Coryn, Roland: A meeting with Emily Dickinson and Edgar Allan Poe, Three pieces for Mixed Choir a cappella


  • Composer(s): Roland Coryn
  • Edition: Da Vinci Edition
  • ISMN: 9790216208277
  • Format: A4 - Paperback
  • Genre: Vocal
  • Instrumentation: Choir
  • Pages: 32
  • Period: Contemporary
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Roland Coryn: belgian composer of mostly orchestral, chamber, choral, and piano works that have been performed throughout Europe. Coryn studied at the Hogeschool Gent Conservatorium in Ghent, where he won a First Prize successively as a pianist, a violist and a composer. Among his honours are the Tenuto Prijs (1973), the Jef van Hoof Prijs (1974), the Koopal-Prijs (1986, for his chamber music), and the ANV-Visser Neerlandia-prijs in Den Haag (1999, for his œuvre). He has been a corresponding member of the Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten since 1993. Mr. Coryn is also active in other positions. He conducted the ensemble for contemporary music Nieuw Conservatoriumensemble, which gave many premières. He has co-organised with the city council of Harelbeke the biannual competition for new works for symphonic band Harelbeke Town of Music since 2004. He taught piano and violin and later served as headmaster of the Academie Muziek Woord Dans Peter Benoit in Harelbeke. He also taught as Professor voor Compositie at the Hogeschool Gent Conservatorium in Ghent.