David Froom

Biography

David Froom was born in California in 1951. His music has been performed extensively throughout the United States by major orchestras, ensembles, and soloists, including, among many others, the Louisville, Seattle, Utah, and Chesapeake Symphony Orchestras, The United States Marine and Navy Bands, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Twentieth Century Consort, the New York New Music Ensemble, violinist Curtis Macomber, and saxophonist Kenneth Tse; he also has had performances in England, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Holland, Cyprus, China, and Australia. His music is available on CD on the Bridge, New Dimensions, Delos, Arabesque, Capriccio, Centaur, Sonora, Crystal, Opus 3, and Altissimmo labels.  His music is published by American Composers Alliance.

Among the many organizations that have bestowed honors on him are the American Academy of Arts and Letters (Academy Award, Ives Scholarship), the Guggenheim, Fromm, Koussevitzky, and Barlow Foundations, the Kennedy Center (first prize in the Friedheim Awards), the National Endowment for the Arts, The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA-Shepherd Distinguished Composer for 2006), and the state of Maryland (five Individual Artist Awards). His biography is included in Groves. He had a Fulbright grant for study at Cambridge University, and fellowships to the Tanglewood Music Festival, the Wellesley Composers Conference, and the MacDowell Colony. He 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. Mr. Froom was educated at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Southern California, and Columbia University. His main composition teachers were Chou Wen-chung, Mario Davidovsky, Alexander Goehr, and William Kraft.

See his Wikipedia page:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Froom

ACE Publications

8 song(s)
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Instrumentationbaritone voice with fl (dbl. a fl), cl (dbl b cl), hn, pno, vn, va, vc
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Instrumentationfl, cl, vibr/marimba, pno, vn, vc
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Chamber_ConcertoExcerpt_0.mp3
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Instrumentationsoprano with flute (dbl picc/alto fl), oboe (dbl English horn), clarinet (dbl bass clarinet), bassoon, piano, violin, viola, cello
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FroomEmersonSongsMov3Excerpt.mp3
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Instrumentationfl, cl, perc, pno, vn, va, vc
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FantasyDancesStompExcerpt_0.mp3
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InstrumentationPiano solo
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froompnosonata1.mp3
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froompnosonata2_0.mp3
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InstrumentationPiano solo
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FroomPianoSuiteExcerpt.mp3
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InstrumentationOb, Vn, Vla, Vcl, Piano
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Scoringsolo piano
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$11.25

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