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Kenneth Frazelle

Kenneth Frazelle

KENNETH FRAZELLE, Composition

Composer Kenneth Frazelle's music has been commissioned and performed by numerous prominent artists, including Yo-Yo Ma, Jeffrey Kahane, Dawn Upshaw, Emmanuel Ax, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Ransom Wilson, Paula Robison, John Adams, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Jan DeGaetani, and Gilbert Kalish. Frazelle first received international acclaim with his score for "Still/Here", a multimedia dance/theater work for the Bill T.Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Frazelle was the winner of the 2001 Barlow Prize, the international competition administered through Brigham Young University. He has received awards and fellowships from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy in Rome, and Columbia University. He has held residencies with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Santa Rosa Symphony and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Frazelle was a pupil of Roger Sessions at The Juilliard School and graduated in 1978 with the Gretchaninoff Award for High Achievement in Composition. He attended high school at the North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied with Robert Ward. Frazelle was born in Jacksonville, N.C., in 1955. His music is published by Subito Music Corporation.