Sean Shepherd
New York, NY
2011 USA Fellow

This award was generously supported by Barbara Van Dusen.

Classical music composer Sean Shepherd has received commissions from the New York Philharmonic, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Reno Philharmonic, and the Cleveland Orchestra, where he is the Daniel R. Lewis Composer Fellow. Currently a doctoral candidate in music composition at Cornell University, Shepherd’s music has been performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, among others.

Portrait photo courtesy the artist.
  • Artwork by Sean Shepherd
    Sketches and engravings; photo credit the artist
Artwork by Sean Shepherd