Alvin Brehm

Alvin Brehm has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and the Naumburg Foundation, and commissions from the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, American Brass Quintet, Y Orchestra, and Philomusica. He has been guest composer at the American Academy in Rome, Chairman of the National Endowment Chamber Music and New Music Committees, Chairman of the New York State Arts Council Music Panel, and Dean of Music at the State University of New York, Purchase. A former artist-member of the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, his performance credits as a double bassist include guest appearances with the Guarneri, Budapest, Lenox, and Manhattan Quartets; the Jacques Thibaud Trio; and many other groups.