Felicia Sandler

Felicia Sandler's (b. 1961) music of has been performed by ensembles from across the United States and Europe. Her recent commissions include Hysteria in Salem Village for the Big East Conference Band Directors Association (2004), Frozen Shadow – Quiet Light for Eliot Gattegno, tenor saxophonist for the Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet (2004), a new work for the Corona Guitar Quartet of Denmark, (2004), Rosie the Riveter commissioned by H.R. Reynolds for the University of Michigan Symphony band (2001), and Ring Out Wild Bells! for the University of Michigan Chamber Chorus (2000).

Sandler’s recent performances include Eliot Gattegno (January 2004), the U.S. Navy Band (May 2003), Symposium of New Band Music – VA intercollegiate CBDNA conference (February 2003), Plymouth Symphony (November 2002), Dale Warland Singers (May 2002), SCI 36th National Conference (April 2002). She has received awards from Meet The Composer, the Presser Foundation, and the American Composers Orchestra, among others.

Sandler’s choral compositions are published by E.C. Schirmer Music Company and Mark Foster Music Company; her band music is published by Ballerbach Music.

Sandler received a Ph.D. in composition and theory from the University of Michigan, an M.L.M. in liturgical music from The Catholic University of America, and a B.M. in composition and theory from the University of the Pacific. She is a former faculty member of Bowling Green State University, the University of Michigan, and currently teaches full-time at the New England Conservatory.

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