Alan Pierson

Born 12 May 1974
Alan Pierson
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1974-05-12
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Alan Pierson

Alan Pierson Biography (Wikipedia)

Alan Emanuel Pierson (born May 12, 1974, Chicago, Illinois) is an American conductor. His parents are Elaine Pierson and Edward S. Pierson, the latter an engineering professor at Purdue University Calumet. Pierson is a 1996 graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with degrees in music and physics. At MIT, he was a timpanist and an assistant conductor with the MIT Symphony Orchestra, and also a composer.

Pierson continued his studies in music at the Eastman School of Music, where he was a co-founder of the new music ensemble Ossia. Subsequently, he was a co-founder of the related new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, which gave its first concert in 2001. Pierson became the first music director of Alarm Will Sound in the same year, and continues to serve in the post.

In January 2011, Pierson was named the artistic director of the former Brooklyn Philharmonic. He formally assumed the Brooklyn title as of the 2011-2012 season and served one season, after which his contract was not renewed. Outside of the USA, Pierson also serves as principal conductor of the Crash Ensemble in Ireland.

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Steve Reich
Tehillim: Part 4
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Tehillim: Part 4

Tehillim: Part 4

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Ossia Ensemble
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Donnacha Dennehy
He wishes his beloved were dead (That the Night Come)
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He wishes his beloved were dead (That the Night Come)
John Adams
Son of the Chamber Symphony i.
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Son of the Chamber Symphony i.
Steve Reich
Variations for Vibes, Strings and Pianos (iii. Fast)
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Variations for Vibes, Strings and Pianos (iii. Fast)
John Adams
Son of Chamber Symphony (3rd mvt)
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Son of Chamber Symphony (3rd mvt)
John Adams
Chamber Symphony: III. Roadrunner
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Chamber Symphony: III. Roadrunner
Podcast, Nadia Sirota, Alan Pierson & Alexander Overington
Meet the Composer Excerpt
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Meet the Composer Excerpt
Steve Reich
Tehillim
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Tehillim
Steve Reich
Tehillim, Part I (excerpt)
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Tehillim, Part I (excerpt)
Donnacha Dennehy
Gra agus Bas (Love and Death)
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Gra agus Bas (Love and Death)
Steve Reich
Radio Rewrite: I. Fast
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Radio Rewrite: I. Fast
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