Member News -- Winter, 2002-2003
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- Nov. 21 - Fugue in C minor by Dena Wiltz, Jason Calhoun and Adam Smith, alto sax, and Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (arr. SATB), LSMSA Chorale, Lisa Benner, director, LSMSA Chorale/Chamber Ensemble/Encore! concert, NSU Fine Arts Auditorium, Northwestern State Univ., Natchitoches, LA.
- Nov. 17 - America (arr/sax trio) by Dena Wiltz, Adam Smith and Jason Calhoun, on the LSMSA Veterans Day Assembly, Treen Auditorium, Natchitoches, LA.
- Nov. 14 - The Carpenter-Wood Rag by John (clarinet) and Jeanette (piano) Winsor, The Hardwick Chamber Ensemble concert, Portsmouth Campus Theater, Tidewater Community College, Tidewater, VA. Also by the same performers at the College Music Society and the National Association of Composers, USA National Conference, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City, MO.
- Oct. 19 - Étude on 3-Tones (flute) on Iwona Glinka's Concert of LSU Music, Sychrono Conservatory of Athens, Athens, Greece.
- Oct. 18 - Premieres of Fugue in C minor and A Psalm of Life by Dena Wiltz, Jason Calhoun and Adam Smith, alto sax, on the Louisiana Composers Consortium Concert #13, Treen Auditorium, Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, Natchitoches.
- Oct. 18 - Étude on 3-Tones (clarinet) by Bruce Bullock on the Louisiana Composers Consortium Concert #13, Treen Auditorium, Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, Natchitoches.
- Sep. 15 - Fugue in C minor (piano) by the composer on both services at the First United Methodist Church, Natchitoches, LA. Sep. 15 - Psalm 100 and Through a Baby's Eyes by Lisa Benner (soprano) and Linda Higginbotham (piano) on both services at the First United Methodist Church, Natchitoches, LA.
- Sep. 8 - How Sweet the Sound by Carson Cooman (organ), St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Pittsford, NY.
- Sep. 8 - Fugue in C minor by Carson Cooman (organ), Rochester Christian Reformed Church, Penfield, NY. Also on Sep. 1 at the Webster Presbyterian Church, Webster, NY.
- Nov. 16 - Premiere of Serenade for Cello and Harp in Bulgaria.
- Nov. 14 - 4 Quiet Piano Pieces with the Tampa Bay Composers' Forum, St. Petersburg, FL.
- Nov. 2 - Premiere of Elegy and Humoresque for Woodwind Trio at the SCI Region IV conference in Memphis, TN.
- Oct. 13 - 5 Studies for Clarinet on a NACUSA concert, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Jun. 21 - Premiere of 5th String Quartet at the Tampa Bay Composers' Forum, St. Petersburg, FL.
John M. Crabtree:
- Nov. - 4 performances of Delphic Hymn by Marilena Zlatanou (vce) and Roy Henning Snyen (gtr) in Norway.
- Nov. 17 - Patterns (vln/orch) by Kevork Mardirossian and the Louisiana Sinfonietta, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Nov. 11 - Premiere of Landscape VI-Rhapsody (harp/strings) by the Athens Municipal Symphony, Athens, Greece.
- Nov. 6 - Music for Saxophone Quartet at the Sims Festival in Thessoloniki, Greece. Repeated on Oct. 15.
- Nov. 2 - I Never Saw a Moor (chorus) at the SCI Region IV conference, Memphis, TN.
- Oct. 22 - Music for Two Saxophones, Trio No. 3, Fantasia for Solo Sax, and Landscape III (sax orch) by the Athens Sax Assoc.
- Oct. 21 - Premiere of Olga's Songs, Storytelling (fl/strings), Landscape III, Patterns (vln/piano), Mutability (alto sax/strings), States of Mind (guitar), Reflections VI-The Tyger (voice), and Dream (piano) at the Sychrono Odeion of Athens, Greece.
- Oct. 14 - Premieres of Music for Two Saxophones, Landscape III (sax/piano), and Dedications for Quartet Saxophones in Thessaloniki, Greece.
