Harry T. Bulow
Harry Bulow was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1951. He received his B.A. with distinction in music from San Diego State University (1975), and his M.A. and Ph.D. in music theory and composition from UCLA (1978, 1983). Bulow also holds a Performer’s Diploma in Saxophone Performance from Trinity College of Music, London, England. His principal composition teachers include Aaron Copland, Peter Mennin, Henri Lazarof, Roy Travis, David Ward-Steinman and Henry Mancini.
His works have received numerous awards including 1st Prize at the International Composers Competition in Trieste, Italy, the “Oscar Espla” Prize from the city of Alicante, Spain, a National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship, and 32 consecutive ASCAP/Plus Awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Bulow’s compositions have been performed by the Omaha Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, Eastman Wind Ensemble, New England Conservatory of Music Wind Ensemble and the Moscow National Symphonic Band. His music is published by Alfred Publications, Northeastern Music Publications, Imagine Music and Silver Mace Publications. Recording are available on Nonesuch Records, North/South Consonance Records, Society of Composers, Inc. and Crest Records. He has held positions at the University of Hawaii, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Lamar University in Beaumont, TX. He is Professor of Music and Head of the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.