What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Is music your main income source?
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Where do you live?
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
Ezra Donner (b. 1986) is an American composer, pianist, and educator. Described as “energetic and good humored” (The Big City), his music combines passion, wit, and sensitivity with an interest in music’s ability to communicate a wide range of emotions and ideas. Ezra’s music has been performed in Carnegie Hall and in numerous other venues throughout North America, the United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, and Turkey. Awards and honors for composition have come from the American Prize Competition, the Respighi Prize Competition, the Music Teachers’ National Association, ClefWorks, and the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium. Ezra’s work as a performer can be heard on his studio album Steel Sky, featuring original compositions for piano solo composed 2009-2011. His teaching is showcased in the video series Journeys through Music, highlighting music from the orchestral repertoire with analysis and musical illustrations. Ezra is currently pursuing a Doctor of Music Degree in composition at Indiana University, where he is a student of Claude Baker. He holds degrees from Indiana University and the University of Michigan, where his principal teachers were William Bolcom and Bright Sheng.