Michael Slayton

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Biography: 

Michael Slayton is Associate Professor of Music Theory and Composition and Chair of the Composition/Theory Department at the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He was a student of Michael Horvit, Jerome Reed, David Ashley White. He is a member of the American Composers Alliance, the College Music Society, the Society of Composers, Inc., the South Central Society for Music Theory, and BMI.

Accomplishments:

Performances in Chemnitz, Zeitz, Leipzig, Droyssig, and Weimar, Germany; the Conservatoire royale de Bruxelles, Belgium; the Operafestival Kristiansund, Kristiansund, Norway; the Festival Internacional de Piano in Aviero, Portugal; the Festival International Albert Roussel in Marquette-lez-Lille, France; Tours, France; Johannesburg and Potchefstroom, South Africa; Royal Academy of Music, London; and New York, NY. Papers/lectures delivered at the Society of Composer's National Conference, Greensboro, NC; Hopewell Valley School-Performing and Visual Arts Division, Princeton, NJ; le Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles, Belgium. Publications in The International Alliance for Women in Music Journal. Author/editor of Women of Influence in Contemporary Music (Scarecrow Press, 2010).

ACA List for Michael Slayton

2 DREAMERS' MEADOWS (2014)
piano quartet (vln, vla, vcl, pf)

5 FIFTH PRELUDE FOR ORCHESTRA (2011)
Picc, Fl(2), Ob(2), BbCl(2), Bn(2), CtBsn, FHn(2), Tpt(2), Tr(2), BsTr, Timp, Str

6 THE GARDEN WHERE ALL LOVE ENDS (2001)
guitar duo

THE GARDEN WHERE ALL LOVE ENDS, audio excerpt_0.mp3

The Garden Where All Love Ends - Excerpt

7 A HIDEOUS VEIL (2010)
for percussion ensemble (6), prepared piano, and actor

8 THE IDEA OF LATE IN THE YEAR (1999)
orch: 2-pic-2-2-2; 4-2-3-1; perc; hp; str, solo mezS, SSAATTBB chorus

9 LE SOIR TOMBE (2007)
soprano, piano four-hand

SlaytonLeSoirTombeXCERPT.mp3

Excerpt Michael Slayton, composer "Le Soir Tombe"

10 A LULLABY (2001)
SATB choir, piano

11 MEDITATION AND REFLECTIONS (2014)
viola

slaytonmeditation_and_reflections_audio_excerpt.mp3

Excerpt from Meditation and Reflection - solo viola

12 Mirórs (2014)
fl, cl, vln

slaytonmirors_-_i._the_birth_of_the_world_-_audio_excerpt.mp3

Excerpt from I. The Birth of the World (Michael Slayton)

13 NIGHT AND VISAGE (NUIT ET APPARITION) (2007)
vln, cello, perc(2), pno

14 Passing Through (2012)
5-octave Marimba (three players)

15 Sechs Miniaturen für das Meer (2007)
guitar, piano

16 SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO (1998)
vln, pno

17 SONATE ‘DROYSSIG’ (2008)
pf

18 Sursum (2010)
String Quartet

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