Thursday 2 August 2012

ASL 2011: Rice & Robertson

Philip Rice is an American composer specializing in choralcomposition and English artsong. He graduated summa cum laude from Central Michigan University with a B.M. in composition and theory, studying under David Gillingham, and has received additional lessons with composers including Tom Cipullo, Cindy McTee, and Roberto Sierra. He currently attends Westminster College of the Arts in Princeton, NJ, pursuing an M.M. in composition under Dr. Stefan Young (a student of Nadia Boulanger). He has won numerous prizes for his compositions, among them awards from Chanticleer, The Kansas University Choral Society, the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Central Michigan University, and Westminster Choir College.

Rodney Robertson teaches and writes in Vancouver.