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Stacy Garrop
Stacy Garrop

Stacy Garrop, Associate Professor and Head of Composition at the Chicago College of Performing Arts of Roosevelt University,received her baccalaureate from the University of Michigan, her master’s degree from the University of Chicago, and her doctorate from Indiana University. Among her rapidly accumulating distinctions are the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble’s Harvey Gaul Composition Competition, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Music Composition Prize, two Barlow Endowment commissions, Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s First Hearing Composition Competition, Omaha Symphony Guild’s International New Music Competition, National Association of Teachers of Singing Art Song Composition Award, and the New England Philharmonic’s Call for Scores Competition. Garrop has been in residence with several musical organizations, including the Skaneateles Festival and the Volti Choral Institute for High School Singers in 2011, Albany Symphony Orchestra in 2009/10, and Chicago’s Music in the Loft chamber music series in 2004/05 and 2006/07. Her works have been performed by the Grant Park Orchestra; the Minnesota Orchestra; the Detroit, Albany, Charleston, Illinois, Omaha, and Amarillo Symphonies; and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago; by the Cecilia, Chiara, Biava, Enso, and Artaria String Quartets; and by the choirs Chicago a cappella , Grant Park Chorus, Princeton Singers, and Volti. Theodore Presser Company publishes her chamber and orchestral works. Her compositions have been recorded on the Cedille, Innova, Equillibrium, Summit, and Ravello labels. Of particular note, Cedille Records released in February 2011 the first all-Garrop CD, comprising her String Quartet No. 3: "Gaia," Silver Dagger for piano trio, and In Eleanor’s Words song cycle.

Discography
The Billy Collins Suite: Songs Inspired by His Poetry
The Billy Collins Suite: Songs Inspired by His Poetry

Chicago Moves
Chicago Moves

Composers in the Loft
Composers in the Loft

Songs of Smaller Creatures and other American choral works
Songs of Smaller Creatures and other American choral works

Notable Women: Trios by Today's Female Composers
Notable Women: Trios by Today's Female Composers

In Eleanor's Words: Music of Stacy Garrop
In Eleanor's Words: Music of Stacy Garrop

Christmas a cappella
Christmas a cappella