About Ted

Ted Mann: B.M., M.A., M. F. A., award-winning composer, is on the music faculty at Keene State College and Mount Wachusett Community College where he teaches courses in the history of rock and roll, counterpoint, analytical techniques, guitar classes, private guitar and lute instruction. He also coaches the guitar ensembles. He has performed in venues from Boston to New York City and across the country as a soloist and with a variety of groups including the Vivaldi Traveling Circus Orchestra of Manhattan and the Nashua Chamber Symphony.

Ted has been awarded many grants to bring music into schools and has appeared on television and public radio. As a lutenist and vihuelist he has appeared as a guest artist with the Boston-based Early Music ensemble “Capella Alamire.” Mr. Mann’s latest recordings appear on such labels as Harp of David and Scholastic, Inc

In the fields of electronic music and composition Mann has run the electronic music programs at private preparatory schools and colleges. His compositions, electronic and otherwise, are performed regularly and he publishes articles pertaining to computer music and using computers as an aid to composition for computer periodicals.

He is regularly commissioned to write music for many different media.