Eric Ewazen

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Eric Ewazen


Eric Ewazen (b. 1954, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American composer and educator.

Receiving a B.M. at the Eastman School of Music, and M.M. and D.M.A. degrees from The Juilliard School, Dr. Ewazen's teachers include Milton Babbitt, Samuel Adler, Warren Benson, Joseph Schwantner and Gunther Schuller. He is a recipient of numerous composition awards and prizes. His works have been commissioned and performed by many soloists, chamber ensembles and orchestras in the U.S. and overseas.

Ewazen has been lecturer for the New York Philharmonic's Musical Encounters Series, vice president of the League of Composers--International Society of Contemporary Music, and composer-in-residence with the Orchestra of St. Luke's in New York City. He has been a faculty member at Juilliard since 1980.

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