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David Horowicz : Represented Artist

Music should engage the heart, .........and then the mind.

Random Audio Sample: Beat : guitar solo by David Horowicz, from the CD La Trobe University Music Department CD archive, volume 3.

Photo of David Horowicz

Born in Melbourne in 1960, David Horowicz began studying the piano and composing at the age of eleven. He studied composition at the University of Melbourne with Barry Conyngham, Brian Howard and Peter Tahourdin, and piano with Ronald Farren-Price and Alexander Semetsky. He graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1981.

Horowicz received a Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award in 1983, and embarked upon an M.Mus. in composition, also from the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1993. He also received a Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Melbourne in 1995.

As a pianist, he performed with Ariel and New Audience Ensembles and has received numerous commissions from such performers, ensembles and organisations as the British Music Society, Merlyn Quaife, Elision Ensemble, and the Dorian Le Gallienne Society. Works have also been performed by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and Queensland Theatre Orchestra.

Horowicz taught at the University of Melbourne between 1987 and 1989, La Trobe University between 1990 and 1994, and at MLC Melbourne from 1995 to 2008. After a period of time as Director of Music at Fintona Girls' School he retired from teaching to pursue musical interests.

David Horowicz — current to September 2015

Awards & Prizes

Year Award Placing Awarded for
1990 Dorian le Gallienne Composition Award Recipient