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April 2019

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  • Tom Baker
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  • TN All-State Mixed Choir
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  • Guest Conducting-Ramapo College
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  • Sandlapper Singers Composer Resdiency

    April 25, 2019 - April 27, 2019 @ 
    Columbia, SC, United States

  • Guest Conducting-Ramapo College

    April 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Ramapo College of New Jersey 505 Ramapo Valley Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430, United States

  • JW Pepper Reading Session

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

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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