Shafer Mahoney

Email: smahoney@hunter.cuny.edu
Office: Room 400a Hunter North
Phone: 212-772-5150
Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:304:30pm

Shafer Mahoney’s music has been performed around the world and at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Hall, and Miller Theatre; it has won numerous awards, including two from BMI, a Morton Gould Award from ASCAP, and the Bearns Prize from Columbia University. Critics have described his music as “tonal and imaginative” and “dazzling.” Recent commissions include works for the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Albany Symphony Orchestra, New York Youth Symphony, Oklahoma State University, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Relâche, Columbus State University, and the Corigliano String Quartet. His music is published by Boosey & Hawkes and has been recorded on Enja, Mark, and Summit Records. Last year, Absolute Ensemble’s recording of his music was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category “Best Small Ensemble Performance.”