Billy Childs

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Born: b. 1957
Nationality: American
Education/Training:
began publicly performing at the piano at age 6, enrolled in the Community School of the Performing Arts at age 16, Bachelor of Music degree in composition from USC
Assignments:
has been commissioned by Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Leonard Slatkin, The Los Angeles Master Chorale, The Kronos Quartet, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, The American Brass Quintet, The Ying Quartet and The Dorian Wind Quintet
Curious Facts:
as a pianist, has performed with Yo-Yo Ma, Sting, Renee Fleming, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Chick Corea, The Kronos Quartet, Wynton Marsalis, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Ron Carter, The Ying Quartet, The American Brass Quintet and Chris Botti
Notable Recordings:
Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro; Take for Example This…, Twilight is Upon Us, I've Known Rivers, Child Within, Bedtime Stories
REPERTOIRE : The Voices of Angels
CONCERTDATES
Hope 04/24/2005
REPERTOIRE : World Premiere
CONCERTDATES
Lux Aeterna 06/17/2017
Lux Aeterna 06/18/2017
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