Anthony Joseph Lanman, a native of Houston, Texas, received his Bachelor of Music in composition at the University of Texas, and a Master of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts in composition from Indiana University. Mr. Lanman was lucky enough to be taught and inspired by Adam Holzman (classical guitar), Dan Welcher (composition), Nigel North (renaissance lute) and Sven-David Sandström (composition). Mr. Lanman is also an active performer on both the classical guitar and eights-string electric guitar.
Mr. Lanman has been commissioned by such diverse ensembles as Duo46, the Noné Trio, the Strung Out Trio, the California EAR Unit, the Oregon Bach Festival for the group Fireworks, the British new music group, Ensemble Eleven, and the Ft. Worth Symphony. Mr. Lanman's music has been performed all over the United States as well as in Turkey, Cyprus, Italy, Greece, England, Austria and the Czech Republic. In addition, his music has been featured on radio stations throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Mr. Lanman has participated as composer-in-residence at the Music02 festival held in Cincinnati OH, the 2005 Oregon Bach Festival, and at the "Essentially Choral" reading sessions held by Vocal Essence in Minneapolis, MN. He has received an ASCAP/Morton Gould Young Composer Award as well as several ASCAP Standard Awards.
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