Visiting Composers

2020-21 Visiting Composers (Virtual)

November 9-14, 2020

Evan Chambers (University of Michigan)

  • Presentation and private lessons with composition students
  • Virtual performance of longing for peace by the Mizzou New Music Ensemble

March 11-12, 2021

Gahlord Dewald, composer/bassist

  • Presentations for composition and electronic music students
  • Virtual performance

March 15-19, 2021

Mahir Cetiz (University of Memphis)

  • Presentation and private lessons with composition students

April 12-16, 2021

George Lewis (Columbia University)

Previous Visiting Composers:


Amy Williams (University of Pittsburgh)

Ken Thomson

Aaron Perrine


Yevgeniy Sharlat (University of Texas - Austin)

Michael Daugherty (University of Michigan)

Nina C. Young (University of Southern California)

Annika K. Socolofsky (Princeton University)



Steven Snowden (Boston, MA)

Aaron Hynds, tubist-composer  (University of Nebraska-Kearney)

James Mobberley (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

Andrew List (Berklee College of Music)

Jonathan Newman (Shenandoah Conservatory) 


Keith Fitch (Cleveland Institute of Music)

Louis Goldford (Columbia University)

Don Freund (Indiana University)

William Averitt (Shenandoah Conservatory)


David Liptak (Eastman School of Music)

Chen Yi (University of Missouri-Kansas City)

David Maslanka


Andrew List (Berklee College of Music)


Gerald Custer (Wayne State University)

Tod Machover (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)