The Birth and Life of New Music: Steps to Creating New Quality Repertoire from Conception to Performance
- Composer, David Gillingham, will outline the steps involved in creating new works for band and orchestra referencing the creation of his new work, "Vital Signs of Planet Earth", for bass trombone and wind ensemble written for George Curran of the New York Philharmonic. The Central Michigan University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by John E. Williamson, will perform the entire work with George Curran, Bass Trombonist of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, as the soloist.
- David Gillingham (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 12/18/2015 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
- David Gillingham earned Bachelor and Master Degrees in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the PhD in Music Theory/Composition from Michigan State University. Dr. Gillingham has an international reputation for the works he has written for band and percussion. David Gillingham is a Professor of Music at Central Michigan University and the recipient of and Excellence in Teaching Award (1990), a Summer Fellowship (1991 and a Research Professorship (1995). He is a member of ASCAP and has been receiving the ASCAP Standard Award for Composers of Concert Music since 1996.