|Birth name||Matthew Barnson|
|Born||July 6, 1979|
Matthew Barnson (born 1979) is an American composer.
Barnson is a native of Utah and obtained his undergraduate degree from the Eastman School of Music. He pursued graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University. Barnson is the youngest recipient of a Barlow Commission from the BYU College of Fine Arts and Communications. He was awarded a 2009 Charles Ives Prize.
Barnson's works have been performed by the following individuals / groups:
- Arditti String Quartet
- Curtis Symphony Orchestra
- The New York Virtuoso Singers
- Members of Alarm Will Sound
- Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra
- Soprano Nicole Cabell
- Countertenor Ian Howell
- Academy Manson Ensemble, with conductor Simon Bainbridge
- WNMF 2006 - Programme
- Eastman Composition - achievement
- Barlow Commissions by Composer. http://cfac.byu.edu/index.php?id=1018. Accessed 19 March 2007.
- MATA Festival 2007. http://www.matafestival.org/MFcomp.html. Accessed 19 March 2007.
- Rutherford-Johnson, Tim. "Live review: CROSS-ATLANTIC COMPOSERS' PARTNERSHIP". Retrieved 2008-05-20.
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