Brief Professional Résumé of Wallace De Pue
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education - Capital University, 1956
Master of Arts - Ohio State University, 1957
Doctor of Philosophy - Michigan State University, 1966
II. Publications (51) by major publishers
Works for practically all media published by: Mills, Belwin, Plymouth, Walton, Kjos, Lawson-Gould, HaMar, Columbia,
J. Fischer, Alexander Broude, MMB, Moon Of Hope, Warner Brothers, Alfred Music Publishers, Harrock-Hall Music and
III. Honors and other recognitions
A. Winner of national contest sponsored by Rochester Festival of Religious Arts: Psalm 90 (SATB/Viola), 1967
B. Winner of state contest sponsored by the Arthur Shepherd Competition of Cleveland: Sonata Primitíf (Marimba/Piano), 1968
C. Wassili-Leps National Choral Competition (Honorable Mention): The Bells (SATB), 1968
D. BGSU nominee for E. Harbor Harrison Award for Gifted Teaching (Danforth Foundation)
E. 1972 Winner of "National String Orchestra Composition Contest" sponsored by the University of Denver's Lamont School of
Music: Prelude and Sarabande (String Orchestra), 1973
F. Appointed "Fellow" at the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H., June 15-July 15, 1973
G. Phi Mu Alpha Bowling Green State University Distinguished Teacher Award, 1974
H. BGSU Faculty Achievement Award for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (opera), 1974
I. BGSU College of Musical Arts Distinguished Teacher Award, 1975
J. Appointed "Fellow" at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Lynchburg, Va., 6/15 to 7/21, 1979
K. Finalist in the National Symphony Orchestra Association competition, for Passacaglia for orchestra, 1980
L. Honorable Mention for Passacaglia for Orchestra in the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra Association Orchestral
Composition Contest, 1979 -1980
M. Subject of TV Documentary, "The De Pue Family Musicians," produced by WBGU-TV and broadcast several times starting in
1993 to the present
N. “Great Artists in Music Award,” Ohio State University (www.aaus.net 2005)
O. Selected to present an entire concert of original music for the 5th Annual American Masters Concert Series sponsored by the
Hamilton/Fairfield Symphony and Chorale, Paul Stanbery, conductor, Hamilton, Ohio, March 5, 2006
P. Recommended to the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Music, for The Bird, Frog & Tree Club (choir/orchestra)
Q. In 2008, The MMTA (Michigan Music Teachers Association) commissioned a composition.
The Fiddler and the Dragon (actor, fiddler and piano) was performed at the national convention in Grand Rapids, Michigan
R. In 2009, several compositions were published by, ThatNewMusicWebsite.com, a refereed, ASCAP affiliated, music publisher.
S. Out of 180 pieces submitted nationally, The Fresno New Music Festival chose one of my songs to be performed in 2010.
T. In 2010, the Greater Miami Youth Symphony issued a call for works. My piece, entitled, Sasquatch on Tour, was performed on
November 23 by two, combined, youth orchestras.
U. In 2011, ASCAP (The American Society of Composers and Publishers) granted my 25th consecutive award for composition
and performances of my work. New judges preside annually.