Composer of music in many contemporary genre, including: orchestral works, concertos, chamber music, song cycles, opera, jazz. List of works available on web site: http://www.users.uswest.net/~abiales/. The website contains a biographical sketch and artistic statement.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio. MA Theory and composition from the Ohio State University. Ph.D. in Musicology University of California, Los Angeles. Professor of music and Chair of the department at the College of St. Catherine, St. Pul, MN. Now professor emeritus. Fulbrightr scholar: Germany 1960-61. Editor of the Music of Giovanni Priuli.