John Anthony Lennon
John Anthony Lennon has been commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Theatre Chamber Players, the Library of Congress, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, the National Endowment for the Arts Orchestral Consortium, the Fromm Foundation and many others. In addition to the Prix de Rome, Guggenheim, Friedheim and Charles Ives Awards, Lennon has been the recipient of numerous prizes, and has held fellowships at Tanglewood, the Rockefeller Center at Bellagio, the Camargo Foundation, Villa Montalvo, Yaddo, the Atlantic Center for the Arts and the MacDowell Colony as a Norlin Foundation Fellow. A professor of composition at Emory University, Lennon resides in Atlanta.
Reared in Mill Valley, California, Lennon earned a liberal arts degree at the University of San Francisco, and has a master's degree and doctorate from the University of Michigan where he studied with Leslie Bassett and William Bolcom.
Lennon is published by C.F. Peters, E.C. Schirmer, Dorn, Mel Bay, Columbia University Press and the Oxford University Press. Recordings are with CRI, Bridge Records, Capstone, and Open Loop.