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Dana Wilson

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Dana Wilson


Dana Wilson (b. 1946, Lakewood, Ohio) is an American composer and educator.

Dr. Wilson holds a doctorate from the Eastman School of Music, and is currently associate professor of composition at the Ithaca College School of Music in Ithaca, New York. He has been a Society for the Humanities Fellow at Cornell University, a Yaddo Fellow (at Yaddo, the artists' retreat in Saratoga Springs, NY), and is the Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus at the Ithaca College School of Music.

Dr. Wilson has many commissions, grants, and prizes to his credit. His previous work for wind ensemble, Piece of Mind, published by Ludwig Music Publishing Co., Inc., won the Sousa Foundation's 1988 Sudler International Wind Band Composition Competition and the 1988 American Bandmasters Association/Ostwald Prize. He is co-author of Contemporary Choral Arranging, published by Prentice-Hall, and has written articles on diverse musical subjects.

Works for Winds

A complete list of Dana Wilson's compositions may be found here: