Tina Davidson was born in Stockholm, Sweden. She received her B.A. in piano and composition from Bennington College in 1976 where she studied with Henry Brant, Louis Calabro, Vivian Fine and Lionel Nowak. She has written for orchestra, mixed instrumental and vocal ensembles, soloists, as well as works with pre-recorded tape playback.
Commissions include the Kronos Quartet, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Greater Twin Cities Youth Orchestra, and Orchestra Society of Philadelphia. Recent performances include the premiere of her opera, Billy and Zelda by OperaDelaware in December 1998 and six performances of The Selkie Boy for narrator and orchestra by The Philadelphia Orchestra in their 1999-2000 season. Currently, Ms Davidson is Composer-in-Residence at the Fleisher Art Memorial (1998-2000).
" ...she makes music satisfying by carefully managing tension and release...it's being able to bring a sense of beauty and emotion to a strict organizational structure, a rarity in any age."
-- The Philadelphia Inquirer
Official Site: http://members.bellatlantic.net/~tdavidsn/
Record Label: CRI
Manager: American International Artists
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