Portrait Maria A. Niederberger August 2007

CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr. Maria A. Niederberger, composer

Personal
Academic Training
College Teaching
Academic Subjects
Recent Grants and Commissions
National Scholastic Honor Society Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
Honors, Prizes, Fellowships, Scholarships
Professional Service Activities
Publications


PERSONAL

 

Rank Associate Professor
Address Department of Music, P.O.Box 70661
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN 37614
E-Mail NIEDERBE [at] mail [dot] etsu [dot] edu
Telephone (423) 439-5964
Faculty WebPage Dr. Niederberger, Faculty of Music, ETSU

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ACADEMIC TRAINING

 

Brandeis University
Ph.D. in Music Theory and Composition; 1991

University of California Davis
Masters Studies in Composition; 1981-82

Harvard University
Composition; 1983-84

University of California Davis
B.A. in Music 1981 (With Highest Honors)

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COLLEGE TEACHING

 

East Tennessee State University
Fall 1999 to Present

University of California Davis, lecturer
Fall 1985 to Spring 1999

Brandeis University, assistant lecturer
Fall 1983 to Spring 1985

University of California Davis, assistant lecturer
Fall 1981 to Spring 1982

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ACADEMIC SUBJECTS

 

Music Theory, Analysis, Counterpoint, Composition, Orchestration and Arranging (Technology Intensive Class)

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RECENT GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS

 

2002
Teaching and Learning Center Grant, East Tennessee State University

2001
Small Research Grant, East Tennessee State University

1999-2000
Presidential GRANT-IN-AID, East Tennessee State University

1999
Margaret Fairbank Jory Copying Assistance Grant, American Music Center

1999
Commission IAWM (International Alliance for Women in Music): «Concerto for Oboe»

1999, 95, 94, 93, 85
Grants for Pro Helvetia, the Swiss National Endowment For The Arts:
1999 Performance/Recording Grant, 1995 Recording Grant, 1994 Performance Grant, 1993 Commission «Tandem Points» and 1985 Commission "Inferences"

1999, 97, 93
Academic Federation Research Travel Awards, University of California Davis

1998
Instructional Improvement Grant, University of California Davis

1997
Commission Project «Passages Européens»: « Images»

1996-97
Commission Opus Novum Lucerne: «Sonnenspur»

1995
Professional Development Grant, University of California Davis

1994
Recording Grant, Schindler Kulturstiftung

1992
Commisson Susan Narucki: «Wait For Me»

1984
Commission Hans Ulrich Stohler: «Daedaleum»

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NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

 

2001
PI KAPPA LAMBDA, Theta Alpha Chapter

1980
PHI KAPPA PHI, University of California Davis Chapter

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MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

SCI (Society of Composers, Inc.)

SMT (Society of Music Theory)

MTNA
(Music Teachers National Association)

CMS
(College Music Society)

IAWM
(International Alliance for Women in Music)

CH-TKV
(Schweizerischer Tonkünstler-Verein)

SUISA
(Swiss society for the protection of copyrights with musical works)

FMF
(Frauen Musik Forum)

SME
(Swiss Music Edition)

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HONORS, PRIZES, FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2007
2007 Notable Woman of ETSU

2003, 2002
AMTA Composer Of the Year

1997
Composer’s Fellowship: Künstlerhaus Boswil, Switzerland

1996
«Songs of the Month» (Die Lieder des Monats). Schweizer Chor Journal

1994
Composer’s Fellowship: Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts

1993
Composer’s Fellowship: Dorland Mountain Arts Colony

1982
Excellence in Musical Composition: Olga Brose Valente Memorial Prize

1983-85
Fine Fellowship: Brandeis University

1982-83
Remis Fellowship: Brandeis University

1979-81
Regents Scholarship: University of California Davis

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES

 

2000 (-2002)
IAWM (International Alliance for Women in Music): Board

2001 - 2004
IAWM Chair of Annual Concert

2000 (-2003)
ETSU Commission on Women Standing Committee

2000-2001
Events-Scheduling Committee, ETSU Music Department

We 1999
Judge for the Southern Division Composition Competition, MTNA

1998-99
University of California Davis Arts and Lectures Administrative Advisory Committee

1997-98
Grant Evaluator (all areas of the arts) Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission

1997 to present
Expert Liaison for FrauenMusik Forum, Switzerland

1997-99
Independent International Concert Advocacy: Development and Production of Concerts and Lectures by International Musicians and Composers

1996
West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis: UCD Department Committee

1995-99
Judge for Ellen Hanson Memorial Prize Competition, University of California Davis

1992-98
Department Events Receptions, University of California Davis


PUBLICATIONS (BOOKS, MUSIC SCORES, ARTICLES)

can be found at:

bibliography and
catalog (complete list of all works and their publishers, in top-down chronological order)

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