Mays, Walter (1941-) | Special Collections of the ODU Libraries
Name: Mays, Walter (1941-)
Historical Note: D.M.A., University of Cincinnati. Various Awards include Naumburg Recording Award; Composers Award from the Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music; Tanglewood Commission from the Fromm Foundation; Serge Koussevitsky Grant from the Library of Congress. Oratorio, Voices From The Fiery Wind was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, 1981; War Games for Percussion, subject of two PBS documentaries. Orchestral performances have occurred in Omaha, Indianapolis, France, Norway, and Tasmania.