Selected Past Performances

2018

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

Of Echoes and Dreams Overture (In memory of Larry Hill) (Premiere)
Kevin Rhodes, conductor
First Baptist Church
Newton, MA
May 12, 2018

The Shakespeare Concerts

A Wren
Ryu-Kyung Kim, mezzo-soprano
Hyun-ki Kwon, cello
Jordan Hall
Boston, MA
April 27, 2018

Shepherd School of Music

Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra
Gabrielle Skinner, viola
String Quintet
Duncan Recital Hall
Houston, TX
April 23, 2018

Florestan Recital Project and WordSong Forum

Recuerdo (Premiere)
Aaron Engebreth, baritone
Alison d’Amato, piano
St. Botolph Club
Boston, MA
March 21, 2018

All Newton Music School Faculty Recital

Sonata for Viola and Piano
Scott Woolweaver, viola
John McDonald, piano
Newton, MA
March 11, 2018

WordSong Forum

Dona nobis pacem
First Church Boston Choir
Semiosis String Quartet
Howard Frazin, conductor
First Church Boston
March 11, 2018

Church Service

Dona nobis pacem
First Church Boston Choir
Howard Frazin, conductor
First Church Boston
March 4, 2018


2017

Grolier Poetry Bookshop’s 90th Anniversary Celebration

Letting Go (Premiere)
Keith Phares, baritone
Linda Osborn, piano
Club Oberon (American Repertory Theater)
Cambridge, MA
November 14, 2017

WordSong Concert

String Quartet No. 1
Arneis Quartet
Emmanuel Church
Boston, MA
October 29, 2017

Tufts University

Sonata for Viola and Piano
Scott Woolweaver, viola
John McDonald, piano
Goddard Chapel
Medford, MA
October 27, 2017

Tufts University

An Unexpected Encounter
Musings (Musette I & II) (Premiere)
“Let us suppose our old friend the railway carriage to be travelling along…”

Thomas Stumpf, piano
John McDonald, piano
Distler Performance Hall
Medford, MA
October 4, 2017

WordSong Forum

Harlem
David Kravitz, baritone
Linda Osborn, piano
Emmanuel College
Boston, MA
September 23, 2017

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School & Festival

Sonata for Viola and Piano (Premiere)
Scott Woolweaver, viola
Lora Tchekeratova, piano
Blue Hill, ME
August 17, 2017

WordSong Concert

String Quartet No. 1 (Complete Premiere)
Arneis Quartet
St. Paul’s Church
Brookline, MA
May 19, 2017

Michigan Recital Project

A Wren
Emily Marvosh, contralto
Daniel Dona, viola
The Lilypad
Cambridge, MA
May 6, 2017

University of Portland

Harlem
Aaron Engebreth, baritone
Susan McDaniel, piano
Buckner Center
Portland, OR
April 6, 2017

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

In the Forests of the Night
David Angus, conductor
First Baptist Church
Newton, MA
April 8, 2017

 Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms Society

Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra (Premiere)
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Steven Lipsitt, conductor
Faneuil Hall
Boston, MA
March 5, 2017

Dana Hall School of Music

Piano Trio No. 2
Trio con Anima
Wellesley, MA
January 22, 2017

New England Conservatory of Music

Piano Trio No. 2
Trio con Anima
Boston, MA
January 20, 2017


2016

Korean Cultural Society of Boston WordSong Forum

Dawn
David Kravitz, baritone
Linda Osborn, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
September 18, 2016

Taft-Nicholson Center

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Stefan Koch, cello
University of Utah
Lakeview, MT
August 12, 2016

Frieda L. Stein Studio

Rondo (Premiere)
Nicholas Davies, clarinet
Jake Thonis, bassoon
Christopher Staknys, piano
Somerville, MA
June 10, 2016

Roxbury Latin School

Anthem for Doomed Youth
Roxbury Latin Glee Club
Rob Opdycke, conductor
Aditya Mahadevan, piano
Rousmaniere Hall
Boston, MA
April 24, 2016

American Tribute Concert

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
The Meiningen Trio
Taylor House
Jamaica Plain, MA
April 15, 2016

Rivers School Conservatory 38th Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music

Piano Trio No. 2 (Premiere)
Heidi Braun-Hill, violin
Ron Lowry, cello
Lois Shapiro, piano
Bradley Hal
Weston, MA
April 8, 2016

Coro Allegro and Boston City Singers

The Voice of Isaac (Premiere of revised SATB version)
David Hodgkins, conductor
David Kravitz, baritone
Samuel Higgins, boy soprano
Sanders Theatre
Cambridge, MA
March 13, 2016

Roxbury Latin Glee Club

Anthem for Doomed Youth (Premiere)
Rob Opdycke, conductor
Forrest Eimold, piano
The Windsor School Concert Hall
Boston, MA
March 6, 2016

Korea Day WordSong Forum

Dawn (Premiere)
David Kravitz, baritone
Linda Osborn, piano
Museum of Fine Arts
Alfond Auditorium
Boston, MA
February 6, 2016


2015

Rondo & Elegy. Gabrielle Skinner, viola; David Mamedov, piano. Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Houston, TX. December 6, 2015.

Rondo & Elegy [Premiere]. Lisa Suslowicz, viola; Linda Osborn, piano. Patrick Wood Memorial Concert, Clark Chapel, Pomfret, CT. November 1, 2015.

Back Cove Festival

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Benjamin Noyes, cello
Christopher Staknys, piano
Portland Conservatory
Portland, ME
April 12, 2015

The Tyger, for voice and piano (text by William Blake). Adam Simon, baritone, Christopher Staknys, piano. Back Cove Festival, Portland Conservatory, Portland, ME. April 11, 2015.

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Adam Simon, baritone, Christopher Staknys, piano. Back Cove Festival, Portland Conservatory, Portland, ME. April 11, 2015.

Elegy for Steven, for cello and piano. Shannon Allen, cello; Christopher Staknys, piano. Back Cove Festival, Portland Conservatory, Portland, ME. April 10, 2015.

Sonata for solo flute. Nicole Pelonzi, flute. Back Cove Festival, Portland Conservatory, Portland, ME. April 10, 2015.


2014

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. Academy for Collaborative Performance WordSong forum, Portland Conservatory, Portland, ME. August 12, 2014.

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. WordSong/Source Song Festival forum, Target Performance Hall at the Literary Loft, Minneapolis, MN. August, 2, 2014.

