EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Stephanie Gardner will conduct the Glendale Community College’s Low Blow Clarinet Choir in a performance at their Chandler AZ campus on February 10, 2024, at 6:00 pm MST.  The concert will include the premiere of The Ebony Forest for 8- part low clarinet choir.

 

Jennifer Royals will be the soloist for the premiere of the Concerto for B-flat Clarinet and String Orchestra by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, Aaron Collins, Director, in a pair of concerts on March 2, 2024, at 7:00 pm, at Satellite High School Performing Arts Center in Satellite Beach, Florida, and on March 3, 2024, at 3:00 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in Vero Beach, Florida.

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

The Fourth Violin Sonata was performed by Yang Liu, violin, and I-Hsuan Tsai, piano, on November 10, 2023, at north Central College, Naperville, Illinois.  It was an all-Sonata recital as part of the Naperville music teacher association event.

My Fourth Violin Sonata was premiered by Yang Liu, violin, and I-Hsuan Tsai, piano, on October 17, 2023, as part of New Music Chicago Presents.  The event livestreamed (around the 10 minute mark) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omCU0_eaONM

Come My Little Children, with a text by Robert Louis Stevenson, was premiered September 9, 2023, in the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center in Orlando, Florida, by VoxO, Claire Hodges – director, and members of the Orlando Contemporary Chamber Orchestra, Todd Craven – music director/conductor.

The Water Talks to Me, with a text by Ohio poet Rob Smith, was premiered by the Denison Singers, William Osborne, Director, at 2:00 pm on June 25, 2023, in Swasey Chapel on the campus of Denison University, Granville, Ohio.

Crab, My Dog was performed on Saturday May 27, 2023 2:00 PM EDT on New York Public Access TV (UTC-4). This episode of Composer’s Voice featured Andrew White performing contemporary art song.  The performance comes from “Collaboration and Accompaniment” an online event from Vox Novus to foster and broaden the art song genre.

Beat! Beat! Drums! premiered on the program, Faces of War, on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at 7:30 at The First Church in Belmont, Parish Hall, 404 Concord Avenue, Belmont MA 02478.

Men in Love – Composers Voice – Premiere by Andrew White August 13, 2022 online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-w1evmhXaiA at approximately the 40’20” mark.

I started early and visited the sea was premiered by the Denison Singers on July 17, 2022, in Swasey Chapel, Denison University, Granville, Ohio.

Crab, My Dog – Composers Voice – Premiere by Andrew White May 15, 2022, online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfhbrKmOCBA

The Golden Goose was premiered at the Vero Beach Museum of Art as part of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra’s Once Upon an Orchestra series at both 12:30 and 1:30 on April 30, 2022.

Mindfulness in the Midst of It was premiered both live on the University of Minnesota-Morris campus and online by Ann Duhamel as part of her series, Prayers for a Feverish Planet, on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at 7:30.

A Florida Story was premiered by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra Aaron Collins, director, on April 23, 2022, at 3:00 pm at at Eau Gallie High School Performing Arts Center, 1400 Commodore Boulevard in Melbourne, and on April 24, 2022, at 3:00 PM, at the Waxlax Center for the Performing Arts, 1895 St Edwards Drive in Vero Beach.

Semper Fi was premiered by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra Wind Ensemble, Aaron Collins, director, on June 26, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the Emerson Center, Vero Beach, FL, and on June 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm in the Scott Center at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL.

The Rampion Girl or the Story of Rapunzel was performed by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra String Quartet on May 29, 2021, at both 10:00 and 11:00 am at McKee Botanical Gardens in Vero Beach, FL, with SCSO conductor Aaron Collins as narrator.

The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids was performed by members of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra on May 8, 2021, at both 10:00 and 11:00 am at McKee Botanical Gardens in Vero Beach, FL, with SCSO conductor Aaron Collins as narrator.  The work was repeated at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Vero Beach on May 16, 2021, in a concert at 4:00 pm.

