As a composer, Felicia Sandler has received performances by ensembles all across the United States and in both Eastern and Western Europe. Recent commissions include a new work for the NEC Percussion Ensemble (2005), a new work for the Corona Guitar Quartet of Denmark (2005), Hysteria in Salem Village for the Big East Conference Band Director's Association (2004), The Waking, for SATB split chorus for the Dale Warland Singers (2002), Rosie The Riveter, commissioned by H. Robert Reynolds for the University of Michigan Symphony band (2001), and Ring Out Wild Bells! for the University of Michigan Chamber Chorus (2000). Recent performances of note include the Women in Music Festival (Otterbein College, Ohio), Rutgers University Band (CBDNA National Convention in NY, 2005), Volti Chorus at the National College Music Society Conference (Nov., 2004), U.S. Navy Band (May 2003), Symposium of New Band Music - VA intercollegiate CBDNA conference (Feb. 2003), Plymouth Symphony (Nov. 2002), Rutgers University Band (Oct. 2002), Dale Warland Singers (May 2002), SCI 36th National Conference (April 2002).
Sandler has received awards from Meet The Composer, the Presser Foundation, and the American Composers Orchestra, among others. Sandler's choral compositions are published with E.C. Schirmer Publishing, Alliance Music Publications and Mark Foster Music Company, and her band music is published with Ballerbach Music.
B.M. in composition and theory, Conservatory of Music, University of the Pacific; MLM in Liturgical Music, The Catholic University of America; PhD in composition and theory, University of Michigan. Former faculty of Bowling Green State University and University of Michigan.
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