BIO


 

SHORT BIO

Cody Brookshire's music has been performed at events and venues ranging from the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, to SEAMUS and CBDNA National Conferences, to the Oh My Ears! Marathon Concert in Arizona, including international performances ranging from the Audiograft Festival of Contemporary Experimental Music and Sound Art in Oxford, to the Guangzhou Grand Theater in China, and the Freedom On My Doorstep installation project at the Wiltshire Heritage Museum in England. He has composed for and worked with artists such as Sō Percussion, Great Noise Ensemble, Transient Canvas, the Athens Guitar Duo, Chamber Cartel, MOD[ular] Ensemble, the Hodgson Wind Ensemble at the University of Georgia, the Patriot Choir and the String Orchestra at the University of North Georgia, and conductors Cynthia Johnston Turner, Jaclyn Hartenberger, John Lopez, and Tyler Ehrlich.

Awards include 1st place in the 2015 Electrobrass National Composition Competition for From Afar, Drawing Near; 1st place in the 2014 and 2nd place in the 2015 Southeastern Composer's League Philip Slates Memorial Competition for Shrapnel and Irreconcilable Differences, respectively; as well as a 2015 Judge's Honorable Mention for the American Prize in Composition, student chamber division, for PRISM. Several of Brookshire's works have been professionally recorded and released including PRISM which appears on second record of the Athens Guitar Duo, "Recuerdos" on Claudio Records. M3TA11UR6Y, We Could Live Forever Tonight, and From Afar, Drawing Near appear on various electroacoustic compilation albums on the EMPiRES label, while OMEGA and Wasting All My Precious Time both appear on releases on Good Static Records. A short electronic work, Harmonic Meditation, No. 1 appears on the 2014 SEAMUS Miniatures album "Transients".

Cody Brookshire is a doctoral candidate at the University of Georgia and is finishing his dissertation while currently teaching composition and music theory at Reinhardt University in Waleska, Georgia.

 

 

LONG BIOGRAPHY

Cody Brookshire's music has been performed at events and venues including the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, SEAMUS National Conferences, the 2017 CBDNA National Conference, the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology Symposium in Connecticut, the Oh My Ears! Marathon Concert in Arizona, Kauffman Center for Performing Arts, the Institut D’Estudis Nord-Americans in Barcelona, the Audiograft Festival of Contemporary Experimental Music and Sound Art in Oxford, the Guangzhou Grand Theater in China, and the Freedom On My Doorstep installation project at the Wiltshire Heritage Museum in England.

He has composed for and worked with artists such as Sō Percussion, Great Noise Ensemble, Transient Canvas, the Athens Guitar Duo, Chamber Cartel, Terminus Ensemble, MOD[ular] Ensemble, Lineage Percussion Trio, the Hodgson Wind Ensemble and the Hodgson U-Band at the University of Georgia, the Saxophone Studio of Connie Frigo at UGA, the Patriot Choir and the String Orchestra at the University of North Georgia, pianist Joe Chapman, flautist Matthieu Clavé, trumpeter Christopher Probst, guitarist Richard Knepp, and conductors Cynthia Johnston Turner, Jaclyn Hartenberger, John Lopez, and Tyler Ehrlich.

Awards include 1st place in the 2015 Electrobrass National Composition Competition for From Afar, Drawing Near (trumpet and electronics); 1st place in the 2014 and 2nd place in the 2015 Southeastern Composer's League Philip Slates Memorial Competition for Shrapnel (guitar trio) and Irreconcilable Differences (string quartet), respectively; 3rd place in the 2014 and the 2013 National Association of Composers, USA Young Composers Competition for Spellbound (guitar and alto flute) and Sonata for Oboe and Piano, respectively; as well as a 2015 Judge's Honorable Mention and a 2013 and Semi-Finalist placing in the American Prize in Composition, student chamber division, for PRISM (guitar duo) and Slumbers Kiss Your Golden Eyes (flute, viola, and harp), respectively.

Several of Brookshire's works have been professionally recorded. The Athens Guitar Duo commissioned and recorded PRISM which was released on "Recuerdos", their second album on Claudio Records, as well as an arrangement of Silver Clouds Chasing the Moon on their "Magellan's Playlist, Vol. 1". Several works appear on various electroacoustic compilation albums on the EMPiRES label, including M3TA11UR6Y, We Could Live Forever Tonight, and From Afar, Drawing Near. OMEGA for percussion and electronics, as well as Wasting All My Precious Time both appear on releases on Good Static Records. A short electronic work, Harmonic Meditation, No. 1 appears on the 2014 SEAMUS Miniatures album "Transients".

Cody Brookshire has studied composition primarily with Peter Van Zandt Lane, Jesse Jones, Leonard V. Ball Jr., Adrian Childs, Roger Vogel, and Lee Barrow. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Guitar Performance from the University of North Georgia (formerly North Georgia College at State University) and a Master of Music degree in Composition from the University of Georgia. He is currently a doctoral candidate in Composition at the University of Georgia, and is finishing his dissertation on wireless audio streaming technology and applications in music composition and performance. He currently teaches composition and music theory at Reinhardt University in Waleska, Georgia.

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

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