WordSong Concert

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
Gabriele Diaz, violin
Rafael Popper Keizer, cello
Elizabeth Schumann, piano
St. Paul’s Church
Brookline, MA
June 29, 2014

Rockport Music

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
Matthew Woodard, violin
John Belk, cello
Annie Jeong, piano
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, MA
June 27, 2014

WordSong Concert

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
Gabriele Diaz, violin
Rafael Popper Keizer, cello
Elizabeth Schumann, piano
Goethe Institute
Boston, MA
June 27, 2014

WFMT’s Rushhour Concerts

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
Live broadcast and worldwide livestream
John Macfarlane, violin
Brant Taylor, cello
Winston Choi, piano
June 17, 2014

Rushhour Concerts Summer Series

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
John Macfarlane, violin
Brant Taylor, cello
Winston Choi, piano
St. James Cathedral
Chicago, IL
June 17, 2014

Groupmuse

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Nicholas Davies, clarinet
Aaron Wolff, cello
Christopher Staknys, piano
Frieda L. Stein Music Studio
Somerville, MA
June 7, 2014

Bard Conservatory Chamber Music Series

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
Matthew Woodard, violin
John Belk, cello
Annie Jeong, piano
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
May 3, 2014

Musings (Musette I&II) for piano solo. Matthew Bowler, piano. Rivers School Conservatory 36thAnnual Seminar on Contemporary Music, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 5, 2014.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, for flute and cello. Jamilla Kern, flute; Rhea Teng, cello. Rivers School Conservatory 36thAnnual Seminar on Contemporary Music, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 5, 2014.

in Just-, for voice, cello, and marimba (text by E.E. Cummings). Theo Lobo, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Popper Keizer, cello; Brandon Ilaw, marimba. ArtsUnion Winter Series WordSong Forum, 3rdLife Studio, Somerville, MA. April 4, 2014.

Elegy for Steven, for violin and piano. Matthew Woodard, violin; Szilvia Miko, piano. Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA.

Party Peekaboo, for flute, violin, viola, cello, and vibraphone [Premiere]. Classical Jam with film by Daniel Williams.  Rockport Music, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA. February 5, 2014.


2013

Elegy for Steven, for viola and piano. Scott Woolweaver, viola; Dolores Stevens, piano. Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society concert series, Old Whaling Church, Martha’s Vineyard MA. November 30, 2013.

The Crucifixion, for voice, violin, cello, and harpsichord (text from The Speckled Book, 12thcentury). Sarasa Chamber Music Series, First Parish of Concord, Concord, MA. November 16, 2013

The Crucifixion, for voice, violin, cello, and harpsichord (text from The Speckled Book, 12thcentury) [Premiere]. Sarasa Chamber Music Series, Friends’ Meeting House, Cambridge, MA. November 16, 2013

The Crucifixion, for voice, violin, cello, and harpsichord (text from The Speckled Book, 12thcentury). Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Christina Day Martinson, violin; Timothy Merton, cello; Maggie Cole, harpsichord.  Brookhaven Friends of Music, Brookhaven Auditorium, Lexington, MA. November 15, 2013.

in Just-, for voice, cello, and marimba (text by E.E. Cummings). Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Popper Keizer, cello; Brandon Ilaw, marimba. WordSong/Grolier Poetry Bookshop concert, E. E. Cummings House, Cambridge MA. November 6, 2013.

Elegy for Steven, for viola and piano. by Scott Woolweaver, viola; Lora Tchekeratova, piano. Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, ME. August 10, 2013

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Krista River, mezzo-soprano, Christopher Staknys, piano. Nantucket Atheneum, Great Hall, Nantucket, MA. June 15, 2013.

Elegy for Steven, for cello and piano. Sebastian Baverstam, cello; Ari Borensztein, piano. Groupmuse concert at Frieda L. Stein Music Studio, Somerville, MA. June 3, 2013.

Elegy, for string sextet [Premiere]. Rivers School Conservatory Honors String Sextet. Rivers Conservatory 35th  Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music, the deCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA. April 9, 2013.

Elegy, for string sextet. Rivers School Conservatory Honors String Sextet. Rivers Conservatory 35th  Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 7, 2013.

Lullaby, for voice and viola (text by the composer). Marissa Birne, soprano; Oliver Dodd, viola. Rivers Conservatory 35th  Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 7, 2013.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov). Kathryn Nielson, soprano; Sridhar Rangan, viola. Rivers Conservatory 35th  Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 7, 2013.

Rivers Conservatory 35th Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Lev Mamuya, cello
Christopher Staknys, piano
Bradley Hall
Weston, MA
April 7, 2013

Catalina Dances: The Little Lion, for violin and piano [Premiere]. Lilit Hartunian, violin; David Tierney, piano. Rivers Conservatory 35th  Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music Faculty Recital, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 5, 2013.

Elegy for Steven, for viola and piano [Premiere]. by Scott Woolweaver, viola; Janice Weber, piano. Alea III concert series, Tsia Performance Center, Boston University, Boston, MA. April 3, 2013.

Rockport Music

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Lev Mamuya, cello
Christopher Staknys, piano
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, MA
February 24, 2013

Laughing Together, for voice and piano(text by Rebecca Blevins Faery). Kendra Colton, soprano; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Retrospective concert, St. Paul’s Church, Brookline, MA. January 11, 2013.

My Papa’s Waltz, for voice and piano (text by Theodore Roethke). Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Shiela Kibbe, piano. WordSong Retrospective concert, St. Paul’s Church, Brookline, MA. January 11, 2013.

The Tyger, for voice and piano (text by William Blake). Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Retrospective concert, St. Paul’s Church, Brookline, MA. January 11, 2013.

Song, for voice and piano (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). Ilana Davidson, soprano; Donald St. Pierre, piano. WordSong Retrospective concert, St. Paul’s Church, Brookline, MA. January 11, 2013.


2012

I Like to Play with Him, for voice and piano (text by Stevie Smith). Kristen Watson, soprano, Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Forum, Club Oberon, Cambridge, MA. November 13, 2012.

Temple Emunah Sehihot Program

The Voice of Isaac
Sarah Pelletier, soprano
Krista River, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Anderson, tenor
Brian Church, baritone
Linda Osborn, piano
Temple Emunah
Lexington, MA
September 8, 2012

Song, for voice and piano (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). Ilana Davidson, soprano; Alex Ruvenstein, piano. Arts at the Armory concert series, WordSong Forum, Somerville, MA. August 12, 2012.

Song, for voice and piano (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). Ilana Davidson, soprano; Alex Ruvenstein, piano. Classical Café concert series WordSong Forum, An Beal Bocht Café, New York, NY. August 9, 2012.

