John Prescott

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John Prescott


John Prescott (b. 1959) is an American composer and educator.

Dr. Prescott holds degrees from Florida State University and the University of Kansas where he studied composition with John Pozdro, Edward Mattila, and James Barnes. An award-winning member of ASCAP, Dr. Prescott composes music for band, orchestra, chorus, chamber ensemble, and multi-media venues, and much of his music is published and distributed world-wide. He has been on the faculty at Missouri State University (Springfield) since 1986.

Several of his students have also experienced success as composers, having won competitions sponsored by the Music Teachers National Association, BMI, the American College Theatre Festival, and the Broadcast Education Association International Student Video Festival.

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