John Anthony Lennon has been commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Theatre Chamber Players, the Library of Congress, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, the National Endowment for the Arts Orchestral Consortium, the Fromm Foundation , the Kronos Quartet and many others. In addition to the Rome Prize, Guggenheim, Friedheim, DAAD, and Charles Ives Prize from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Lennon has been the recipient of numerous awards, and has held fellowships at Tanglewood, Yaddo, McDowell, the Bogliasco Foundation and the Rockefeller Center at Bellagio. A professor of composition at Emory University, Lennon resides in Atlanta. Reared in Mill Valley, California, Lennon earned a liberal arts degree at the University of San Francisco, and holds a master's degree and doctorate from the University of Michigan where he studied with Leslie Bassett and William Albright and William Bolcom. Lennon is published by E.C. Schirmer, C.F. Peters, Dorn, Mel Bay, Columbia University and Oxford University Presses. Recordings are with, Bridge Records, Capstone, Open Loop, MMC, Innova and Albany Records.

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