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Evan Antonellis
November 15, 2009, 3:06 pm
Filed under: Composers



Evan Antonellis

Born: August 23, 1984

Current Location: Manhattan



Evan Antonellis was born in New England and was trained as a musician at age 6, beginning as a percussionist, then as a pianist and composer. He holds degrees in Composition summa cum laude from The Boston Conservatory and Manhattan School of Music, where his primary composition teachers were Andy Vores, Dalit Warshaw Nils Vigeland and Reiko Fueting; he is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts Candidate on full scholarship at the Manhattan School of Music. In 2009, he was honored with a BMI Student Composer Award for his piano work 「詠/twelve future(s)」, a work that was also a finalist for a 2009 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award and received an honorable mention for the 2009 Brian M. Israel Prize. In 2008, Manhattan School of Music recognized Mr. Antonellis with the Lloyd Gelassen Scholarship for outstanding talent and academic achievement. His compositions have been performed in Germany, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and the United States in New York his works have been performed at The Flea, The Stone, The Gershwin Hotel, and other venues. He has participated in master classes and individual meetings with Rebecca Saunders, Christian Wolff, Bernhard Lang, Tristan Murail, Petr Kotík, Dawn Upshaw, Frederic Rzewski, and Richard Danielpour, and worked with the conductors Jeffrey Milarsky and David Gilbert. He has lectured on his music at Manhattan School of Music, Columbia University, and Janáček Conservatory in the Czech Republic. He is currently a Theory Fellow at Manhattan School of Music, teaching theory and ear training.

Music copyright 2009 by Evan Antonellis

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