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Michael Maiorana Resume ======================================================================================================================================================================================  

29 Woodside Park Blvd w Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069 w (248) 854 6263 w michael.a.maiorana@gmail.com

Grinnell College Bachelor of Arts, Music Major, Neuroscience Minor COMPOSITION Undergraduate Research/Composition Projects • Advanced Composition & Analysis - Analyzed duets and piano trios, wrote an original duet and a piano trio • Mentored Advanced Project in String Quartet Composition - Analyzed string quartets, wrote a 3 movement string quartet • Mentored Advanced Project in Choral Composition - Analyzed choral works, wrote 3 original choral pieces • Independent Research in Choral Composition - Analyzed choral works, wrote 3 original choral pieces Residencies/Workshops • Grin City Collective [6 week artist residency] • Composer-in-Residence for the Grinnell Singers • Lehigh University Summer Choral Composition Workshop - Worked with Steven Sametz and Pulitzer Prize winning composer Steven Stucky • Tiny Circus Residency/Internship - Wrote music to accompany stop-motion animations from the workshops - Helped lead arts workshops with kids from ages 4 to 12, occasionally adults Presentations • Grinnell College Humanities Symposium, “Setting Text to Music” Commissions • John Rommereim - Orchestrate his 12-minute baritone & piano piece for full orchestra • Grinnell Symphony Orchestra - Arranged two civil war era melodies, one for strings & winds, one for brass quintet • Central Iowa Symphony - Arranged a Christmas carol for brass choir • Grinnell United Church of Christ - Arranged a Christmas carol for church choir and piano CONDUCTING • Assistant Conductor for the Grinnell Singers and the Grinnell Oratorio Society - Conducted 6 performances of Kyrie, from Carol Burnett’s Bluegrass Mass - Conducted full rehearsals when the primary conductor was absent - Conducted choir sectionals • Founded and conducted Tiny Choir, a new music choir of student musicians - Conductor and organizer of weekly rehearsals - Performed pieces by student composers and recent alumni • Led rehearsals for the Grinnell Symphony Orchestra • Led rehearsals for the performance of my choral piece, Poem of the Air

May 2012 GPA 3.64

2013 2012 2011 2010 2013 2012 – 2013 2012 2010

2012 2013 2012 2012 2012

2012 - 2013

2013 2012 2011


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