Dylan Mattingly: Homeward Angel (Music for a Soundtrack to Clouds) PART 2
performed by the Symphony Parnussus, June 6th, 2010.
conductor: Stephen Paulson
Dylan Mattingly was born March 18th, 1991 in Berkeley, California. He began playing cello at the age of 5, and began writing music at the age of 7. He currently studies composition at the Bard College Conservatory of Music with George Tsontakis, Joan Tower, and Kyle Gann. His music has been performed in such cities as Sydney, Berlin, New York, San Francisco, and numerous other locations all over the world. He has studied conducting with David Ramadanoff and Nathan Madsen, and has worked with David Tcimpidis, Yiorgos Vassilandonakis, Katrina Wreede, and John Adams, as well as taken part in the John Adams Young Composer's Program.
His work is influenced alike by John Adams, Olivier Messiaen, Magnus Lindberg, Joni Mitchell, the old American blues and folk field recordings of the Lomaxes, and the giants of post-Partch American microtonality such as Ben Johnston and James Tenney. For two years he was the