Discipline: Music Composition

Ann Gebuhr

Discipline: Music Composition
Region: Houston, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 1987

Composer/Theorist Ann K. Gebuhr (B.M., M.M., Ph.D. from Indiana University) has established a national and international presence as a composer. Her music has been performed by symphonies including the Houston Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Filharmonie George Enescu (Bucharest, Romania), Louisville Orchestra, Evergreen Chamber Orchestra and the Waterloo Symphony. She is a MacDowell Fellow and the first woman to twice be awarded the Creative Artist Award in Composition by the Cultural Arts Council of Houston. The composer of two full-length operas on libretti by Robert Hatten, she was also awarded a Scholar in Residence at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Study and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. A book, Hildegard!, was published in 2012, and a compact disc, Eight Contemplations on Texts by Hildegard was released on the Impression Arts label. Houston, Texas is her home.


New Jersey

Ann Gebuhr worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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