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Memphis Composers

Memphis area composers, including current and former faculty, students, community members.


Dr. Marjan Helms holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in composition from Memphis State University and a Master's of Arts in Liturgical Studies from University of Notre Dame. Helms is currently Composer-in-Residence for the Michigan State University Community Music School, where she composes and teaches composition and piano. She has composed choral, instrumental, orchestral works as well as works for theatre.


At Music Library:

Magnificat for contralto, mixed chorus, and orchestra score

In WorldCat

Voices of a vanished world score CD

Rip van Winkle score

Tum balalayka : traditional Russian Yiddish score

Nocturne : for piano score


Tum Balalayka, arr. Marjan Helms