Dr. Kellogg is an award-winning composer with an emphasis in acoustic concert music. He has written extensively for orchestras, chamber ensembles, wind ensembles, and choruses. His music has been commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the Aspen Music Festival, the Takacs Quartet, and many other prestigious ensembles. Most recently he has begun writing opera.
music composition, orchestral, chamber, choral, opera
MUEL 3051 - Basic Composition
Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
Introduces the processes, materials, and forms of composition through the writing and performance of short musical works. Open to any student who already has rudimentary musical knowledge.
MUSC 3051 - Beginning Composition
Covers issues relating to the craft of musical composition with analysis and writing in various styles. This introductory course is designed for music majors who are not composition majors. Some of the assignments will be read in class. Offered spring term of even-numbered years.
MUSC 4001 - New Musical Styles and Practices
Explores a variety of music from the 20th and 21st centuries beginning with Stravinsky and moving through current trends. Involves a mix an analysis/exploration of this music with short composition assignments imitating the different styles. Offered spring of odd-numbered years.