“Humbled Blues” from Four Etudes for Solo Violin was premiered by Dorisiya Yosifova as part of the Boston New Music Initiatives “Quarantune Snacks” Series on January 16, 2021.  The performance is available on YouTube: (450) Quarantune Snacks Volume 5 – YouTube

 

Summer Rains was premiered online by Yang Liu, violin, and I-Hsuan Tsai, piano, on June 3, 2020.  The performance is available on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUs5SlWQrDY

 

“Gigue” from Four Etudes for Solo Violin was performed by Ava Gunter on January 26, 2020, at the Treasure Coast MTA American Composer Concert in Stuart, Florida.  Ava is the 2020 winner of the Treasure Coast Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition.

 

Dichotomies for 3 clarinets and 1 bass clarinet was premiered by Clarinetics (Al Smukula, Jo-An Smukula, Carey Poppel, clarinets; Anne Satterfield, bass clarinet) at the Highland Avenue Fellowship in Melbourne, Florida, on February 7, 2020.

 

Three Semi-Tropical Etudes for flute and piano was premiered Rebecca Jeffreys, flute, and Molly Lozeau, piano, from the Open Aire Ensemble at Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire, on October 9, 2019.

Ranch Life for SATB choir and piano was premiered by the Denison Singers, directed by William Osborne, in Burke Hall of the Michael D. Eisner Center at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, on Sunday, June 23, 2019.  The performance was the first in the new Eisner Center.

Thus Angels Sang for SATB choir and organ was premiered by the Chancel Choir, Jason Hobratschk, Director, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church in Vero Beach, Florida, at the Christmas Eve Service, December 24, 2018.

 

Trombone Soup performed on West Virginia Public Radio at 1:00 pm on December 4, 2018, as part of a Music from the West Fork Music Festival program – Keith Jackson, trombone, and John Morrison, piano.

 

Morning on Gem Lake, winner of the 1st Annual Washington and Lee Chamber Orchestra Composition Contest, was premiered at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, on November 15, 2018, by the Washington and Lee Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Dobbins, conductor.

 

Lindsay’s Waltz was premiered by Lindsay Garritson, piano, at the Jureit Musicales in Stuart, Florida, on November 11, 2018.

 

Origami for flute and piano was premiered by Gabbi Small, flute, and Marie Jureit-Beamish, piano, at the Jureit Musicales in Stuart, Florida, on October 14, 2018.

Sunset Concerts at the Gallery in Stuart, Florida, presented a full concert of my works on October 9, 2018, featuring Marie Jureit-Beamish on solo piano and accompanying other instruments.  These included Origami (premiere) for flute and piano, with Gabbi Small, flute; Octaves and Phrases (Gigue) from Four Etudes for Solo Violin (premiere) with Ava Gunter, violin; Heartland Preludes (premiere) for solo piano; Journeys for violin and piano with Brooke Gunter, violin; Flute Flights (premiere) for two flutes with Maryem Bendaoud and Marie Jureit-Beamish, flutes; Hot to Trot from Ballroom Dances for viola and piano with Adam Savage, viola; and Amore per il mare (premiere) for piano trio with Brooke Gunter, violin, and Brandon Gunter, cello.

 

Trombone Soup performed by Keith Jackson, trombone, and John Morrison, piano, on September 27, 2018, at Fairmont State University, Fairmont, West Virginia, as part of the West Fork Music Festival.

 

“The Sandpiper” for soprano, cello and piano was premiered by Nanette McGuiness, soprano, Anne Lerner-Wright, cello, and Dale Tsang, piano, as the concluding concert in the 10th season of Ensemble for These Times at Old First Concerts in San Francisco, California, on June 29, 2018

 

West Winds for wind ensemble was premiered by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra Wind Ensemble, Aaron Collins, Conductor, on three concerts:  June 23, 2018, at 2:00 pm in the Community Church of Vero Beach, Florida; June 23, 2018, at 7:00 pm in the Scott Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Florida; and June 24, 2018, at 3:30 pm in the Riverside Presbyterian Church in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

 

The Blue Forest for four bassoons was premiered at the 2018 New Bassoon Institute in Chestertown, Maryland, on June 12, 2018 by Ashley Mania, Aislinn Bailie, Kevin O’Brien and Bryce Richardson.

