Arthur Frackenpohl received his B.A. with distinction from the Eastman
School of Music and University of Rochester, his M.A. from Eastman and
his Mus.Doc. from McGill University, in Montreal. He has studied with Darius
Milhaud at Tanglewood and Nadia Boulanger in Fontainebleau, France where
he was awarded First Prize in Composition.
He has received annual ASCAP awards since 1964 and SUNY Chancellors
Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1982. He has published over 250 instrumental
and choral compositions and arrangements, various recordings and one book,
at the Piano for keyboard harmony text. Dr. Frackenpohl has also received
grants from the Ford Foundation and the SUNY Research Foundation.
Dr. Frackenpohl is a retired faculty member of the Crane School of Music
and achieved the title of Professor Emeritus in 1985. He and his wife,
Mary Ellen, have four grown children.