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holds the Bachelor of Arts degree from
University of North Texas,
& Master of Music degree from
Catholic University Of America.
He retired from the position of Assistant Principal
Bassoonist of the
in Washington, DC in September, 2017, as well as
Chamber Orchestra. For many years he
was bassoonist with the Capitol Woodwind
Quintet. Prior to that, he performed with the
Fort Worth Symphony and Opera. Truman has
completed part of a Master of Science degree in
computer science from
versions of many of Truman's compositions are
now available on his YouTube
Channel. Many of those pieces are
published by Trevco
Truman's first attempts at composition
were in his teens, and he has continued an interest in
the study of music theory and composition.
1996, the 25th anniversary of the John F.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts was celebrated
by the commissioning of twenty-five fanfares from
twenty-five different composers to be performed by the
National Symphony Orchestra during that season.
One of those works was Trumanís Prelude
for 12 violas, which was performed by the NSO
conducted by Leonard Slatkin and noted on his website
list of premiers.
composer-in-residence at Eclipse Chamber Orchestra for
10 years, beginning in 2004, and several of his works
were premiered by the ECO during that time.
new Naxos CD (No. 8.559858) with six works
recorded by National Symphony Orchestra
members and others is available at Amazon,
among other places. The CD can be
heard on Spotify
Reviews of the CD can be accessed here.
complete list of Truman's available compositions can
be found here.
trumanh at pobox dot com