David Kirkland Garner

Degree: 
Ph.D
Specialization: 
Composition
Graduation Year: 
2014

David Kirkland Garner has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Composition at the University of South Carolina School of Music.

In March, Mallarme Chamber Players premiered his new work for violin and piano, "The Sky Was Good for Flying," performed by Nicholas DiEugenio and Mimi Solomon.  The work was commissioned by DiEugenio and Solomon, who will perform it in additional concerts in New York and North Carolina.

Garner's article, "That Driving Sound: Use of Tempo in Traditional Cape Breton Fiddle Performanc" was also recently published in the MUSICultures Journal of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music (Vol. 42, no. 2, 2015).