- Oct. 13 - Mutability Fantasy (tuba/piano) by Philip Sinder (tuba), Michigan State University.
- Oct. 10 - China II, Transformations (clar/orch), Patterns (vln/orch), Flute Concerto, Alto Saxophone Concerto, and Reflections IV-To Music with the Athens Municipal Symphony, Athens, Greece.
- Sep. 30 - Flute Concerto by Sarah Beth Hanson (flute) at Tennessee Tech University.
Nancy Bloomer Deussen:
- Nov. 9 - Scintillate Plectrums and In Their Own Words for tape alone, Electric LATex 2002 Concert Festival, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 28 - Beasts in the Window for solo tuba, Faculty Recital, Joseph Skillen, tuba, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Also on Oct. 26 by Skillen at the 2002 Southeastern Student Composers Symposium, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
- Oct. 17 - Beasts in the Window for solo flute, Iwona Glinka's Concert, Sychrono Conservatory of Athens, Greece.
- Oct. 13 - Persiflage for solo clarinet, by Patricia Martin, Mid-South Chapter NACUSA Concert, LSU International Cultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.
Carlo Vincetti Frizzo:
- Dec. 15 - Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano by the American Chamber Ensemble, National Gallery for the Arts, Washington, DC.
- Oct. 12 - San Andreas Suite (fl, vln, vla, vcl) by the New Music Works, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA. Also the first movement arranged for string quartet on Nov. 8, NACUSA concert, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA.
- Oct. 3 & 5 - Reflections on the Hudson (orch), Florida West Coast Symphony Christopher Confessore, conducter, Sarasota.
- Sep. 21 - Regalos (from Silver, Shining Strand for orchestra), Diablo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Joyce Johnson-Hamilton, Dean Lesher Center for the Performing Arts, Walnut Creek, CA.
- Aug. 19 - Pegasus Suite by Melissa Smith, piano, Harry Bernstein, flute, St John's Presbyterian Church Arguello and Lake, San Francisco, CA.
- Nov. 9 - Chiachiericci for tape alone, Electric Latex 2002 Concert Festival, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Also on July 11 on Cinema for the Ears, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 29 - Celestial Horizons: Three Scenes from the Cosmos by Borislava Iltcheva, Aaron Farrell, and Vesselin Todorov, Mid-South Chapter NACUSA, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Also on Oct. 26 bv the same performers at the 2002 Southeastern Composers Symposium, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; and on Oct. 11 at the MTNA State Composition Winner's Recital, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 17 - Sfogato for solo flute by Iwona Glinka, Synchrono Odeion of Athens, Greece. Also on July 25 by Sarah Beth Hanson, Louisiana Sinfonieta and The Mid-South Chapter of NACUSA, Baton Rouge, LA; and July 18 by Kristen Kean, Mid-South NACUSA Summer Concert, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
Beth Anderson Harold:
- Nov. 8 - Surf Bites for tape alone, Electric Latex Festival, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge.
- Oct. 29 - Soirée de Musique pour piano by Maria Di Cavalcanti, NACUSA Concert, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 26 - Seven Haiku by Mayumi Yotsumoto (sop) and Duda Di Cavalcanti (pno), 2002 Southeastern Student Composers Symposium, LSU Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 19 - Song of the Uguisu (flute) by Iwona Glinka, Sychrono Conservatoryof Athens, Athens, Greece.
- Oct. 14 - Nu Bleu I (sax) by Toy K. Ntinoy, Thessolonika, Greece.
- Oct. 4 - Cleveland Swale for 2 basses and piano by David Heyes and friends at the 4th Double Bass Weekend in England.
- Nov. 10 - My City for piano, tape, and video painting by the London-based G‚NIA (UK) at the ICC Performing Arts Center, East Peoria, IL. Also on Nov. 8, the premiere by G‚NIA on the Arts and Ideas series at Lewis University, Chicago, IL.
- Nov. 8 - Latin Steps by Rachel Barton (violin) and Matthew Hagle (piano) on the Illinois Central College Subscription Series. Rachel Barton also performed Chiaroscuro for unaccompanied violin.
