Dan Forrest b. Dan is highly active in the music publishing industry, currently publishing his concert choral music through his own company, The Music of Dan Forrest distributed by Beckenhorst Press , and his church choral anthems with Beckenhorst Press. He also maintains a sizable presence in the Hinshaw Music catalog, and has published with a dozen other publishers. He adjudicates regional and national composition contests, and keeps a full schedule of commissions, workshops, recordings, and residencies with universities, churches, community and professional ensembles, collaborating as accompanist, presenting his music, and teaching composition and music theory. His academic background includes several years as a professor and department head music theory and composition in higher education. Dan professes lifelong gratitude to the teachers that shaped his musicality: James Barnes doctoral advisor , Alice Parker multiple fellowships with Melodious Accord , Joan Pinkston and the late Dwight Gustafson college composition teachers , Frances McLaren and the late Joanne Snyder childhood piano and music teachers. More information about Dan and his work can be found at www. First Name. Last Name. Email address:.
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Using choir, strings, piano, solo cello, percussion, organ, and electronics, the work creates a rich and poignant soundscape intertwining with profound and compelling texts from Scripture as well as classic and modern poetry. The emotional arc of the music beautifully mirrors that of life, from the miracle of birth to the bereavement of death, and the love that makes life rich and meaningful. Dan Forrest is an acclaimed composer of choral, orchestral, instrumental, and wind band works.
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All scores, recordings and materials on SBMP. Anonymously report copyright infringements to Webmaster sbmp. Dan Forrest Dan Forrest b. His new Requiem for the Living has quickly become his best-known work, having received overwhelming acclaim since its premiere, and is receiving hundreds of performances in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and multiple performances in Carnegie Hall. Dan is highly active in the music publishing industry, both in concert choral music maintaining a choral series in his name with Hinshaw Music and in church choral music serving as associate editor at Beckenhorst Press , and has published with more than a dozen publishers. He has adjudicated numerous regional and national composition contests. Dan keeps a full schedule of commissions, workshops, recordings, adjunct professorships, and residencies with universities, churches, and community ensembles, collaborating as accompanist, presenting his music, and teaching composition and theory. His academic background includes several years as a professor and department head music theory and composition in higher education. More information about Dan and his work can be found at www.
Daniel Ernest Forrest Jr. Dan Forrest was born in Breesport, New York , and began piano lessons with his elementary school music teacher at age 8. In high school Forrest won numerous piano awards, accompanied honors choirs, and performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Elmira Symphony. He majored in piano at Bob Jones University , earning a B. After teaching piano in South Carolina for 3 years, he moved to Kansas where he earned a D. Forrest also studied with Alice Parker , whom he counts as a foremost influence. His music appears in the catalogs of numerous publishers, primarily Beckenhorst Press church music and Hinshaw Music concert music.