Eric Guinivan

Eric GuinivanComposers Circle founder Eric Guinivan’s music has been performed by orchestras and chamber ensembles across the United States, Europe, and Asia.  His work as a composer and percussionist has garnered several honors, including a Grammy nomination, three BMI Student Composer Awards, three ASCAP Morton Gould Awards, and grants from Chamber Music America, the Theodore Presser Foundation, and Meet the Composer.  Eric has received commissions from the New York Youth Symphony, Lake Union Civic Orchestra, the Firebird Ensemble, the Lotte Lehmann Foundation, ASCAP, SCI, NOVUS Trombone Quartet, and pianist Vicki Ray, among others.  Eric made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2011 performing as soloist with the New York Youth Symphony in the premiere of his work Meditation and Awakening for percussion and orchestra.  Eric holds degrees from Indiana University and University of Southern California and is currently Assistant Professor of Composition at James Madison University.


LISTEN: Prelude: Hymn and Snowfall for solo piano
Lori Piitz, piano
Premiered at the 2014 American Liszt Society Festival


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