Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Allen Brings, DMA

Title: Musician, Professor Emeritus
Company: Queens College (CUNY)
Location: Wilton, Connecticut, United States


  • American Society of Composers Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) (1975-Present)
  • Aaron Copland School of Music
  • Bard College
  • Boston University
  • Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers
  • College Music Society
  • Columbia University
  • Connecticut Composers, Inc. (vice president)
  • Long Island Composers’ Alliance (LICA)
  • National Association of Composers/USA (NACUSA)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Society of Composers, Inc. (chairman region II, 1968-1971)
  • The Society for Catholic Liturgy
  • United States Army (Second Armored Cavalry Regiment, West Germany, 1957-1959)
  • Weston Music Center and School of the Performing Arts


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Composition, Introduction and Roundelay for Stringson the Sparks Vol II disc, Navona Records (release date, 2021)
  • Allen Brings, A Lifelong Musician and Educator, Gets the Star Treatment, Star Jones Interview (December, 2020)
  • Composition, Three Lais for Solo Flute on Aerodisc, Navona Records (release date, 2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals, Marquis Who’s Who (2020, 2017)
  • Composition, Duo for Flute and Piano on In Tandem disc, Navona Records (release date, 2019)
  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, Calendar Series, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Featured Listee, Marquis Millennium Magazine, 2nd Edition, Marquis Who’s Who (2019, 2017)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Radio (2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Entertainment,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1999)
  • Grant Recipient, Connecticut Commission on the Arts (1988)
  • Recipient, John Castellini Silver Jubilee Award, Queens College, CUNY Choral Society (1983)
  • Recipient, American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers Annual Award (1975)

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