Justin Dello Joio

  • Justin Dello Joio was born in New York in 1955. He received B.M., M.M., and D.M.A. degrees in composition for The Juilliard School where he studied with Vincent Persichetti, David Diamond, and Roger Sessions.

    Dello Joio has composed orchestral, chamber, vocal and solo works, as well as music for chamber orchestra. His String Quartet No. 1 was premiered and recorded the The Primavera String Quartet and has been performed in major cities throughout the United States. His music has been performed by the Detroit Symphony and other orchestras, and his Sonata for Piano was broadcast at its premiere at the Festival of American Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and has been widely performed throughout the world.

    Mr. Dello Joio has received a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as two grants from The American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Lakond Award, and the Charles Ives Scholarship. He has also been the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, a CAPS grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, and Meet the Composer. He is the Faculty Composer-in-Residence at New York State University and resides in New York City.

  • Cover Title (Subtitle) Duration Instrumentation
    110-40739 Two Concert Etudes
    For Piano
    10:00 Piano Unaccompanied
    Chamber Ensemble
    114-41385 Blue and Gold Music
    For Brass Quintet and Organ
    Brass Quintet
    114-41295 Music for Piano Trio
    The March Of Folly
    Piano Trio
    114-40475 String Quartet #1
    String Quartet