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Monica Lynn

Monica Lynn

American composer
Monica Lynn
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Intro American composer
Is Educator Musician Composer Music educator
From United States of America
Type Academia Music
Gender female
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Monica Lynn is an American composer who lives and works in the San Francisco Bay area. She graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied with Stefan Kostka, David Neumeyer and Forrest Pierce. She continued her education at the University of Missouri in Kansas City where she studied with James Mobberley, Paul Rudy, Chen Yi, Zhou Long, and at the University of California, Santa Cruz where she graduated with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree, studying with Ben Leeds Carson, David Cope, Karlton Hester, David Evan Jones, Hi Kyung Kim, Paul Nauert and Peter Elsea.
Lynn taught at the University of California at Santa Cruz while working on her degree. Her music has been performed internationally.

Honors and awards

  • 2009-10: UCSC Grant; ASCAP Award
  • 2008-09: European American Musical Alliance, Lindsay and Brian Shea Fellowship; Brevard Institute Scholarship Award; selected composer, South Oxford Six, Summer in Sombor, SERBIA; Finalist, College Music Society Pacific Central/Pacific Southern SuperRegional Conference; Finalist, California Summer Music, San Francisco, CA; UCSC Grant; ASCAP Award
  • 2007-08: UCSC Graduate Student Association Scholarship Award; UCSC Doctoral Tuition and Fee Fellowship
  • 2006-07: UCSC Chancellor’s Doctoral Fellowship Award, UCSC Doctoral Tuition and Fee Fellowship, UCSC Porter Graduate Arts Research Grant, UMKC Student Government Association Scholarship Award
  • 2005-06: George D. Martin III Scholarship Award, Mary Margaret Miller Graduate Assistance Endowment Fund Award, Presidents General Assembly of Greater Kansas City Award, Virginia French Mackie Award, The Walden School Scholarship Award
  • 2004-05: Jarene Stanford Graduate Achievement Fellowship, Nancy Kassebaum Baker Graduate Achievement Fellowship, UMKC Chancellor’s Fellowship Award, The Walden School Scholarship Award
  • 2003-04: William L. and Caroline M. French Graduate Achievement Fellowship, UMKC Chancellor’s Fellowship Award


Selected works include:

  • Unole Dayai, for chamber ensemble
  • Le synchronisme, pour l’harpe en solo
  • The Words Under the Words, for SATB a cappella chorus
  • Taiheiyo, for Japanese koto
  • Mirror Images, for string quartet
  • Sylvia, for flute and piano
  • Anabatic, for chamber orchestra
  • Rejuvenancient, for chamber ensemble
  • Ye Xiang Gu, for Chinese gu-zheng and Western percussion
  • Sylvia, for flute and marimba
  • Half-moon Rising, for percussion quartet
  • Han-ji, for Korean gayageum
  • Breaking Symmetry, for wind ensemble
  • Sylvia Silenced, for marimba duo
  • Symmetry, for chamber orchestra
  • Escaping Constraint, for percussion quartet
  • Balloons, for solo marimba
  • Soliloquy, for solo clarinet
  • Crosstalk, duet for flute and clarinet
  • After Words, for solo flute
  • Sylvia Silenced, for piano solo
  • Metal Raindrops, electronic
  • Chaos, electronic
  • Submerged, electronic

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