Dylan Findley, Komponist, Kansas City, Missouri
Dylan Findley (1991) is a recent graduate of Brigham Young University in Music Composition/Theory. He sees music as a gateway to inspiration, energy, and expression of intangible truths, and as such, he explores new ways to channel and focus music's power. In seeking for truth, his music is inspired by religion, nature, culture, and life experience. Ab Herbst 2019 arbeitet er an seiner Doktorarbeit in Musical Arts an der Universität von Kansas City. Durch seine Komposition und Uraufführung (s. u.) hat er zum deutschen HLT-Kulturgeschehen beigetragen und plant, dies in den nächsten Monaten durch ein größeres Oratorium über den Gedichtband "Come" von Johannsson zu tun.
Ein Prinz zieht heran. Kleines Oratorium nach einem Gedicht von Bruno Johannsson, Provo 2014
Uraufführung: Gemeinde Zwickau, August 2014 mit David Seay, Sopran und Anika Vogel, Piano
I go a Fishing, Orchestral Work, Kansas City 2019
Premiere Herbst 2019 in Campinas, Brasilien
Konzept, Aufführungen, Kooperationen, Besprechungen usw.
Dylan Findley ) writes music as a sacred act of expressing intangible truths through emotion. As such, he enjoys the interplay between symbolism, perception of musical space and time, and the exploration of interesting sounds.
Dylan has received commissions from the Barlow Endowment, São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival Orchestral Commissioning Project, New American Voices, American Guild of Organists Student Commissioning Project, and the Barlow Student Composition Award. His music has been championed by newEar, Transient Canvas, members of the Cleveland Orchestra, Ensemble Mise-En, Quarteto L’Arianna with Pedro Gadelha, Mnemosyne Quartet, Great Noise Ensemble, PULSE Trio, TransAmerican Duo, Frost Symphony Orchestra, and Brigham Young University's Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band. His works have been featured on three continents: at the São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival (Brazil), Oh My Ears Festival, June in Buffalo, Exchange of Midwestern Collegiate Composers Conference, Blue Ridge Music Festival, ALBA Music Festival (Italy), Clarinova, National Student Electronic Music Event, Society of Composers, Inc. conference, Atlantic Music Festival, Florida Electroacoustic Student Festival, Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival, Utah Xtalk, and the West Fork New Music Festival.
His teachers include Chen Yi, Paul Rudy, James Mobberley, Zhou Long, Lansing McLoskey, Christian Asplund, Neil Thornock, Michael Hicks, and Sam Richards. He currently pursues his Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Listen at www.dylanfindley.com.