Seth Boustead received his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL in December of 1999 where he studied with Robert Lombardo, Don Malone and Patricia Morehead. Shortly after graduation he, with flutist Laura Koepele-Tenges started the new music group Accessible Contemporary Music, dedicated to promoting the performance and understanding of new music. Mr. Boustead has won several awards including first place in the Union League and Civic Arts Foundation’s piano composition contest for the piece Six Moods for Solo Piano as well as being one of three composers selected in the Emerging Artists Showcase at the Chicago Cultural Center in 1999. Mr. Boustead is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Music Composition at Roosevelt University where he studies with Stacy Garrop.
Expansions: For Percussion Quartet copyright 1996
Suite for Marimba, Cello and Flute copyright 1998
Six Moods for Solo Piano 1. Slowly, With Freedom 2. With Humor 3. At a Medium Pace 4. Lyrical, With Light Intimacy 5. Fast and Playful 6. Plaintive copyright 1999
Five Haiku (text by the composer) 1. The Traffic Light 2. Walking 3. April Light 4. Pouring Rain 5. Quiet and Still For Mezzo-Soprano and Piano copyright 1999
Three Contrasting Pieces for Flute Cello and Piano 1. Contemplation #23 2. Loud and Fast 3. Calm, With Waves copyright 1999
Quintathalon For Woodwind Quintet copyright 1999
Summation Piece (number one) 1. Mostly Cloudy 2. Hardly Tranquil 3. Reflective For Solo Piano copyright 2000
From the Random Body 1. Fracture 2. Depth 3. Motion 4. The Numinous For Violin, Cello, Flute and Piano copyright 2000
’Scapes 1. Retrospection 2. People 3. Waltz Surreptitious 4. Spire, As Soon Through Early Morning Mist 5. Restless Night 6. Made in Hong Kong 7. Distant Metropolis copyright 2001
Dissonance Still Talking 1. Dissonance 2. Still 3. Talking For Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano copyright 2002.