JULY 25, 1968

CHICKASAW CLASSICAL COMPOSER JEROD IMPICHCHAACHAAHA’ TATE BORN

From Norman, Oklahoma (OK), Jerod’s Chickasaw middle name, Impichchaachaaha’, means “high corncrib.” Tate earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music from Northwestern University & Masters from Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM). His works have been performed by numerous symphonies and orchestras, including the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO). Jerod has worked with, among others, noted Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai. He is founder & artistic director of the Chickasaw Chamber Music Festival and cofounder of the Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy. His recordings include Iholba‘ Tracing Mississippi. Jerod has been Composer-in-Residence (CIR) for Music Alive; New Music USA; Joyce Foundation/American Composers Forum; and OK City’s (OKC) NewView Summer Academy. Honors/awards: Emmy Award, The Science of Composing (2011); Creativity Ambassador, State of OK (2008); Joyce Award & Alumni Achievement Award, CIM (both 2006).

Sources:
  Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate Website.  Retrieved 1/10/2022, About | Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate (jerodtate.com)
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Photo: Ser Amantio di Nicolao, 4/9/2016. Permissive Use.

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