Member News -- Fall, 1999
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- Apr. 21 - Fanfare for Tomorrow by the Houston Composers Alliance Brass Quintet, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.
- Mar. 30 - Premiere of Isorhythmic Concerto (perc solo, sym wind ens) by New Music Tampa with members of The University of South Florida Wind Ensemble, William W. Wiedrich, cond, Robert McCormick, soloist, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, FL.
- Apr. 9 - Jazz Quartet on a Louisiana Sinfonietta concert by the Sinfonietta String Quartet, Dufrocq Elementary School, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Apr. 15 - Reflections upon a Windowsill by Zendra White (flute) and the composer (piano) at the Louisiana School Composers and Friends concert, Magale Recital Hall, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA.
- April 15 - Étude on 3-Tones by Sarah Beth Hanson on a Louisiana Sinfonietta concert, Whealdon Estates, Baton Rouge, LA and by Zendra White on a Louisiana School Composers and Friends concert, Magale Recital Hall, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA.
- May 6 - Étude on 3-Tones by Chris Fowler at the Louisiana School Wind Ensemble concert, LSMSA Auditorium, Natchitoches, LA.
- May 12 - Ephesians 5:19 (piano) by Carson Cooman at the Harcourt Applefestival Chamber Ensemble's Western New York Perspectives in New Music concert #7, Rochester, NY.
- May 16 - St. Norbert College Alma Mater (SATB and band) at the SNC Commencement. Schuldes Sports Center, St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI.
- June 6 - Psalm 100 by Rita Baretta (soprano) and Elaine Moss (piano) at the Union Congregational Church, Green Bay, WI.
- June 8 - Étude on 3-Tones by Sarah Beth Hanson at the Centroplex Library, Baton Rouge, LA;
- June 9 - Étude on 3-Tones repeat performance at Greenwell Springs Library, Baton Rouge, LA and the Bluebonnet Library, Baton Rouge, LA;
- June 10 - Étude on 3-Tones repeat performance at Delmont Gardens Library, Baton Rouge, LA;
- June 15 - Étude on 3-Tones repeat performance at Baker Library, Baker, LA;
- June 16 - Étude on 3-Tones repeat performance at Carver Library, Baton Rouge, LA;
- June 17 - Étude on 3-Tones repeat performance on the Louisiana Sinfonietta's Let the Good Music Roll! concert, Scotlandville Library, Scotlandville, LA.
- July 25 - Psalm 100 by Lisa Benner (soprano) and Linda Higginbotham (piano) at the First United Methodist Church, Natchitoches, LA.
- Aug. 12 - Premiere of Praise (org) by Carson Cooman, Colby College Richner-Strong Church Music Institute, Waterville, ME.
- July 18 - Sleep by Sara Brindel (sop) and Marilyn Thompson (pno), Chamber Music Sundaes, St. John's Presbyterian Church, Berkeley, CA.
Nancy Bloomer Deussen:
- Apr. 10 - Mutability for Clarinet and String Quartet, Louisiana Contemporary Chamber Players, LSU, Baton Rouge.
- Apr. 16 - Greek Dance (wind trio) on a Mid-South NACUSA concert, Baton Rouge Gallery.
- May 11 - Transformations (clar, cham orch) by the Louisiana Sinfonietta, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City; and again in Baton Rouge on May 9.
- May 14 - Dream (pno) at a Louisiana Sinfonietta concert, Baton Rouge.
- May 14 - Premiere of Family Triptych and Four Dances from the Hellenic Island by flautist Sarah Beth Hanson and the Louisiana Sinfonietta on a LS concert, Baton Rouge, LA. Also played May 11 at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City; and again in Baton Rouge on May 9.
- May 30 - Premiere of Reflections VI - the Tyger (hn, strings) at the International Festival in Bucharest, Romania.
- June 8 - Premiere of The Dancing Turtle by flautist Sarah Beth Hanson and the Louisiana Sinfonietta at the Centroplex Library, Baton Rouge, LA.
- June 11 - Mountains of Epirus by Varsco Barboasa, vln, in Portugal.
