Clifton D. Callender
Clifton Callender, Associate Professor of Composition at Florida State University, received the Ph.D. in composition from the University of Chicago as a Whiting Fellow. He holds the M.M. in composition from the Peabody Conservatory and the B.F.A. from Tulane University. His solo piano work Patty, My Dear has been recorded by Jeri-Mae Astolfi on the Capstone label and Point and Line to Plane is to be recorded by Jeffrey Jacob. His music has been recognized by and performed at the Spark Festival, Forecast Music, Composers Inc., Florida Electracoustic Music Festival, the International Festival of Electroacoustic Music “Primavera en La Habana,” the National Association of Composers USA Young Composers Competition, the Northern Arizona University Centennial Composition the Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States, Competition, North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conferences, the World Harp Congress in Copenhagen, the iChamber New Music Series, the Composers Conference at Wellesley College, the Ernest Bloch Music Festival, the ppIANISSIMO festival in Bulgaria, SCI national, regional, and student conferences, Florida State University, the University of Georgia, Louisville University, the University of Chicago Contemporary Chamber Players Concert Series, and Northern Illinois University.Also active in music theory, Callender's articles have been published in Science, Perspectives of New Music, Journal of Music Theory, Music Theory Online, and Intégral.