Robert Morris

Robert Morris

Robert Morris (b. 1943) has composed over 160 works including concert, computer, improvisational, and outdoor music. His music has been performed throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. In addition, Morris has written many books, articles and reviews contributing to theories of musical analysis and aesthetics, compositional design, electronic and computer music, and South Indian Classical music.

Morris is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the A. Whitney Griswald Foundation, the American Music Center, the Institute for American Music, the MacDowell Colony, the Djerassi Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He has been guest composer at numerous festivals and series of new music, and has been commissioned by major performance organizations such as Speculum Musicae and the Society for New Music.

Morris is Professor of Composition and affiliated faculty member of the theory and musicology departments of the Eastman School Music at the University of Rochester; He currently is chair of the composition department. For more information see http://lulu.esm.rochester.edu/rdm/morris.bio.html.