 

Rapunzel (5/16/17) for narrator and string quartet.  The work was previewed at the State of the Arts and Culture in Wake County on January 16, 2018, at the North Carolina Museum of Art by the Philharmonic Association String Quartet (Samuel Zhu and Shania Khoo, violins, Esther Shu, viola, and Stephen Chang, cello, with William Kalland (Cary’s Applause Youth Theatre), narrator.  The full premiere performance by a second quartet from the Philharmonic Association with William Kalland, narrator, took place at the Cameron Village Library in mid-March with a second performance on March 31, 2018, at the West Regional Library in Cary, NC.  There was also a full performance by the Philharmonic Association String Quartet with William Kallum, narrator, in late March.

Known Lights (2009) for clarinet and piano was premiered by Andrew Sprung, clarinet, and Brad Blackham, piano, on March 24, 2018, in the Conrad Recital Hall at The Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan.

 

Celebration Overture for orchestra, commission for the 30th Anniversary of the founding of the orchestra,was premiered by the Triangle Youth Philharmonic, on Sunday, April 22, 2018 in Meymandi Concert Gall, Raleigh, NC, with Hugh Partridge, conductor.  The piece was repeated by them on a concert at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, NC on June 3, 2018.

 

“Love’s Philosophy” for SATB choir and piano was premiered at Ithaca College on November 11, 2017, by the Ward Melville High School camerata, Linda Contino, conductor.

 

Emily in Love…Emily Alone for soprano and piano was premiered in Weber Music Hall at the University of Minnesota Duluth on September 8, 2017, by Alice Pierce, soprano, and Tracy Lipke-Perry, piano, on a program that included Visions of Eternity and A Wagtail Dance.

 

Trombone Soup for trombone and piano was premiered at the International Trombone Festival held at the University of Redlands, Redlands, California, on June 29, 2017, with Megumi Kanda, trombone, and Mitsuko Morikawa, piano.

Spirit of God was performed by the Denison University Singers reunion choir on June 25, 2017, in Swasey Chapel, Denison University, Granville, Ohio, with William Osborne, conducting.

A Color Palette for violin, clarinet and piano was premiered at the Southeastern Composers League Forum in Lexington, Virginia, at Washington and Lee University on March 24, 2017, by Noah Karkenny, clarinet, Jaime McArdle, violin, and Anna Billias, piano.

“Reunion/Reminiscence,” a work commissioned by Marie Jureit-Beamish for flute choir, was premiered on March 18, 2017, at the Jureit Musicales in Stuart, Florida with performers Ashley Alarcon, Maryem Bendaoud, Jonathan Borja, Wendy Hymes, Marie Jureit-Beamish and Maggie McCallie.

 

“Before the Paling of the Stars,” a choral work, was premiered by the Denison University Chamber Singers, Kevin Wines, conductor, at the TUTTI Denison Festival at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, on February 11, 2017.

From Fits and Starts for flute, cello and double bass was premiered by the Fresno State New Music Ensemble on November 16, 2016, on the CSU-Fresno campus.

 

Spirit of God was premiered by the Freudig Singers of Western New York, Roland E. Martin, Musical Director, on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the Buffalo Seminary in Buffalo, New York

In a Moment film score was premiered by Aaron Collins and members of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra at the Melbourne Independent Film Festival at The Oaks Ten in Melbourne, Florida, on October 10, 2015

Nothing Bitter Suite received its first performance on April 3, 2016, by the Heights Chamber Orchestra, Mark Allen McCoy, Conductor, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Stuart Afternoon was premiered by Duo Gastesi-Bezzera as part of the Juriet Musicales held at the home of Bill Beamish and Marie Juriet-Beamish in Stuart, Florida.

