Richard Cornell

Director ad Interim, School of Music; Professor of Music, Composition | rcrnl@bu.edu | 617.353.3338

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Richard Cornell

Richard Cornell composes works in a range of symphonic and chamber music forms, as well as sound art. He holds awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the New England Foundation for the Arts. A Far Cry, Boston Musica Viva, New England Philharmonic, Collage New Music, the International Trumpet Guild, the Muir Quartet, and others have commissioned his works. Cornell’s sound art collaborations with visual artists have been presented at the Ruschman Gallery (Indianapolis), the Hafnarborg Museum (Reykyavik), and ProyectoACE (Buenos Aires). Virtual reality artworks, developed with visual artist Deborah Cornell have been presented at Indiana University, Boston CyberArts, SuperComputing, at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, and at the Taipei Biennial. Recordings are on Ravello, Northeastern Records, Sony Classical, and EMI/Virgin Veritas labels, and distributed worldwide by Naxos. Cornell is Professor of Music, College of Fine Arts, and the Director ad interim of the School of Music, Boston University.