Morten (Skip) Lauridsen

Profile Updated: January 19, 2022
Residing In: Friday Harbor, WA USA
Spouse/Partner: Amber
Homepage: mortenlauridsen.net
Occupation: Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Univ. Southern California
Children: Nicholas, born 1979
Peter, born 1981
Ian, born 1983
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Recipient, 2007 National Medal of Arts from the President at the White House "for his composition of radiant choral works combining musical beauty, power, and spiritual depth that have thrilled audiences worldwide." National Endowment for the Arts-Designated "American Choral Master."

Recordings of compositions on over 200 CDs, including several Grammy-nominated, and nearly two million sheet music sales of compositions. Recipient, ASCAP Foundation Life In Music Award at Lincoln Center, 2016 and five Honorary Doctorates.

Professor at USC for entire academic career and residencies at over one hundred universities world-wide.

Now living near Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, WA following retirement from USC with Amber and our Golden Retriever, Sunshine.

An award-winning documentary, "Shining Night: Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen," was released in 2012. Information about the film is at mortenlauridsen.net.

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