Julian Bennett Holmes

Julian Bennett Holmes is an award-winning composer, performer, theorist, teacher; in charge of chapel music at Columbia University; associate editor of Music & Nature; doctoral candidate at the Manhattan School of Music, where he teaches undergraduate courses.

He studied with Lowell Liebermann, Richard Danielpour, Marjorie Merryman, and the late Kenneth Cooper. As a teenager, he toured internationally, playing in experimental bands.

Prizes and fellowships include the 2021 Blue Hill Bach Marville Young Artist Fellowship, Society for New Music Israel/Pellman Award, Society for Chamber Music in Rochester Young Composer Competition, National Federation of Music Clubs Young Composers Award, Second Prize at the Seventh International Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition.

He performs weekly organ meditations at Columbia University, which you can watch on YouTube or attend in person.

Contact: julian@newschool.edu.

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