Laughing Together, for voice and piano(text by Rebecca Blevins Faery). Kendra Colton, soprano, Linda Osborn, piano. Arts at the Armory concert series WordSong Forum, Somerville, MA. August 4, 2012.

The Westmoor Club

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
Matthew Woodard, violin
Pall Quinn Kalmansson, cello
Deborah Emery, piano
Nantucket, MA
July 26, 2012

Words & Music: The American Composer II

The Voice of Isaac
St. Francis Episcopal Church
Great Falls, VA
May 20, 2012

MusicFest Canada

An Unexpected Encounter
In Spring (from String Quartet No. 1)
Rivers Conservatory Honors String Ensemble
Magdalena Richter, director
Rivers School Conservatory Honors String Quartet
National Arts Centre
Ottawa, Canada
May 18, 2012

Wellesley Symphony Orchestra

In the Forests of the Night
Max Hobart, conductor
MassBay Community College
Wellesley, MA
May 13, 2012

Rivers Conservatory 34th Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music

An Unexpected Encounter
Rivers Conservatory Honors String Ensemble
Magdalena Richter, director
Bradley Hall
Weston, MA
April 29, 2012

Dinosaur Annex

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil
Gabriela Diaz, violin
David Russell, cello
Hugh Hinton, piano
Goethe Institute
Boston, MA
April 29, 2012

Laughing Together, for voice and piano (text by Rebecca Blevins Faery) [Premiere]. Kendra Colton, soprano; Brett Hodgdon, piano. Music on Norway Pond Concert Series WordSong Forum, Hancock, NH. April 29, 2012.

In Spring, for string quartet. Rivers School Conservatory Honors String Quartet. Rivers Conservatory 34th  Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 28, 2012.

Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra

In the Forests of the Night
Michael Korn, conductor
Kennedy Middle School
Waltham, MA
March 24, 2012

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Words&Music ensemble. WordSong Forum at Lyceum, Alexandria, VA. January 29, 2012.


2011

Music from Salem

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Hubbard Hall
Cambridge, NY
November 12, 2011

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. Florestan Recital Project WordSong Forum, Eastman School of Music Hatch Recital Hall, Rochester, NY. November 9 2011.

I Like to Play with Him, for voice and piano (text by Stevie Smith). Kristen Watson, soprano; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Forum, New England Conservatory Entrepreneurial Department concert, NEC’s Pierce Hall, Boston, MA. October 26, 2011.

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. Florestan Recital Project WordSong Forum, AUBG Main Building Auditorium, American Univerity in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. October 10, 2011.

Wupatki National Monument

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Visitor Center
Flagstaff, AZ
October 7, 2011

Grand Canyon National Monument

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Shrine of the Ages
Grand Canyon, AZ
October 6, 2011

In Spring, for string quartet [Premiere]. Lydian String Quartet. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. October 1, 2011.

Boston Conservatory

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Studio 401
Boston, MA
September 24, 2011

Cary Institute

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Westbrook, NY
September 23, 2011

University of South Florida

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Tampa, FL
September 21, 2011

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. Arts on the Edge Wolfeboro Festival WordSong Forum, Wolfeboro, NH. August 9, 2011.

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Jayne West, soprano; Robert Merfeld, piano. Radio broadcast, WGBH’s Arias and Barcarolles, with Cathy Fuller. July 17, 2011.

Lullaby, for voice and clarinet (text by Howard Frazin). Jennifer Beattie, mezzo-soprano; Brian David Jones, clarinet. Words&Music Concert Series, The Lyceum, Alexandria, VA. May 29, 2011.

A Wren, for voice and clarinet (text by Denise Levertov). Jennifer Beattie, mezzo-soprano; Brian David Jones, clarinet. Words&Music Concert Series, The Lyceum, Alexandria, VA. May 29, 2011.

I Like to Play with Him, for voice and piano (text by Stevie Smith) [Premiere]. Kristen Watson, soprano; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Forum, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA. May 24, 2011.

Dona nobis pacem, for SSAA chorus. Lorelei Ensemble; Beth Willer, director. WordSong Forum, First Church Boston, Boston, MA. May 14, 2011.

Dona nobis pacem, for SSAA chorus [Premiere]. Lorelei Ensemble; Beth Willer, director. Rockport Music WordSong Forum, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA. May 12, 2011.

Imagination Celebration

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
(six performances)
Fort Worth, TX
May 2–6, 2011

Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra

In the Forests of the Night
Robin Fountain, director
Mendel Center Mainstage
Benton Harbor, MI
April 19, 2011

Wheaton College 2nd Annual New Music Festival

Family — Rated R
Aurea Ensemble
Guy Urban, piano
Cole Memorial Chapel
Norton, MA
April 6, 2011

Disillusionment of Ten O’Clock, for voice and piano (text by Wallace Stevens). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. WordSong Forum, Goethe Institute, Boston, MA. March 13, 2011.

Boston Conservatory

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Sully Hall
Boston, MA
March 10, 2011

Grand Canyon National Park

My Grandmother’s Ashes (and a Balloon(Premiere)
Rhonda Rider, cello
Children’s Concert
Shrine of the Ages
Grand Canyon, AZ
February 24, 2011

Disillusionment of Ten O’Clock, for voice and piano (text by Wallace Stevens). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. Ethos New Sound Festival, Rosch Recital Hall, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia NY. February 18, 2011.

MR. AND MRS. DISCOBBOLOS, Part I, for voice, violin, and piano (text by Edward Lear) [Premiere]. Frank Kelley, tenor; Daniel Stepner, violin; Donald Berman, piano. Brandeis University Faculty Recital, Slosberg Music Center, Waltham, MA. January 29, 2011


2010

Rivers School Symphony Orchestra

In the Forests of the Night
David Tierney, conductor
Christ Church
Needham, MA
November 14, 2010

Disillusionment of Ten O’Clock, for voice and piano (text by Wallace Stevens). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Alison d’Amato, piano. WordSong Forum, Emmanuel College Auditorium, Boston, MA. September 17, 2010.

in Just-, for voice, cello, and marimba (text by E.E. Cummings). Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Popper Keizer, cello; Robert Schulz, marimba. WGBH Classical Festival WordSong Forum, WGBH’s Brighton Studios, Boston, MA. June 19, 2010.

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Sumner Thompson, baritone; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Forum, Boston Prep Charter School, Boston, MA. June 7, 2010.

