Dr. George Chave
Associate Professor of Composition/Theory, Composition
Location: Room 307 Fine Arts Building
Dr. George B. Chave teaches studio composition, as well as core, upper level, and graduate courses in the theory/composition area. Awards for his compositions include first prize in the 1985 Oriana Trio International Composition Competition, and grand prize in the 1993 Best Song in the Universe Contest. Chave’s music has been performed throughout the United States and in Mexico, Canada, Europe, and Asia.
Chave has taught at UT Arlington since 1992. In 1998, he was awarded the Gertrude Golladay Memorial Award for Outstanding Teaching. He was awarded a Faculty Development Leave in 2002 to compose an opera based on the life of Egyptian pharaoh, Hatshepsut.
Chave has composed more than 60 works, including numerous solo and chamber pieces, and works for chorus, orchestra, and wind ensemble. His music has been featured on several CDs and is published by Alliance Music, Harold Gore Music, Manduca Music, and Norruth Music, Inc.