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Mauricio Kagel
Mauricio Kagel (Spanish pronunciation: [mauˈɾisjo ˈkaɣel]; December 24, 1931 – September 18, 2008) was a German-Argentine composer. He was notable for his interest in developing the theatrical side of musical performance (Grims...
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Michael Gordon
Michael Gordon (born July 20, 1956) is an American composer and co-founder of the Bang on a Can music collective and festival.
Performer
Julia Wolfe
Julia Wolfe (born December 18, 1958 in Philadelphia) is an American composer whose music, according to the Wall Street Journal, has "long inhabited a terrain of its own, a place where classical forms are recharged by the repeti...
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Morton Subotnick
Morton Subotnick (born April 14, 1933, in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer of electronic music, best known for his Silver Apples of the Moon, the first electronic work commissioned by a record company, Nonesuch....
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Don Freund
Don Freund (born 1947, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American composer and Professor of Composition at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His over 100 performed works, include solo, chamber, and orchestral music, ...
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Jody Diamond
Jody Diamond (born Pasadena, California, April 23, 1953) is an American composer, performer, writer, publisher, editor, and educator. She specializes in traditional and new music for Indonesian gamelan and is active internation...
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Luciano Pavarotti
Pavarotti was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time. He made numerous recordings of complete operas and individual ari...
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Mark O'Connor
Mark O'Connor (born August 5, 1961, Seattle) is an American bluegrass, jazz and country violinist, fiddler, composer and music teacher. O'Connor has received numerous awards for both his playing and his composition. As a teenag...
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Glenn Gould
Glenn Herbert Gould (25 September 1932 – 4 October 1982) was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was particularly renowned as an interpreter of the ...
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John Ferri
UNCSA Music Faculty — Dr. Ferri’s approach to theory and analysis is informed by his experience as a performer. He has given several papers exploring the intersection of analysis with performance in the music of Bach, Chopin, D...
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Douglas Leedy
Douglas Leedy (March 3, 1938 - March 28, 2015 ) was an American composer, performer and music scholar.
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Priti Paintal
Priti Paintal is an East Indian composer, performer, music producer and promoter who lives and works in England.
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Willie Anku
William Oscar "Willie" Anku (25 July 1949 – 1 February 2010) was a Ghanaian music theorist, ethnomusicologist, composer, and performer. His work combined Western set theory with computer programming and experience in working wi...
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Sam Hayden
Sam Hayden (born 1968) is an English composer of classical and electronic music and an academic. His music has won several prestigious prizes and been performed widely at international music festivals.
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Derek Bermel
Derek Bermel (born 1967, in New York City) is an American composer, clarinetist and conductor whose music blends various facets of world music, funk and jazz with largely classical performing forces and musical vocabulary. He i...
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Ernest Shand
Ernest Shand (31 January 1868 – 28 November 1924) was an English performer and composer for the classical guitar, and a music-hall singer and actor.
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Katherine Hoover
Katherine Hoover (born December 2, 1937, in Elkins, West Virginia) is an American composer and flutist. She holds a performer’s certificate in flute and a Bachelor of Music in music theory from the Eastman School of Music, and ...
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Murray Perahia
In the more than 40 years he has been performing on the concert stage, American pianist Murray Perahia has become one of the most sought-after and cherished pianists of our time, performing in all of the major international mus...
Conductor
Andrew Culver
Andrew Culver (born August 30, 1953) is a composer whose works have included chamber and orchestral music, electronic and computer music, sound sculpture and music sculpture, film, lighting, text pieces, and installations. He p...
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Robert D. Levin
Robert D. Levin (born 13 October 1947) is a classical performer, musicologist and composer, and is the artistic director of the Sarasota Music Festival.
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