Boston Arts Academy Concert Choir and Members of Emmanuel Music and Lorelei Ensemble

Beth Willer, conductor
Joshua Taylor, baritone
Roland Hayes School of Music Auditorium
Boston, MA
May 18, 2010

Hockomock Chamber Orchestra

In the Forests of the Night
Michael Korn, conductor
First Congregational Church
Sharon, MA
May 4, 2010

My Papa’s Waltz, for voice and piano (text by Theodore Roethke). Sarah Pelletier, soprano; John McDonald, piano. WordSonAg Forum, Harvard Musical Association, Boston, MA. April 21, 2010.

Simple Grace, for voice, violin, cello, and piano (text by Joan of Arc via Mark Twain) [Premiere]. Triple Helix with Sarah Pelletier, soprano. The Concert Series at Wellesley College, Houghton Memorial Chapel, Wellesley, MA. April 10, 2010.

Rivers School Conservatory 32nd Seminar on Contemporary Music

In the Forests of the Night
Rivers School Conservatory Upper School Orchestra
Dan Shaud, conductor
Bradley Hall
April 10, 2010

My Papa’s Waltz, for voice and piano (text by Theodore Roethke) [Premiere]. Sarah Pelletier, soprano; John McDonald, piano. Rivers School Conservatory 32ndAnnual Seminar on Contemporary Music, WordSong Forum, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. April 10, 2010.

A Far Cry

An Unexpected Encounter
University of New Hampshire’s Johnson Theatre
Durham, NH
April 8, 2010

Blue Circles & Red Rhombi, for woodwind quintet. Avalerion Winds. Cole Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Norton, MA. April 6 2010.

A Far Cry

An Unexpected Encounter
St. John’s Episcopal Church
Jamaica Plain, MA
April 3, 2010

A Far Cry

An Unexpected Encounter (Premiere)
Jordan Hall
Boston, MA
April 2, 2010

Composers in Red Sneakers and Ibis Camerata

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello
Biljana Milovanovic, piano
Swedenborg Chapel, Cambridge, MA
March 28, 2010

Theme and Reverberations, for 2 Tubas and string orchestra. Cadenza Players; William Drury, conductor; J. Elliot, C. Todeasa, tubas. Music on Norway Pond, Hancock, NH. March 14, 2010.

in Just-, for voice, cello, and marimba (text by E.E. Cummings). Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Popper Keizer, cello; Robert Schulz, marimba. WordSong Forum House Concert, Rockport, MA. February 21, 2010.

in Just-, for voice, cello, and marimba (text by E.E. Cummings) [Premiere]. Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Popper Keizer, cello; Robert Schulz, marimba. WordSong Forum, Burns&Levinson LLP, Boston, MA. February 11, 2010.

Dallas Chamber Music Concert Series

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil (Premiere)
The Claremont Trio
Latino Cultural Center
Dallas, TX
February 8, 2010

WRR101 Dallas Chamber Music’s Spotlight on Chamber Music

Some Thoughts on Good and Evil (Premiere)
Broadcast and interview
The Claremont Trio
Dallas, TX
January 29, 2010

in Just-, for voice, cello, and marimba (text by E.E. Cummings) [Premiere]. Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Rafael Popper Keizer, cello; Robert Schulz, marimba. WordSong Forum House Concert, 220 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA. January 10, 2010.


2009

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Forum House Concert, 101 North Street, Portland, ME. November 28, 2009.

The Boston Classical Orchestra

In the Forests of the Night (Premiere)
Steven Lipsitt, conductor
Faneuil Hall, Boston
October 24 and 25, 2009

Child’s Play, for saxophone quartet. Fresno State Saxophone Quartet. 4thAnnual Fresno New Music Festival, CSU Concert Hall, Fresno, CA. October 16, 2009.

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Janna Baty, mezzo-soprano; Donald Berman, piano. Monadnock Music Festival, Peterborough Town House, Peterborough, NH. August, 4, 2009.

Disposition, for brass quintet [Premiere]. Triton Brass Quintet. Boston University Tanglewood Institute Faculty Recital Series, Trinity Church, Lenox, MA. June 21, 2009.

Disposition, for brass quintet [Premiere]. Triton Brass Quintet. Wayland Little Theater Concerts, Wayland High School Little Theater, Wayland, MA. May 22, 2009.

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Linda Osborn, piano. Rockport Music Lecture Series, WordSong Forum, Unitarian Universalist Society, Rockport, MA. May 17, 2009.

Canzonetta, for alto saxophone, and string trio. Freon Ensemble. Sala Baldini, Piazza Campitelli 9, Rome Italy. May 6, 2009.

“Let us suppose our old friend the railway carriage to be travelling along…”, for piano solo. Suhana Ng, piano. Rivers School Conservatory 31stAnnual Seminar on Contemporary Music, Bradley Hall, Weston, MA. May 3, 2009.

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes). Aaron Engebreth, baritone; Linda Osborn, piano. Monadnock Music Festival WordSong Forum, Hancock NH. May 2, 2009.

Harlem, for voice and piano (text by Langston Hughes) [Premiere]. Sumner Thompson, baritone; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Forum House Concert, Boston,  MA. April 19, 2009.

The Tyger, for voice and piano (text by William Blake). D’Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano; David Owens, piano. Longy Modern American Music Concert Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. April 7, 2009.

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). D’Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano; David Owens, piano. Longy Modern American Music Concert Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. April 7, 2009.

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano quintet (text by William Shakespeare). Patrice Tiedemann, soprano; Miroslav Sekera, piano; Quartet X. The Shakespeare Concerts, Jordan Hall, Boston, MA. March 27, 2009.

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano quintet (text by William Shakespeare). Patrice Tiedemann, soprano; Miroslav Sekera, piano; Quartet X. Worcester Chamber Music Society presents The Shakespeare Concerts, 1st Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA. March 26, 2009.

Canzonetta, for alto saxophone, and string trio [Premiere]. Philipp Staeudlin, alto saxophone; Zoya Tsvetkova, violin; Scott Woolweaver, viola; Joshua Gordon, cello. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Eastern Nazarene College Musica Eclectica, Quincy, MA. March 21, 2009.

An Unexpected Encounter, for piano solo. John McDonald, piano. Distler Performance Hall, Tufts University, Medford, MA. March 11, 2009.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov). Elizabeth Anker, contralto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. Tufts Faculty Recital, Distler Performance Hall, Tufts University, Medford, MA. February 26, 2009.

Longy School of Music Composition Faculty Showcase

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Rafael Popper Keizer, cello
Laura Kennedy, piano
Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA
February 4, 2009


2008

The Tyger, for voice and piano (text by William Blake). Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Linda Osborn, piano. WordSong Forum, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA. November 10, 2008.

