Gwyneth Walker Composer
Gwyneth Van Anden Walker (born 22 March 1947) is an American music educator and composer. Gwyneth Van Anden was born in New York of a Quaker family and grew up in New Canaan, Connecticut. She began her first efforts at composition at an early age, and went on to receive BA, MM and DMA degrees in Music Composition from Brown University and the Hartt School of Music, where she studied under Arnold Franchetti. She taught music for fourteen years at Hartt School of Music, the Hartford Conservatory and the Oberlin College Conservatory, and then went to work as a full-time composer. In 2000 she received the Vermont Arts Council's Lifetime Achievement Award. Walker's compositions include song cycles, jazz, folksongs and spirituals, rock-and-roll, choral music, traditional folk songs, ballads and cantatas.
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1. Brown University Colleges/University
Brown University is a private, Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III (1760–1820), Brown is the third oldest institution of higher education in New England and seventh oldest in the United States.
2013. 2.86 bil. $
2011. 2.18 bil. $
2014. 8.6 %
2013. 9.16 %
2012. 9.6 %
2010. 9.0 %
2013. 44.6 K $
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2. The Hartt School Colleges/University
The Hartt School is the comprehensive performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford located in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States that offers degree programs in music, dance, and theatre. Founded in 1920 by Julius Hartt and Moshe Paranov, Hartt has been part of the University of Hartford since its charter merged the then Hartt School of Music, the Hartford Art School, and Hillyer College to create the University in 1957. Hartt offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in music, dance, and theatre, and associated disciplines. The Hartt Community Division offers a variety of opportunities in music and dance for students of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.
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