Meet the Composer: David Stock

Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
  • Library Hall

A FREE Musical Talk with Strings Music Festival

Join contemporary American composer David Stock alongside Strings Music Directors Monique Mead and Andrés Cárdenes as he discusses his compositions and the world premiere of "Eagle Girl," which is being performed later that evening at the Strings Music Pavilion.

About David Stock
David Stock, conductor and composer-in-residence, is Professor Emeritus at Duquesne University, where he conducted the Duquesne Contemporary Ensemble. He has been Composer in Residence of the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Seattle Symphony and the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony and is Conductor Laureate of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, which he founded in 1976. In 1992, he was selected by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to receive the “Creative Achievement Award for Outstanding Established Artist.” Mr. Stock's compositions have been performed throughout the United States and in Europe, Turkey, Mexico, Australia, China and Korea. He has recorded on CRI, Northeastern, MMC, Ocean, Albany, Naxos and Ambassador. Mr. Stock has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, five Fellowship Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, five Fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and grants and commissions from Ella Lyman Cabot Trust, Paderewski Fund for Composers, Koussevitzky Music Foundation, the Barlow Endowment, Boston Musica Viva, Cincinnati Symphony, Seattle Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Richard Stoltzman, Duquesne University, Erie Philharmonic and many others.