Rodney Rogers

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405

Biography

Rodney Rogers writes primarily chamber music, along with works for orchestra, wind ensemble, and choral music. A compact disc of his compositions, Complicated Optimism, is available on Albany Records and iTunes. Other albums on iTunes that feature his music include: The Light Wraps You, Facades, Childs Play, Duo Vivo, and AngloSax.

Rogers awards include a NEA Consortium Commission, residencies at the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo Artist Colony, "Distinguished Composer of the Year" from the Music Teachers National Association for his composition Riffing in Tandem, the ASCAP Foundation Grant for Young Composers (First Prize), three BMI Awards, and a composition fellowship to Tanglewood.

His works have received performances with the American Composers Orchestra, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Juilliard Brass Quintet, New York New Music Ensemble, the Omega Quartet (New York City), Richmond Sinfonia, St. Louis Symphony Chamber Players, Gregg Smith Singers, Tucson Symphony, and numerous university ensembles.  Performances have taken place throughout the United States and in Europe, South America, China, Japan, and Australia. Five works have been premiered in Carnegie Recital (Weill Hall). Select compositions of Rogers are published by Associated Music Publishers (G. Schirmer) and Hal Leonard. 

Research Interests

Analytical studies of Bartok, Lutoslawski, and Stravinsky, as well as the music of Bach and other Baroque composers.

Research Activity

  • Rogers,Rodney Irl*. MEET THE COMPOSER - GUEST ARTISTS. AZ COMM ON THE ARTS(7/1/1990 - 6/30/1991).
  • Rogers,Rodney Irl*. MEET THE COMPOSER SERIES. AZ COMM ON THE ARTS(9/1/1988 - 5/15/1989).

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
MTC 323 Composition
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 523 Advanced Composition
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 591 Seminar
MTC 723 Advanced Composition
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
MTC 323 Composition
MTC 433 Orchestration
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 523 Advanced Composition
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 591 Seminar
MTC 598 Special Topics
MTC 723 Advanced Composition
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
MTC 323 Composition
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 523 Advanced Composition
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 591 Seminar
MTC 723 Advanced Composition
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
MTC 433 Orchestration
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 591 Seminar
MTC 598 Special Topics
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
MTC 323 Composition
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 523 Advanced Composition
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 591 Seminar
MTC 723 Advanced Composition
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
MTC 323 Composition
MTC 433 Orchestration
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 523 Advanced Composition
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 591 Seminar
MTC 598 Special Topics
MTC 723 Advanced Composition
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
MTC 323 Composition
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 523 Advanced Composition
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 591 Seminar
MTC 598 Special Topics
MTC 723 Advanced Composition
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
MTC 433 Orchestration
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 598 Special Topics
MTC 790 Reading and Conference
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
MTC 323 Composition
MTC 523 Advanced Composition
MTC 723 Advanced Composition
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
MTC 433 Orchestration
MTC 499 Individualized Instruction
MTC 590 Reading and Conference
MTC 598 Special Topics
MTC 790 Reading and Conference