Dylan Mattingly

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Dylan Mattingly
Dylan Mattingly.jpg
Mattingly at Bard College
Background information
Birth name Dylan Mattingly
Born March 18, 1991 (1991-03-18) (age 25)
Oakland, California, United States
Genres indie-classical, post-minimalism, post-rock, contemporary classical,
Occupation(s) Student
Instruments cello, guitar, bass, piano, voice
Website dylanmattingly.com

Dylan Mattingly (born March 18, 1991 in Oakland, California) is an American composer from Berkeley, California. Mattingly was the co-director of Formerly Known as Classical in San Francisco for two years[1]—a youth-run new music organization which played only music written within their lifetimes, and is currently the co-artistic director, and cellist, of Contemporaneous, a new music ensemble based in New York “dedicated to performing the most exciting music of this generation.” http://www.contemporaneous.org Contemporaneous has released an album on INNOVA Records, entitled Stream of Stars—Music of Dylan Mattingly.[2]

Dylan Mattingly is a descendent of the noted Los Angeles musical family of the Allers/Altschulers which includes Gregory (Gricia) Aller, Modest Altschuler, Victor Aller, Eleanor Aller; Leonard Slatkin, Judith Aller, Frederick Zlotkin. His grandmother was the painter, Gladys Aller. His father is the poet, George Mattingly.

Among the performers who have played his music are the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, Berkeley Symphony, the Del Sol String Quartet, Contemporaneous, Formerly Known as Classical, Soovin Kim, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Sarah Cahill, Geoffrey Burleson, Mary Rowell, Other Minds, Symphony Parnassus, and the Da Capo Players.[3]

Mattingly has received commissions from the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Zofo Duet, & the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (2016); the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Sarah Cahill & Kathleen Supove (2015); Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music & Contemporaneous (2014); The Berkeley Symphony, Del Sol Quartet, John Coolidge Adams and Deborah O’Grady for the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra (2012).

Mattingly holds a BA in Classics and a BM in Music Composition from Bard College & Conservatory of Music, where he studied with George Tsontakis, Joan Tower, John Halle and Kyle Gann. [4]He holds an MM in Music from the Yale School of Music where he studied with Martin Bresnick, Christopher Theofanidis, and David Lang.[5]

Interviews:

http://blogs.kusp.org/features/tag/dylan-mattingly/

http://prufrocksdilemma.wordpress.com/2012/11/12/this-composing-life-composer-dylan-mattingly/

http://www.soundnotion.tv/tag/dylan-mattingly/


Press:

http://www.mercurynews.com/music/ci_26264764/review-cabrillo-festival-unleashes-bela-fleck-mattingly-norman

http://classicalvoiceamerica.org/2015/05/28/next-on-grand-festival-salutes-american-creators/

http://www.sfgate.com/music/article/Cabrillo-Festival-review-Bluegrass-fusion-fails-5665867.php

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22076885/young-berkeley-composer-dylan-mattingly-unveils-works-symphony

http://www.sfgate.com/music/article/Composer-Dylan-Mattingly-hits-stride-at-21-4093849.php

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_22147635/5-things-know-about-composer-dylan-mattingly

http://prufrocksdilemma.blogspot.com/2011/09/dylan-mattinglys-american-vernacular.html

http://classicalmodernmusic.blogspot.com/2012/05/dylan-mattingly-stream-of-stars.h tml

http://www.sfgate.com/music/article/Invisible-Skyline-review-Whoosh-4100923.php

https://www.sfcv.org/reviews/berkeley-symphony/berkeley-symphony-cheers-to-kaleidoscopic-fare

https://www.sfcv.org/reviews/del-sol-string-quartet/del-sol-shines-light-on-new-music

http://newsle.com/article/0/54713574/

http://prufrocksdilemma.blogspot.com/2012/04/into-dazzling-air.htm

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