Preparatory Division Faculty

Eleonor Cory
D.M.A., Columbia. M.M.  New England Conservatory. M.A.T. Harvard University. B.A. Sarah Lawrence College. Composition studies with Charles Wuorinen, Chou Wen-chung, Bulent Arel, Meyer Kupferman


Composition; Music History (20th & 21st Century)

Commissions from the Fromm Foundation, Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust; Composition awards from National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts;  Recording awards from the Mary Flagler Cary Trust, Aaron Copland Fund, American Composers Alliance, Alice M. Ditson Fund, PSC­­­ - CUNY Research Foundation, and Yale University; Winner: Hollybush and Kucyna International Composition Competitions, Music of Changes, International New Music, Davenport, and New Jersey Guild of Composers Competitions; MacDowell Colony Fellow.  Performances by New Jersey Symphony,  Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Chamber Symphony of Princeton, Colonial Symphony, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, New York New Music Ensemble, DaCapo Chamber Players, Bronx Arts Ensemble, Cygnus Ensemble, League-ISCM, Washington Square Contemporary Music Series, Composers Concordance, Atlantic String Quartet, Momenta Quartet, Take Dance Company, New York Virtuoso Singers, Gregg Smith Singers, Alea III, Earplay and soloists Ursula Oppens, Curtis Macomber, Elizabeth Farnum, Stephen Gosling, Gregory Fulkerson, Sue Ann Kahn, Jayn Rosenfeld, Patricia Spencer, Christopher Oldfather. President, Association for the Promotion of New Music, (2008 – present; Board Member, (2000 – present); President, American Composers Alliance (1981-84); Board member (1975-88); League- ISCM, Board Member, 1973 – present.  All-Cory recordings on Albany, CRI, Soundspells. Additional recordings on Capstone, North/South, and Advance labels; Published by C.F. Peters, Association for the Promotion of New Music, American Composers Alliance, and Soundspells Productions/Phantom Press.  Faculty member: Baruch College (1973-78); Yale University (1978-1983); Kingsborough Community College, CUNY (1991-2011); Manhattan School of Music, Sarah Lawrence College, Brooklyn College, Hofstra University; Mannes College Preparatory Division since 2004.

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