- June 17 - The Dancing Turtle by flautist Sarah Beth Hanson and the Louisiana Sinfonietta on Let the Good Music Roll! concert, Scotlandville Library, Scotlandville, LA. Also by the same artists, same concert series, on June 16 at Carver Library, Baton Rouge, LA; June 15 at Baker Library, Baker, LA; on June 10 at Delmont Gardens Library, Baton Rouge, LA; on June 9 at Greenwell Springs Library, Baton Rouge, LA and the Bluebonnet Library, Baton Rouge, LA;
- June 21 - Impressions II (clar, pno) at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City.
- June 21 - Sappho Songs, China I, Folk Concerto for Flute and Piano, and Rhapsody II by the Louisiana Sinfonietta at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City; and again in Baton Rouge on June 18.
- June 25 - Music for Two by Lisa McCullough (oboe) and Ivan Lalev (vcl) and Dream (ob, vcl, pno) by the Louisiana Sinfonietta, Baton Rouge. Also on June 21, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York City; and again in Baton Rouge on June 18.
- June 25 - At the Village (ob, pno) and Reverie (vcl, pno) on the Louisiana Sinfonietta Solo Series, Baton Rouge.
- July 15 - Premiere of Impressions II (sax, piano) by Griffin Campbell (sax) at the LSU Recital Hall, Baton Rouge.
- Mar. 28 - The Voyage of Christopher Columbus (concert band) by The Peninsula Community Band directed by Dwight Hall Gunn HS Auditorium, Palo Alto, CA
- Mar. 25 - San Andreas Suite (fl, vln, vla, vcl) by St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, NY.
- Mar. 20 - Parisian Caper (clar, sax, pno) in a NACUSA SF Bay Concert, Community Music Center, San Francisco, CA. Also on March 13 at a NACUSA SF Bay Concert (with composer at the piano), Palo Alto Arts Center, Palo Alto, CA; and on March 6 by SOUNDMOVES at Washington State University School of Music & Theater Arts, Pullman, WA.
- Apr. 8 - Pegasus Suite by flautist Angela Koregelos and pianist Zoe Smith at the flute music festival Sala hezahualcoyotl, Departimento de Musica, University of Mexico, Mexico DF. Also on March 3 at Musica delle Donne Festival at Hayward State University, Hayward, CA.
- Apr. 17 - The Voyage of Christopher Columbus by The Kenyon College Concert Band, Dane Heuchemer (dir), Gambier, OH.
- May 9 - Ascent to Victory (orch) by The Community Women's Orchestra conducted by Ann Krinitsky, Malcom X School, Berkeley, CA. Also on March 14 by the Hayward State University Orchestra at All Saints Catholic Church, Hayward, CA.
- July 5 - Piano Prelude by Lea Schmidt-Rogers at California Music Teacher's Association Conference, Monterey, CA.
- Aug. 21 - Woodwind Quintet by the Stanford Woodwind Quintet, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Los Gatos, CA.
- Dec. 12-13 - One Shepherd Stayed Behind (1-act Christmas opera), First United Methodist Church of Campbell, Campbell, CA.
- Jan. 22 - Premiere of Concerto for Brass Trio and Orchestra by James Dooley (trp), the composer (hn), Donald Benham (trb), Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, Mitchell Sardou Klein, cond, San Mateo, CA. Repeated Jan. 23 in Cupertino, CA.
- Mar. 7 - Let Evening Come by the Stanford Chamber Chorale, Stephen Sano, cond, Stanford, CA. Repeated April 9 in Seattle, WA; and by the San Francisco Girls Chorus, Sharon Paul, (cond), on May 24 at Davies Hall, San Francisco, and in March in Sacramento and Toronto.
- Apr. 30 - Updike's Science (partial premiere) by Katherine Emory (mezzo) and the Brown University Wind Symphony, Matthew McGarrell, cond, Providence, RI.
- June 12 - Three Songs (sop, cl, hn) on a NACUSA SF Chapter concert, Palo Alto, CA.
- June 13 - Three Hunting Songs (sop, 4 hns) by Florida Stringer (sop), and the Sacramento Horn Club, Hornfest, Sacramento, CA.
- Apr. 2 - Black Swan for string orchestra by L'Offerta Musicale under the direction of Alfonso Saura Llacer at Chiesa Di San Samuele, Venice, Italy. Also performed numerous times in Europe.
