TIMOTHY DWIGHT EDWARDS (b 1962 )
Timothy Dwight Edwards received the Arion Award for creative achievement in music from Amherst College where he received the Bachelor of Arts degree graduating magna cum laude. His compositional studies there with Lewis Spratlan helped to forge his musical aesthetic. He later studied jazz at the University of Massachusetts, receiving a Master of Music degree. He received his doctorate in Music Composition from the University of Chicago, where his teachers included Ralph Shapey, Shulamit Ran, Andrew Imbrie and John Eaton. He has taught music at the University of Chicago, University of Illinois and Columbia College Chicago.
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