Rogers, John Fitz

American composer. Rogers holds formal degrees in music from Cornell University, the Yale School of Music, and Oberlin College, where he studied composition, piano, and conducting; his composition teachers included Steven Stucky, Roberto Sierra, Martin Bresnick, and Jacob Druckman. He has served on the faculties of Cornell University and the Longy School of Music, as composer-in-residence for the Conductor's Institute of South Carolina and the Southeastern Piano Festival, and as visiting faculty for the Composition Intensive Program at the Yellow Barn Chamber Music Festival. Rogers is currently an Associate Professor of Composition at the University of South Carolina School of Music. His work is published by Base Two Music Publishing.

A dedicates advocate for contemporary music, Rogers founded and is the artistic director of the Southern Exposure New Music Series. 

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