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Christina J George

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Christina J. George

Biography

Christina Jane George (b. 25 December 1996) is an American composer and student.

Ms. George grew up in rural Sussex County New Jersey listening to the sounds of the natural world, and she often infuses her music with this organic quality. She believes in the healing power of art and sees creativity as a perpetual journey of self-discovery. Her music has been described as effective, reflective and evocative, raising questions which “open up new possibilities.”

In 2017, Ms. George was chosen as a winner of the West Chester University Wind Symphony Composition Competition. Ms. George has been the recipient of the Margaretta Carey Prize for Instrumental Composition two years consecutively for her flute duets, The Drowning of Morena and [breathe]. In May 2018, she premiered a work for sixth grade choir as part of a collaboration project with a local middle school.

Ms. George has attended the Snow Pond Composer’s Workshop and Scottish International Flute Summer School, where she studied with flutist-composer Ian Clarke. She currently [2018] studies composition with Robert Maggio and flute with Kimberly Reighley at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. In the past, she has performed at numerous festivals with the ensemble, including the 2018 New York Wind Band Festival at Carnegie Hall. In 2019, she performed with the West Chester University Wind Ensemble at the CBDNA National Conference.

Ms. George is a member of the American Society for Composers and Publishers (ASCAP), the Pi Kappa Lambda Society, and Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.


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