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831 Azalea Street

Office: (713) 743-9477

Houston, TX 77018

Mobile: (281) 217-6847 Email:

Marcus Karl Maroney Experience


University of Houston

Houston, TX

Assistant Professor of Composition

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Teach upper-division undergraduate and graduate-level theory, history and analysis core and elective courses. Teach undergraduate and graduate composition students privately. Attend to faculty duties and committee work. Conduct, promote and create programs for the AURA contemporary music ensemble.


Yale School of Music

New Haven, CT

Lecturer in Musicianship


Teach two sections per semester of mandatory Aural Skills (“Hearing”) component for all graduate students.

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Teach graduate level elective (“The Symphony since Mahler”). Attend to faculty duties and committee work; adjudicate degree recitals.


Yale School of Music

New Haven, CT

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D.M.A., Composition

Dissertation requirement: “Frank Martin’s Six Ballades and the Development of a Personal

Independent non-resident study and work in the field of music composition for five years after completion of M.M.A coursework. Style”.


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Composition studies with Joseph Schwantner. Yale School of Music

New Haven, CT

M.M., Composition Composition studies with Ned Rorem, David Del Tredici, Alvin Singleton



New Haven, CT

M.M.A., Composition


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Yale School of Music

The University of Texas

Austin, TX

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B.M., Composition

Commissions from eighth blackbird, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Texas Music Festival, Juventas! New Music Ensemble, Gryphon Trio, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, University of Houston Percussion Ensemble, Timothy McAllister.

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Fellowship residencies at the Copland House (2005) and Tanglewood Music Festival (1999).

Composition studies with Dan Welcher, Donald Grantham, Karl Korte

Awards from the College Orchestra Directors Association (CODA), the Longfellow Chorus, ASCAP, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, University of Cincinnati, Yale School of Music, American Academy of Arts & Letters.

Maroney resume