- Sep. 8 - American Tango for mandolin and guitar by Duo Ahlert & Schwab (Germany) at Kulturforderverein Wetter in Gut Schede-Gosse Scheune, Germany. Also on Aug. 11, Kulturkreis Impulse, Gut Hagne, Freren, Germany.
- July 9 - Into the Night for flugelhorn/trumpet and marimba, Christopher Norton (marimba), Eastern Music Festival, Greensboro, NC. Also on Jun. 19 by Judith Saxton (flugelhorn/trumpet) and Michael Israelievitch (marimba), Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, Harrisonburg, VA.
- Oct. 17 - Spins and Turns for Flute by Iwona Glinka, Athens, Greece.
- Oct. 14 - Vexation for two saxophones by members of the Macadonian Saxophone Quartet, Thessaloniki, Greece
- Nov. 16 & 21 - Circling for Clarinet and Piano by Julia Heinen and Shari Raynor at California State University, Northridge and Los Angeles Valley College.
- Oct. 23 - 31 - Piano Sonata I-B by Jeffrey Jacob at Sarah Lawrence College, CSU- Northridge, Whittier College, Pacific Union College, and Univ. of California, Santa Cruz.
- Oct. 5 - Stream for bass flute/alto flute/flute (the composer) and harpsichord (Dolly Kessner) at Mt. San Antonio College.
- Nov. 24 - Sonata for violin and piano No. 3 by Elena Koynova and Ivan Pires, Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Also on Nov. 21, Museu da Casa Brasileira, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- Oct. 29 - Seresta No. 3 for viola and piano by Sonia Feres-Lloyd and Maria Di Cavalcanti, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 25 - Greek Suite for saxophone duet by Jeff McLemore and David Polk, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA. Also on Oct. 14 by Theofilos Sotiriades and Steryos Moschoyiannis, Greece.
- Oct. 19 - Seresta No. 2 for solo flute by Iwona Glinka, Synchrono Conservatory of Athens, Athens, Greece. Also on July 25 by Sarah Beth Hanson, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA; and on Apr. 15, LSU International Cultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Sep. 27 - Seresta No. 5 for piano quartet by Jacob Herzog piano quartet, Auditorio do IBEU Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Sep. 19 - Noite Morta for choir by LSU Chamber Singers conducted by Vladimir Silva, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Aug. 9 - Suite for Clarinet for solo clarinet by Patricia Martin, St. James Place, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Jul. 18 - Virgo for piano by Maria Di Cavalcanti, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA. Also on July 12, St. James Place, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Apr. 27 - Seresta No. 7 for symphony orchestra by LSU Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jindong Cai, LSU Union Theater, Baton Rouge,LA.
- Apr. 26 - Seresta No. 1 for saxophone and piano by Djamel Mami and Judy Hung, LSU International Cultural Center, Baton Rouge.
- Nov. 7 - 2 Days in the Tank for tape alone, Electric LaTex Conference Concert, LSU Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA. Also on Nov. 3, SUNY at Stony Brook Computer Music Concert, Stony Brook, NY; and May 30, Literature Sound Barrier Concert, Vienna, Austria.
- Oct. 31 - Dhamar for two trombones, Berklee College of Music Recital Hall, Boston, MA.
- Oct. 29 - Left of Center for four hands piano, Mid-South NACUSA Concert, LSU Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA. Also on Oct. 26, Southeastern Student Composer Symposium, LSU Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 24 - Sleep Cycle for clarinet trio, Marisol Gentile, conducter, Ensamble Rosario Concert, Rosario, Argentina
- Oct. 18 - Sans Titre II by Bruce Bullock, clarinet, on the Louisiana Composers Consortium Concert #13, Treen Auditorium, Lousiana School for Math, Science and the Arts, Natchitoches.
- Oct. 17 - Strata I by Iwona Glinka, flute, Synchrono Odeion of Athens, Greece.
