Gregg WramagePHOTO: Murat Eyüboğlu

Gregg Wramage

Widely recognized as one of the leading composers of his generation, Gregg Wramage has been both a finalist for the Rome Prize and a two-time semi-finalist for Opera Philadelphia's Composer-in-Residence program. In 2014, Conductor Renee Baker and Chicago Modern Orchestra Project gave the Chicago premiere of "in shadows, in silence" as part of a New Music USA/League of American Orchestras Music Alive: New Partnerships residency grant. "La tristesse durera", a recent orchestral work premiered by the Minnesota Orchestra, received the 2007 Copland House Sylvia Goldstein Award, the 2008 international EAMA Prize--a $10,000 award, and the 2014 The American Prize. Millennium Symphony's recording of "La tristesse durera" was released in 2008, on ERM Media's "Made in the Americas" series. "The Sunset Maker", a recent stage work for actor and ensemble, was premiered in June 2013 at the Music With a View and Make Music New York festivals in New York. Mr. Wramage's recent projects include commissions for new chamber works from the Black House Collective/Maroon Trio, in Kansas City; Hoff-Barthelson School of Music/Copland House for Hoff-Barthelson’s 2014 New Music Festival, in Scarsdale, New York; and The Barlow Endowment for "The Sea-longing", a chamber concerto for violist Brett Deubner.

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