An Unexpected Encounter, for piano solo. Linda Osborn, piano. Longy Modern American Music Concert Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. October 11, 2008.

The Tyger, for voice and piano (text by William Blake). Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Linda Osborn, piano. Longy Modern American Music Concert Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. October 11, 2008.

Amelia’s Lullaby, for 2 tubas. Mike Roylance (BSO) and Eli Newberger, tubas. The Family Concert at Tanglewood, Ozawa Hall, Lenox, MA. August 23, 2008.

The Tyger, for voice and piano (text by William Blake). Ann Moss, soprano; Joungmin Sur, piano. CSU Summer Arts Series, Fresno State’s Conley Hall, Fresno, MA. July 20, 2008.

Lullaby, for voice and viola (text by the composer). Ann Moss, soprano; Kurt Rohde, viola. CSU Summer Arts Series, Fresno State’s Conley Hall, Fresno, MA. July 20, 2008.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov) Ann Moss, soprano; Kurt Rohde, viola. CSU Summer Arts Series, Fresno State’s Conley Hall, Fresno, MA. July 20, 2008.

When You Are Old, for solo voice (text by W. B. Yeats). Ann Moss, soprano. CSU Summer Arts Series, Fresno State’s Conley Hall, Fresno, MA. July 20, 2008.

An Unexpected Encounter, for piano solo [Premiere]. Robert Merfeld, piano. WordSong Forum House Concert, 191 Commonwealth avenue, Boston,  MA. June 1, 2008.

The Tyger, for voice and piano (text by William Blake) [Premiere]. Krista River, mezzo-soprano; Robert Merfeld, piano. WordSong Forum House Concert, 191 Commonwealth avenue, Boston,  MA. June 1, 2008.

Lullaby, for voice and viola (text by the composer). Elizabeth Anker, contralto; Kristen Swanson, viola. Longy Composition Faculty Showcase, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. February 19, 2008.

When You Are Old, for solo voice (text by W. B. Yeats). Elizabeth Anker, contralto. Longy Composition Faculty Showcase, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. February 19, 2008.

Ode to Snow, for chorus. Norway Pond festival Singers; Jody Hill Simpson, conductor. Norway Pond concert series, Hancock, NH. February 10, 2008.

Lullaby, for voice and viola (text by the composer) [Premiere]. Elizabeth Anker, contralto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. Alea III Concert Series, Tsai Performance Center, Boston, MA. February 6, 2008.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov). Elizabeth Anker, contralto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. Alea III Concert Series, Tsai Performance Center, Boston, MA. February 6, 2008.


2007

Divine Image, for SSA (text by William Blake). Libella Quartet. Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA. October 7, 2007.

Ode to Snow, for chorus. Libella Quartet. Loring-Greenough House, Jamaica Plain, MA. October 7, 2007.

Amelia’s Lullaby, for 2 tubas. Gene Pokorny [CSO] and Pete Link, tubas. Buntrock Hall at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL. July 14, 2007.

International Woodwind Festival 2007

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Jonathan Cohler, clarinet
Julia Bruskin, cello
Eliko Akahori, piano
Boston Conservatory
Seully Hall
Boston, MA
June 5, 2007

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Sarah Darling, viola, Sebastian Baverstam, cello. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge, MA. May 12, 2007.

Child’s Play, for saxophone quartet. Radnofsky Quartet. Bowdoin College, New Brunswick, ME. May 11, 2007.

Theme and Reverberations, for 2 Tubas and string quintet [Premiere]. Laurel Quartet with Karl Doty, bass; Mike Roylance (BSO) and Eli Newberger, tubas. St. Botolph Club of Boston, Boston MA. May 9, 2007.

Amelia’s Lullaby, for 2 tubas. Mike Roylance (BSO) and Eli Newberger, tubas.

St. Botolph Club of Boston, Boston MA. May 9, 2007.

Theme and Reverberations, for 2 Tubas and string orchestra [Premiere]. Boston Classical Orchestra; Steven Lipsitt, conductor; Mike Roylance (BSO) and Eli Newberger, tubas. Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA. March 16&18, 2007.

Theme and Reverberations, for 2 Tubas and string orchestra. Excerpts played by Mike Roylance (BSO) and Eli Newberger, tubas; Steven Lipsitt, Howard Frazin, piano. WGBH’s Open Source with Christopher Lydon, Boston, MA. March 13, 2007.

Amelia’s Lullaby, for 2 tubas. Mike Roylance (BSO) and Eli Newberger, tubas. WGBH’s Open Source with Christopher Lydon, Boston, MA. March 13, 2007.

Amelia’s Lullaby, for 2 tubas [Premiere]. Mike Roylance (BSO) and Eli Newberger, tubas. Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA. March 16&18, 2007.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Sarah Darling, viola, Sebastian Baverstam, cello. Longy Faculty Artist Showcase, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. February 6, 2007.

Of Echoes and Dreams, Dance Suite for flute, violin, cello, and piano. Xanthos Ensemble. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery, New York, NY. January 28, 2007.


2006

Of Echoes and Dreams, Dance Suite for flute, violin, cello, and piano. Xanthos Ensemble. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 4, 2006.

Longy SeptemberFest

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Emmanuel Feldman, cello
John McDonald, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
September 30, 2006

St. Botolph Club

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Emmanuel Feldman, cello
John McDonald, piano
Boston, MA
June 6, 2006

Club Night Concert Series

The Voice of Isaac
Libella Quartet
Asako Shibata, piano
St. Botolph Club
Boston, MA
April 11, 2006

Child’s Play, for saxophone quartet [Premiere]. Radnofsky Quartet. Musica Eclectica Concert Series, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA. March 28, 2006.

Child’s Play, for saxophone quartet [Premiere]. Radnofsky Quartet. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Second Church Boston, Boston, MA. March 25, 2006.


2005

Longy Faculty Artist Concert

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
David Russell, cello
Judith Gordon, piano
The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Philipp Stäudlin, alto saxophone
Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello
Laura Kennedy, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
November 9, 2005

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Michelle Trainor, soprano; Victoria Mazin, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 9, 2005.

Faculty Artist Concert

The Voice of Isaac
Libella Quartet
Anny Cheng, piano
Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music
Cambridge, MA
November 9, 2005

Not Waving but Drowning, for voice and piano (text by Stevie Smith). Michelle Trainor, soprano; Victoria Mazin, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 6, 2005.

Danse Russe, for voice and piano (text by William Carlos Williams). Michelle Trainor, soprano; Victoria Mazin, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 6, 2005.

