Indiana University

Composition Department

Recordings

Ryan Chase

Doctoral Student

Ryan Chase, Current DM Student

from Stargazer (2012)
performed by the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble conducted by Syd Hodkinson

Stargazer I - Constellations

     

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Stargazer III - Signals

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from Gold Rush (2011)
performed by students of Indiana University

Goldrush - movement I

     

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Goldrush III - Hoedown

     

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from the filaments dance (2008/rev.2009)
performed by students of Indiana University

the filaments dance - excerpt no.1

     

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the filaments dance - excerpt no.2

     

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Biography

Ryan Chase (b.1987) has had his music has been performed in venues ranging from dive bars to Carnegie Hall by such ensembles as Alaria, the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, CIRCE, Contemporaneous, the IU New Music Ensemble, the Chelsea Symphony, the Mexico City Woodwind Quintet, and new music soprano Ariadne Greif.

His music has received national recognition from many of the country's most prestigious musical institutions, including two consecutive BMI Student Composer Awards in 2011 (William Schuman Prize for Most Outstanding Entry – Gold Rush) and 2012 (The Light Fantastic); the Audience Choice Award from the 2012 American Composers Orchestra Underwood Readings; 1st Prize in the 2011 National Association of Composers USA Young Composers’ Competition; the Jean Schneider Goberman Award; and the Bohuslav Martinú Award.

Ryan is currently pursuing a DM at Indiana University where he also teaches undergraduate courses in post-tonal ear training and theory. He holds degrees from Indiana University (MM 2010) and the Mannes College of Music (BM 2008). He currently studies with David Dzubay and has also studied primarily with Claude Baker, Keith Fitch, Don Freund, Gabriela Ortíz, and David Tcimpidis. He studied computer music at IU with Jeffrey Hass, John Gibson, and Alicyn Warren. Ryan is a member of ASCAP.