Hello and welcome to the official Don Freund website. As a composer Don Freund is internationally recognized for his works ranging from solo, chamber, and orchestral music to pieces involving live performances with electronic instruments, music for dance, as well as large theater works. He is also active as a pianist, conductor, and lecturer. And as a festival coordinator, he has programmed over 1,000 new American works. Along with his various artistic activities, Don Freund has taught composition for over 40 years and is currently a professor of composition at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
No Pressure to be a Giraffe: The Gillespie Quartet after the Chris Silva painting “There Is Often No Pressure To Be A Giraffe When You Are Not One.”
“Paintings Composed,” a program of new chamber music inspired by paintingsPreview Concert: April 21st Chicago Cultural Center Preston Bradley Hall afternoon series 12:15 to 1:00. May 4th 8:30pm, at Constellation, Chicago, IL