- Oct. 14 - Suite for saxophone quartet by the Macedeonian Quartet of Saxophones, Synchrono Odeion of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Dawn K. Williams:
- Apr. 26 - Premiere of Three Dances for piano by the composer, LSU International Cultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Apr. 16 - Premiere of Memoirs of Childhood by Maxine Franklin (piano), 7th Biennial International Symposium and Festival on New Intercultural Music, Churchill College, Cambridge University, UK.
- Apr. 15 - Premiere of Three Pieces by Sarah Beth Hanson (flute), LSU International Cultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Oct. 29 - Impulse for three or more performers by the composer and audience, NACUSA Mid-South, Baton Rouge.
- Oct. 13 - Pangram for solo clarinet by Patricia Martin, NACUSA Mid-South, Baton Rouge, LA.
- July 18 - Kamu Balni for voice and ethnic drum by the composer and Robert Peck, NACUSA Mid-South, Baton Rouge, LA.
- Apr. 13 - Pascha Nostrum for solo voice, Grey Mist for solo cello, premiere of Kamu Balni for voice and ethnic drum, Kiji no" for low voice and cello, Tesserae for solo voice, by the composer (voice) and Robert Peck (cello/drum), and Impulse for three or more performers by the composer and audience, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
Godwin Sadoh was commissioned to write Summer Evening at Ile-Ife
for woodwind quintet by the Equinox Chamber Ensemble, St. Louis; E Korin
S'Oluwa (vols. 1 & 2-a Nigerian collection of folk and traditional hymns) by
Wayne Leupold Editions, NC.
- Dinos Constantinides:
The Dancing Turtle, Lazy Jack, and The
Singing Cucaracha by the Louisiana Sinfonietta on the Magni
- Karel Husa:
Sonatina for Piano, Suite for Viola, Sonatina for
Violin, and Overture and Sinfonietta on Pragensia
by Clarton CD-Prague; String Quartet No. "0" by the Apollon
Quartet on Radio/Servis Prague; and Music by Karel Husa by
the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, R. Winther, conductor, on Mark
Dinos Constantinides received an ASCAP Plus Award.
Carlo Vincetti Frizzo received first place in both the LMTA's
Collegiate Composition Competition and South Central Division of
MTNA's Composition Competition for his work Celestial Horizons:
Three Scenes from the Cosmos.
Liduino Pitombeira received 2nd Prize for Seresta No. 5
for violin, viola, cello, and piano in the 6o. Concurso Nacional de Composicao
do Instituto Brasil-Estados Unidos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
William Price received his fourth consecutive ASCAP Plus Award.
- Al Benner: Arr. of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot for SATB (#292); How Sweet the Sound for organ (#291); and Into the Jungle: An Interval Exploration (#300) for string quartet by Conners Publications.
- Dinos Constantinides: Music for Two Saxophones, Landscape III (sax/piano; sax orch); Landscape VI-Rhapsody (harp/strings); and I Never Saw a Moor (chorus) by Magni Publications.
- Karel Husa: String Quartet No. 4 ("Poems") by AMP/G. Schirmer; Symphony No. 1 for orchestra, and Mosaiques for Orchestra by Schott.
- B.J. Rosco: Three Illusions (Prologue, Soliloquy, Epilogue) for piano (#288) and Spectrums (Evolution, Equinox, Imminency's, Abstractions) for piano (#296/rev. ed.) by Conners Publications.
- Godwin Sadoh: Nigerian Suite No. 1 for organ and E Korin S'Oluwa (Nigerian collection of folk and traditional hymns) by Wayne Leupold Editions.
Nancy Bloomer Deussen had the following radio play on WPRB, Princeton,
NJ: May 14, Et in Terra Pax and Peninsula Suite; Jun. 26, Ascent to
Czech television presented a documentary on Karel Husa entitled "Karel
Husa comes home" in Jun. in the Czech Republic; and the same documentary
played in July on PBS, Binghampton, NY.
William Price's Three Small Pieces for Tape was on the Nov. 18 Foldover
Radio Program, WOBC 91.5 FM, Oberlin, OH.
Music Director Dinos Constantinides of the Louisiana Sinfonietta has
returned from a tour of his music in Athens and Thessaloniki in Greece.
