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Name: Christopher Auerbach-Brown
Skills: Composer, Conductor, Teacher, Writer
Address: United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Mr. Auerbach-Brown received his BM in Composition from Ithaca College where his major teachers were Dana Wilson and Gregory Woodward. He went on to complete his MM in Composition at the Cleveland Institute of Music where he studied with Donald Erb.

Mr. Auerbach-Brown was awarded an ASCAP Young Composers’ Award in 1996 for his Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano. In 1998 Mr. Auerbach-Brown was the recipient of a Charles Ives Scholarship given by the American Academy of Arts and Letters to “composition students of great promise.” Other notable performances include the premiere of Mr. Auerbach-Brown’s String Quartet at Weill Recital Hall in December of 1997 by the Cavani Quartet.

Mr. Auerbach-Brown is active as an educator, teaching music theory and composition at the Cleveland Music School Settlement, as well as teaching classes in the Liberal Arts department at the Cleveland Institute of Art. His classes at CIA focus on the connections between contemporary music and sound art with the visual arts. Mr. Auerbach-Brown is also a member of the Cleveland Composers’ Guild and the American Composers’ Alliance. His works have been performed regularly on ACA’s yearly Festival of American Music. He is also a contributing editor to the New Music Connoisseur.



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