Michael Boyman

Composer and violist Michael Boyman is the recipient of the 2013 Davis Peace & Diplomacy Grant and the 2014 BMI Foundation William Schuman Award. An alumnus of the New York Youth Symphony from 2010 to 2012, Mike served as principal violist of the orchestra and was a member of Making Score, the organization's composition program. He recently received his Master's Degree in Composition from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied privately with Richard Danielpour and served as a Fellow in the Center for Music Entrepreneurship. Mike is also a graduate of New York University, where he studied political science and music composition, studying privately with Justin Dello Joio.