Gordon Binkerd

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Binkerd studied at South Dakota Wesleyan College, the Eastman School and at Harvard University. He served as professor of music at the University of Illinois. His compositions are tonal but contain chromatic…
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Binkerd studied at South Dakota Wesleyan College, the Eastman School and at Harvard University. He served as professor of music at the University of Illinois. His compositions are tonal but contain chromatic lines with contrapuntal textures. He has the ability to compose long lines within complex textures, as in his Piano Sonata.