Swedish Meatballs was premiered by the Denison Singers Alumni, William Osborne, Director, on June 28, 2015, on the college campus in Granville, Ohio.

Elegy for the Victims of Ebola, for horn and piano was premiered in London, England, on September 18, 2015, as part of London New Winds Festival concerts.

 

All I Have to Bring Today – song cycle for mezzo, clarinet and piano – 17’30” – 2013 – Premiered

November 2, 2014, at East Carolina University and November 3, 2014, in Jacksonville, North Carolina, by Jami Rhodes, mezzo, Douglas Monroe, clarinet, and Catherine Garner, piano.  The song cycle received its Missouri premiere in Springfield, Missouri, by Missouri State University faculty members on March 26, 2015.

 

As You Like It (2011) ballet for chamber orchestra, two performances on August 9 and 10, 2014, at the Cary Arts Center, Cary, NC, by the Triangle Youth Philharmonic, Hugh Partridge, Director, and the International Ballet Company School, Rossana Gahagan, choreographer.

Time by the River (2014) for cello choir premiered by the Boathouse Cello Choir, Carling Ballroom, 31 W Adams St., Jacksonville, Florida, on April 5, 2014

 

Lux Perpetua premiered on February 3 in Washington, D.C., by the Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra.

“Fischerweise,” winner of the 2013 Houston Saengerbund Choral Composition Contest for Männer Chor, on May 5 in League City, Texas, by the combined Männer Chor of the Staats Festival.

 “Remembering Clocks”, composed for the Denison Singers, on June 23 in Granville, Ohio.

“On that Night” (2011) for SATB chorus and piano, two premieres on December 24, 2011, in Wilmington, NC, at Grace Methodist Church, Jerry Cribbs, conductor, and at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Ray McNeely, conductor

Ancient Voices (2010) for full orchestra (picc, 3 fl, 2 ob, eng. hn, 4 cl, bass cl, 3 bsn, contra, 4 hns, 4 trpts, 3 tbn, bass tbn, 2 tenor tuba, bass tuba, timpani, perc, strings).  Premiered by the Triangle Youth Philharmonic on May 8, 2011, at Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, NC.

 

Subtle Symmetries (2010) for string orchestra.  Premiered by the Tallis Chamber Orchestra on October 2, 2011, in Wilmington, NC.

 

“Miracles” (2010) for SATB chorus, a cappella.  Premiered by the 50th Anniversary Denison Singers in Granville, Ohio, on June 23, 2011.

 

“Of the Father’s Love Begotten” (2010) arrangement for SATB chorus.  Premiered by the Cancel Choir of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wilmington, NC, on December 24, 2010.

Movements for Violin and Piano (2010) Premiered October 18, 2011, by Yang Liu, violin,

and I-Hsuan Tsai, piano, at Trinity United Metheodist Church in Jacksonville, NC.

Journeys (2010) for violin and piano.  Premiered by Margaret Partridge, violin, and James Schmidt, piano, on March 21, 2010 at CCCC.

Partridges Among the Sitka Spruce (2010) for violin, viola and piano.  Premiered by Margaret Partridge, violin, Hugh Partridge, viola, and James Schmidt, piano, on March 21, 2010 at CCCC.

Play, Sing, Dance: Second Sonata for Viola and Piano (2009).  Premiered by Hugh Partridge, viola, and James Schmidt, piano, on March 21, 2010 at CCCC.

 

Morning Will Brighten (2009) for Alto Saxophone and Piano.  Premiered by Fletcher Stubbs, alto saxophone, and Leah Stubbs, piano, on February 15, 2010, at CCCC.

