Marjorie Merryman

Marjorie Merryman, Boston-based composer, has been commissioned by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, The New England Philharmonic, The American Guild of Organists, the Pappoutsakis Foundation, 20th Century Consort, Collage New Music, and many others. Her music has been played throughout the United States, as well as in England, France, Poland, Greece, Russia, Israel and Taiwan. Among her awards are prizes from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Boston League-ISCM, and the WBZ Fund for the Arts. She has received fellowships and grants from Tanglewood, the Radcliffe Institute, and the National Endowment for the Arts – Meet the Composer program. Her works are published by CF Peters, G. Schirmer, E.C. Schirmer, and APNM; and recorded on the New World and Koch International labels.

An active teacher, Marjorie Merryman has taught at Harvard, MIT, and New England Conservatory and has been on the faculty of Boston University School for the Arts since 1979. She received her Ph.D from Brandeis University, and studied composition with Seymour Shifrin, Martin Boykan, Betsy Jolas, and Gail Kubik.

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