- Mar. 10 & 13 - Simple Motion and Tous les matins ... by the composer, flutes, and Dolly Eugenio Kessner, piano, at the SCI Region VII Conference, Honolulu; HI.
- Mar. 25 - Symphonic Mobile II at Fullerton College by the Irvine Valley College Wind Symphony, the composer, guest cond. Also on March 14 at Irvine Valley College by the Irvine Valley College Wind Symphony, Stephen Rochford, cond.
- Mar. 26 - Tous les matins ... by the composer, bass flute, at Cal State Northridge and on March 18 at Pasadena City College. Also on Nov. 24, 1998, by Sarah Rumer, bass flute, at the Konservatorium und Musikhochschule, Zurich.
- Apr. 25 - Shades of Pastel by Dorothy Stone, alto flute, Stuart Fox, guitar, Southwest Chamber Music Society, Pasadena, CA.
- May 25 - Circle Music performed during the International Week of New Music in Bucharest, Romania.
- Oct. 10 - Variations on a Theme by Tartini by Leonard Klein, pf at Sutherland Aud., Penn State University Abington, PA.
- June 11 - I Never Saw Another Butterfly by Jennifer Murray, sop, Roland D. Dowdy III, sax, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Also on April 14 by Anne Foradori, sop, David Nabb, sax, Univ. of Nebraska at Kearney, NE, and April 12 at Hastings College, NE; March 2 by Linda Karen Smith, sop, Gail Levinsky, sax, First Presbyterian Church, Starkville, MS; and March 1 by Patrice Pastore, sop, Steve Mauk, sax, Faculty Recital, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY
- Apr. 12 - Sextet by the San Francisco Contemporary Players, Donald Palma, cond, Yerba Center for the Arts, San Francisco.
- Aug. 26, 27 - Panta Rhei (Time in Flux) by The Mota Trio, Joel Sachs, dir, Music in the Summer Garden. Also on Nov. 2, 1998 by the Hepworth Trio, Borden Auditorium, Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY.
- Aug. 15 - 4 Songs from the Cycle of Vom Baum des Lebens (poetry: Herman Hesse), by Verena Rein, sop, Udo Agnesens, pno, at the Bode Museum, Berlin, Germany.
- Dec. 5, 1998 - Polarities by Sue Ann Kahn, flute, Curtis Macomber, vln, Chris Finckel, vcl, Society of Music Theorists, Speculum Musicae, NC.
- Dec. 2 - Five Bagatelles (clar, vln, vcl), Mendelssohn Hochschule, Leipzig, Germany.
- Feb. 1 - Rhapsody by Jean Kopperud, clar, Lois Martin, vla, Marilyn Nonken, pno, Merkin Hall, New York, NY.
- Oct. 10 - Five Little Counterpoints for String Trio by the Cheltenham String Quartet, Sutherland Aud., Penn State University, Abington PA.
- May 3 - Symphony for Strings by the University of Texas Symphony Orchestra, Timothy Muffat, cond. Also on Feb. 6 by the Topeka Symphony, John Strickler, cond, and by the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, Steven Larsen, cond; and Jan. 30 by the Westfield Symphony, David Wroe, cond.
- Jun. 11 - Trio for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano by Josephine Jones, fl.; Lisa Shiota, cl., Stephan Campitelli, pf. at faculty concert Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA.
- Oct. 10 - Trio for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano by Josephine Jones, fl.; Lisa Shiota, cl.; Stephan Campitelli, pf. at Penn State Univ. Abington, PA.
- Oct. 10 - Four Nocturnes for Violin and Viola (World Premiere) by members of the Cheltenham Quartet, Sutherland Aud. Penn State University, Abington, Pa.
- Apr. 9 - And Suddenly (sop, pno) at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX.
- May 3 - My Soul Magnifies the Lord by Austin ProChorus, Austin, TX. Also on April 30 and 29.
H. Owen Reed:
- May 13 - Let Freedom Ring (tape) and 2 Days in the Tank (tape) at the Baton Rouge Gallery as part of a NACUSA Mid- South electro-acoustic concert.