Gentle Lord, Take my Hand (2008) for SATB chorus and piano. Premiered by the CCCC vocal ensemble April 25, 2009.  Additional performances November 2, 2014 by the First Christian Church Choir of

Wilmington, NC, with the composer conducting and November 22 and 23 by the Cape Fear Chorale in Winter Park Baptist Church of Wilmington, NC, with the composer conducting.

 

Sing to Him a New Song (2008) for SATB chorus and piano, CCCC ensemble April 25, 2009

 

Sing Joyfully to the Lord (2008) for SATB chorus and piano, CCCC ensemble April 25, 2009

 

Men in Love (2007) Song cycle for tenor or baritone and piano.  Premiered April 25, 2011, by Michael

Daugherty, tenor and James Schmidt, piano, at Coastal Carolina Community College.

Seascapes (2005) Sonata for violin and piano, premiered September 30, 2007, by Yang Liu, violin and I-Hsuan Tsai, piano.

Affinity (2005) Sonata for violin and piano, premiered in March, 2006, by Yang Liu, violin and I-Hsuan Tsai, piano.

 

Prayers (2004) for SATB choir and piano, premiered June 25, 2006 by the Denison Singers Reunion Choir in Granville, Ohio

Fanfare and Festive March (2004) for concert band, premiered October 21, 2004, by The Onslow Winds, Gene Taliaferro-Jones, conductor.

Irish Blessings (2003) Four choruses for SATB choir, oboe and organ or SATB choir and organ or SATB choir and piano, premiered June 24, 2003, by the Denison Singers, William Osborne, conductor.

 

Homage (completely revised 2002) for orchestra, commissioned by The Philharmonic Society and premiered November 23, 2003, by the Triangle Youth Philharmonic, Hugh Partridge, conductor.

Celebration: The Two Williams (2002) for organ.  Premiere scheduled for late February, 2003, by William Osborne in Swasey Chapel at Denison University, Granville, Ohio.

 

Ballroom Dances (2002) Four pieces for viola and piano.  Premiered April 26, 2002, at Coastal Carolina Community College by Hugh Partridge, viola, and Michael Daugherty, piano.

 

Visions of Eternity (2001) song cycle for soprano and piano.  Premiered April 26, 2002, at Coastal Carolina Community College by Ayumi Nakamae, soprano and Marjorie Rahima Hohlstein, piano.

“They that trust in the Lord” (2001) for SSA choir and piano.  Commissioned by the First Presbyterian

Church of Granville, Ohio, High School Choir.   Premiered (SSA) September 18, 2001, in Granville, Ohio. Premiered (SAB) April 26, 2002, at Coastal Carolina Community College by the Coastal Carolina Community Choir, Michael Daugherty, director.

 

“I’m Nobody!” (2001) for SSA choir and piano.  Premiered April 26, 2002, at Coastal Carolina Community College by the Coastal Carolina Community Choir, Michael Daugherty, director.

“If I Take the Wings of the Morning” (2001) for SATB choir and piano.  Premiered by the Denison

University Singers Reunion Choir on June 24, 2001.  Additional performances by choirs in Washington, D.C., Cleveland, Ohio, and Jacksonville and Wilmington, North Carolina.

Raleigh Weekend, Piano Quintet, (2000).  Premiered by the NewOld Quartet with Marjorie Rahima Hohlstein, piano, on January 12, 2001, at Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, NC.

 

Sonnets of the Portuguese for Soprano, Oboe and Piano, (1999). Premiered by Ayumi Nakamae, Fumiko Yamashita and James Schmidt at Coastal Carolina Community College in September, 2000.

 

“The Glory of the Garden ” (1998) for SATB choir and piano. Premiered by the Denison University Singers Reunion Choir on June 23, 1998.  Additional performance by the Coastal Carolina Community Choir on April 28, 1999, at Coastal Carolina Community College.

Brass Farthings (1996) for brass quintet.  Premiered by Matrix Brass Quintet at the Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC, April 18, 1996.

