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Lamont School of Music

Newman Center for the Performing Arts


Chris Malloy, PhD

Chris Malloy

Associate Professor, Composition
Chair, Composition

Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Room 311

Chris Malloy is a composer living in Denver, Colorado. His music has been performed in Europe, Asia and the Americas by Ricardo Iznaola, Elizabeth Keusch, Jonathan Leathwood, Rohan de Saram, the Auros Group for New Music, the East Coast Composers Ensemble, the Boston Cyberarts Festival, the Guildford International Festival of Contemporary Music, the Sonorities International Festival of Contemporary Music, the Boston Cecilia Chorus, the Lydian String Quartet, the Pennsylvania Wind Quintet, the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, members of the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and many others. After receiving a BA in composition from Pennsylvania State University, he earned a PhD in composition and theory from Brandeis University where his teachers included Allen Anderson, Martin Boykan, Eric Chasalow, Ed Cohen, Allan Keiler, Harold Shapero, and Yehudi Wyner. He chairs the Composition Department in the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music. In the United States, he also has taught at Brandeis University and the New England Conservatory at Walnut Hill. In the United Kingdom, he has taught at the University of Surrey. His scores and recordings are published by Cadenza Music.