Gerald Martin Cohen

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Cohen's music has been commissioned by chamber ensembles including the Cassatt String Quartet, Verdehr Trio, Franciscan String Quartet, Chesapeake Chamber Music, Grneta Ensemble, Wave Hill Trio, Bronx Arts Ensemble, and Brooklyn Philharmonic Brass Quintet; by choruses including the New York Virtuoso Singers, Canticum Novum Singers, Syracuse Children's Chorus, St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City, Zamir Chorale of Boston, and Usdan Center Chorus; and by the Cantors Assembly of America and Westchester Youth Symphony.  Cohen's music has been performed by the Borromeo String Quartet, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Westchester Philharmonic, Riverside Symphony, Plymouth Music Series Orchestra, New York Concert Singers, Princeton Pro Musica, and many other ensembles and soloists.A recording of compositions performed by the Grneta Ensemble, Sea of Reeds (Navona Records), will be released in November 2014. Lucid Culture proclaimed Grneta Ensemble's concert featuring his compositions as one of the "best of the year." An earlier album devoted to his chamber, choral and solo vocal compositions, Generations (NWCRI), includes performances by the composer. Cohen's compositions are published by Oxford University Press, G. Schirmer/AMP and Transcontinental Music Publications.For more about his work see his website.

String Quartet No. 2. (Original composition)
Columbia Degrees: 
DMA, Composition