Douglas Knehans — American Australian Composer
Douglas Knehans has been writing music for over thirty years for all media from orchestra and opera to electronic, dance and vocal music. He has trained as an orchestra musician, a composer, theorist and music technologist. He has been a successful music administrator in Australia and the United States and since 2008 he has been the Thomas James Kelly Professor of Music at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. Browse the site and get to know more about his unusual compositional voice that The Washington Post calls ‘beautiful’ and ‘exciting’ and the Miami Herald describes as ‘wildly inventive.’
Knehans was just awarded third prize at the 1st international composers competition MUSICA RELIGIOSA 2010 in Czech Republic for my THREE PSALMS for a cappella SATB choir.