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

DREAMERS' MEADOWS (2014)
piano quartet (vln, vla, vcl, pf)
FIFTH PRELUDE FOR ORCHESTRA (2011)
Picc, Fl(2), Ob(2), BbCl(2), Bn(2), CtBsn, FHn(2), Tpt(2), Tr(2), BsTr, Timp, Str
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
A HIDEOUS VEIL (2010)
for percussion ensemble (6), prepared piano, and actor
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
LE SOIR TOMBE (2007)
soprano, piano four-hand

SlaytonLeSoirTombeXCERPT.mp3

Excerpt Michael Slayton, composer "Le Soir Tombe"
A LULLABY (2001)
SATB choir, piano
MEDITATION AND REFLECTIONS (2014)
viola

slaytonmeditation_and_reflections_audio_excerpt.mp3

Excerpt from Meditation and Reflection - solo viola
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)
NIGHT AND VISAGE (NUIT ET APPARITION) (2007)
vln, cello, perc(2), pno
Passing Through (2012)
5-octave Marimba (three players)
Sechs Miniaturen für das Meer (2007)
guitar, piano
SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO (1998)
vln, pno
Sursum (2010)
String Quartet

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