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, Aaron Copland Award, fellowships from the Bogliasco Foundation, the Djerassi Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Japan Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and the Rockefeller Foundation (Bellagio), as well as grants from the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress, the Martha Baird Rockefeller Foundation, Meet the Composer, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the 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, Bridge, CRI (New World Records), 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


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