Alan Terricciano

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Associate Professor, Dance
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
M.A., Eastman School of Music
Phone: (949) 824-5744
Fax: (949) 824-4563
University of California, Irvine
300 Mesa Arts
Mail Code: 2780
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Music for Dance, Musical Resources, Dance Accompaniment, Multimedia Arts
Academic Distinctions
Research Abstract
Alan earned his BA from Yale University and his MA from the Eastman School of Music. As a composer, Mr. Terricciano’s full length score, A Tale of the Spider, for narrator and orchestra was performed by the Minnesota Orchestra in November of 1994, and by the Elmhurst Symphony in March of 1996. He has also composed extensively for dance, with some recent projects including a collaboration with Donald Mckayle in February of 1995, 3 scores for Liz Lerman and The Dance Exchange out of Washington D.C., a ballet score for BalletMet of Columbus, Ohio, and works for Sean Greene, Kista Tucker, Randy James, Colin Connor, and Aydin Teker. Alan is also music directing the first volume of the Dance Legacy Project being coordinated through Brown University, arranging and producing the music for an Etude by Donald McKayle based on McKayle’s work, Rainbow `Round My Shoulder. In March of 1996, Mr. Terricciano reconstructed the original score, Hexentanz, by Hanns Hasting, to Mary Wigmont’s dance, Witch Dance, which was premiered in Los Angeles by Bonnie Oda Homsey with the American Repertory Dance Company. Alan is a member of the faculty at the American Dance Festival, in Durham, North Carolina, where he has played and performed for the past four summers as well as serving as music director for the ADF’s Seoul, Korea Festival in 1994. In addition, he is also a member of the faculty of the New York State Summer School of the Arts Dance Program, working with Carolyn Adams and Ruth Andrien O’Neill. As a pianist, Alan maintains an active performance calendar, specializing in 19th and 20th century American piano literature. Alan Terricciano serves as music director and resident composer for the department. He teaches Music for Dance, Musical Resources, and Dance Accompaniment.
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