Trevor Weston


Dr. Trevor Weston is Professor at Drew University in the Department of Music. Weston’s compositions have been called a “gently syncopated marriage of intellect and feeling.” The Boston Children’s Chorus commissioned Weston’s Truth Tones for a national television broadcast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 2009. In 2010, Trilogy: An Opera Company premiered Weston’s 50-minute dramatic work 4 honoring the lives of the four girls killed in the 1963 Birmingham, AL church bombing. The Manhattan Choral Ensemble premiered Weston’s Paths of Peace for choir and chamber orchestra using the text of the Long Island slave, Jupiter Hammond, in 2012. Griot Legacies for adult and children’s and orchestra celebrates the African-American spiritual in new ways. It was premiered by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra in 2014. Carnegie Hall co-commissioned Weston’s Flying Fish and hosted its world premiere in 2017 by the American Composer’s Orchestra. Also, in 2017, the Colour of Music Festival commissioned and premiered Weston’s Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked, which Weston is currently expanding into Casop: A Requiem for Rice, a longer dramatic work for voices and full orchestra.