Department of Music

Lee Heritage

Dr. Lee Heritage, University of Toledo Associate Professor of Music

Composer Lee Heritage (b. 1958) writes for wind ensemble, orchestra, chamber groups and theatre. He is a professor of music at The University of Toledo where he teaches music composition and theory. During the period 1996 to 2000, he served as Founding Director of the music composition program at the Brevard Music Center in Brevard, North Carolina. Heritage has also served as Chair of the Department of Music and Senior Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UT. He holds music composition degrees from the Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Heritage’s compositions are available through Buss Publications and Doberman Yppan Publishers.

Selected Compositions for Large Ensembles

Castle Builder (2018) for wind ensemble
commissioned and premiered by The University of Toledo Wind Ensemble

February Twilight (2018) for wind ensemble
Commissioned and premiered by The University of Toledo Wind Ensemble

Fun and Games (2017) for string orchestra
premiered by the Maumee Valley Country Day School string ensemble in 2017

Selected Chamber Works

To the West Wind (2014) for woodwind quintet
Commissioned and premiered by the Toledo Symphony Woodwind Quintet

All the Fine Things (2014) for flute duo and piano
premiered at the British Flute Association 2014 National Convention

Two Poems (1995) for flute and guitar (Brixton Publications)

All Kinds of Pairs (1992) for flute and guitar (Doberman Yppan Publishers)

Lullabye for Bear (1997) for flute and piano (Brixton Publications)

In A Dream of Fabled Lands (1994) for flute choir (Brixton Publications)
(also for four flutes and four guitars)

Fling (1996) for guitar quartet (Doberman Yppan Publishers)

A Suffusion of Blue (1996) for saxophone quartet (Brixton Publications)

Once More (1996) for saxophone quartet (Brixton Publications)

Suite for Horn Quartet (1998)

Selected Music for Mixed Media / Incidental Music

Masks, a 2015 multimedia docudrama by Ed Lingan
premiered at UT in 2015 and performed at the 2016 Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference in Toledo, Ohio.

Santa’s Secret Star, a 2014 film produced by the University of Toledo FullDome Studio (trailer)

William McMillan’s, The Exhibition, a 2012 production of the Glacity Theater Collective

Harold Pinter’s Betrayal, a 2009 production of the Glacity Theater Collective

Last Updated: 6/27/22