CVPA Faculty and Staff Profile - Lewis, Leonard Mark | Winthrop University

Name:  Leonard Mark Lewis
Title:  Professor of Music
Education:  D.M.A., University of Texas-Austin; M.M., University of Houston; B.M., University of Houston
Office:  107 Conservatory of Music   
Phone:  803/323-4615
Area(s):  Music Composition, Piano Performance, and Music Theory

Composer Leonard Mark Lewis is a composer and pianist specializing in new music. Dr. Lewis, a member of B.M.I., is the recipient of awards from ASCAP (Morton Gould Award), B.M.I., Columbia University (Bearns Prize), Voices of Change (Russell Horn Composers Award), Frank Tichelli and MACRO. While on the faculty at the University of Missouri, Lewis was named Missouri’s Composer of the Year (by Missouri Music Teacher’s Association (MMTA). In addition to his catalog of solo works, compositions by Lewis have been commissioned and performed by an array of ensembles including the Charlotte Symphony, North/South Consonance, Truman State Orchestra, AURA (University of Houston), Symposium for New Band Music, University of Texas Composer’s Orchestra, New Music Camerata, NACUSA, Concordia Trio, Charlotte Civic Symphony, Hyperion Ensemble and numerous wind ensembles. Lewis has received performances at the World Saxophone Congress in St. Andrews, Scotland, Germany, London, New York City, Mina Croatia, and Wroclaw, Poland. His orchestral works have been performed by the American Composer’s Orchestra, The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, the Charlotte Civic Symphony, and Cy-Fair Orchestra. Dr. Lewis maintains an active schedule with residencies, commissions, and performing across the US. His music is published by Dorn, Manhattan Beach, Southern and Haggelstein. Lewis’ teacher and mentor was Carlisle Floyd. Dr. Lewis is Professor of Composition/Theory at Winthrop University.

Last updated by rayj 08/14/2023

Last Updated: 8/14/23