HOWARD HERSH

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Jan 2nd 2014 to Feb 3rd 2014 | Apr 1st 2014 to May 7th 2014 | Nov 3rd 2014 to Nov 30th 2014 | Mar 16th 2016 to Mar 31st 2016
  • FROM : USA
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Howard Hersh was born in Santa Monica, California in 1940 and studied piano in Los Angeles and composition at Stanford University.

He has received awards from organizations that include Meet the Composer, the American Symphony Orchestra League, the American Composers Forum, and the irvine Foundation,whose fellowship helped underwrite his stay at the Montalvo Art Center's Lucas Artists Residency Program. His works, from solo compositions to opera, have been performed at venues that range from the Tanglewood Festival to Grace Cathedral, from European concert halls to the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

His music can be heard on Albany Records' 2007 release,"The Pony Concerto," and "Angels and Watermarks," a recording of keyboard works that includes his Concerto for Piano and Ten Instruments. "Madam's Tavern," a new collection of chamber music, will be released later this year.