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Diane Moser Music

Diane Moser

Pianist/composer Diane Moser has been featured throughout the U.S. with jazz ensembles, big bands, orchestras, chamber music ensembles, dance companies, and theater companies. As a leader, Diane currently has several ensembles that express her wide diversity of musical interests. She is the musical director, pianist and contributing composer of Diane Moser’s Composers Big Band, a 17-piece big band formed for the purpose of developing and presenting new music for big band. Presenting monthly concerts beginning in January of 1997, the band features the music of its 9 resident composers, and has featured over 100 guest composers and performers as well. Since 1999 she has led her quintet, The Diane Moser Quintet, and since 2002 The Diane Moser Trio, with revolving members trombonist Ben Williams, bassist Mark Dresser, drummer Gerry Hemingway, alto saxophone and clarinetist Marty Ehrlich, bassist Andy Eulau, drummer Scott Neumann, drummer Michael Sarin, alto saxophonist Anton Denner, alto saxophonist Ed Xiques, drummer Andrew Cyrille, bassist Rob Thorsen and drummer Duncan Moore. As a collaborator, she has been a featured performer and composer with Mark Dresser, Marty Ehrlich, Mark Helias, Gerry Hemingway, Howard Johnson, Oliver Lake, Tina Marsh, Charles McPherson, Diamanda Galas, Yale Strom, poets Marilyn Mohr and Bill Zavatsky, the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, the Tri-City Symphony of Davenport, Iowa, The Drifters and many others.Her work in film includes composing the film score for the award winning film "Breaking Boundaries: The Art of Alex Masket", Ashcan Films 2009, directed by filmmaker Dennis Connors and performed by The Diane Moser Quintet. She was also the Music Supervisor and performer for the short documentary film on the sculptor Augustus Saint-Gauden, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Voices and Visions Productions, LTD 2012, which is now permanently installed for continuous viewing at the Saint Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH. Diane has garnered many awards in composition including Chamber Music America, Meet The Composer, the American Music Center, New Music USA, the Mary Flagler Carey Charitable Trust and the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University. She has also received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Center for the Arts and was named the Mid-Atlantic Arts Creative Fellow at the Millay Arts Colony.

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