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holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from
University of North Texas,
& a Master of Music degree from
Catholic University Of America.
He retired from the position of Assistant Principal
Bassoonist of the
in Washington, DC in September, 2017, as well as
Chamber Orchestra. For many years he
was bassoonist with the Capitol Woodwind
Quintet. Prior to that, he performed with the
Fort Worth Symphony and Opera. Truman has
completed part of a Master of Science degree in
computer science from
Prelude for 12 violas was performed by the
National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard
Slatkin in 1996.
His Concertino for Horn and Chamber
Orchestra was premiered by NSO Associate
Principal Horn, Laurel Ohlson, & Eclipse Chamber
Orchestra, conducted by Sylvia Alimena.
His Concertino for Flute and Chamber
Orchestra was premiered by NSO flutist Alice
Kogan Weinreb, and Eclipse Chamber Orchestra,
conducted by Sylvia Alimena.
The Mad Hatter, for contrabassoon and chamber
ensemble, was premiered at the 2005 International
Double Reed Society
convention in Austin, Texas by Lewis Lipnick,
NSO contrabassoonist, and local performers. The
Mad Hatter is published by Trevco Music
2007, Three Miniatures for flute, horn, &
bassoon, and Flowers for wind quintet, were
premiered by The Capitol Woodwind Quintet; and Ricky-tick
Nightmare for bassoon and piano were all
published by Trevco Music Publishing.
Serenade for Chamber Orchestra was
premiered by Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
2013, his Sonata
for two bassoons and piano, Character
Sketches, & Rosemoor Suite
for wind quintet were all published by
Trevco Music Publishing.
Also in 2013, in a collaboration with
composer David Teie, Truman's three movements
of settings of Walt Whitman poems were
premiered by Eclipse Chamber Orchestra and
Coro Alexandria, conducted by David Teie.
August 2015 his Aulos
Tryipych for four flutes and piano
was premiered by National Symphony Orchestra
members at the National Flute Convention in
2017, after publishing
Four Winter Scenes for wind quintet
for wind quintet and piano, Truman's next work
under way is another sextet, music for wind
quintet and bass clarinet.
trumanh at pobox dot com