- Sam Di Bonaventura
(b Stockholm, Dec 30, 1952). American composer and pianist. She graduated in piano and composition from Bennington College, Vermont, where she studied with Henry Brant, Louis Calabro, Vivian Fine and Lionel Nowak. She has been composer-in-residence for the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, director of the Philadelphia New Orchestral project and president of the New Music Alliance. Davidson has been awarded many commissions, state and national fellowships, including the Pew Fellowship in ...