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photo of patrick grantBorn in Detroit, Michigan, Patrick Grant began studying music at age eleven and won his first composition prize at age 14 for his "Cantata for the Easter Mass." Since then he has written music for numerous situations and combinations of players, including new wave rock, cable television, the Living Theatre, gamelan music, his own ensemble, the Patrick Grant Group, and various more traditional forces. His opera The Rules of Civility, whose libretto is a text by George Washington, has been performed more then 150 times throughout the U.S. and Europe. In addition, he has studied at Wayne State University, Julliard, and in Bali with Balinese master musician I Wayan Lantir. Grant has received commissions and performances from many groups, including the Harvard-Radcliffe Contemporary Music Ensemble, Music Under Construction, and Switzerland's Prix de Lausanne International concours for Dance at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, as well as grants from Meet the Composer.

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