Works performed by Earplay:

A Chamber Symphony
On Spring's Eve
Two Rhapsodies

Edwin Dugger (b. 1940) was born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio in 1962 and his Master of Fine Arts from Princeton University in 1964. He studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria from 1960 to 1961. Mr. Dugger is currently a Professor of Music Composition at UC Berkeley. Dugger's numerous awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Naumberg Award and an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has received commissions from the Boston Symphony and the Fromm Foundation, Koussevitzky Foundation in the Library of Congress, Columbia University, and Earplay.

Dugger's music has been performed at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Princeton University, UC Berkeley, the University of Colorado, the Gulbrekian Foundation in Lisbon, Portugal, Columbia University, the Milwaukee Art Center, the Portland Summer Concerts, the Manhattan School of Music, San Francisco State University, the University of Chicago, the Parnassus Ensemble, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, the New York Philharmonic, the Group for Contemporary Music, the Chicago Symphony Chamber Music Series, and Earplay.

[from program for October 23, 2000 concert]