Year 4 – The Wolf River Singers Choral Commissioning Project

March 3, 2010

Composer: Dr. Gwyneth Walker,  "The Great Trees", Performed: March 2010


Dr. Gwyneth Walker (b. 1947) is a graduate ofBrownUniversity and the Hartt School of Music. She holds B.A., M.M. and D.M.A. Degrees in Music Composition. A former faculty member of the Oberlin College Conservatory, she resigned from academic employment in 1982 in order to pursue a career as a full-time composer. She now lives on a dairy farm in Braintree,Vermont.


Her commissioned piece, The Great Trees, is a musical settings of the poetry of Wendell Berry. The poetry and music focus on the beauty and spirituality of nature – trees, birds, still water – “one household, high and low.”

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