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Kellogg, Daniel Associate Professor and Christoffersen Faculty Fellow in Composition

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  • 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.

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  • music composition, orchestral, chamber, choral, opera

Teaching

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  • MUEL 2752 - Music in American Culture
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018
    Offers a stylistic and historical examination of trends that have influenced present-day music in the U.S.
  • MUEL 3051 - Basic Composition
    Secondary Instructor - 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
    Secondary Instructor - Spring 2018
    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
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    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.
  • PMUS 1526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
  • PMUS 2526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
  • PMUS 3526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
  • PMUS 4526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
  • PMUS 5526 - Composition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019

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