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Trio - OB/BSN/PN

Composer: Faith, Richard

Publisher: Kermit Peters (USA)

Edition: 71574



for oboe, bassoon, and piano

by Richard Faith (1926-2021) - American composer

Born in 1926 in Indiana, Richard Faith began composing at the age of 12. He has written over 110 songs, as well as 4 operas, choral and chamber works, concerti, and many piano solos. Mr. Faith studied composition with Bernard Heiden at Indiana University and Max Wald at Chicago Musical College where he received both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. He taught at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, and from 1961 until his retirement in 1988, was in residence at the University of Arizona in Tucson as Professor of Piano.He has won many awards for his piano playing, including at age 22, the Musical Arts Auditions in Chicago through which he made his solo debut with the Chicago Symphony. Mr. Faith was awarded a Fulbright Grant to study both piano and composition at St. Cecilia Conservatory in Rome. He is recognized nationally as a composer of pedagogical works for piano and has won awards every year since 1981 from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) for his compositions. Performed nationwide, his works have been published by Shawnee Press, Belwin Mills, Southern Music Co., Alfred Publishing Co., and Leyerle Publications.