The music of Donald Reid Womack has been performed and broadcast on five continents, and honored by nearly 100 awards, grants and commissions, including a Fulbright Research Fellowship to Japan, two Artist Fellowships from the State of Hawai‘i, and first prize in the Sigma Alpha Iota Inter-American Music Awards. His compositional output consists of more than 80 works for orchestra, chamber ensembles, solo instruments, chorus and voice, as well as for Japanese, Korean and Chinese instruments.  Major works include a symphony, a violin concerto, a double concerto for shakuhachi, koto, and orchestra, an Don Womack (2)oratorio for chorus and chamber orchestra, and a triple concerto for shakuhachi, biwa and koto with ensemble of Japanese instruments. Performers of his music include the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the Honolulu Symphony, the Honolulu Symphony Chorus, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Kyo-Shin-An Arts, the Cassatt Quartet, Contemporary Music Ensemble Korea, AURA-J, Asia Ensemble, the Salzburg Mozarteum String Quartet, conductors Naoto Otomo, Kazuhiro Koizumi and David Stock, and renowned virtuosi Yang Jing (pipa), Ji-young Yi (gayageum), Seizan Sakata (shakuhachi), Reiko Kimura (koto), Parry Karp (cello), I-Bei Lin (cello), Ignace Jang (violin), Thomas Rosenkranz (piano), and soprano Tony Arnold. A faculty member at the University of Hawai‘i since 1994, Dr. Womack has chaired the music department and presently serves as professor of composition and theory and head of the composition program, as well as a faculty member of the Center for Japanese Studies. (www.donaldwomack.com)