Tsingtao, China, March 28, 1919.
with Aaron Avshalomov, Ernst Toch, Bernard Rogers, Aaron
Copland; and at Reed College and Eastman School of Music.
at Columbia University 1946-54; summers at Reed College,
Tanglewood, Northwestern University, University of Illinois,
Aspen School of Music.
U.S. Premieres of: Bruckner - Mass in D; Tippett - A Child
of Our Time; Handel - The Triumph of Time & Truth; Sessions
- Divertimento; Bloch Festival, Newport, Oregon; Aaron Avshalomov
90th Anniversary Celebrations, Beijing, Wuhan & Shanghai;
Portland Youth Philharmonic 1954-1994; six International
Tours; Moscow Symphony Orchestra, recorded three CD's of
works by Aaron Avshalomov, 1997 (click).
Ditson Fellowship in Composition; Bloch Award; Guggenheim
Fellowship; N.Y. Music Critics-Circle Award; Naumburg Recording
Award; Ditson Conductor's Award; Governor's Arts Award;
American Symphony Orchestra League Award; Portland First
Symphony: The Oregon; The Thirteen Clocks; Phases of the
Great Land; Glorious th'Assembled Fires; Symphony of Songs.
Ford Foundation Composers Project; Avshalomov Lecture Series
1958-1971; National Humanities Council, 1968-74; National
Arts Endowment, Music Planning Section 1977-79; Pro Musicis
Who's Who in America; Who's Who in Music; Baker's Dictionary
of Music and Musicians; International Encyclopedia of Music;
Mussiken Hvem, Hvad, Hvor, Copenhagen.
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