About the Author
Over a long and highly-successful career as a composer and professor, Diane Thome has produced a rich body of chamber, choral, orchestral, electronic, and solo music, which has been performed around the world. Thome’s honors include the 1994 Washington Composer of the Year, the Solomon Katz Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, and a 1998 International Computer Music Conference Commission. Other commissions include those from the Bremerton Symphony Association, Seattle Symphony, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra, The Eleusis Consortium, and Trimpin. In addition to earning a PhD in Music, she holds a Master's degree in theory and composition from the University of Pennsylvania and two undergraduate degrees with distinction in piano and composition from the Eastman School of Music. She currently resides in Seattle.