Dr. Evan Copley is an Americanacademic and musician who has published several theory textbooks, including Harmony: Baroque to Contemporary. Dr. Copley's numerous compositions include symphonic, choral, band, keyboard, and chamber music works. In February,1990, his Ninth Symphony was premiéred, and in 1986, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast Dr. Copley's motet, "In Thee, O God, Do I Put My Trust" on 350 radio stations and 40 television stations. His Third Piano Concerto was premiered in 1988 by Daniel Graham and the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra. Also in 1988, Copley was named UNC's Distinguished Scholar of the Year. In the summer of 1991, Dr. Copley was named composer-in-residence at the Breckenridge Music Institute. Dr. Copley received his MM and Ph.D. degrees from Michigan State University.
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