Discipline: Music Composition

Lee Hyla

Discipline: Music Composition
Region: Chicago, IL
MacDowell Fellowships: 1979, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2010, 2012

Lee Hyla (1952–2014) was a composer. During his final Fellowship at MacDowell, he worked on a chamber piece commissioned by the Fromm Foundation for eighth blackbird. A CD of his work performed by the Firebird Ensemble was released on the Tzadik label.


Monday Music

Lee Hyla worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, NJ, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The interior…

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