Andrew Thomas (composer)

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Andrew William Thomas (born October 8, 1939 in Ithaca, New York) is an American composer.wikipedia
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Marimba

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Andrew Thomas: Merlin (1985) for solo marimba commissioned by William Moersch

Juilliard School

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He studied with Karel Husa at Cornell University, with Nadia Boulanger in Paris, and earned his M.M. and D.M.A. Degrees in Composition at The Juilliard School. In April 2004 he conducted the Shanghai Conservatory Youth Orchestra and the Nanning Symphony in a three concerto evening with student soloists from Shanghai, Nanning and, Juilliard.
In addition to Fuschi, directors of Juilliard's Pre-College Division have included composer Dr. Andrew Thomas.

Thomas (surname)

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Andrew Thomas (composer) (born 1939), US composer and musician

David Leisner

He has recorded guitar concertos by Alan Hovhaness and Andrew Thomas, as well as chamber music by Haydn, Ned Rorem, Daniel Pinkham, and Hovhaness.

Anton Rovner

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He studied piano at the Manhattan School of Music, composition with Andrew Thomas and Milton Babbitt at the Juilliard School and with Charles Wuorinen at the Rutgers University.

Peng-Peng Gong

Simultaneously, he studied composition with Dr. Andrew Thomas.

Les Barricades Mystérieuses

1984 written for, and incorporating texts by Christopher Hewitt, a piece for women's chorus, piccolo, bassoon, harpsichord and clapping titled "Les Barricades Mysteriéuses" by Juilliard composer Andrew Thomas.

Gerald Cohen (composer)

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His principal composition teachers were Jack Beeson, Mario Davidovsky, George Edwards, and Andrew Thomas.

Ithaca, New York

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Andrew William Thomas (born October 8, 1939 in Ithaca, New York) is an American composer.

Karel Husa

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He studied with Karel Husa at Cornell University, with Nadia Boulanger in Paris, and earned his M.M. and D.M.A. Degrees in Composition at The Juilliard School.

Cornell University

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He studied with Karel Husa at Cornell University, with Nadia Boulanger in Paris, and earned his M.M. and D.M.A. Degrees in Composition at The Juilliard School.

Nadia Boulanger

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He studied with Karel Husa at Cornell University, with Nadia Boulanger in Paris, and earned his M.M. and D.M.A. Degrees in Composition at The Juilliard School.

Luciano Berio

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At Juilliard he studied with Luciano Berio, Elliott Carter, and Otto Luening.

Elliott Carter

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At Juilliard he studied with Luciano Berio, Elliott Carter, and Otto Luening.

Otto Luening

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At Juilliard he studied with Luciano Berio, Elliott Carter, and Otto Luening.

National Endowment for the Arts

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His many awards include a grant from The National Endowment for the Arts and a Distinguished Teacher Citation from The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

Guangzhou

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Under the auspices of the Chinese Government, Dr. Thomas performed his composition for solo piano, Music at Twilight in Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

Nanning

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In December 2001, Dr. Thomas went to Nanning, China to conduct his Three Scenes from the Summer Palace and other works, to perform as a pianist, and to teach master classes in composition. In April 2004 he conducted the Shanghai Conservatory Youth Orchestra and the Nanning Symphony in a three concerto evening with student soloists from Shanghai, Nanning and, Juilliard.

Guangxi Arts Institute

Dr. Thomas is now an Advisor of the Guangxi Arts College and a guest conductor of the Guangxi Arts College Youth Orchestra.

Music of Asia

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In an effort to upgrade music education throughout China, Dr. Thomas developed a program which brought together music academies in an effort to advance all the students’ technical and artistic abilities in Western as well as Asian music.

Shanghai Conservatory of Music

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In April 2004 he conducted the Shanghai Conservatory Youth Orchestra and the Nanning Symphony in a three concerto evening with student soloists from Shanghai, Nanning and, Juilliard.