Morton Gold (b. 10 June 1933, New York City) is an American educator, pianist and composer.
Dr. Gold holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Boston University, 1953; Doctor in Museum Arts, Boston University, 1960; and Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, 1954.
A music professor at Nasson College in Springvale from 1964 to 1982, Gold later taught music in Vermont for 18 years. He and his wife Esther returned to Maine in 2007, where he continues to compose, is organist at St. George’s Episcopal Church, and, for the Springvale Masonic Lodge, is the accompanist for Sanford High School and Sanford Junior High School choruses, and is a substitute teacher. Gold writes theater and music reviews for the Journal Tribune.
His work called Haggadah: A Search for Freedom, was recorded by New Jersey Public Television in 1975.
Works for Winds
- Acadia (2019)
- Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Symphony
- Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Symphony
- Concerto for Oboe and Wind Symphony
- Concerto for Trombone (Euphonium) and Wind Symphony
- Duet for Clarinet and Bassoon
- Prayer (Hashkiveynu) for Wind Symphony
- Solo for Tuba
- Suite for Trumpet and Wind Symphony
- Toccata for Wind Symphony
- Tribute to the Guard
- Trio No. 1
- Trio No. 2
- We Kindle These Lights
- Yom Kippur Suite for Woodwind Quintet
- "Morton Gold." Prabook. Web. Accessed 1 June 2019
- Wells, Tammy. "Gold’s new work showcases Sanford’s Memorial Weekend concert." Journal Tribune (Biddleford, Maine). 16 May 2019. Web. Accessed 1 June 2019