Malcolm J. Solomon
2020 Dolphy Prize Winner – Professional Category
We are pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the Dolphy Prize, Dr. Malcolm J. Solomon.
Malcolm J. Solomon is a composer, a writer, a director and an independent filmmaker. Having earned master’s and doctoral degrees from Rice University, he divides his time between the previous occupations and teaching at the university level.
His two-movement work for bass clarinet and piano, The Mindlessness of It All, was added to the Alea Publishing catalog in January 2021.
Reviewers described the work as “substantial and unique,” featuring “intriguing rhythmic interplay between the bass clarinet and piano.”