Works performed by Earplay:

Six Miniatures
Three Movements for Clarinet Solo

Anthony Korf was born on December 14, 1951 in New York City. His early training included the study of piano, winds, and percussion. He completed his formal training at the Manhattan School of Music where he received his undergraduate and masters degrees in performance. His most notable commissions include the San Francisco Symphony, The American Composers Orchestra, and a consortium of American chamber ensembles comprised of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, and Sonor. In 1991, he was awarded a commission from the Koussevitsky Music Foundation to compose a cantata for the New York Virtuoso singers. He also received a Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Korf has received commissioning and/or recording grants from the Jerome Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts. In 1975 he founded Parnassus, the New York based New Music ensemble. He is also a co-founder and artistic director of the Riverside Symphony, a New York based orchestra founded in 1980. He is a member of the Stephen Wolpe Society. A BMI composer, Korf is a member of the American Composer Alliance.

[from program for May 21, 2001 concert]