A Wren, for voice and piano (text by Denise Levertov). Stephen Ng, tenor; Yehudi Wyner, piano. Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL. September 24, 2005.

Danse Russe, for voice and piano (text by William Carlos Williams). Stephen Ng, tenor; Yehudi Wyner, piano. Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL. September 24, 2005.

Sonata for solo flute. Alicia DiDonato, flute. Monday Music Workshop,The Artists-At-Large Gallery, Hyde Park, MA. September 19, 2005.

Longy SeptemberFest

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Philipp Staeudlin, alto saxophone
Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello
Laura Kennedy, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
September 17, 2005

St. Botolph Club

Family – Rated R
Quartet X
John McDonald, piano
Boston, MA
May 18, 2005

USC Faculty Recital

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Clifford Leaman, alto saxophone
Robert Jesselson, cello
Charles Fugo, piano
University of South Carolina School of Music
Columbia, SC
April 16, 2005

Maison du Mexique

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Jorge Hoyo, alto saxophone
Marie Schmit, cello
Fernanda Ortega, piano
Paris, France
March 28, 2005

Composers in Red Sneakers

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Kenneth Radnofsky, alto saxophone
Thomas Kraines, cello
John McDonald, piano
St. Paul’s Church
Brookline, MA
March 20, 2005

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Maria Jette, soprano; Wayman Chin, piano. Longy Composition Faculty Showcase, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. February 22, 2005.

New England Conservatory Faculty Artist Concert (Premiere)

The Jester, the Artist, and the Little Lion
Kenneth Radnofsky, alto saxophone
Lauren Radnofsky, cello
John McDonald, piano
Jordan Hall
Boston, MA
February 22, 2005

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov). Elizabeth Anker, contralto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. Old First Concerts, Old First Church, San Francisco, CA. January 9, 2005.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov). Elizabeth Anker, contralto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. The Composers’ Circle Series, Berkeley City Club, Berkley, CA. January 7, 2005.


2004

Composers in Red Sneakers

Family – Rated R
With animated film by Pell Osborn
Arden String Quartet
John McDonald, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
October 5, 2004

A Forgotten Place, for violin and piano. Valeria Kuchment [BSO], violin; John McDonald, piano. Longy SeptemberFest, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. Septmeber 25, 2004.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov) [Premiere]. Elizabeth Anker, alto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. Longy SeptemberFest, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. September 18, 2004.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov) [Premiere]. Elizabeth Anker, alto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. June 16, 2004.

A Wren, for voice and viola (text by Denise Levertov). Elizabeth Anker, alto; Scott Woolweaver, viola. WGBH’s Richard Knisely Show, Boston, MA. June 3, 2004.

Divine Image, for SSA (text by William Blake) [Premiere]. Tapestry ensemble. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, King’s Chapel, Boston, MA. May 16, 2004.

Music for the End of Winter, a Collection for solo piano. John McDonald, piano. Composers@the Keyboard Series, Tufts University Alumnae Hall, Medford, MA. April 8, 2004.

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare) [Premiere]. Jayne West, soprano; Sally Pinkas, piano. Longy Modern American Music Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. February 18, 2004.

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Jayne West, soprano; Robert Merfeld, piano. WGBH’s Classical Performances, Boston, MA. February 16, 2004.

Music for the End of Winter, a Collection for solo piano. Elise Yun, piano. Longy Composition Faculty Showcase, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. February 3, 2004.

Sonata for solo alto saxophonePhilipp Staeudlin, alto saxophone. Madhatters Tea and Piano Party Series, Zietgeist Gallery, Cambridge, MA. February 29, 2004.

Music for the End of Winter, a Collection for solo piano. John McDonald, piano.

Madhatters Tea and Piano Party Series, Zietgeist Gallery, Cambridge, MA. February 29, 2004.

Longy Modern American Music Series

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Andrew Mark, cello
Sally Pinkas, piano
Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA
February 18, 2004

2003

Blue Circles, for cello and piano. Harel Gietheim, cello; Eric Sawyer, piano; choreographed and danced by Cathy Bosch and Bess Whitesel. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 2, 2003.

Red Rhombi, for woodwind quintet. Vento Chiaro. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. October 31, 2003.

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano quintet (text by William Shakespeare) [Premiere].  Jayne West, soprano; Valeria Vilker Kuchment, Jennifer Elowitch, violins; Mark Smith, viola; Andrew Mark, cello; Sally Pinkas, piano. Longy SeptemberFest, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. September 19, 2003.

From Sonnet to Song, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Jayne West, soprano; Robert Merfeld, piano. Live Radio Interview and Performance WGBH Richard Knisely Show, Boston, MA. September 16, 2003.

The Voice of Isaac, an oratorio for voices and piano (libretto by the composer). Liber unUsualis with Megan Henderson, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers ChoralFest, St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Cambridge, MA. May 14, 2003.

A Forgotten Place, for violin and piano. Francine Trester, violin; Eric Sawyer, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. April 12, 2003.

PALS Children’s Chorus

The Voice of Isaac (Premiere)
Johanna Hill Simpson, conductor
Robert Honeysucker, baritone
Jordan Hall
Boston, MA
March 1, 2003

Ode to Snow, for chorus. PALS Children’s Chorus; Johanna Hill Simpson, conductor. WGBH’s Classics in the Morning, Boston, MA. February 28, 2003.

Composers in Red Sneakers

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth
Emmanuel Feldman, cello
John McDonald, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
February 4, 2003


2002

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Jayne West, soprano; Timothy Steele, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 2, 2002.

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare) [Premiere]. Jayne West, soprano; Timothy Steele, piano. A. Soukhotski Memorial Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. October 17, 2002.

Longy SeptemberFest

Declamation, Jest, Murder, and Rebirth (Premiere)
Andrew Mark, cello
Robert Merfeld, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
September 13, 2002

St. Petersburg Spring Festival

Family – Rated R
Arden String Quartet
John McDonald, piano
Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory
St. Petersburg, Russia
May 23, 2002

Tufts University

Family – Rated R
Arden String Quartet
John McDonald, piano
Alumnae Hall
Medford, MA
May 15, 2002


2001

Not Waving but Drowning, for voice and piano (text by Stevie Smith) [Premiere]. Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Michelle Alexander, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. October 31, 2001.

Longy SeptemberFest

Family – Rated R
Olga Polonsky, vioin
John Holland, violins
Dimitar Petkov, viola
Laurence Picard, cello
Yuko Shinohara, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
September 9, 2001

Banff Centre

Family – Rated R
Andrea Neumann, violin
Alison Thompson, violin
Anita Dusevic, viola
Jenny Yoon, cello
Barbara Podgurski, piano
Alberta, Canada
August 9, 2001

Blue Circles, for woodwind quintet [Premiere]. Vento Chiaro. Longy Tribute Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. May 14, 2001.

