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Giancarlo Aquilanti

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Giancarlo Aquilanti

Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Director of Music Theory
Director, Stanford Wind Symphony
D.M.A., (Composition) Stanford University, 1996
M.A., California State University, Hayward
Pesaro Conservatory degrees (Composition, Trumpet Performance, Piano (minor))


Studied composition with Paolo Ugoletti, Glenn Glasow, Wayne Peterson, and Jody Rockmaker.

Numerous compositions, including songs for voice and various combinations of instruments, several orchestral, choral and band pieces, string quartets, and the operas La povertà, Lot’s Women, and Oxford Companions.

Recipient of the Walter J. Gores award for excellence in teaching (2003-04), Stanford's highest award.