James Vincent Lovendusky, born June 25, 1957 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. American Composer. Recipient McKnight Foundation grant, 1987-1988, composer's grant Jerome Foundation, 1987, fellowship Aspen Music School Festival, 1985, grant for young composers ASCAP, 1982, Andrew Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, U. Pittsburgh, 1981-1982, 82-83.
Bachelor of Music, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, 1979; Master of Arts, U. Pittsburgh, 1981; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Pittsburgh, 1986.
Instructor, Oberlin (Ohio) Conservatory of Music, 1984; instructor, Carnegie-Mellon U., Pittsburgh, 1984-1986; instructor, U. Pittsburgh, 1985-1986; engraver, Hal Leonard Public Corporation, Milwaukee, since 1987. Guest composer 9th Symposium of New Music, Michigan State University, 1987, Bowling Green (Ohio) New Music Festival, 1986, Ives Festival/Ives Center for American Music, 1984.