Duffy, a major figure in American music, has composed more than 300
works for symphony orchestra, opera, theater, television and film.
He and his work have received many awards in recognition of his excellent
contributions to music: two Emmys, an ASCAP award for special recognition
on film and television music, a New York State Governor’s Art Award, and the (New York City) Mayor’s Award of Honor for Arts and Culture. He is also the recipient of the American Music Center’s Founders’ Award
for Lifetime Achievement.
New CD released 12/1/2010:
6th Annual John Duffy Composers Institute
May 24-June 6, 2010: get details here
Read Gavin Borchert's review of
Off-Center Opera's production of Black Water from Seattle
Read the May
2006 article on the John Duffy Composers Institute held atOld Dominion University at the Virginia
Arts Festival from the Virginian-Pilot. (PDF format,