Samuel Zyman

College Division

College Division: 

  • Music Theory and Analysis, Liberal Arts

Evening Division

Evening Division: 

  • Music Theory

Contact Information

Contact Information

Born in Mexico City, Mexico

Recipient, Diploma, Mexican Society of Critics of Theater and Music, 1992; Mozart Medal, 1998. Works performed in U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, South America. Compositions: two symphonies, other orchestral works, five concertos, song cycles, guitar sonata, chamber music. Composed original symphonic score for the film The Other Conquest (Salvador Carrasco, director; Alvaro Domingo, producer), performed by Plácido Domingo and the Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields. Recordings on Island, IMP Masters, Urtext Digital Classics. Publisher: Theodore Presser.

Degrees and Studies

M.D., National Autonomous U. of Mexico; M.M. and D.M.A., composition, Juilliard. Composition with Humberto Hernández Medrano, Stanley Wolfe, Roger Sessions, David Diamond. Conducting with Francisco Savín, Eduardo Díaz-Muñoz; piano with María Teresa Castrillón, National Conservatory of Mexico.

The Juilliard School

Faculty since 1987; Evening Division since 1986.