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date: 18 August 2019

Schrader, Barrylocked

  • Stephen Mosko


(b Johnstown, PA, June 26, 1945). American composer of electro-acoustic music. He studied English literature (BA 1967) and musicology (MA 1970) at the University of Pittsburgh where he also served as an organist at Heinz Chapel; while in Pittsburgh, he studied composition with Robert Griswold (1965–7) and Subotnick (1969–70). In 1970 he moved to Los Angeles to attend the California Institute of the Arts (MFA in composition, 1971), where he became a member of the composition faculty. He has also taught at California State University (1975–8) and at the University of California, Santa Barbara (1996). Schrader founded and directed Currents, a series of international electro-acoustic music programmes held in Los Angeles (1973–9), was director of the CalArts Electro-Acoustic Music Marathon (1983–7) and has participated in various festivals overseas. He has received awards from the Groupe de Musique Expérimentale de Bourges, ASCAP and other organizations, and in ...

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