Chester Biscardi

Director, Program in Music

BA, MA, MM, University of Wisconsin. MMA, DMA, Yale University. Composer; recipient: Rome Prize from American Academy in Rome, Academy Award in Music and Charles Ives Scholarship from American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and Aaron Copland Award; fellowships from Bogliasco Foundation, Djerassi Foundation, Guggenheim Foundation, Japan Foundation, MacDowell Colony, and Rockefeller Foundation (Bellagio), as well as grants from Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard, Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress, Martha Baird Rockefeller Foundation, Meet the Composer, National Endowment for the Arts, and New York Foundation for the Arts, among others. Music published by C. F. Peters, Merion Music, Inc. of Theodore Presser Company, and Biscardi Music Press. Recordings appear on the Albany, American Modern Recordings, Bridge, CRI (New World Records), Furious Artisans, Intim Musik (Sweden), Naxos, New Albion, New Ariel, North/South Recordings, and Sept Jardins (Canada) labels. Yamaha Artist. SLC, 1977–

Undergraduate discipline: Music

Courses taught in Music

  • Keyboard Lab
  • Survey of Western Music

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