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  • Pacific Voices

    May 29, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

  • JW Pepper Reading Session

    July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019 @ 
    Kansas City, MO, United States

  • TCDA

    July 25, 2019 - July 27, 2019 @ 
    San Antonio, TX, United States

  • TCDA Reading Session with Carl Fischer Music

    July 26, 2019
    Henry B. González Convention Center 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States

  • JW Pepper - Reading Session

    August 16, 2019 - August 17, 2019 @ 
    San Francisco, CA, United States

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Michael John Trotta composer

Fueled by a passion to share new music that engages conductors, ensembles, and audiences alike, Michael John Trotta (b.1978) is fast becoming one of the most “exciting and prominent new composers of choral music.” Drawing on his experience as a conductor and clinician, he brings artistry and excellence within reach for thousands of musicians each year.

From Carnegie Hall to classrooms all over the world, Trotta’s unique blend of engaging and artistic music creates opportunities to experience new music and empowers individuals to realize their artistic potential. His engaging style fuses tradition and innovation to create moments of beauty that “effectively carry out a dialogue between the [music] and the modern listener.” (Choral Journal)

Prior to his work as a full-time composer, his experience as an educator at the elementary, middle school, high school, and university levels – as well as a church music director – infuses his works with “an intimate knowledge of the human voice” and a “rare sensitivity to the capabilities of a choral ensemble.” This, combined with his degrees in music education and a doctorate in choral conducting, have grounded his style in tradition, which blend with his modern sensibilities to “inform the thoughts and aspirations of the people and the time” (Choral Scholar) and to create “tender harmonies and a palette of glowing vocal and instrumental colors.” (Gramophone)

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