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Laura Rose Schwartz

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Laura Rose Schwartz


Laura Rose Schwartz (b. Cincinnati, Ohio) is a American composer and horn player

Dr. Schwartz attended the University of California, Davis (B.A. in music 2013) where she studied primarily with Laurie San Martin, Sam Nichols, and Ross Bauer. In 2014 her music was performed during the Oregon Bach Festival Composer’s Symposium. She received a master’s degree in music composition and theory from Illinois State University (2015), and a Ph.D. in music composition and theory from the University of Pittsburgh in 2019.

Laura is actively pursuing a certificate in Deep Listening from The Center for Deep Listening. Laura is also an active scholar in Music Theory and Musicology. She was a recipient of an Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Research Fellowship for 2018-2019 for her dissertation research on self-formation in works by Jenifer Walshe and Pauline Oliveros. Her primary research areas include: verbally notated scores, technologies of self, listening, voice/self in video game music, and Pauline Oliveros.

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