Let me not to the marriage of true minds, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Elise Yun, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, First and Second Church Boston, Boston, MA. March 16, 2001.

Ode to Snow, for chorus. PALS (the Children’s Chorus of the Boston Symphony Orchestra); Johanna Hill Simpson, director. Throughout their 2001-2002 season including at Jordan Hall, Boston MA.


2000

Longy Faculty Artist Series

Family – Rated R
Rohan Gregory, violin
Mirabai Weismehl, violin
Scott Woolweaver, viola
Rafael Popper-Keizer cello
Laura Kennedy, piano
Pickman Hall
Cambridge, MA
December 6, 2000

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Scott Woolweaver, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

The Emperor’s Rhyme, for voice and piano 4-Hands (text by A. A. Milne). Naomi Gurt Lind, soprano; Timothy Steele and Miranda Loud, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

Sonata for solo flutePeggy Friedland, flute. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

A Forgotten Place, for violin and piano. Rohan Gregory, violin; Laura Kennedy, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

Let me not to the marriage of true minds, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare). Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Robert Merfeld, piano. Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

Three Songs About Love, for voice and piano quintet (texts by Rilke, Beddoes, and Yeats). Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Rohan Gregory, Mirabai Weismehl, violins; Scott Woolweaver, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello; Laura Kennedy, piano. Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

Danse Russe, for voice and piano (text by William Carlos Williams). Sarah Pelletier, soprano; Robert Merfeld, piano. Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

Of Echoes and Dreams, Dance Suite for flute, violin, cello, and piano. Rohan Gregory, violin; Peggy Friedland, flute; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello; Laura Kennedy, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2000.

The Emperor’s Rhyme, for voice and piano 4-Hands (text by A. A. Milne). Naomi Gurt Lind, soprano; Timothy Steele and Miranda Loud, piano. Music at St. Peter’s Series, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Weston, MA. November 20, 2000.

Of Echoes and Dreams, Dance Suite for baroque ensemble [Premiere]. Dana Maiben, violin; Sarah Freiberg, cello; Na’ama Lion, flute; Francine Fitch, harpsichord. Longy SeptemberFest, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. September 9, 2000.

Three Songs About Love, for voice and piano quintet (texts by Rilke, Beddoes, and Yeats). Janus Ensemble with Michael Calmes, tenor. The Janus Ensemble Summer Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. August 8, 2000.

The Emperor’s Rhyme, for voice and piano 4-Hands (text by A. A. Milne) [Premiere]. Naomi Gurt Lind, soprano; Michael Gurt and Joseph Gurt, piano. Becket Arts Center Summer Series, Federated Church, Becket, MA. July 23, 2000.

Bus Fare, for brass quintet. Brass Menagerie. Longy Gala Celebration, Boston Symphony Hall, Boston MA. June 19, 2000.

Let me not to the marriage of true minds, for voice and piano (text by William Shakespeare) [Premiere]. Kendra Colton, soprano; Judith Gordon, piano. From Sonnet to Song Forum, First and Second Church Boston, Boston, MA. April 26, 2000.

Three by Josh and Me, a song cycle for high voice and piano. Naomi Gurt Lind, soprano; Timothy Steele, piano. Twentieth Century Vox, St. Paul’s Church, Brookline, MA. April 14, 2000.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Dawn Pratson, choreographer and dancer. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. March 21, 2000.

Bus Fare, for brass quintet [Premiere]. Commonwealth Brass. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Killian Hall, MIT, Cambridge, MA. March 12, 2000.

Largo, for solo cello, “In Memory of Joseph B. Fryer”. Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Killian Hall, MIT, Cambridge, MA. March 12, 2000.

Longy Composition Faculty Showcase

Family – Rated R
Arden String Quartet
Laura Kennedy, piano
Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA
February 8, 2000


1999

Composers in Red Sneakers

Family – Rated R (Premiere)
Arden String Quartet
Laura Kennedy, piano
Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA
December 11, 1999

Goodnight Moon, for voice and piano (text by Margaret Wise Brown) [Premiere]. Maria Tegzes, soprano, Geoffrey Burleson, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 11, 1999.

Danse Russe, for voice and piano (text by William Carlos Williams). Maria Tegzes, soprano, Geoffrey Burleson, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 11, 1999.

Family Parable, for orchestra and mixed quintet (flute, 2 violins, cello, and piano) [Premiere]. Wellesley Symphony Orchestra; Max Hobart, conductor; the Charness Family Quintet. MassBay Community College, Wellesley, MA. November 14, 1999.

Largo, for solo cello, “In Memory of Joseph B. Fryer”. Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. March 14, 1999.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Scott Woolweaver, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Boston College, Boston, MA. March 12, 1999.

Largo, for solo cello, “In Memory of Joseph B. Fryer”. Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello. Longy Composition Faculty Showcase Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. February 9, 1999.

Music for the End of Winter, a Collection for solo piano. Kathleen Boyd, piano. Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada. February 5, 1999.


1998

A Forgotten Place, for orchestra. Longy Young Performers Chamber Orchestra; George Ogata, conductor. Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 12, 1998.

Goodnight Moon, for chamber orchestra [Premiere]. Andover Chamber Players; Jeffrey Rink, conductor. Andover, MA. November 1, 1998.

A Forgotten Place, for orchestra [Premiere]. Longy Chamber Orchestra; Sophia Vilker, conductor. Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. April 16, 1998.

A Forgotten Place, for violin and piano [Premiere]. Julie Leven, violin; Frank Corliss, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. March 8, 1998.


1997

Of Mixed Shades and Shadows, for violin and piano [Premiere]. Julie Leven, violin; Frank Corliss, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 24, 1997.

Discarded Letter, for violin and piano [Premiere]. Julie Leven, violin; Frank Corliss, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 9, 1997.

Three Songs About Love, for voice and piano quintet (texts by Rilke, Beddoes, and Yeats) [Premiere]. Kendra Colton, soprano; Arden String Quartet with Frank Corliss, piano. Longy SeptemberFest, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. September 6, 1997.

Three Songs About Love, for voice and piano (texts by Rilke, Beddoes, and Yeats).

Kendra Colton, soprano; Judith Gordon, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. June 12, 1997.

Danse Russe, for voice and piano (text by William Carlos Williams) [Premiere]. Kendra Colton, soprano; Judith Gordon, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. June 12, 1997.

