Tom Flaherty

Biography

Tom Flaherty has received grants, prizes, awards, and residencies from the National Endowment for the Arts, American Music Center, the Pasadena Arts Council, the Massachusetts Council for the Arts and Humanities, the Delius Society, the University of Southern California, "Meet the Composer", and Yaddo. Published by Margun Music, Inc. and American Composers Editions, his music has been performed throughout Europe and North America, and is recorded on the Klavier, Bridge, SEAMUS, Capstone, and Advance labels. He earned degrees at Brandeis University, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook, and the University of Southern California; his primary teachers in composition include Martin Boykan, Bülent Arel, Robert Linn, and Frederick Lesemann. A founding member of the Almont Ensemble, he currently holds the John P. and Magdalena R. Dexter Professorship in Music and is Director of the Electronic Studio at Pomona College. He is an active cellist in the Los Angeles area.

ACE Publications

99 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Tom Flaherty SONGS OF THE VIOLA Soprano, viola, cello, piano
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Tom Flaherty CONCERTO FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA - Cello and Piano reduc cello, piano
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Tom Flaherty Die Schöne Muellerin Report soprano, baritone, mandola (or guitar), viola, cello, piano
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Tom Flaherty HOMO LOQUAX string quartet
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Tom Flaherty SONG AND DANCE cello quartet
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Tom Flaherty AFTERMATH solo violin
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Tom Flaherty REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PRESENT solo cello
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Tom Flaherty QUODLIBET AND CHORALE 4 cellos
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Tom Flaherty Time's Up 2 pianos six-hands, 4 percussion
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Tom Flaherty IGOR TO PLEASE - version for 6 players 6 players: Two pianos 4-hands; two toy pianos, and electronic playback
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Tom Flaherty CELLIST'S VARIATIONS ON "HOME ON THE RANGE" 4 cellos
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Tom Flaherty CHRISTMAS QUODLIBET - 4 cellos 4 cellos
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Tom Flaherty SILVER PRIME HARMONY 2 vln, 2 vla, vcl, pf 4-hands, audience participation
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Tom Flaherty Lamp Unto Thy Tweet soprano, bass (voice), mandola, viola, cello, and piano
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Tom Flaherty Triphoria Violin, Viola, and Cello
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Tom Flaherty MANDOLIN SONGS Sop, mandolin
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Tom Flaherty TITANIC DESCENT -
Fixed media audio recording, audience participation with flashlights
Tom Flaherty WAGON-WHEELING Duo for piano and percussionist
piano, percussion (1)
Tom Flaherty AIRDANCING piano, toy piano, electronics
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Tom Flaherty PART SUITE-A -
Piano

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