DegreesYale University, M.Mus
Harvard University, M.A.
Yale University, B.Mus.
Yale University, B.A.
Juilliard School, Diploma
ExpertiseComposition. Performance and analysis.
ProfileProfessor Wyner s main objective is simple: to write the best, the most personal, and the most communicative music I can and to play the music of others with clarity and eloquence.
Awards and Honors
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2008)
Pulitzer Prize in Music for "Piano Concerto: 'Chiavi in Mano'" (2006)
Member, American Academy of Arts and Letters (2001 - 2002)
Elise Stoeger Prize, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center "for contributions to chamber music" (1997 - 1998)
Finalist, Pulitzer Prize in Music (1997 - 1998)
Naumburg Chair in Composition (1991)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1976 - 1977)
National Endowment for the Arts grant (1976)
Brandeis University Creative Arts Award (1963)
Institute of Arts and Letters grant (1961)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1960)
A.E. Hertz Fellowship (1953)
Rome Prize Fellowship (1953 - 1956)
Wyner,Yehudi. Commissions, recordings as composer, performer, conductor. Associated Music Publishers, 2003.
Wyner,Yehudi. Many recordings as performer, mostly on the CRI label. CRI, 2003.
Wyner,Yehudi. Horn Trio, CSOC Quartet, The 2nd Madrigal (CD). Bridge Records, 2002.
Wyner,Yehudi. Prologue and Narrative for Cello and Orchestra (CD). Albany Records, 2002.
Wyner,Yehudi. On This Most Voluptuous Night (CD). New World Records, 2000.
Wyner,Yehudi. The Music of Yehudi Wyner (CD). American Masters Series, CRI, 1996.
Wyner,Yehudi. Concert Duo for Violin and Piano (CD). New World Records, 1990.
Wyner,Yehudi. The Romances for Piano Quartet (CD). Pro Arte Records, 1980.