David Werfelmann

From Wind Repertory Project
David Werfelmann


David Werfelmann (b. 1983, Portland, Ore.) began his classical training at the Lawrence Conservatory in Appleton, Wisconsin, where he received a degree in percussion performance and music composition. He also holds a maser's degree in music composition from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Werfelmann received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, where he also taught a variety of music classes. He is now assistant professor of music and director of the BA in music programs at Webster College in St. Louis.

Werfelmann's orchestral work The Mad Machine won the 2011 BMI Student Composer Award and the Jimmy McHugh Composition Prize, and his saxophone quarter Hypercolor won the James Ming Scholarship at the Lawrence Conservation. His music has been performed by, among others, the Hilliard Ensemble, the What’s Next Ensemble, the Zzyzx Saxophone Quartet, and the major orchestras of USC Thornton School of Music, IU Jacobs School of Music, and the Lawrence Conservatory of Music.

Works for Winds


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