Heather Gilligan               
                                          composer and pianist

Composer, Pianist, Professor

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LIVING IN LIGHT
a debut album
"...a new album that capably demonstrates that the art song is not only alive and well but thriving in the early decades of the 21st century."
                       Jonathan Blumhofer 
                     The Arts Fuse (10/21/17)
Heather Gilligan, composer
Margot Rood, soprano
Released by Albany Records April, 2017



Acumen Magazine of Lehigh University

Fall 2015

Communal Composer

by Geoff Gehman 

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"Gilligan has helped transform New Hampshire’s Keene State College into a magnetic sanctuary for concerts of new musical works and workshops with veteran composers.”


At a glance...


Heather Gilligan is Associate Professor of Music at Keene State College, where she teaches music theory and composition and serves as Chair of the Music Department.  She is a member of the Boston Composers' Coalitiona group of seven composers dedicated to the creation, performance, education, and dissemination of new American music.