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Anthony Iannaccone (born 1943 in Brooklyn, New York) is a composer and conductor. His music has been performed by major orchestras and chamber ensembles, and he has conducted numerous regional and metropolitan orchestras in the United States and in Europe. He is a conductor and professor at Eastern Michigan University.

He has studied with Aaron Copland (1959–1964); with David Diamond, Vittorio Giannini, and Ludmila Ulehla at the Manhattan School of Music, from which he earned a master's degree (1961–1968); and with Samuel Adler at the Eastman School of Music, from which he earned his doctoral degree (1968–1971). He has taught composition at Eastern Michigan University since 1971, where he founded an electronic music studio, and has conducted the ensemble Collegium Musicum there since 1973.

He won first prize from the National Band Association in 1988 for Apparitions and won the SAT/C.F. Peters Competition in 1990 for Two-Piano Inventions.


Iannaccone has published approximately fifty works, including:

  • The Labyrinth (2003)
  • Parodies for woodwind quintet (1958)
  • Piano Trio (1959)
  • Symphony No. 1 "Passage to Whitman" (1965)
  • Symphony No. 2 (1966)
  • Divertimento for orchestra (1983)
  • Walt Whitman Song (1980)
  • A Whitman Madrigal (1984)
  • Two-Piano Inventions (1990)
  • Night Rivers, Symphony No. 3 (1990–92)
  • Waiting for Sunrise on the Sound, for orchestra (1998)
  • From Time to Time (2000)
  • Clarinet Quintet (2002), written on commission for clarinetist Richard Stoltzman


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