Curriculum Vitae

L A R R Y   A U S T I N ,  composer

Professor Emeritus of Music

Division of Composition Studies

College of Music, University of North Texas

Denton, TX, 76203

 

Residence: 10205 Murray S. Johnson St.

Denton, TX 76207

VOX: 940/262-0233 (home)

FAX: 940/565-2002

EMAIL: larryaustin@grandecom.net

URL: http://www.music.unt.edu/cemi/larry_austin/index.htm

 

Born: Sept. 12, 1930, Duncan, OK, USA

Married: Edna Navarro, Oct. 31, 1953, San Antonio, TX

Children: Don, b.'54; Elizabeth, b.'55; David, b.'57; Thais, b.'60; Aurora, b.'62.

 

EDUCATION

Vernon High School, Vernon, TX, 1944-47, college preparatory, diploma;

University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 1947-51, BME; 1951-52, MM;

San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX, 1952-55, French and German study;

Mills College, Oakland, CA, summer, 1955, composition study;

University of California, Berkeley, 1955-58, graduate study in composition and musicology;

San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1965-66, electronic music;

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, summer, 1969, computer music;

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; summer, 1978, computer music.

 

MILITARY SERVICE

Sergeant, Army of the United States of America, Fourth Army Band, 8/27/52 to 6/6/55

 

TEACHING

University of California, Berkeley, Teaching Assistant, Associate in Music, 1956-58;

University of California, Davis, Asst. Professor of Music, 1958-64; Assoc. Professor of Music, 1964-70;  Professor of Music, 1970-72;

Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, Professor of Music, summer, 1970;

University of South Florida, Tampa, Professor of Music, 1972-78;

University of North Texas, Professor of Music, 1978-96;

Kunitachi College of Music, Sonology Department, Tokyo, Japan, spring, 1994.

University of North Texas, Professor Emeritus of Music, 1996-present.

Atlantic Center for the Arts, Master Artist-in-Residence, February, 2005.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Administrative Assistant to the Chairman, Dept. of Music, University of California, Berkeley, 1957-58;

Assistant Director, University of California Bands, Berkeley, 1956-58;

Director, University of California Bands, Davis, 1958-72;

Co-Director/Founder, New Music Ensemble, UC Davis, 1963-68;

Publisher/Owner, SOURCE and Composer/Performer Edition, 1966-present;

Chairman, Dept. of Music, University of South Florida, Tampa, 1972-73;

Director/Founder, SYCOM: Systems Complex for the Studio and Performing Arts, University of South Florida, Tampa, 1972-78;

Director, Electronic Music Center, University of North Texas, 1981-82;

Director/Founder, CEMI: Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia, UNT, 1982-1991

Chair, Division of Composition Studies, University of North Texas, 1993-96

Director, CEMI: Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia, UNT, 1995-96

President/Founder, CDCM: Consortium to Distribute Computer Music, 1986-2000;

President/Founder, Larry Austin Music, Inc., 1996-present.

 

EDITORIAL

Editor, SOURCE: Music of the Avant Garde, Vols. 1-4, Issues 1-8, 1966-71;

Editor, PROCEEDINGS/RECORDING: 1981 International Computer Music Conference;

Editor, FESTIVAL CATALOGUE, New Music America 1986, Houston, Texas;

Editorial Advisor/Member, Editorial Board, Leonardo Music Journal, 1990-94.

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, American Music, 2007-present.

 

PROFESSIONAL

President, International Computer Music Association, 1990-94; member, Board of Directors, 1984-88, 1994-98;

Vice President, Texas Composers Forum, 1988-90, Board of Directors, 1980-96;

Composer-associate, Broadcast Music, Inc., New York, 1964-present;

Member, American Music Center, New York, 1975-present;

Member, Society of Composers, Inc, New York, 1975-present;

Member, Composers Forum, New York, 1980-94

Member, National Advisory Panel, Meet-the-Composer, New York, 1978-96;

Member, Music Advisory Board, College Music Society, 1989-91;

Member, International Society for the Arts Sciences and Technology, 1990-94;

Member, Advisory Board, ASTN, The Art, Science and Technology Network, 1990-94.

Charter Member, Electronic Music Foundation, Albany, New York, 1994-present.

Member, Board of Directors, Salvatore Martirano Foundation, Urbana, IL, 1997-present.