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Alan Stout (composer)

Alan Burrage Stout (b. Baltimore, Maryland, November 26, 1932) is an American composer of contemporary classical music.

He studied at Johns Hopkins University (B.S., 1954) and at the Peabody Conservatory. His instructors included Henry Cowell, Wallingford Riegger, John Verrall, and Vagn Holmboe, the latter at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark for a year. He then studied at the University of Washington, obtaining a M.A. in 1959.

He taught at Northwestern University beginning in 1962. His notable students include Joseph Schwantner, Augusta Read Thomas, Jared Spears, Marilyn Shrude, Maggi Payne, David Evan Thomas, Michael Twomey, Justinian Tamusuza, Frank Ferko, Michael Pisaro, Craig Shepard, J.A. Kawarsky, and Reginald Bain.

His style is modernist, incorporating elements of 12-tone music as well as experimental styles. His music has been performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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