“The Sunflower” (1995) for SATB choir and piano. Premiered by the Denison University Singers Reunion Choir on June 25, 1995.

Sister Cities Overture (1994) for orchestra.  Premiered by the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra on

February 11, 1995, at Kenan Auditorium, UNC-Wilmington. Performed by the Triangle Youth Philharmonic (Raleigh) in May, 1995, with a second and third performance by them and the Hull Youth Orchestra in Hull, England in July, 1995.   Additional performance by the Crystal Coast Community Orchestra at Jacksonville High School on November 18, 2001, with GySgt Kenneth J. Serfass, conducting.

“Except in Fragi1e Moments” for saxophone quartet (1994), premiered by the Red Clay Saxophone Quartet on February 2, 2009, at Coastal Carolina Community College.

String Quartet No. 3, “Patchwork” (1993).  Premiered at CCCC by the Carolina String Quartet (North Carolina Symphony Principals) on January 9. 1994.

Back on Track (1992) for violin and viola. Premiered at the Page-Walker Hotel in Cary, N.C. by Margaret Partridge, violin, and Hugh Partridge, viola, on April 5, 1992.  Additional performance on March 21, 2010, at CCCC.

Tender Metamorphosis (1991) for tenor and piano.  Premiered by Jim Croom, tenor, and Dowell Idol, piano, at CCCC on May 15, 1993.

“1 Go Before, My Darling” (1991) for SSAA unaccompanied chorus.  Premiered at Coastal Carolina Community College on April 28, 1999, by the Coastal Carolina Community Choir, Michael Daugherty, conductor.

Quem Genuit Maria (1991) for soprano and string quartet.  Premiered January 31, 1992, by Alice Pierce,

soprano, and the Carolina String Quartet at CCCC.  An additional performance by Alice Pierce, soprano, and the Anchorage Fine Arts Society Chamber Music Soiree took place on August 12, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska.

“On Alysoun” (1991) for SATB chorus, flute and piano.  Premiered June 23, 1991, by the Thirtieth Anniversary Denison Singers Reunion Choir in Granville, Ohio.

Conflicting Visions: String Quartet No.2 (1990).  Premiered January 20, 1991, by the Carolina String Quartet at CCCC.

“Quand je me joue a ma chatte” for flute and soprano, commissioned by Philip Dunigan and Alice Pierce at the North Carolina School of the Arts.  Premiered at Weymouth Center, Southern Pines, North Carolina, on March 3, 1991. Additional performances at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, at the Stevens Center, N.C. School of the Arts, Winston- Salem, and at Salem College, Winston-Salem.

My Lord, What a Mourning! (1990) Sonata for trumpet and piano.  Premiered September 29, 1991 by Paul Morton, trumpet, and Wendy DeCicco, piano, at the Randolph Arts Center , Asheboro, N.C. Additional performances at the Archdale Friends Meeting Fellowship Hall in Archdale, N.C., and at the North Carolina School of the Arts.

Blue/Rambliu’/Bear (1989) Sonata for trumpet, cello and piano.  Premiered January 16, 1990, by Paul Morton, trumpet, Susan Morton, cello, and Kevin Ayesh, piano, at Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, N.C. Additional performance at CCCC by the same ensemble.

…And Thou Like Adamant Draw Mine Iron Heart (1989) Two movements for SATB chorus, viola and piano.  Premiered October 21, 1990, by the Denison Singers, William Osbome, director, with Steven Wadell, viola, in Granville, Ohio.  Additional performance by the Piedmont Chamber Singers in Winston-Salem, NC, in October 2005.

Birthday Bouquet (1989) Song cycle for tenor, viola and piano.  Premiered April 26, 1989, by James

Powers, tenor, Hugh Partridge, viola, and Phyllis Vogel, piano, at the Stewart Theater, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. Additional performance at CCCC by Jim Croom, tenor, Bernard McWilliams, viola, and Sheila Miller, piano, on March 17,1995.

