KEVIN PUTS (b 1972 )
The American composer Kevin Puts has had works commissioned and performed by leading orchestras, ensembles and soloists throughout North America, Europe and the Far East. Known for his distinctive and richly colored musical voice, he has received many of today’s most prestigious honors and awards for composition. He was Young Concert Artists Composer-in-Residence from 1996–1998, and is still a member of YCA’s management roster. A native of St Louis, Missouri, he received his Bachelor’s Degree from the Eastman School of Music, his Master’s Degree from Yale University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts at the Eastman School of Music.