chair at the Mannes College of Music in New York City, he also teaches at Midland School in New Jersey and has taught at Rutgers University and at the State University of New York at Purchase.
Christopher Shultis - Composer, writer, recipient of two Fulbright awards, Regents' Professor of Music at the University of New Mexico since 1980.
Burr Van Nostrand, composer, cellist, degree from NEC in composition under Robert Cogan and additional cello studies at Yale with Aldo Pariso. Commissioned by the California EAR unit, San Diego Symphony, and performed frequently in the Netherlands, his trio, Trio Verbrougghe, won the Colman Chamber Music Competition.
Beth Wiemann (President) – Composer, clarinetist, studied at Oberlin and Princeton. Professor of Composition, University of Maine.
Gerry Fifer, Law Office of Gerry A. Fifer; Ms. Fifer is an attorney specializing in intellectual property,
information technology, and privacy law. She grew up in a musical family, and was classically trained in piano.
Joel Eric Suben (Vice-President), conductor, director of Save the Music Foundation.
Gina Genova-Duffy, Director, American Composers Alliance, Inc.
Vincent J. Novara, Curator, Special Collections, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, University of Maryland, College Park.
The ACA Board of Governors is elected by a vote of the entire
membership to serve 2 to 3-year terms of service. Committees consisting
of Board members, advisers, and ACA members are appointed at the discretion
of the Board officers.
The Board of Governors meets at least twice per year--Friday afternoons in May and October, with additional meetings by the Board's various committees.
Gina Genova, Executive Director and General Manager
Yael Manor Concert Manager
David Brenneman,SCPA, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, ACA Collection
Alex Boatright, SCPA, University of Maryland Libraries, ACA Collection
Additional staff and consultants: