Greg Bartholomew (b. 1957, St. Paul, Minn.) is an American composer
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 and trumpet with Gabriel Palmer and Judson Scott.
Bartholomew's 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.
Works for Winds
- Conversation in Orange and Brown (2008)
- Early Morning on the Water (2011)
- Fanfare for Santa Barbara Harbor (2005)
- Far North Land
- Festival Triumph (2014)
- Lucky Seven Fanfare (2007)
- Marvel (2014)
- Second Suite from Razumov (2008)
- Stargazing from the Ramparts (2014)
- Summer Suite (2011)
- Three Cowboys Poolside (2011)
- Voyageur Suite (2006)