Hampson Sisler, Composer in Residence (2015-2017)
Hampson Sisler is one of the most prolific American classical composers living today who was recently named "one of the significant composers of contemporary America" by The Organ Magazine, London. His first works were published at age nineteen starting with the H.W.Gray Co. and going on, with time, to Jos. Fischer & Co., Belwin Mills, World Library, Laurendale and Morning Star. He has written more than one hundred works for solo instruments, organ, voice, choir and orchestra. His works have been performed and recorded world-wide with leading orchestras in his native United States as well as Argentina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Israel, Philippines, Portugal, Russia and the Ukraine, etc. The majority of his orchestral works have been recorded on the MSR Classics label.