Discipline: Music Composition

Michael Fiday

Discipline: Music Composition
Region: Cincinnati, OH
MacDowell Fellowships: 1987, 1991, 1999, 2009, 2018

Michael Fiday is a composer and has taught at the College-Conservatory of Music/University of Cincinnati since 2002. His work has been commissioned and performed by a diverse range of performers such as Cincinnati Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, American Composers Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble of The Hague, pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin, and electric guitarist Seth Josel. In residence in 2018, Michael composed Junkyard Angel for solo piano, commissioned by pianist Brianna Matzke for her Response Project. The work will be premiered in November of 2018. Mr. Fiday was recently awarded commissions from the Fromm Foundation of Harvard University, for a new work for Mantra Percussion, and from the Barlow Foundation, for a new work for the ensemble Hypercube.


Delta Omicron

Michael Fiday worked in the Delta Omicron studio.

Delta Omicron Studio was funded by members of the international musical fraternity in 1927. The building design is somewhat medieval in character, with an unusual cedar shingle pattern, a steeply pitched slate roof, intersecting gables, and small windows. After a 2016 deep-energy renovation, Delta Omicron is now one of the most energy efficient studio on the property…

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