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composer , Humanities educator

Laura Elise Schwendinger, American composer, humanities educator.

Background

Schwendinger, Laura Elise was born on January 26, 1962 in Mexico. Daughter of Robert Joseph and Betty Ruby Schwendinger.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Boston Conservatory, 1980. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1993.

Career

Lecturer University California, Santa Cruz, 1997—1998. Faculty San Francisco Conservatory Music, 1989—1998. Assistant professor composition and theory University Illinois, Chicago, 1998—2004, associate professor composition and theory, 2004—2005.

Associate professor composition University Wisconsin, Madison, since 2005. Emily Mead Baldwin-Bascom professor creative arts University Wisconsin Arts Institute, since 2006. Visiting lecturer Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: in field.

Connections

Married Menzie David Chinn, September 2, 1991.

father:
Robert Joseph

mother:
Betty Ruby Schwendinger

spouse:
Menzie David Chinn