Selected Alumni Bios

Christopher McGlumphy

Christopher McGlumphy (M.M., Music Technology 2000) has worked with, among others, the Music Department of ABC Television, G. Schirmer Music Publishers, and Philadelphia’s groundbreaking new music ensemble, Relâche. Currently, he is Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society.

Chris performs on the viola da gamba and is a composer.  His compositions include When In Nomine for bass viol, live electronics, and tape; My Dark Star for amplified viola da gamba; and Two Artifacts for viol consort (chosen as a finalist in the 2000 Traynor competition, sponsored by the Viola da Gamba Society of America).

Chris has also composed scores for a number of films, including the award winning independent feature Being Claudine.  He composed the score for Vasarma's Lovers and for the experimental silent film Synchronicity.  Chris has composed music for live theater such as Gibbous Moon, Inchoate's Journal, and James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake.  He also composed songs for the American premiere of Dario Fo's The Devil With Boobs.

Recently, Chris produced an album for the New York-based pop/electronica artist Laurits.