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Northwest composer John Muehleisen has served as composer-in-residence for Seattle-based Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble since 1996, during which time Opus 7 has commissioned eight works from him. Two of these works, The Great ‘O’ Antiphons and De Profundis appear on Opus 7 Cds on the Loft Recording label. John was a finalist in the 2000 Dale Warland singers New Choral Music Program, for which he was awarded a commission, resulting in a setting of the John Donne poem, Batter my heart three-person’d God. He was the 1988 recipient of the Louisville Orchestra’s annual Orchestral Composition Competition Award and has received awards from ASCAP, the American Music Center, the University of Washington, and Indiana University. He holds a Master of Music in Composition from the University of Washington, where he studied with William Bergsma, William O. Smith, and Diane Thome. During his doctoral studies at Indiana University, he studied with John Eaton, Donald Erb, Eugene O’Brien, and Harvey Sollberger.