|Greg Bartholomew's music is frequently performed across the United States and in Canada, Europe and Australia. His works have been performed by such highly-regarded instrumental ensembles as Third Angle New Music Ensemble, the Alaska Brass, and the Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh, and such acclaimed choral ensembles as Seattle Pro Musica, the Oratorio Society of Minnesota and Austin Vocal Arts. |
Born in 1957, Bartholomew earned degrees from the College of William & Mary in Virginia and the University of Washington. He studied composition with David Paul Mesler, and has participated in workshops, seminars and symposia with Krzysztof Penderecki, George Crumb, Bob Chilcott, Steven Sametz, Robert Kyr, R. Murray Schafer, Tan Dun and Gregg Smith. He sang with Seattle Pro Musica, an award-winning critically-acclaimed choral ensemble under the direction of Karen P. Thomas, for more than fifteen years, and studied violin with Teo Benson.
His works for trumpet include "Summer Suite" ("Popsicle Rocket Sunrise," "Still Life with Melon & Sand" and "Red Cherry Lark"), as well as "Voyageur Suite" for brass quintet, and "Fanfare for Santa Barbara Harbor" and "Lucky Seven Fanfare" for brass ensemble.