Ross Lee Finney
Ross Lee Finney (Born 23 December, 1906 in Wells, Minnesota – Died 4 February, 1997) was an American composer who taught for many years at the University of Michigan. He studied with Nadia Boulanger, Edward Burlingame Hill, Alban Berg (from 1931-2) and Roger Sessions (in 1935).
Widely admired and respected as a composer, Finney received numerous awards, commissions and honors during his lifetime. Among these are the Pulitzer Prize in 1937; two Guggenheim Fellowships; the Boston Symphony Award in 1956; Brandeis University's Gold medal in 1967; membership in the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters; and commissions from Yehudi Menuhin, the Koussevitsky Foundation and the Baltimore Symphony. His orchestral works have been performed by such notable orchestras as the Philadelphia Orchestra, Louisville Orchestra, Minneapolis Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony.
Works for Winds
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