Composition Faculty Paul Rudy Named Curator's Professor


Composition faculty Paul Rudy has been named Curator's Professor of Music Composition. Paul Rudy (b. 1962) is a Rome Prize (2010), Guggenheim (2008), Fulbright (1997) and Wurlitzer Foundation (2007 and 2009) Fellow.

Rudy has taught at UMKC for 15 years. He notes, "I am so delighted to receive this affirmation of my work here and abroad, and am grateful to be a part of the Conservatory. Our students, faculty colleagues, staff, and leadership at the Conservatory inspire me always, and set the bar high for our collective achievement."

Rudy has won the Sounds Electric ’07 Competition (1st Prize), EMS Prize (Sweden, 1st Prize), Citta di Udine (Prize ex aequo), and has received recognition and commissions from IMEB, Bourges (2008 commission), SEAMUS, Meet the Composer, the American Composer’s Forum, SCI, National Music Teacher’s Association.


For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949