SETH BEDFORD

He/Him/His. A multidisciplinary composer, conductor, performer and educator, Seth Bedford creates musical experiences for orchestras, bands, chamber musicians and children.  His work often explores themes of mutual understanding, internationality, and community. 

 

He holds a degree in music composition from the University of Texas where he studied with Kevin Puts.  While there, he also studied piano, harp, cello and voice.  Recently, he was nominated for the Grammy Music Educator Award, and his pieces  "Crown of Aragon" and "Winter Lights" were recently published by Carl Fischer Music, New York.

He's a former member of the viola section of and composer for the Chelsea Symphony (NYC) and former board member and violist for the Queer Urban Orchestra (NYC).  Currently, he's the Head Director of the Odessa High School Orchestra, Odessa, TX.   

 

Seth is also active as a visual artist and fiction writer, and he's a long-time member of ASCAP.