Bio

BRUCE N. BUCHRIESER-FARQUHARSON

9917 Loudoun Avenue, Manassas,VA 20109 · (703) 369-5308 · josquin71@yahoo.com

Education

Graduate of George Washington University (Magna cum laude), Washington D.C. 1998-2001 B.A. in Music (focus in composition)
Institute for the International Education of Students (I.E.S), Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna Austria
2000 (composition)
The Juilliard School, Manhattan, New York1995-1996 (composition)
The Grove School of Music, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1991 (composition, guitar)

Scholarships/Societies

Institute for the International Education of Students Merit Scholarship (D.C.) 2000
Golden Key National Honor Society (D.C.) 1999-2001
University and Alumni Award (D.C.) 1999
Young Composers Society (D.C.) 1998-2001
Game Works Scholarship, (VA) 1998
Alpha Lambda Delta, charter member of the chapter (VA) 1997

Experience
Composition for film/media, orchestra, chamber ensemble and theater:

The Love Song Of Charlie Beecher
A Raisin In The Sun (composed & arranged music for theater production)
Choices (short film for in house seminar for Pfizer pharmaceutical company)
La Douleur Exquise (commission; Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra)
Nothing Personal (Adrenaline Film Festival)
Black Friday Games
A Mid Summer Night’s Dream (composed & arranged music for theater production) 2014
The Matchmaker
WNUF Halloween Special (commercial "Mouth by Asphxia")
Morning After
Macbeth (composed music for theater production)
Alexandria
Red Scare On Sunset (composed music for theater production)
The Touchstone
Cougars
Samsara
Fate
Birds of a Feather
Historic Manassas (commercial spot)
Dirge (teaser)
How I Became A Pirate (commission; Manassas Symphony Orchestra with narrator)
Lot Lizards
National Education Computer Conference (NECC) music for CD ROM (VA)

Performance:

Performance with local music groups (VA) 1996-current
Viola with the Prince William County Orchestra (VA) 2000-2002
Viola with local string quartet (VA) 2000-2002
Sang at the Kennedy Center Honors (D.C.) 1998
Thom Cats big band guitar chair (VA) 1997-1998
Guitarist various recording sessions/demo tapes (NY) 1992-1996
Performance with local music groups (NY) 1992-1996
Performed guitar track on Dark Rider soundtrack (CA) 1990

Teaching:

Guitar instructor at Music & Arts Centers (Manassas, VA) 1999-current
Music theory tutor (VA) 1999-current
Northern Virginia Community College adjunct professor (Woodbridge, VA) 2005-2007

Production:

Production and disc jockey at WKCW (VA) 1998-1999
Second engineer at Uptime Recording and Rehearsal Studios (NY) 1995-1996
Internship at Soundtrack Recording Studios (NY) 1992

Business:

CEO, Neo Productions Entertainment LLC 2014-current
Co-owner, co-founder Neo Productions Entertainment LLC 2014-current