ACA members elected three new members of the Board of Governors of ACA for the term beginning Oct. 1st. Composers David Liptak, Jody Rockmaker, and Noel Zahler will join ACA President Beth Wiemann, and fellow board members Ross Bauer, Richard Cameron-Wolfe, Robert Carl, David Froom, Robert Gibson, Barbara Jazwinski, Lewis Nielson, Christopher Shultis, and Burr Van Nostrand.
David Liptak, is Professor of Composition at the
Eastman School of Music, where he has taught since 1986. Previously, he
served on the composition and theory faculties of the University of
Illinois and Michigan State University.
Jody Rockmaker has taught at Stanford
University, the San Francisco Conservatory Preparatory School,
and Arizona State University where he is currently an Associate Professor.
Noel Zahler is presently
Dean of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at LIU Post. He has
served as the Head of the Carnegie Mellon School of Music, Director of
the University of Minnesota School of Music and Chair of the department
of music at Connecticut College. His research is in computer assisted