Paul Siskind

American, 1962-

Paul Siskind’s music encompasses many genres, and has been performed across the country and abroad by renowned ensembles such as the Minnesota Orchestra, the Omaha Symphony, the Arditti String Quartet, the Dale Warland Singers, Continuum, and soprano Cheryl Marshall. He has received awards and grants from ASCAP, Meet The Composer, the American Music Center, the National Federation of Music Clubs, and the various McKnight, Jerome, Puffin, and Dodge foundations. His work is published by G. Schirmer Inc., and has been recorded on the Innova and New Ariel labels.

He has worked as a composer-in-residence for the Education Department of Minnesota Opera, Twin Cities Chapter Coordinator for the American Composers Forum, Music Director of One Voice Mixed Chorus, and as an Auditor for the New York State Council on the Arts. Dr. Siskind is on the faculty of the Crane School of Music, SUNY-Potsdam.

Selected works by Paul Siskind:
“Make music of everthing.”
--Georges Aperghis