Four concerts of his music were presented. On October 10, he conducted
the Athens Municipal Orchestra in Athens performing his China II
for String Orchestra, Transformations for Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra,
Patterns for Violin and String Orchestra, Concerto for Flute and
Orchestra, Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra, and
Reflections VII - To Music for Reader and Orchestra. On October
21, the Sychrono Conservatory of Athens presented in Athens a concert
including eight solo and chamber music works, and on October 22 the
Saxophone Association of Greece performed a concert of his saxophone
music for solo, chamber music, and saxophone ensemble. In Thessaloniki
the Sychrono Conservatory of Thessaloniki presented four works of
his on October 14, and the Macedonian Saxophone Quartet preformed
his Saxophone Quartet at the Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki.
While in Greece, Constantinides presented eight seminars on his music
and music from LSU at three institutions. 15 works of LSU composers
were presented in concert. The featured composers were Kenneth Wilks,
Mikel LeDee, Carlo Vincetti Frizzo, Jonathan Hillman, Aaron Johnson,
Charles Haarhues, William Price, Aris Carastathis, Al Benner, John
M. Crabtree, and Liduino Pitombeira. Constantinides received
membership in the Greek Composers Association and honorary membership in the
Saxophone Association of Greece.
Jeffrey Hoover has been named to the ACME roster of Mu Phi
Epsilon, for outstanding achievement in music composition. Standing
for Artists, Composers, Musicologists and Educators, the ACME roster
honors distinguished musicians. "It is indeed a great honor to be
named to ACME," says Hoover. "There is a phenomenal level of achievement
represented by the musicians of ACME, including individuals whose
accomplishments I have always admired." Hoover is the Chairman of
Fine, Performing and Applied Arts at Illinois Central College.
- Amanda Albrecht - Racine, WI.
- Adrian P. Childs - Athens, GA; Ass't Professor of Music at the University of Georgia; teach composition, adv. Theory, co-direct the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble.
- Varvara G. Fitisova - Ann Arbor, MI.
- J. Ryan Garber - Jefferson City, TN.
- Walter S. Hartley - Orchard Park, NY; East Coast chapter; composer, pianist.
- Steven J. Holochwost - Hackettstown, NJ.
- Jonathan N. Kupper - Voctor, NY; East Coast chapter; graduate of the New England Conservatory, NYU, the film scoring program of USC, and a 2002 Tanglewood fellow; interested in writing opera and new forms of musical theater; scoring arts films.
- Charles Andrew Lee - Los Angeles, CA.
- Rick McAlister - Urbana, IL.
- Robinson McClellan - New York, NY; East Coast chapter; interested in choral/vocal forms and sacred subject matter; committed to experimental approach and contemporary techniques; professional choral singer; editorial assistant at G. Schrimer/AMP.
- Russell Nadel - Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia chapter; sophomore at Peabody Conservatory of Music, double major in composition and music education, pianist and minor in vocal (bass) performance.
- Kyle Newmaster - Glendale, CA; writes both classical and jazz ensembles; active in composing for chamber ensembles.
- Joshua Penman - Ann Arbor, MI.
- Martha L. Radike - Radford, VA; Virginia chapter; BM in composition; working on Music Ed degree; plays classical guitar, harp and piano.
- J. Griffith Rollefson - Ann Arbor, MI. Eric Roth - Chicago, IL; composes new music, arrangements and orchestrations for performances and recordings; singer and percussionist.
- Moriyoshi Shinohara - Tucson, AZ; Los Angeles chapter; Master's in composition from California Institute of the Arts; working on Doctorate at Univ. of Arizona.
- Scott Shoemaker - Lincoln, NE.
- Keith (Eon Ho) Song - Encinitas, CA; composes music and plays piano, pan flute, flute and traditional Korean instruments.
- Ginger Spaulding
- Joseph G. Trapanese - New York, NY.
- Juliana Trivers - Brooklyn, NY.
- Stephen Shukin Yip - Houston, TX; Mid-South chapter.