Biography

Carrie Leigh Page

Carrie Leigh Page

Born in Mississippi, Carrie Leigh Page composes music for chamber ensembles, orchestra, and electronic media, with a special emphasis on vocal writing. She has collaborated with dramatic artists, vocalists, and educators to create chamber operas both for young artists and young audiences, and she is an avid researcher in the areas of opera and music education.

Page earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Converse College beginning her compositional studies with Scott Robbins. Under the tutelage of Marc Satterwhite, she completed the Master of Music degree in composition from the University of Louisville, where she held the Moritz von Bomhard Fellowship in Composition. She earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition from Arizona State University, studying with Rodney Rogers, James DeMars, Roshanne Etezady, Jody Rockmaker, and Glenn Hackbarth.

Page’s electronic work Emergent was selected for inclusion on the International Alliance for Women in Music Annual Concert in 2010, which traveled to multiple concert venues throughout the world. Her most recent work, Everyday Arias, won the 2011 ASU Composition Competition. Page is currently working on choral works for St. Martin of Tours in Louisville, KY, and St. Mary’s Basilica in Phoenix, AZ, and songs for mezzo-soprano Korin Kormick. Her music appeared on the 2005 Fresh Stuff CD, released by the University of Louisville. Page is a member of ASCAP, the Society of Composers, the College Music Society, and the International Alliance for Women in Music.