Simon Fink, Ph.D.
www.simonfink.com * email@example.com ( (773) 351-‐2518
625 North 24th Street Saint Joseph, MO 64506
University of Chicago Ph.D. in Music Composition, minor in Computer Music Research, 2010 • Rice University B.M. in Music Composition and Music Theory, magna cum laude, 2002 HONORS, GRANTS, FESTIVALS, AND RESIDENCIES (Selected) 2012 The Golden Hornet Project String Quartet Smackdown, Finalist World Saxophone Congress XVI, St. Andrews, Scotland Kansas City Fringe Festival Experimental Music Showcase ReverbNation Sing4TheTrees Songwriting Contest, Winner The Claire Rosen & Samuel Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists, Finalist Award 2011 Music in Architecture—Architecture in Music Symposium, UT-‐Austin Center for Architecture and Design, 3rd Prize in Design & Composition Category S.E.A.M.U.S National Conference Electronic Music Midwest University of Central Missouri New Music Festival 2010 Staunton Music Festival, Emerging Composer Museum of Modern Art (NY) Documentary Fortnight International Film Festival American Academy of Arts and Letters, Award Nominee The MacDowell Colony, Artist-‐in-‐Residence (Nov.–Dec.) Ohio Wesleyan University New Music Festival The Claire Rosen & Samuel Edes Foundation Prize for Emerging Artists, Finalist Award Midwest Graduate Music Consortium Composition Competition, Winner Chicago Composers Forum, Experimental Piano Series Composition Competition, Winner Society of Composers, Inc. Region VI Conference 2009 ASCAP Foundation/Morton Gould Young Composer Award Con Vivo Quartet Competition, 1st Place Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the University of Chicago Dissertation-‐Year Fellowship New York Festival of Electro-‐Acoustic Music (selected composer) Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium (selected composer) Violin Futura 21st Century Solo Violin Project (selected composer) Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference Society of Composers, Inc. Region V Conference Society of Composers, Inc. Region VI conference Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship, Nominee Midwest Graduate Music Consortium Composition Competition, Honorable Mention University of Chicago Lowell C. Wadmond Summer Travel Grant 2008 American Academy of Arts and Letters, Award Nominee ASCAP Foundation/Morton Gould Young Composer Award, Finalist Aspen Music Festival and School, Susan and Ford Schumann Fellowship New York Youth Symphony First Music 23, Certificate of Achievement S.E.A.M.U.S National Conference American Composers Forum and Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, Honorable Mention I-‐Park Artists’ Enclave, Composer-‐in-‐Residence (Sept.–Oct.) Midwest Graduate Music Consortium Composition Competition, Winner Chicago Composers Forum New Music in the Gallery Composition Competition, Winner 2007 ASCAP Foundation/Morton Gould Young Composer Award, Finalist Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Artist-‐in-‐Residence (July) Chicago Composers Forum and Birmingham Art Music Alliance Concert Xchange Competition, Winner 2005 Volksbühne Theatre Rolling Road Show, Berlin, Summer Festival •