Local, award-winning composer Jeffrey Mumford speaks about his most recent works.
Mumford’s works have been extensively performed both in the United States and abroad. His most notable commissions include those from the Sphinx Consortium, the Cincinnati Symphony, the National Gallery of Art/Contemporary Music Forum VERGE Ensemble, the Argento Chamber Ensemble, Ole Bohn, the Haydn Trio Eisenstadt (Vienna), the Network for New Music, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Jeffrey Mumford has received numerous fellowships, grants, prizes and commissions for his compositions. Some of his awards include the “Academy Award in Music” from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, a Fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, a Fellowship to the Composers’ Conference, Johnson, Vermont and an ASCAP Aaron Copland Scholarship. He was also the winner of the inaugural National Black Arts Festival/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Composition Competition.
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