- Apr. 16 - Strata I (fl) by Sarah Beth Hanson, Baton Rouge Gallery as part of a Louisiana Sinfonietta concert, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Feb. 27 - A Prayer for the Forgotten by The CWF Saxophone Quartet at the Southeastern Composers League Annual Conference in Starkville, MS. Also on Feb. 24 at the same place.
Paul M. Stouffer:
- Apr. 14-19 - Spiritual by the MSU Alumni Concert Band, John L. Whitwell, cond; Missouri Shindig by the MSU Alumni Concert Band, David L. Catron, cond; For the Unfortunate by the MSU Wind Symphony, John L. Whitwell, cond; and La Fiesta Mexicana also by the MSU Wind Symphony, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
- Apr. 3-7 - La Negra (pno); Three Nationalities (pno); The Passing of John Blackfeather (bari); Wondrous Love (ten, ww quint); and Heart of the Morn by the UM Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Steve Bolstad, cond, Composer's Showcase, Montana State University, Missoula, MT.
- Aug. 15 - Three Old French Dances for Strings by the Hawaii Youth Symphony.
- Jun. 23 - March for the City of Erzurum and March of the Tractor Drivers by Old Comrads Band, Fred Williams, cond, in a concert marking the 58th anniversary. of the beginning of the war on the Russian front.
- Oct. 10 - String Quartet No. 1 by the Cheltenham String Quartet, Penn State University, Abington, PA.
- Nov. 14 - M.C.B. MARCH dedicated to the Merion Concert Band of Lower Merion, Mary Culbert, cond.
- Spring - Sonnate #1 and Sonnate #2 by Pavel Zarukin, Crissey Concerts; Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA.
- Mar. 21 - Premiere of Kinderlieder, 5 songs for children, The Innocent Ear Concert: Songs about Childhood by Children and Adults, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA.
Oct. 10 - First String Quartet by the Cheltenham Quartet (Florence Rosensweig, vl.; Millie Bai, vl.; Peter Nocella, va; Davis Szepessy, Vc).
- May 8 - Jabberwocky by the Virginia Beach Chorale at the Pavilion Theater, Virginia Beach, VA.
- Wood Dancing (3 violins, cello, CP#255) and Praise (organ, CP#248-- included in the collection Five Hymn Preludes for Organ, CP#COR1) by Conners Publications.
- Busy, Busy (voice, piano, CP#253), The Bond (voice, piano, CP#252), Bird Song (violin, piano, CP#251), Elegy for a Little Girl (piano, CP#247), and Elegy (viola and piano, CP#246; cello and piano, CP#245) by Conners Publications.
- The Oracle at Delphi (Study III) (flute, clarinet, piano, CP#260; violin, flute or oboe, piano, CP#244); The Dancing Turtle (reader, flute, string quintet, CP#241); and Dream (oboe, bassoon or cello, piano, CP#078) by Conners Publications.
- Dialectics (saxophone, CP#254), and Quartet (oboe, violin, viola, cello, CP#243) by Conners Publications.
- Partita on "What Wondrous Love" (organ, CP#258--included in the collection Five Hymn Preludes for Organ, CP#COR1) by Conners Publications.
- The Hobbling (woodwind quintet, CP#074) by Conners Publications.
- Pie Jesu (SSA, horn; SBMP#269) by Santa Barbara Music Publishing, Santa Barbara, CA.
- I Never Saw Another Butterfly by Arsis Press; and Daughters by Merion Music, a division of Theodore Presser.
H. Owen Reed:
- String Quartet #2 by C. F. Peters.
- Missouri Shindig, Renascence, Theme & Variations, Of Lothlorien, and Ut Re Mi (works for wind ensemble) by Ballerbach, Boca Raton, FL.
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- Concerto of Psalms (violin, clarinet, orchestra) by Elsa and Walter Verdehr of the Verdehr Trio, to be premiered by them and the Louisiana Sinfonietta on Nov. 14; Music for Two (oboe, cello) by Lisa McCullough and Ivan Lalev, premiered by them at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City, June 21; Concerto for Two Cellos and Orchestra by the Rossini Duo of Romania;
- Storytelling for Solo Flute by Sarah Beth Hanson through a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, premiered Sept. 10, to be part of an educational CD of the composer released in 2000.
