ASCAP award-winning arranger/composer Jerry Ulrich is originally from Illinois, where he received his early training in music and developed an interest in and passion for songwriting. His numerous compositions and arrangements in the catalogs of several publishers in the US and abroad have sold over 80,000 copies. His music has been performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, throughout New York City and on national radio and television, as well as throughout Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Recently accepted or completed commissions for professional choirs and orchestras include the Grammy-award winning Orchestra of St. Lukeís, Canta Libre Ensemble, and Adoramus Vocal Ensemble; college and universities, including the University of Minnesota, University of Washington, George Washington University, and choirs in Alaska, Montana, Tennessee, Ohio, New York, Texas, North and South Carolina, Virginia, and Hawaii. His composition Harpenden Psalms was commissioned by the English organist and recording artist Robert Crowley and premiered in St. Gilesí Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Dr. Ulrich is currently Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he directs two mixed choirs and the all-male Georgia Tech Glee Club. Dr. Ulrich came to Atlanta from LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (the Fame school) in New York City, where his choirs were featured in all major NYC concert venues and on national and international television and radio.
Dr. Ulrich's prior teaching experience includes university positions in New York and Ohio. During the 1990-1991 academic year he was Visiting Fulbright Professor of Music at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland. His early training included four years singing with legendary conductor Robert Shaw in the Atlanta Symphony Chorus and Chamber Chorus. Over the years, his choirs have shared the stage with Paul Simon, Judy Collins, Hugh Masekela, Kenny Chesney, Joe Walsh, and Stephen Schwartz, as well as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Lukeís.
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YR1U11 I Know a Garden
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