Martin Blessinger

Associate Professor
Music
Jarvis Hall 313

m.blessinger@tcu.edu | 817-257-7264

Education

DM, Music Composition, Florida State University
MA, Music Composition, SUNY Stony Brook
BA, Music, SUNY Stony Brook

Courses Taught

Advanced Music Theory
Advanced Ear Training
Seminar in Music Theory - 20th C. Counterpoint
Music Composition
Tonal Counterpoint
Composition Lessons (undergraduate and graduate)

Areas of Focus

Music composition, music theory (with an emphasis in early 20th century US and France)

Rhapsody for Flute and Orchestra (2017)

Dark Energy for trombone ensemble (2016)

Exodrium et Infra Furorem for solo violin (2016)

Rhapsody for Flute and Orchestra (version for flute and piano) (2016)

Soaring Above the Rest–a book of six etudes for flute (2015)

Sonata for Bassoon (2015)

Diversions and Escapes for flute and piano (2014)

Legend Suite for marimba and clarinet (2014)

A Simple Prelude for clarinet quartet (2014)

For audio samples of works, please see http://www.martinblessinger.com

Society of Composers, Inc.

National Association of Composers/USA (NACUSA)

American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)

Society for Music Theory

Pi Kappa Lambda Honor Society (TCU Gamma Epsilon Chapter President)

 

Chair, Scholarship and Financial Aid Committee

University Graduate Council