Carman Moore

SCORE: Don't Back Up: Don't Back Down

CARMAN MOORE’S credits include commissions and performances by the N.Y. Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Dayton Opera Company, the Orchestra of the Sorbonne, and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, among others. Moore was the composition student of Hall Overton, Vincent Persichetti, and Luciano Berio at The Juilliard School. He has taught at the Yale University School of Music, Queens and Brooklyn Colleges, Carnegie-Mellon University, and Manhattanville College. He and the Skymusic Ensemble, which he founded and conducts, were long-time Artists in Residence at New York’s St. John the Divine Cathedral. Mr. Moore has recently co-created and toured with Danish singer Lotte Arnsbjerg the multi-media song cycle Girl of Diamond Mountain, a work concerned with the world-wide scourge of child sexual abuse. In 2013 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.