Joyce Solomon Moorman

Title: Professor, Musician

Company: Borough of Manhattan Community College

Location: New York, NY United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, PSC-CUNY Grant (2004, 2008, 2016-2017)
  • Recipient, Faculty Publications Grant, Borough of Manhattan Community College (2011-2015)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Recognition, City of Los Angeles (2014)
  • Recipient, Standards Panel Award, ASCAP (1990-2012)
  • Recipient, Urban Artists Initiative Grant (2008)
  • Recipient, Special Commendation, Nancy Van de Vate International Opera Competition for Women Composers (2004)
  • Recipient, Professional Development Grant, Borough of Manhattan Community College (2004)
  • Recipient, June Jordan Award, Pen + Brush (2003)
  • Recipient, Performance Award, Andy Warhol Composition Competition (2000)
  • Recipient, Honorable Mention, Women of Color Competition, International Alliance for Women in Music (2000)
  • Winner, Millenium Commission, Vienna Modern Masters (1998)
  • Recipient, Professional Development Grant, LaGuardia Community College (1995, 1998, 2000)
  • Recipient, Copying Assistance Grant, American Music Center (1981, 1998)
  • Finalist, Detroit Symphony African American Composers’ Forum (1990)
  • Recipient, College Time-Out Grant, Vassar College (1989)
  • Finalist, U.S. Composition Contest, International Society for Contemporary Music (1987)
  • Inductee, Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education (1982)
  • Recipient, Jazz Studies Grant, National Endowment for the Arts (1976)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in American Education (2005)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women (1998, 2005)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (2002-2003)


  • Doctor of Education in Music, Columbia University
  • Master of Fine Arts in Music Composition, Sarah Lawrence College
  • Master of Arts in Teaching in Piano, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College

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