Paul M. Stouffer by The Suni Project:
- Trio (flute, clarinet, piano) by the Suburban Music School of Media, PA, for the 1999 Summer Faculty Concert Series; and a musical score to the documentary film "Franklin Institute, Our Story So Far," by the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Philadelphia commemorating the 175th year celebration.
- Music Preservation in Ann Arbor, MI, who own the copyrights of Grikor Mirzaian Suni's Armenian scores, to make transcriptions of several of his marches and other works suitable for being added to the American band repertoire.
- Symphony No. 4 (April 1), Rhapsody Pathetique and Symphony for Strings (April 8),
Holocaust Symphony (April 15) on NJN TV, New Jersey public broadcasting.
- Symphony No. 4 (May 1),
Richard Nanes In Concert at the UN (May 8),
Rhapsody Pathetique and Symphony for Strings (May 15),
Richard Nanes In Concert at the Conservatories of Moscow and Kiev (May 22),
and Holocaust Symphony (May 29) on WYCC TV, PBS Chicago.
- Sonata for Piano was performed by pianist Teresa McCollough on April 7th in Rochester, NY on a concert radio broadcast entitled "Live from Hochstein" on WXXI-FM 91.5.
- Chamber Symphony and Decade Divertimento were performed by members of the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra on Sept. 19. The concert was recorded and broadcast on the WDR (West German Radio).
- Five Intermezzi for Solo Guitar (CRI CD#806);
- Constellations by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Gerald Schwarz, cond;
- Polarities by Parnassus (flute, violin, cello, piano), Anthony Korf, cond;
- Der Andreas Garten by The Jubal Trio; Girasol by Parnassus (flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano), Anthony Korf, cond;
- and String Quartet No. 2 by The Cassatt Quartet by Composers Recordings, Inc.
Al Benner received an ASCAP Standard Award.
Dinos Constantinides received an ASCAP Standard Award.
Brian Holmes won the professional composer's category in the 1998 Amadeus Choir Christmas Carol and Chanukah Song Competition for his work Carol of the Field Mice.
Eric P. Mandat has won Southern Illinois University Carbondale's top faculty prize for research and creative activity. Mandat, a "new music," or avant-garde, composer, experiments with producing sounds, pitches and tones not usually associated with the clarinet.
Richard Nanes received one of the highest honors in communications by the International Angel Awards sponsored by Excellence in Media. He was presented a Silver Angel as winner of the best Music Award of the year for his Holocaust Symphony.
Dan Pinkston was the winner of the Austin ProChorus 1999 Choral Competition Contest for his work My Soul Magnifies the Lord. He was also the recipient of the Beckenhorst Award--a publisher's award-- (Dec. 1998) in composition.
William Price was selected as the first prize winner in the Southeastern Composers League 1999 Philip Slates Memorial Composition Contest for his work for solo flute, Strata I.
Daniel Robbins received an ASCAP Standard Award.
Daniel Adams presented a paper entitled The Solo Timpani in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century on Feb. 19 at the South Central Regional Conference of the College Music Society, held at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Al Benner founded the Louisiana Composer's Consortium. Other LCC members are NACUSA's own Dinos Constantinides and William Price. Benner will be the guest composer/lecturer at the La Crosse New Music Festival this November 16-18 in Wisconsin. He will give a talk on The Role of Publisher and Composer Combined.
Richard Nanes was appointed composer-in-residence with the Santa Fe Symphony and also with the Westfield Symphony Orchestra in New Jersey. On May 3, he took part in a panel discussion on The World of Music and Music Soundtracks in Film and Television at The First Annual Legal Symposium on the World of Film and Television, Coral Gables, FL. During this symposium, he gave a recital of his own works.
Daniel Robbins joined the music faculty in January of Cypress College, CA, where he teaches motion picture and television music. As part of the NY State Humanities Month, Genesee Community College and the Arts Council for Wyoming County will co-sponsor Robbins' Music in the Movies lectures and piano concerts. These presentations have been underwritten by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities. Robbins will focus on the cinemusical achievements of his one-time mentor,
legendary composer Miklos Rozsa. The events will take place in Perry, NY, Oct. 14-16.