Benjamin C. S. Boyle, Composition, Theory and Musicianship. Dr. Boyle received the degrees of Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of South Florida, Master of Music in Composition from the Peabody Conservatory of Music, and Philosophiæ Doctor in Music from the University of Pennsylvania. He studied composition, harmony, counterpoint, and analysis with Philip Lasser of the Juilliard School. He is Associate Director of the European American Musical Alliance Music Programs at L’Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. He is a critically acclaimed composer of opera, chamber music, art songs, sacred and orchestral music. His works are published by Rassel Editions in New York.