Works performed by Earplay:


Daniel S. Godfrey (b. 1949) received B.A. and M.M. degrees in composition from Yale University and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He is Professor of Music in the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University and has also held visiting faculty appointments at the Indiana University School of Music, Eastman School of Music and the University of Pittsburgh. He is founder and co-director of the Seal Bay Festival of American Chamber Music (on the Maine coast) and is co-author of Music Since 1945, published by Schirmer Books. His music has been performed throughout North America and overseas and has earned awards and commissions from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, the US West Foundation, and the New York Foundation for the Arts, among others. Recent projects include Symphony in Minor for the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, String Quartet No. 3 for the Cassatt String Quartet, and Shindig for solo horn and wind ensemble, commissioned by the Big Ten University Band Directors Association.

[from program for February 5, 2001 concert]