Greg Bartholomew (born 1957 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is an American composer whose music is frequently performed across the United States and in Canada, Europe and Australia by such highly-regarded instrumental ensembles as Third Angle New Music Ensemble, the Alaska Brass, and Avenue Winds of San Francisco, and such acclaimed choral ensembles as Seattle Pro Musica, the Oratorio Society of Minnesota and Austin Vocal Arts. Beneath the Apple Tree, for viola da gamba and recorder, won First Place in the 2006 Orpheus Music Composition Competition. Summer Suite for trumpet & string orchestra was awarded Honorable Mention in the 2010 Pathways Contest by Imagine Music Publishing.
Bartholomew earned degrees from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, and the University of Washington. He studied composition with David Paul Mesler, and has participated in workshops, seminars and symposia with Krzysztof Penderecki, George Crumb, Bob Chilcott, Steven Sametz, Robert Kyr, R. Murray Schafer, Tan Dun, and Gregg Smith. He sang with Seattle Pro Musica, an award-winning critically-acclaimed choral ensemble under the direction of Karen P. Thomas, for more than fifteen years, and studied violin with Teo Benson. His music is published by Art of Sound Music, Ars Nova Music, Orpheus Music and Burke & Bagley.
Works for Winds
- Conversation in Orange and Brown for tuba and horn, or for 2 horns (2008)
- Early Morning on the Water for brass quintet (2011)
- Fanfare for Santa Barbara Harbor for 3 trumpets, 3 horns, trombones, and tuba (2005)
- Lucky Seven Fanfare for 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, and tuba (2007)
- Second Suite from Razumov for Wind Quintet (2008)
- Summer Suite for trumpet and concert band (2011)
- Three Cowboys Poolside: A Chiaroscuro Adventure for Low Brass for horn, trombone, and tuba (2011)
- Voyageur Suite for brass quintet (2006)
- Greg Bartholomew - Official Website
- Art of Sound Music - Publisher
- Ars Nova Music - Publisher
- Orpheus Music - Publisher
- Burke & Bagley - Publisher