Harry T. Bulow
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Harry Bulow received his BA with distinction in music education from San Diego State
University and his MA and PhD in music theory and composition from UCLA (1978, 1983).
He studied composition and orchestration with Aaron Copland, Roy Travis, Peter Mennin,
Henri Lazarof, David Ward-Steinman, Elaine Barkin and Henry Mancini. At home in concert,
sacred, jazz and rock music, his style can be richly eclectic.  He is Professor of Music and Head
of the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue University.
Awards
35 Consecutive Awards from ASCAP, 1981-2016
3rd Prize, Hillcrest Wind Ensemble Composition Contest, 2012
Dallas Wind Symphony Fanfare Composition Award, 2006
First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal, Music Theory, 2004
Billboard National Song Writing Competition, Honorable Mention, 1999
Tampa Bay Composers Forum Awards, 1st Prize, 1998
Speculum Musicae Composition Awards, Tulane University, 1994, Honorable Mention
“Oscar Espla” International Composers Prize, Alicante, Spain, 1986
Harvey Gaul Composition Prize, Pittsburgh New Music Ens., 1986
Illinois State University Fine Arts Awards in Composition, 1986
Eastman Wind Ensemble Awards in Composition, 1986
Minnesota Orchestra’s 75th Anniversary, Award in Composition, Honorable Mention, 1985
New Music Award, Omaha Symphony, 1982
ASCAP Awards to Young Composers, 1980
National Band Association’s Award in Composition, 1980
Atwater-Kent Award in Composition, UCLA, 1980
Gus Kahn Award in Composition, UCLA, 1980
Axel Stordahl Award in Composition, UCLA, 1980
1st Prize, Symposium for New Band Music, Univ. of Richmond, 1979
Jacksonville University Composition Prizes, Honorable Mention, 1979
Henry Mancini Award for Music in Motion Pictures and Television Films         
Sigvald Thompson Award for Symphonic Composition, Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orch., 1978
National Flute Association Award in Composition, 1977
American Bandmasters Association Award in Composition, 1977
1st Prize, International Composers Competition, Trieste, Italy, 1977
Tucson Flute Club’s Award in Musical Composition, Tucson, AZ, 1977

Grants and Commissions
ASPIRE Grant, Purdue University 2016
Quelque Chose Trio, 2011
Imagine Music Publications, New York, NY, 2005
First Presbyterian Church, Concord, NC, 2005
2 North Carolina Arts Council Composer Fellowships, 1996, 2002
North Carolina Regional Artist Project Grant, 2001
Mercer University, Macon, GA, 2000
Numerous Meet-the-Composer Grants, 1986, 1987, 1995
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Theory Research Grant, 1994
University of Hawaii, 1989-90
National Flute Association, 1989
National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship, 1986
Music Association of the California Community Colleges, 1986
North Carolina Music Teachers Association, 1997

Significant Performances
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, 2013
International Trumpet Guild, 2009
Moscow National Symphonic Band, Moscow, Russian, 2005
Conservatory of Music, Salerno, Italy, 2005
National Symposium on Wind Band Repertoire, New England Conservatory of Music, 2004
International Composers Competition, Coups de Vents, Lille, France, 2004
North/South Consonance, NYC, 1992, 95, 97, 2004, 2012
National Flute Association Conventions, 1998, 2000
Honolulu Symphony, 1991
MENC National Convention, 1987
San Antonio Symphony, 1986
Omaha Symphony, 1983
Eastman Wind Ensemble, 1986
Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, 1986
Numerous CBDNA Regional and National Conferences, 1980-2013
International Composers Competition, Alicante Spain, 1986
International Composers Competition, Trieste, Italy, 1977

Music Publications
Introduction and Allegro, Roncorp/Northeastern Music Publications, 2015
Elegy for Saxophone, Roncorp/Northeastern Music Publications, 2015
Syntax II for Saxophone II, Roncorp/Northeastern Music Publications, 2015
Contours for Clarinet, Roncorp/Northeastern Music Publications, 2015
Syntax I for Flute, Roncorp/Northeastern Music Publications, 2015
Sarabande and Bourree by J.S. Bach, Roncorp/Northeastern Music Publications, 2015
Interactions, GIA Publications, 2013
Fanfare for Freedom, Lovebird Music, Dallas Texas, 2007
Legacy for Wind Ensemble, Imagine Music, Medina, NY, 2005
Kakkazan for Band, Robert Martin Editions, Paris, France, 2004
Textures for Wind Ensemble, Alfred Publications, 2004
Mutations for Flute, Alfred Music, Los Angeles, 2000
Contours for Flute, Silver Mace Publications, 1986
Six Fanfares for Two Trumpets, Silver Mace Publications, 1980
Canzona a4 by Giovanni Gabrieli, trans. for saxophone quartet,Roncorp, 1987

Recordings
Spectrum for Brass Quintet, Silver Mace Records, 2015
Esprit de Corps, Silver Mace Records, 2015
Fanfare for Freedom, Silver Mace Records, 2015
Kakkazan for Band, Silver Mace Records. 2015
Textures for Wind Ensemble, Silver Mace Records, 2015
Indiana Dunes, Kickshaw Records, 2013
Syntax II for Saxophone, Beauport Classical Recordings, 2009
Syntax I for Flute, North/South Consonance Recordings, 2004
UNC Charlotte Fight Song, Silver Mace Recordings, 2004
Kakkazan, Capstone Records, 2003
Sonata for Piano, Capstone Records, 2003
Dance of the Insect Insomniac, Capstone Records, 2003
Syntax II for Saxophone, Capstone Records, 2003
Silent Holocaust, Capstone Records, 2003
Adieu for Clarinet, Capstone Records, 2003
Suite for Piano, North/South Consonance Recordings, 2002
Lines, Curves and Voluminous Variations, North/South Recordings, 1997
Contours for Clarinet, Capstone Records, NY, 1996
Textures for Wind Ensemble, Crest Records, 1980
Symphony for Band, Crest Records, 1978
Composer, Conductor, Saxophonist