David Sanford

Director of the contemporary big band the Pittsburgh Collective, composer David Sanford has received commissions from the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the Meridian Arts Ensemble, Speculum Musicae and cellist Matt Haimovitz among others. His honors include the Rome Prize and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Radcliffe Institute. He is currently Elizabeth T. Kennan Professor of Music at Mount Holyoke College.