S.R.B.C.P.

Program Notes
S.R.B.C.P. is a sonic realization of a Bob Cobbing poem. Both parts of this electronic text piece, which relate to the poem's eye version and ear version, utilize the same recorded material: Joel Wolcott reading Cobbing's Are Your Children Safe in the Sea.

Biographical Sketch
Gil Dori is an avid composer and a Doctor of Musical Arts student at Arizona State University.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Haifa University, where he graduated summa cum laude, and a Master of Music degree from ASU.

Oded Zehavi, James DeMars, and Jody Rockmaker are among Gil’s primary composition teachers, as well as Glenn Hackbarth who was Gil’s advisor while he was working on his thesis piece Three Meditation on the Philosophy of Boethius, for computer, electric guitar, and piano interior.

Gil was born in Haifa, Israel, 1986, and moved to the United States of America in 2011 to pursue higher education in music composition. His compositional output is diverse; it ranges from traditional to conceptual, combining eastern and western concepts as well as folk music.

Gil’s music has been read by the Julliard String Quartet, the Brentano String Quartet, and has been performed in the US and in Israel. His works have been selected for Society of Composers, Inc. conferences, the PARMA Music Festival, and the Electronic Music Midwest Festival. He is the recipient of the Joan Frazer Judaism and the Arts Award for his piece Vanitas in 2012 and the winner of the Itay Weiner Composition Competition for his piece Two Nights in 2013.