Posted By : Jeff Moore
Piece Title : Hopscotch
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Composer / Arranger : DeMurga, Michael
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Michael DeMurga is an Associate Professor of Music. He received both his Master of Arts and Ph. D. degrees in composition from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. He completed a Bachelor of Music degree at Boston University.

DeMurga's compositions have received international performances at concerts and music festivals in the United States, Europe and Australia by performing ensembles and soloists such as the CORE Ensemble, the Florida State University Faculty String Quartet, the Orlando Symphony Quartet, Marimolin, the Miami String Quartet, the New World Symphony, Virtuosi of the New World Symphony, cellist David Bjella, pianist David Mattingly and flutist Nestor Torres. 

Recent festival performances include the 2001 Queensland Biennial, the 2000 Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival, the 2000 Rockport Chamber Music Festival and the 1999 "Contrasts" Contemporary Music Festival in Lviv, Ukraine. Among his awards and grants are the 2000 Florida State Music Teachers Association Commission, the 1998 Kubik International Prize in Composition, two Eastman awards (Hanson Orchestral Prize, 1991; Gitelman Award, 1995) and the 1990 Marimolin Prize. His compositions can be heard on the GM Recordings label.

DeMurga studied composition with Samuel Adler, David Liptak, Robert Morris, Christopher Rouse, and Joseph Schawantner and computer music with Allan Schindler. He has previously taught at the University of Miami and the New World School for the Arts. He currently teaches composition and computer music at Stetson University.

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Publisher :C. Alan Publications
Publishers Website :www.c-alanpublications.com
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C. Alan Publications was founded in 1989 to fill a need for high-quality percussion literature.  Since that time, they have adhered to the highest standards of music integrity in the percussion music they publish.  In 1997, they added a line of concert band music to their catalogue, which continues to flourish.  More recently they added music for orchestra (youth, string and full), brass ensemble, chorus, jazz ensemble and chamber ensembles. 

In addition they are the sole distributor of 'Whole Sum Productions' percussion catalogue (WS).  Their music receives extensive exposure through performances on international concerts, clinics and conventions and is widely available on compact disc.

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Posted By : Jeff Moore    Date Posted: 26 February 2009 05:59:00 AM
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