Harry Bulow

Harry Bulow received his B.A. with distinction in music from San Diego State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in music theory and composition from UCLA. He studied composition and orchestration with Aaron Copland, Peter Mennin, Henri Lazarof, Roy Travis, David Ward-Steinman and Henry Mancini. His works have received numerous awards including 1st prize at the International Composers Competition in Trieste, Italy, the "Oscar Espla" Prize from the city of Alicante, Spain, and NEA Composer Fellowship and 21 consecutive awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. His works have been performed by the Omaha Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, North/South Consonance and the New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble. His style reveals a familiarity and fluency in a wide range of musical idioms including jazz, concert, film and sacred music. The major influences in his work include the music of Witold Lutoslawski, Karel Husa, Peter Mennin, Aaron Copland and Henry Mancini. He has been Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he was Director of the Center for Music Technology. Currently, he is the Chairperson of the Music, Theatre, and Dance Department at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.