The Authentic Cadences of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1989) Song cycle for baritone and organ.  Premiered January 17, 1992, by Douglas Schlusher, baritone, and William Osborne, organ , at Denison University, Granville, Ohio.  Additional performances at UNC-Greensboro.

Election Madness (1988) Four movements for solo trumpet.  Premiered April 16, 1989, at Craven Community College in Morehead City, N.C., by Paul Morton. Additional performances at CCCC, at St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, N.C., and at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

“The Heavens Are Telling” (1988) for SATB chorus and organ.  This work has been released on the Contemporary Record Society label in a recording featuring the choir of the First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Erie, Pennsylvania, as CRS 9050 What Wondrous Love.

“In Early Spring” (1987) for soprano, trumpet and piano.  Premiered May 13, 1989, at CCCC by Alice Pierce. soprano, Paul Morton, trumpet, and Claire Rozier, piano. Additional performance at St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, N.C.

Numinous Ignotus (1987) Sonata for clarinet and piano.  Premiered March 13, 1987, at Salem College, Winston-Salem, by Nathan Williams, clarinet, and Nancy Wurtele, piano. Additional performances by various artists at the Fayetteville (N.C.) Museum of Art, at the Greenville (N.C.) Museum of Art, at St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, N.C., at the Onslow County Public Library, Jacksonville, at the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, and at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

Passages (1987) Song cycle for soprano or tenor and piano.  Premiered April 24, 1987, at CCCC by Lea Beth Cram, soprano, and Dowel1 Idol, piano. Additional performances by various artists at Randolph Community College, Asheboro, N.C., at the Fayetteville (N.C.) Museum of Art, in Mt. Airy, N.C., at CCCC, at St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, N.C., at Kenan Auditorium on the UNC-Wilmington campus, and at the N.C. School of the Arts, Winston-Salem.  November 4, 2013, Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, CO, by Alice Pierce and Charlotte Mills.  November 24, 2013, Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota, Duluth by Alice Pierce and Tracy Lipke-Perry.  September 12, 2015, Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota, Duluth by soprano Alice Pierce and Tracy Lipke-Perry.

A Debt and Three Doodles (1985) Four pieces for solo clarinet.  Premiered October 15, 1985, at UNC- Chapel Hill by Nathan Williams. Additional performances at Salem College, Winston-Salem, at CCCC, at Guilford College, Greensboro, and in demonstrations for the N.C. Visiting Artist Program.

The Energies of Adam (1984) for piano quartet.  Commissioned through a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council for performance by the NewOld Piano Quartet (Paul Gorski, Hugh Partridge, Michael Stoughton and Lydia Gatling Bardin). Premiered in October, 1984, at Queens College, Charlotte. Additional performances on Community Concert Series, New Bern, N.C., at CCCC, at Weymouth Center, Southern Pines, N.C., on Community Concert Series, Elizabeth City, N.C., and at Airport Theater, Kinston, N.C. In 1996 at CCCC by the Scampati Piano Quartet (Katherine Gradojevich, David Marshall, Brian Manker, Barbara McKenzie).

Disraeli’s Venice (1984) Sonata for solo guitar.  Premiered by Elliot Frank in March, 1984, at CCCC. Additional performances at Pitt Community College, Greenville, N.C., at Pamlico Technical College, Arapahoe, N.C., and by William Hearn at Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C.

“Give All to Love” for SATB chorus and piano.  Second Prize Winner in the Ithaca College/Theodore Presser Choral Composition Contest, 1983. Premiered in October, 1983, at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N. Y. Additional performance at Rye High School, Rye, N .Y.

Full Fathom Five (1983) for multiple percussion solo.  Premiered in September, 1983, at the Community Arts Center, Goldsboro, N.C. Additional performances at CCCC and at UNC-Greensboro.

Silent, Strange, Devout, Ecstatic Faces (1983) for chamber orchestra.  Premiered in November, 1984, by the Raleigh Youth Symphony Orchestra with the composer conducting.

