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ASHLEY FURE by gdf57j

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									    ASHLEY FURE
                                                                                                   EDUCATION
     IRCAM – Paris, France
        Cursus 2, October 2010 – June 2011
        Cursus 1, September 2008 – April 2009

     Harvard University – Cambridge, MA
        PhD Candidate in Music Composition, Expected Completion May 2011

     Harvard University – Cambridge, MA
        Masters in Music Composition with Distinction, June 2006

     Oberlin Conservatory – Oberlin, OH
        Bachelor of Music in Composition, June 2004

     Interlochen Arts Academy – Interlochen, MI, USA
         Diploma in Music Composition, June 2000


                                                                                        FESTIVAL PARTICIPATION
     Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music, 2010
     Tzlil Meudcan New Music Course, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2010
     World Music Days, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2008
     Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany, 2007
     TIMARA Festival, Oberlin, OH, 2007
     Third-Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival, Richmond, VA, 2006
     Acanthes Music Festival, Metz, France, 2005
     Midwest Composers Symposium, Oberlin, OH, 2003
     Midwest Composers Symposium, Champagne, IL, 2002
     American Academy in Fontainebleau, France, 2002


                                                                                                      HONORS
     Academy of Arts in Berlin, Fellowship Nominee, (pending), 2010
     Julius F.Jezek Prize in Composition, Finalist, (pending), 2010
     Adalbert W. Sprague Prize, Aperture/Iris, 2010
     Akademie Schloss Solitude 10-Month Fellowship, Stuttgart, Germany, 2009
     National Public Radio broadcasts interview and premiere of Cyan, 2009
     National Endowment of the Arts supports commission of Cyan, 2008
     World Music Days Young Composers Prize Finalist, Blush, 2008
     World Music Days U.S. Nominee, Susurrus and Blush, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2008
     Schaeffer Grant for Distinguished Teaching, Harvard University, 2008
     ASCAP Plus Award (4), 2007- 2010
     SCI/ASCAP Student Competition Prize, Susurrus, 2008
     George Arthur Knight Prize, Harvard University, Susurrus, 2007
     IAWM Pauline Oliveros Prize, Susurrus, 2007
     "Masterwork of the New Era," ErmMedia, Susurrus, 2007
     National Public Radio’s Saint Paul Sunday features Inescapable, 2007
     Blodgett Composition Prize, Harvard University, Shrapnel, 2006
     Oberlin Conservatory Grand Prize in Composition, 2004




                                   Ashley Fure, CV Page 1 of 2, ashley@ashleyfure.net



                                                                                            SELECTED WORKS
Pull, for Electric Guitar and Percussion, 2010
     Premiered by Ensemble Nikel in Tel Aviv, Israel
Aperture/Iris, for Nonet, 2010
     Commissioned and premiered by Calithumpian Consort in Boston, MA
Cyan, for Orchestra, 2009
     Commissioned and premiered by the Marquette Symphony Orchestra in Marquette, MI
Wire & Wool, for Cello and Electronics, 2009
     Premiered by Florent Maigrot in Paris, France
Névé, for Oil Drum and Instruments (8 Players), 2008
     Premiered by White Rabbit in Cambridge, MA
Blush, for Large Ensemble and Electronics (17 Players), 2007
     Commissioned and premiered by the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble in Oberlin, OH
Susurrus, for Flute, Violin, Cello, Percussion, and Electronics, 2007
     Commissioned and premiered by Eighth Blackbird in Richmond, VA
Drips of Hiss, for String Quartet, 2006
     Premiered by the Arditti Quartet in Cambridge, MA
Inescapable, for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, and Percussion, 2006
     Commissioned and premiered by Eighth Blackbird in Chicago, IL


                                                                                      RECENT PERFORMANCES

July 2, 2010      Pull premiered by Ensemble Nikel at the Felicja Blumenthal Center in Tel Aviv, Israel
April 5, 2010     Aperture/Iris premiered by Calithumpian Consort at Williams Hall in Boston, MA
December 11, 2009 Wire & Wool performed by Kivie Cahn-Lipmann at the Hydra Festival in Cambridge,
                  MA
May 17, 2009      Susurrus performed by Echoi at the Conrad Prebys Music Center in San Diego, CA
April 8, 2009     Susurrus performed by members of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra at Reynolds
                  Recital Hall in Marquette, MI
April 8, 2009     Lakewater performed by members of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra at the
                  Reynolds Recital Hall in Marquette, MI
April 4, 2009     Cyan premiered by the Marquette Symphony Orchestra at Kaufmann Auditorium in
                  Marquette, MI
March 28, 2009    Wire & Wool premiered by Florent Maigrot at the Espace de Projection in Paris, France
October 25, 2008  Blush performed by the Lithuanian State Orchestra at the World Music Days Festival
                  in Vilnius, Lithuania
June 2, 2008      Névé performed by the UCSD Performer’s Forum at the University of San Diego in
                  San Diego, CA
April 26, 2008    Blush performed by White Rabbit at the Paine Music Hall in Cambridge, MA
April 16, 2008    Susurrus performed by Echoi at Lippes Concert Hall in Buffalo, NY
April 13, 2008    Susurrus peformed by Echoi at Warner Concert Hall in Oberlin, OH
March 17, 2008    Susurrus performed by White Rabbit at the Hydra Festival in Cambridge, MA
March 13, 2008    Susurrus performed at the Siren Festival in Goteborg, Sweden
February 9, 2008  Névé premiered by White Rabbit at the Paine Music Hall in Cambridge, MA


                                                                                       TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Introduction to Western Music from Beethoven to the Present, Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2010
Advanced Music Theory, Head Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2009
Music and Politics, Head Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2008
First Nights, Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2008
Introduction to Composition, Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2007
Introduction to Music Theory, Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2006
                              Ashley Fure, CV Page 2 of 2, ashley@ashleyfure.net

								
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