NYCC Composer Profile

Frederick Karl Boyle

FREDERICK BOYLE (BFA, MM and MDiv) studied music composition with Stephen Mosko and Morton Subotnick at California Institute of the Arts, and with Thomas McKinley and Robert Cogan at the New England Conservatory.  Early in his career, Frederick worked as a freelance jazz and classical musician, taught music theory and composition at Goddard College in Vermont, and helped to developed the first computer assisted music studio at New England Conservatory in Boston.  He has composed music for television, radio, and modern dance including collaborations with WGBH in Boston, KPFK in Los Angeles, the Gus Solomon Dance Company in Los Angeles, and Dance Collective in Boston.   Recently, his music has been performed at NYCC concerts, the Composers Concordance in NYC, Telos Trio in Rochester, NY, and the Symphonic Society in L'Viv, Ukraine. Frederick is also an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church. He retired from fulltime ministry in 2015 and now devotes his time to composing music and playing a Celtic harp.

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Personal website: http://www.prayersong.net