Sean Shepherd b. 1979

Master of orchestral color and rhythmic complexity * Currently Composer in Residence at the Reno Philharmonic, his hometown orchestra, which will perform two new pieces in two seasons * Commissions include the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, Ensemble Intercontemporain, and the Claremont Trio * Works performed by New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, among others * Winner of 2009 triennial Benjamin H. Danks Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters * Other awards include the Sue Knussen Composers Fund, ASCAP, and the National Society of Arts and Letters.

Works by Sean Shepherd include:
Wanderlust (2009) for full orchestra
These Particular Circumstances (2009) for chamber orchestra

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