Composition Department

Eugene O'Brien

Executive Associate Dean; Professor

MP3 Recordings and Videos

Black Fugatos for chamber ensemble (1983)

In the Country of Last Things for soprano and ensemble (1999)

Embarking for Cythera for ensemble (1978)

Fancies and Goodnights for flute, clarinet and contrabass (1994)

Mysteries of the Horizon for ensemble (1987)

Taking Measures for solo violin and ensemble (1985)

The Clouds of Magellan for orchestra (1995)

Eugene O'Brien, Executive Associate Dean; Professor.
D.M.A., Case Western Reserve University-Cleveland Institute of Music, 1983. Fulbright, Rome Prize, Guggenheim, and Rockefeller Foundation fellowships; commissions from the NEA, Koussevitzky and Fromm Foundations, and Meet the Composer/Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Fund. Performances by the Omaha Symphony, RAI Symphony Orchestra of Rome, the Cleveland Orchestra, and numerous soloists and ensembles. Awards from American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters, International Society for Contemporary Music, ASCAP and BMI. Works published by MMB, Boosey & Hawkes, and G. Schirmer, and recorded on the CRI, Golden Crest, Crystal and Capstone labels. Former faculty member, Cleveland Institute of Music and Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.  Full Biography >>