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Edie Hill
September 19, 2011, 4:10 am
Filed under: Composers


Edie Hill

Born: April 14, 1962

Current Location: Minneapolis, MN



From solo to orchestra, epigram to epic, Edie Hill’s music unfolds seamlessly in all spaces and idioms. Born in New York City (1962), her works are widely performed in the United States, Canada, Eastern and Western Europe. Venues and presenters have included Lincoln Center, LA County Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, Walker Arts Center, Cape May Festival (NJ), The Downtown Arts Festival (NYC), Liviu Cultural Center (Romania), Feszek Müvészklub (Budapest), the towns of Alkmaar, Zeist, Groningen, Zutphen, Breda and Bilthoven (The Netherlands), St. Paul’s Schubert Club, classrooms and cafes, basilicas and back yards. A three time McKnight Artist Fellow and a two-time Bush Artist Fellow, Hill has been awarded grants from the Jerome Foundation, ASCAP, Meet The Composer and Chamber Music America to name a few. She actively cultivates the talents of young composers and musicians as well as educating and engaging the public in the music of today. She has been a guest lecturer at such institutions as Syracuse University, the American Composers Forum, the Iowa Composers Forum Nuts N’ Bolts Festival, Tufts University, the University of Michigan and Delft University (Netherlands). Hill earned a B.A. in music composition and piano performance at Bennington College where she studied with Vivian Fine, then earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Minnesota with principle composition teacher Lloyd Ultan. She has also studied extensively with Libby Larsen. Hill is Composer-in-Residence at St. Paul’s Schubert Club where she runs the Composer Mentorship Program. She resides in Minneapolis where she works as a freelance composer.

Music & Photograph © 2011 Edie Hill

Cantus recording: Album “While You Are Alive” Copyright 2008 Cantus Recordings CTS-1208

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Theme Music composed by Sarah Horick

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