Frank Ticheli

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Birthday
21, 1958
Birthplace
Monroe, LA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
Monroe, LA

About

Known for his works for orchestra, chorus, and chamber ensemble, this American composer received numerous artistic honors, including the Distinguished Service to Music Medal and the Arts and Letters Award.

Before Fame

After graduating from Southern Methodist University, he earned advanced composition degrees from the University of Michigan.

Trivia

He composed a concerto for the Swedish clarinetist Håkan Rosengren.

Family Life

He grew up in Louisiana and Texas and later settled in Los Angeles, where he taught music at the University of Southern California.

Associated With

He was a recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' prestigious Charles Ives scholarship.