Composer Penny Corris
Penny Corris is a classically trained, composer with a degree in music history, theory and composition from the University of Wisconsin Madison and graduate study at Brandeis University and the University of Wisconsin in Madison. As an undergraduate, Penny studied French horn with Alec Wilder. An accomplished piano performer, she also studied piano at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. In 1968 she co-published a book on Mozart Piano Cadenzas with Paul and Dr.Eva Badura Skoda.
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UPCOMING PREMIERE OF PENNY CORRIS' PRELUDE TO SPRING. "Prelude to Spring," a tone poem commissioned by the Milwaukee Philharmonic, will be premiered on October 15, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 819 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay WI
Penny Corris' Symphony No. 2 was premiered on July 1, 2021 by the Milwaukee Philharmonic, Matthew Makeever, conductor, at Village Park, (First Thursday Summer Concert Series in the Park), N87W16749 Garfield Dr., Menomonee Falls. The symphony is four movements and is a major piece approximately 27 minutes in length. The entire concert can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAVpcRqgZiA; Penny’s Second Symphony begins at 31:53.
Penny Corris' Symphony No. 1 was premiered on July 6, 2019 by the Milwaukee Philharmonic. The symphony is four movements and is a major piece approximately 31 minutes in length. The performance is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8dFDuUbIcI. Contact Penny at firstname.lastname@example.org.