ISU Carillon Festival 2007

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Jeffery L. Prater, guest composer

Jeffrey L. Prater teaches in the Department of Music at Iowa State University, where he is professor of music, chair of the music theory division, and past director of the ISU Chamber Singers. He holds the Ph.D. degree in music composition from The University of Iowa, Master of Music from Michigan State University, and his bachelor's degree from Iowa State University. He has written over seventy works in various genres, and has pieces published by G. Schirmer, E.C. Schirmer, Bourne, ALRY Publications, and Pro-Motion Music, and Cornucopia Press.

Dr. Prater will discuss his Stars Bells for carillon and orchestra, and his approach in writing music for carillon. His carillon composition Interfusions will also be featured.