|Country||United States of America|
|Categories||Classical, Contemporary, Electronic, Jazz, Neoclassical, Other, Soundtrack/Film Music|
Award-winning composer Arthur Gottschalk is Professor of Music Composition and Theory at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. With the number of compositions in his catalog now approaching two hundred, his music is regularly performed domestically and overseas, and his works are recorded on New Ariel, Crystal Records, Summit, Capstone, Beauport Classical, ERMMedia, Golden Crest, MSR Classics, Ablaze Records, and AURecordings. His works are published by Subito Music, Shawnee Press, European American Music Distributors, Alea Publishing, Trevco Music, Potenza Music, and The Spectrum Press. Dr. Gottschalk has worked in diverse areas of music, including composing and arranging music for feature films, television scores, numerous industrial films and commercials, music publishing, and artist management. He continues to work as an expert in music copyright cases and as a forensic musicologist. In 2006, Gottschalk’s Concerto for Violin and Symphonic Winds won the First Prize of the VVX Concorso Internazionale di Composizione Originale (Corciano, Italy), and in 2011 he was awarded a prestigious Bogliasco Fellowship for further work in Italy. Dr. Gottschalk’s many other awards include the Charles Ives Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and composer residencies at the famed Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center and at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Since 1980, he has been the recipient of annual awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. A student of renowned American composers William Bolcom, Ross Lee Finney, and Leslie Bassett, Arthur Gottschalk carries on this important lineage by producing students who compose original and innovative music in various forums throughout the world.