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composer , Music educator

Liviu Marinescu is a Romanian composer of orchestral and chamber music, currently teaching at California State University, Northridge.


Marinescu, Liviu was born on February 12, 1970 in Bucharest, Romania.


He studied music composition at the National University of Music Bucharest with Adrian Iorgulescu, and Cleveland State University with Edwin London. In 2000 he completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at University of Maryland, where he worked with Lawrence Moss.


His music has been recorded and released by Capstone Records, Centaur Records, Navona Records and has been performed by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Orchestra 2001, Bohuslav Martinu Symphony, as well as the National Chamber Radio Orchestra and the Bucharest Music Academy Symphony in Romania. In 2002 he was awarded a prize and commission by the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University. Since 1994, Marinescu has taught at Concordia College, West Chester University, University of Maryland and Cleveland State University, and has lectured at numerous other universities across Europe, including the Trondheim Conservatory in Norway, Palacky University in the Czech Republic and the National University of Music in Bucharest.

Students of Liviu Marinescu: Martín Gendelman, Milen Kirov, Yu Oda, Martin Jaroszewicz, Michael West, David Gordon, Evan Meier, Ethan Braun, David Dominique, Marcelo Lazcano, Patrick Gutman, Longfei Li, Andrew Martin.