Donald M. Wilson

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A native of Chicago, Donald M. Wilson (b. 1937) studied composition with Karel Husa and Robert Palmer at Cornell University and with Gunther Schuller at the Berkshire Music Center (Tanglewood). In 1965 Wilson became the first music director of the educational FM station in Philadelphia now known as WHYY-FM.

Now a professor emeritus at Bowling Green State University, Wilson joined the BGSU music faculty in 1967, taught music theory, analysis and composition for 31 years and chaired the Music Composition/History Department for two four-year terms (1973-77; 1994-98).

From 1983 to 1995 Wilson produced over 80 one-hour programs in the annual "New Music Festival" radio series for national distribution. A member of the American Music Center since 1964 and a member of the American Composers Alliance since 1967, Wilson became a founding member of the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers in 1995. Three years later he was elected to the latter organization's Board of Directors.

ACE Publications

3 FIBONACCI SONATA (2005)
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Piano

4 FIBONACCI SONATA - PIANO QUARTET (2016)
violin, viola, cello, piano

6 MARIMBA STUDY BOOK Excerpt (1997)
FOUR MARIMBAS, ONE BASS MARIMBA

7 PRISMS for Organ (1968)
org

8 SEVENTEEN VIEWS (1967)
1 or 2 vln,slides &/or narr

9 SPACE-OUT, A Rock Cantata (1971)
sop voice,jazz lab band, tape & visuals

10 STABILE I For Two Pianos (1965)
2pf

11 STABILE II (1965)
5 or more players:any comb of 2 or more high, 1 or more low instru: qnt, double qnt, str orch, etc.

12 STABILE IV For String Quartet (1968)
str qrt

13 TRIAGON FOR 27 SOLO STRINGS (1995)
STRINGS: 6.6.6.6.3

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