Music of Frank Campo


Frank Campo, born in New York City in 1927, studied composition with Ingolf Dahl in Los Angeles, with Arthur Honegger in Paris and with Goffredo Petrassi in Rome as a Fulbright scholar. His many works include an opera, "The Mirror", three secular cantatas, six concertos including one for violin and chamber ensemble, one for bassoon and string orchestra, one for trumpet and orchestra, two for clarinet and orchestra and one for piano with wind orchestra. In addition, he has composed a large amount of orchestral music, works for wind orchestra, several song cycles, much piano music and a wide variety of chamber music for diverse ensembles.


Dr. Campo has taught Music Composition and Theory at various Universities including California State University Northridge from 1967 -1992, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He also taught composition at the Claremont Graduate University from 1992 - 2000.