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Paul A. Siskind

Title: Professor: Music Theory, Composition
Department: Crane School of Music
Phone: 3241
Fax: 2413
E-mail: siskinpa@potsdam.edu
Office: Schuette Hall A313

Paul Siskind's music encompasses many genres, and has been performed across the US and abroad by ensembles such as the Pittsburgh Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Arditti String Quartet, Dale Warland Singers, Counterinduction, Burklyn Ballet Theatre, and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe. He has received numerous awards and grants, including ASCAP, Meet The Composer, American Music Center, National Federation of Music Clubs, New York State Music Fund, and the McKnight, Jerome, Puffin, and Dodge foundations. His work is published by G. Schirmer Inc., Cantando Musikkforlag, and Sweet Child Music, and has been commercially recorded on the Innova, Albany, Ravello, Ablaze, New Ariel, Equilibrium, and ERM Media labels.

Dr. Siskind has been voted "Teacher of the Year" at SUNY-Potsdam three times. He has received the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and a President's Award for Scholarship and Creative Activity. Besides composing, his current research focuses on the impact of underlying biological and psychological processes on the pedagogy of aural skills.