Music for Modern Dance

If you are interested in original music for modern dance
(for stage and/or classroom), please contact me via e-mail

Achievements / Recognitions:
  • Lester Horton Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music for Dance - for “Grand Hope Flower” by Rosanna Gamson/Worldwide (1998)
  • ASCAP Standard Panel Award for music composition (1997 to Present)
  • Commissions from Rosanna Gamson/Worldwide, the Friends of California Plaza (with a grant from the Lila Wallace Readers Digest  Foundation), Santa Ana College Dance Dept.
  • I have created music for the following dance companies:
    • Oguri & Renzoku (now Body Weather Laboratory)
    • Rosanna Gamson / Worldwide
    • Santa Ana College Dance Department
  • Some of the dance companies who have used my music are:
    • Naomi Goldberg's Los Angeles Modern Dance & Ballet
    • Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
    • Iona Pear Dance Theater
  • Composer/Performer/Artistic Director - The Illustrious Theatre Orchestra (saxophone, keyboard, electric bass)
  • Pythagorean Xydiko Machine (Trompe l’Oreille), The Illustrious Theatre Orchestra (1995)
  • Standing on the Shoulders of Giants (Trompe l’Oreille), The Illustrious Theatre Orchestra (1993)
  • Bachelor of Music and Master of Music, CSU Fullerton (studied composition with Michael Bayer and Lloyd Rodgers, saxophone with James Rötter)
  • CSU Summer Arts Program (Computer Music)
  • Master Class with Philip Glass
  • Playwright-Composer Studio Workshop, A.S.K. Theater Productions
  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
  • California Community College Teaching Credential, Music (Lifetime) is designed and maintained by Shane W. Cadman © 2003 - . All Rights Reserved.