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Keith Moore

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Keith Moore

436 High St. 2nd floor
Middletown, CT 06457
Phone: (203) 344-1831


M.A., Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, Composition (currently)
B.M., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Composition (1993)

Prlncipal Teachers

Anthony Braxton, (Wesleyan University)
Neely Bruce, (Wesleyan University)
Alvin Lucier, (Wesleyan University)
Herbert Brün, (University of Illinois)
Salvatore Martirano, (University of Illinois)
John Melby, (University of Illinois)


THUMP plano duo, Baltimore, MD (for 97-98 season)
Ricciotti Ensemble, Netherlands (for 96-97 season)
Ronald Ebrecht, Organ Recitalist, New Haven, CT (for spring 1996)
David Wolf, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Master of Music Recital (1995)
David Bohn, Organist, Urbana, IL (1995)
Kansas Clty Conservatory Cello Ensemble, Nina Gordon director (1994)
Talmur Sulilvan, of Prism Saxophone Quartet, NYC (1992)

Prizes, Awards and Honors

Full Tultlon Walver/Teaching Assistantship, Wesleyan University, 1994-6
Selected for Inclusion in 150 ans de Musique pour Saxophone by Jean-Marle Londelx,
Professor, Conservetoire de Bordeaux, 1994
ASCAP: Raymond Hubbel Music Scholarship Award, for Outsbnding Compositlon, 1991-92
The Unlversity of Illinois Divisional Achievement Award in Composition, 1990-91
The University of Illinois Music Award, four consecutive years, 1988-92
Interlochen NMC/Ludwig Music Company Award, for outstanding composer, 1987

Guest Artist

PAIN Festival of New Music, University of Illinois, 1995 [C/L/P]
Clncinnatl Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, OH, 1995 [C]
WWUH Radlo, Hartford, CT, 1995 [C/L]
Horizons Experimental School, Atlanta, GA, 1995 [C/L/P]
FUN Muslc Festival, Urbana, IL, 1995 [C]
June In Buffalo Festival/Seminar, Buffalo, NY, 1995 [C]
Three In the Tlme of Two Festival, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1995 [D/C/P]
FUN Muslc Festival, Urbana, IL, 1994 [C]
North American Saxophone Alliance/South Eastern Composers League, Wheeling, WV, 1994 [C]
May In Mlami Young Composers Festival, Miami, FL, 1994 [C]
Three In the Tlme of Two Festival, Cleveland, OH, 1994 [D/C/P]
Kansas Clty Conservatory of Music, Kansas City, MO, 1994 [C]
Mlchlgan State University, East Lansing, Ml, 1993 [C/P]
Wesleyan Universlty, Middletown, CT, 1993 [C/L/P]
Summer School for Designing Society: Gesundheit Institute, Hillsboro, WV, 1993 [C/L/P]
FUN Muslc Festival, Urbana, IL, 1993 [C]
Mlchigan State University, East Lansing, Ml, 1992 [C]
Unlversity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ml, 1992 [C]
(C-composer, L-lecturer, P-performer, D-director)

Teaching Experience

Wesleyan University, Basic Theory, Intermediate Theory, 20th century Theory, Aural Skills, Schenkerian Analysis and 19th/20th century Music History, 1994-6

Electronic Music Studies

Ron Kulvlla, Alvin Lucier, (live electronic/computer music, Wesleyan University)
James Beauchamp, (computer music, University of Illinois)
Scott Wyatt, (electronic music, University of Illinois)


Founder/Dlrector "Three In the Time of Two Festival" (3 concerts of recent music in 2 days)
1996 festival expanded to six concerts, performed at Wesleyan University in conjunction with the Center for Fine Arts
1995 festival performed at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
1994 festival performed at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Case Western Reserve University
Prlmary Instrument: Trombone, Studies with Robert Gray 1988-1991
Premiered many new works including compositions by Martin Bresnick, Neely Bruce, Dick Higgins, Klaus Huber, Alvin Lucier, Gerhard Stabler and Anthony Braxton's Composition No. 165 (recorded on New Albion Records Inc. CD (NA 050))