Giancarlo Aquilanti


Braun Music Center Rm. 222A
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Giancarlo Aquilanti

Director of Music Theory
Senior Lecturer
Degrees / Education
Diploma, Conservatory of Music “Gioacchino Rossini” Pesaro, Trumpet (1979)
Diploma, Conservatory of Music “Gioacchino Rossini” Pesaro, Composition, Choral Music and Conducting (1985)
Master of Arts, California State University, Hayward, Composition (1988)
Doctor of Musical Arts, Stanford University, Composition (1996)

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.