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Spring 2024 Office Hours
Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:30am - 11:30am
Wednesdays 9:00 -10:00am
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Donald Sloan was born in 1956 in Bethpage, New York. He is an award-winning composer of chamber and large ensemble works, and has been performed over a wide region of the country as well as internationally. He also gives talks about the value of a broad education and is a 3-time champion on Jeopardy! He is active in the area of Jewsih Music and has studied Jewish chanting and folk music. He is currently Professor of Music at Coaastal Carolina University.


M.S.A.T in Systems Science, SUNY Binghamton 1991,
Ph.D. in Music Composition, University of Rochester (Eastman School of Music) 1985,
M.M. in Music Composition, University of Michigan 1982,
Certificate in Music Studies, Conservatoire Americain 1979,
A.B. in Music Cornell University 1978

Teaching Areas

Music theory, composition, World Music

Research Areas

Music composition, Jewish Music, Music and the Arts 

Interesting Facts

Award winning composer of chamber and large ensemble works, recordings by members of the Cleveland Orchestra and others. 3-Time Jeopardy! Champion