Ted Gellar-Goad


Ted H.M. Gellar-Goad, Ph. D. candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will serve as the NEH Institute’s resident compos­er, writing music to accompany several of the scenes to be performed by the NEH Summer Scholars.  He has written an M.A. thesis, conference papers, and two forthcom­ing articles on Ro­man comedy.





His performed musical works include the following:

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.
Premiere: Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra.  19 November 2006.
Charlotte Symphony Youth Orchestra.  16 May 2010.

Bakkhai (computer music piece).
Premiere: UNC Electro-Acoustic Studio concert.  15 April 2009.
University of North Carolina C.H.A.T. Festival on the Hill.  18 February 2010.

Sketches in Realization.
Vivre Musicale string quartet/soprano clarinet, Baltimore.  15 April 2011.
Encore performance: Washington, D. C.  16 April 2011.

Metri Gratia: 3 Vignettes for String Quartet.
University of North Carolina string quartet.  15 April 2009.

Tanglewood Music Festival double reed sextet.  July 2000.

Numerous other works performed by musicians from the Tanglewood Music Festival, Raleigh Civic Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, North Carolina State University, Winthrop University, Florida State University, University of Michigan, and Northwest School of the Arts (Charlotte, N.C.), from 1999–present.