George Flynn

American composer, pianist and teacher George Flynn was born in Montana on 21 January 1937 and grew up in Montana and Washington. He studied and later taught at Columbia University in New York City. From 1977 until 2001 he was chair of musicianship and composition at DePaul University in Chicago.

He has written in a wide range of genres, from electronic music to symphonic works, and including many chamber works, and lots of music for piano. His three piano works Wound (1968), Kanal (1976) and Salvage (1993) together form a cycle named Trinity, which runs for approximately 114 minutes and which has been recorded by Swedish pianist Fredrik Ullén.

Further information: georgeflynncomposer.com

 

A selection of articles about George Flynn

George Flynn on CD: An Overview - Esdras Mugatik explores the work of this American composer

Simultaneous Beethoven - Endre Anaru listens to all the Beethoven symphonies simultaneously

George Flynn in Chicago - Esdras Mugatik looks forward to a concert on 27 January 2019

 

 

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