DALE TRUMBORE, Chatham NJ native has won numerous awards for her compositions, including the Walsum Award, the Harmonium Choral Society’s Choral Composition Contest, Chanticleer’s Student Composition Competition, and the National Federation of Music Clubs Composition Contest (New Jersey division). Trumbore has also been a finalist in the Ithaca College Choral Composition Competition and a participant in the Baltimore Choral Arts Society’s Student Composer Project.
Trumbore’s string quartet How it will go was recently premiered by the Kronos Quartet during their residency at the University of Maryland. Upcoming performances of Trumbore’s works include the premiere of her choral work Est autem fides credere by the New York Virtuoso Singers in Manhattan this April, and the premiere of a composition commissioned by the Orange County Women’s Chorus in California this May. Trumbore’s compositions have been performed by ensembles including the Harmonium Choral Society, the Left Bank Concert Society, the Nova Ensemble, the University of Maryland Chamber Singers, the Eugene Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, and the Ward Melville High School Chorus.
Trumbore graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.M. in Music Composition and a B.A. in English Language and Literature. At the University of Maryland, she studied Composition with Mark Wilson. Trumbore is currently pursuing her Master of Music in Music Composition at the University of Southern California, where she studies with Morten Lauridsen.