Sonata for solo fluteGeoffrey Kidde, fluteLongy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. June 12, 1997.

Three Songs About Love, for voice and piano (texts by Rilke, Beddoes, and Yeats). Pamela Murray, soprano; Eric Sawyer, piano. , American Composers Forum Concert, Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury, MA. April 13, 1997.


1996

Three Songs About Love, for voice and piano (texts by Rilke, Beddoes, and Yeats) [Premiere]. Kendra Colton, soprano; Frank Corliss, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. November 3, 1996.

Music for the End of Winter, a Collection for solo piano. Jennifer Ruland, piano. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. July 30, 1996.

Dream Pedlary, Scene for voice and violin (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). William Hite, tenor; Julie Leven, violin. Live Radio Interview on WCUW, Worcester, MA.  July 29, 1996.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Mark Smith, viola; Andrew Mark, cello. Live Radio Interview on WCUW, Worcester, MA.  July 29, 1996.


1995

Sonata for solo flute. Julie Scolnik, flute. Longy Contemporary Music Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. December 3, 1995.

Sonata for solo flute. Julie Scolnik, flute. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Old Baptist Church, Cambridge, MA. November 30, 1995.

Sonata for solo flute [Premiere]. Fenwick Smith [BSO], flute. Live Radio Interview on WMBR’s “Cornucopia” with Naomi Arenberg, MIT, Cambridge MA. October 22, 1995.

When You Are Old, for solo voice (text by W. B. Yeats). Jaqueline Zander, mezzo-soprano. Young Artists Showcase, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA. September 30, 1995.

Sonata for solo flute [Premiere]. Fenwick Smith [BSO], flute. Longy SeptemberFest, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. September 15, 1995.

Dream Pedlary, Scene for voice and violin (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). William Hite, tenor; Sally Mermelstein (MSO), violin. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Paine Hall, Cambridge, MA. July 27, 1995.

When You Are Old, for solo voice (text by W. B. Yeats). Jaqueline Zander, mezzo-soprano. Aspen Music Festival, Christ Episcopal Church, Aspen, CO. July 25, 1995.

Dream Pedlary, Scene for voice and violin (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). Scott McCoy, tenor; Don Haines, violin. 28th National Composers Conference, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. April 8, 1995.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Mark Smith, viola; Andrew Mark, cello. Longy’s Sundays at Seven Concert Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. March 19, 1995.


1994

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for solo harp. Elizabeth Panzer, harp. Composers’ Forum of New York NM/NC Reading Series, Roulette, New York, NY. November 20, 1994.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello. Mark Smith, viola; Andrew Mark, cello. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. June 16, 1994.

Dream Pedlary, Scene for voice and violin (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). William Hite, tenor; Julie Leven, violin. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. June 16, 1994.

Ode to Snow, for chorus [Premiere]. Longy Young Performers Chamber Chorus; Emily Romney, conductor. Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. May 28, 1994.

HBP Variations, for chamber orchestra and viola da gamba [Premiere]. Powers Music School Orchestra; Richard Riley, conductor; Jane Hershey, viola da gamba. Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA. April 9, 1994.

The Monkey Who Had No Arms, a Fable in 3 movements for viola and cello [Premiere]. Mark Smith, viola; Andrew Mark, cello. Composers in Red Sneakers Concert, Tsai Center, Boston, MA. February 11, 1994.


1993

Amid a Crowd of Stars: Prologue and Overture, for chamber orchestra and baritone (text by W. B. Yeats). SeptemberFest Chamber Orchestra; Jeffrey Rink, conductor; Robert Honeysucker, baritone. Live Radio Interview on WMBR’s “Classical Waves” with Naomi Arenberg, MIT, Cambridge, MA. September 12, 1993.

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for solo harp. Elisabeth Remy [ASO], harp. Live Radio Interview on WMBR’s “Classical Waves” with Naomi Arenberg, MIT, Cambridge, MA. September 12, 1993.

Music for the End of Winter, a Collection for solo piano. Frank Corliss, piano. Live Radio Interview on WMBR’s “Classical Waves” with Naomi Arenberg, MIT, Cambridge, MA. September 12, 1993.

Amid a Crowd of Stars: Prologue and Overture, for chamber orchestra and baritone (text by W. B. Yeats) [Premiere]. SeptemberFest Chamber Orchestra; Jeffrey Rink, conductor; Robert Honeysucker, baritone. Longy’s SeptemberFest Gala Opening Concert, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. September 10&11, 1993.

Anthem, for soprano and alto recorders [Premiere]. Deborah Savage and Howard Frazin, recorders. Japan Association of Mathematical Sciences Reception, Harvard Faculty Club, Cambridge, MA. June 12, 1993.

When to the sessions of sweet silent thought, for solo harp [Premiere]. Elisabeth Remy [ASO], harp. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. March 2, 1993.

Music for the End of Winter, a Collection for solo piano [Premiere]. Frank Corliss, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. March 2, 1993.

Three by Josh and Me, a song cycle for high voice and piano [Premiere]. Judith Hill, soprano; Frank Corliss, piano. Longy Faculty Artist Series, Pickman Hall, Cambridge, MA. March 2, 1993.


1992

An Orchestral Sketch for “Overture to Man Falls off Party Boat”,  for orchestra [Premiere]. University of South Carolina Conductors Institute Orchestra; Howard Frazin, conductor. Composers/Conductors Institute at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Summer 1992.


1991

Requiem For A Friendship, for string orchestra. Boston Bar Association Orchestra; Beverly Taylor, conductor. Boston Hatch Shell, Boston, MA. Summer 1991.

Dream Pedlary, Scene for voice and violin (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes). Barbara Ann Martin, soprano; Lynn Blakeslee, violin. Gamper Contemporary Music Festival, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME. July 1991.

Dream Pedlary, Scene for voice and violin (text by Thomas Lovell Beddoes) [Premiere]. Maria Jette, soprano; Sally Mermelstein (MSO), violin. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. March 1991.


1990

Requiem For A Friendship, for string orchestra [Premiere]. David Evan Thomas, conductor. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Spring 1990.


1988

Andante Sostenuto, for string orchestra [Premiere]. Lone Man Orchestra, Ching-Hsin Hsu, conductor. Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO. August 12, 1988.

Largo, for solo cello, “In Memory of Joseph B. Fryer”. Daire Fitzgerald, cello. Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO. Summer 1988.


1984

A Christmas Carol, for string trio. Played in tandem with dramatic reading of Dickens’ story. Bert Hornback, actor. First performed and radio broadcast, Rackham Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Spring 1984.