Austin Theriot (b. 1995) is a composer, vocalist, and pianist from Austin, Texas. His creative work spans a wide variety of genres and styles, including choral music, electronic/electroacoustic music, chamber music, solo voice, sacred service music, and solo piano music.
His music has been performed nationally and internationally by ensembles such as Houston Grand Opera’s community outreach division (HGOco), KC VITAs Chamber Choir, Atlantic Music Festival Contemporary Ensemble, Concordia University A Cappella Choir, Cantamus of Concordia University, and others. In 2018, he received the Richard Hillert Award in Student Composition.
Austin studied Music Composition at Rice University under Dr. Richard Lavenda from 2014-2015. He graduated from Concordia University, Nebraska, with distinction (2018), with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and a concentration in Music Theory and Composition. In May 2019, he was awarded the Outstanding Graduate award in Music. He is currently living in Austin, Texas, pursuing a master’s degree in music composition at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas. Austin is a member of ASCAP.
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