Edward Bilous

College Division

College Division: 

  • Graduate Studies, Music Technology

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Born in NJ

Recipient of the William Schuman Scholars Award for contributions to the field of art education; member of the National Endowment for the Arts panel on Learning in the Arts. Master classes and seminars in arts education at the Tanglewood Institute, Philadelphia Orchestra, Columbia U., Leonard Bernstein Center for Arts and Education, Chamber Music America, and Osaka U., Showa Conservatory, and Kobe College, Japan. Former senior education advisor, The Academy, a Program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute. Teaching-artist, Lincoln Center Institute and national affiliates, 1979-89. Recent compositions include Lucid Dreams for the American Composers Orchestra; Night of the Dark Moon for Pilobolus Dance Theater; Benedictus for Triple Chorus and Percussion, Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia; Two Meditations from Portraits of Grief: A Tribute to the Victims of the September 11th Tragedy, commissioned by New York Times Television, Chaccone for Nine Souls from the Academy Award-nominated film Scottsboro, and the score to Forgiveness directed by Helen Whitney.

Degrees and Studies

B.M., Manhattan School of Music, studies with Charles Wuorinen and Elias Tannenbaum. M.M., D.M.A., The Juilliard School; studies with Elliott Carter and Vincent Persichetti; private studies in composition with Krzystof Penderecki.

The Juilliard School

Faculty since 1983; Graduate Studies since 1993; chair, Literature and Materials of Music department, 1996-2012. Director, Center for Innovation in the Arts, since 2012; artistic director, Beyond the Machine-A Festival of Electro-Acoustic and Multimedia Art, since 2001.