Dr. Anne M. Guzzo, Composer

Associate Professor of Composition and Theory

University of Wyoming, Music Department 3037

1000 E. University Avenue, Laramie, WY 82071-3037

(307) 766-5109 office, (307) 399-5056 cell

guzzo@uwyo.edu, www.anneguzzo.com

 

EDUCATION

 

September 2002              Ph.D., Music Composition & Theory

                                    University of California, Davis

                                                                     

June 1996                      Master of Arts, 20th Century Performance Practice

                                    University of California, Santa Cruz

 

March 1992                    Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Clarinet Performance

                                    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

August 2011–Present       Music Department, Associate Professor of Composition and Theory

                                    University of Wyoming, Laramie

 

August 2006–May 2011   Music Department, Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory

                                    University of Wyoming, Laramie

 

OTHER MUSIC POSITIONS

 

            2016–present      Director, The Wyoming Festival

                                       New Music Chamber Festival

                                       Berol Lodge, UW-National Park Service Research Station

                                       Grand Teton National Park, WY, USA

 

RECENT PUBLISHED WORKS

Guzzo, Anne, 2016, Stories for Our Time: Music for Trumpet by Women Composers

CD recording of composition Jazz Professor Glasses, on MSR Classics, MS189,

              Thomas Pfotenhauer, trumpet/flugel horn.

Guzzo, Anne, 2013, Kiwi Rings, Redshift Records, Negative Zed Ringtones

            redshiftrecords.org/releases/tk436/

 

Guzzo, Anne, 2012, Pride Parade, a round for four part mixed choir, In:

            Festival 2012, Denver: Rounds and Chants, Eds. Jane Ramseyer Miller

            and Mark Howarth, GALA Choirs publication, p.18.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN-PROGRESS

 Guzzo, Anne, CD recording of composition Antelope Pavane for two clarinets.

            AdZel Duo, Performed by AdZel Duo: Mariam Adam and Stephanie Zelnick, clarinets

            Expected completion 2018.

 

Guzzo, Anne, CD recording of Three Paintings for Orchestra and Carnival of the Microbes

            Performed by Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Thomas A. Blomster, conductor

            Expected completion 2018

 

SELECTED COMPOSITION PREMIERES AND PERFORMANCES     

 

            2017                 Things Bright for violin, viola, cello

                                    Voices of Change: Maria Schleuning, violin;

                                    Barbara Sudweeks, viola; Jeffrey Hood, cello

                                    21st Century Women Composers

                                    March 25, 2017, Caruth Auditorium at SMU  Dallas, TX

 

            2016                 Carnival of the Microbes for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano and strings

                                    Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Thomas A. Blomster, conductor

                                    Winter Carnival, January 24, 2016, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO

          

         2016                 Conigli for flute and piano

                                   NoCo Artists: Cille Lutsch, flute and Richard Shore, piano    

                                   Elemental: Fire and Water

                                   January 23, 2016, Midtown Arts Center, Ft. Collins, CO

 

          2015                 Three Paintings for Orchestra

                                    Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Thomas A. Blomster, conductor

                                    Myths, Painters, and Composers

                                    October 11, 2015, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO

 

            2014                 Two arias from Clinker (Opera-in-progress)

                                    “Powder River Aria” and “Fractures”

                                    Members of the Colorado Chamber Orchestra

                                    Sylvia Schranz, soprano and Thomas Erik Angerhofer, baritone

                                    Thomas Blomster, conductor

                                    Aquila Summer Concert Series, August 7, 2014, John Galt Coffee, Greeley, CO            

 

            2014                 I Have Loved the Stars for SATB w/divisi and string quartet

                                    Gerard Schwarz, conductor

                                    University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale

                                    Kaleidoscope Concert with Gerard Schwarz

                                    Fine Arts Concert Hall, February 6, 2014, Laramie, WY       

 

            2013               Tango No. 1 for flute, English horn, and piano

                                    Allégresse: Annie Gnojek, flute; Margaret Marco, English horn

                                    Ellen Bottorff, piano

                                    Festival of New American Music

                                    Crocker Art Museum, November 10, 2013, Sacramento, CA

 

            2013                Things Bright for violin, viola, and cello

                                    Synchromy: Iryna Krechkovsky Loucks, violin;

                                    Colleen Sugata, viola; Ross Gasworth, cello

                                    March 14, 2013, Crossroads School, Roth Hall, Santa Monica, CA

                                    March 16, 2013, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Pasadena, CA

 

            2012                Noturna para Goiás for string orchestra and piano - premiere

                                    Joaquim Jayme, conductor and Diego Caetano, piano soloist

                                    Orquestra Musicâmera de Goiás

                                    Festival Internacional Música Clássica no Coração do Brasil

                                    Teatro SESI, November 27, 2012, Goiânia, Brazil

 

            2011                The Colof or Honey for two clarinets

                                    AdZel Duo: Mariam Adam and Stephanie Zelnick, clarinets

                                    December 9, 2011, European Clarinet Association, Madrid, Spain

 

            2010                Conigli for flute and piano

                                    Mary Fukushima-Kirkendoll, flute

                                    Michael Kirkendoll, piano - premiere

                                    Cortona Sessions for New Music

                                    June 29, 2010, Oasi Neumann, Cortona Italy

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

            2015–2016        Composer-in-Residence for 2015–2016 Season

                                    Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Denver, CO

 

            2014                Ucross Foundation: Ucross-Pollination Fellowship

                                   Science/Art Collaborative Program

                                    Ucross, WY

                                    International Artists’ Residency Program (June 18-30, 2014)

 

            2013                Vine Orchestra, short form composition competition winner

                                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycMlzR-e2SM

                                   

            2012                 Extraordinary Merit in Teaching

                                    University of Wyoming, College of Arts and Sciences

 

            2012                 Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Fellow

                                    Brush Creek Ranch, Saratoga, WY

                                    International Artists’ Residency Program (Sept. 4–28, 2012)  

 

            2011                 Performing Arts Fellow in Composition

                                    Wyoming Arts Council—Cheyenne, WY

 

            2011                 A&S Top Ten Teaching Award

                                    University of Wyoming

                                    Voted one of top ten among all Arts and Sciences Faculty

                                    by graduating seniors in College of Arts and Sciences