Chris Ozley

Composer Info

Chris Ozley

Chris Ozley is a native of Augusta, Georgia. Recently, he received a Master of Music Composition degree from the University of Texas where he studied with renowned educators and composers Donald Grantham, Dan Welcher and Russell Pinkston.

Chris has written and arranged numerous works across a broad spectrum of media. His recent work "Detour" for wind ensemble was selected as a finalist for the 2013 ASCAP Morton Gould Award. Also, "Detour" was selected as a winner for Region VI for SCI/ASCAP 2013 Student Composition Competition.

Chris' works have been performed by numerous luminary artists including highly regarded pianist and pedagogue Dr. Richard Masters (Virginia Tech) and world-renowned saxophonist, Harvey Pittel. This December Chris' music will be heard at the 2014 Midwest Convention in Chicago, Illinois. He currently resides in Austin,Texas, and is pursuing his DMA in Music Composition.

Genres of Interest
Wind Ensemble, Chamber Ensemble and Electro-Acoustic

Student Information

Degree Pursuing
DMA, Composition
Augusta, GA
Other Degrees
Master of Music Composition, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014; Bachelor of Arts in Instrumental Music Education, Jacksonville State University, 2008


Member for
8 years 12 weeks
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