ERIC Number: EJ708855
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-16
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With All Strings Attached: Composer William C. Banfield Notes the Clash of Artistry and Commerce while Weaving Together a World of Music
Black Issues in Higher Education, v21 n22 p24 Dec 2004
William Banfield is a composer with nine symphonies to his credit, as well as countless smaller scale works--concerti, chamber works, operas, choral and jazz works--that have been performed all over the nation. He has also performed with highly acclaimed jazz performers such as Patrice Rushen, Earl Klugh, Najee, Nelson Rangell and many others. He has degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston University and the University of Michigan. Banfield, 43, may well be one of the youngest endowed professors in the nation. This article describes his accomplishments and provides insight from those who have worked with him.
Descriptors: Musicians, Radio, Music, Music Education, Musical Composition, Biographies, Business, Programming (Broadcast), Talent, African Americans
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan