Tony Solitro

Art Discipline: 
Philadelphia, PA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 27, 2017 to Apr 14, 2017

Tony Solitro is a composer of concert and stage music whose recent works have been commissioned by Boston Opera Collaborative, Joseph Conyers (Assistant Principal Bass, Philadelphia Orchestra), the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and Network for New Music. His compositions have been performed by People Inside Electronics (Los Angeles),the Litha Symphony Orchestra (Manhattan),International Opera Theater (USA/Italy), and in venues such as the Red Note New Music Festival (Illinois State University),the Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester, England), and the International Guitar Research Centre (University of Surrey, Guildford, UK). Tony has been awarded fellowships from Yaddo, VCCA, and the Brevard Music Center. He earned his Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania) as a recipient of the George Crumb Music Fellowship and his M.M. (Longy School of Music) on a Nadia and Lili Boulanger Scholarship. To hear recordings, see videos, and explore his composition catalogue, visit