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.

Personal details

Date of birth
1947

Education

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.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2013. 2.86 bil. $
2011. 2.18 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1764
Headquarters
1 Prospect Street, 02912 - Providence, Rhode Island
Undergraduates
2013. 6,182
2010. 6,318
2009. 6,232
2007. 5,701
Postgraduates
2013. 2,437
2010. 2,387
Acceptance rate
2014. 8.6 %
2013. 9.16 %
2012. 9.6 %
2010. 9.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44.6 K $
2010. 39.9 K $
Official web page www.brown.edu
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People attended Brown University connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1952., Journalist
b. 1947., Politician
b. 1945., Professor
b. 1951., Writer
b. 1951., Novelist

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.

Founded
1920
Headquarters
200 Bloomfield Avenue, 06117 - West Hartford, Connecticut
Official web page harttweb.hartford.edu
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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended The Hartt School connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1930., Composer
b. 1941., Composer
b. 1952., Musical Artist
b. 1951., Singer
b. 1950., Violinist

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