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Lee C. Carter

Professor of Music


Degrees

PHD, 1995, CUNY Gr Sch & Univ Cnt; MM, 1986, Boston Univ; BA, 1984, Univ North Carolina Chapel Hil


Bio

Chandler Carter holds a Ph.D. in composition from the City University of New York, where he studied with Thea Musgrave and David Del Tredici and received the 1995 Barry Brook award for best music dissertation. Carter also holds master's degrees in composition and vocal performance from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina.
His music — which includes over 50 songs, choral, chamber and orchestral works and three operas — has been performed throughout the United States and in Canada and Europe by numerous distinguished recitalists and ensembles. He has received several awards, including two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and prizes for his Mass, Symphony for Winds and Canticle I for tenor and orchestra.

Teaching Interests

music theory, 20th-century music, opera, orchestration

Research Interests

composition, opera, Stravinsky

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
MUS 020 (CP) ENSEMBLE Undergraduate
MUS 020P (CP) COMPOSITION Undergraduate
MUS 064 ADV EARTRAINING Undergraduate
MUS 066 BEGINNING COMPOSITION Undergraduate
MUS 071 HARMONY Undergraduate
MUS 072 HARMONY Undergraduate
MUS 120B INTERMEDIATE COMPOSITION Undergraduate
MUS 120D ADV PRIVATE INSTRUCT Undergraduate
MUS 129 (AA) OPERA Undergraduate
MUS 166 ORCHESTRATION Undergraduate
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