Kenneth Lampl


Kenneth Lampl (b. 1964) is an American-born composer and lecturer known for his film, television and choral music. He is currently head of the Australian National University School of Music in Canberra. After an early career as a jazz musician, he studied composition at Rutgers and Juilliard. Among his prizes are the "Prix Ravel" in composition from the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau, France, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Young Composers Award, the ASCAP Award for Young Composers, the Joseph H. Bearns Prize in Composition from Columbia University, and the Gretchanov Memorial Prize in Composition. In 1998 he was awarded a composer fellowship to the Tanglewood Music Festival where he studied film scoring with John Williams. He has scored over 70 films and television programs. Lampl is also a prolific composer of choral music. His first choral work in Hebrew, "Adon Olam," was premiered and recorded by the Zamir Chorale of Boston. 

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