“Inner Variables for Flute Collective” (1983).  Premiered in November, 1985, at the University of Georgia at Athens.

Natural History (1982) Suite for alto saxophone.  Premiered in March, 1982, by Kenneth Hubbard at CCCC. Additional performances in Fayetteville, N.C., and Winston-Salem, N.C.

“Pyritic Obsession” (1982) for flute, viola and piano.  Premiered at the dedication of the Fine Arts Auditorium at CCCC on May 15, 1982, by Clifford Tretick, flute, Hugh Partridge, viola, and Michael Daugherty, piano. Additional performances by various artists at Memphis State University, at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, N.C., at Reynolda House in Winston-Salem, at the Arts Center in Carrboro, N.C., again at the North Carolina Museum of Art, and in a version for flute, viola and harp in Cary, N.C.

“Celebrate and Sing” (1981) for SATB chorus and piano.  Premiered May 10, 1981, by the Denison University Singers in Granville, Ohio. Additional performances on October 27,1989, for the inauguration of Michele Tolela Myers as President of Denison University and in May and June, 1990, at Szcecin, Poland, at the Academy of Music in Poznan, Poland, in Kiev, twice in Moscow, in Leningrad, and in Warsaw, Poland.   Performed by the Coastal Carolina Community Choir in 1998 and 2002.

String Trio (1981).  Written for the N.C. Symphony Principals String Trio for use at their Discovery Concerts for children; over one hundred performances of this type.  Formal concerts include November, 1981, premiere at Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, N.C., in Cary, N.C., at CCCC, at the St. John’s Museum of Art, Wilmington, at the Museum of Art, Greenville, N.C., and at the Museum of Art, Fayetteville, N.C.

Southern Landscapes (1981) for string quartet.  Premiered at UNC-Chapel Hill by the New Music Ensemble on April 26, 1989. Additional performances by the Ciompi Quartet at CCCC, at the N.C. Museum of Art, Raleigh, and at Reynolda House, Winston-Salem. In 1996 at CCCC by the Leontovych String Quartet.

“We Are The Music Makers” (1981) for SATB chorus and organ.  Premiered in June, 1982, by the Denison University Singers Reunion Choir in Granville, Ohio.

Movements for Viola and Piano (1980).  Premiered on March 12, 1982, at CCCC by Hugh Partridge, viola, and Michael Daugherty, piano. Additional performances by various artists at Salem College, Winston-Salem, at CCCC, at the Eastern Music Festival, Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C., and at Peace College, Raleigh, NC.  Performed on April 26 & 27, 2002, at Coastal Carolina Community College by Hugh Partridge, viola, and Michael Daugherty, piano.

In Praise of Mary (1977) Three pieces for SSATTB chorus.  Written for the Denison University Singers. Premiered in December , 1977 at Calvary Presbyterian Church, Canton, Ohio. Additional performances in Lima, Ohio, in Cincinnati, in Baltimore, in Barcelona, Spain, in Valencia, in Granada, in Malaga, in Ceuta, in Ronda, in Seville, in Cordoba, in Toledo, Spain, in Segovia, in Madrid, at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City, at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., at Denison University, Granville, Ohio, and at Brookwood Baptist Church, Jacksonville. N.C.

“The Morning of Christ’s Nativity” (1976) for SATB chorus and woodwind sextet.  Premiered in November, 1982, at the University of Alabama, Tusca1oosa. Additional performance in December, 1982, in Tuscaloosa. Commissioned by the Ohio State University Chorale.

“Ocean Sonnets” (1975) for electronic tape.  Premiered in April, 1975, at the Ohio State University, Columbus. Additional performance at CCCC.

Poetic Portraits (1974) Six pieces for SSATB chorus.  Written for the Denison University Singers. Premiered in January, 1975, in a series of twelve concerts in Rumania, Czechoslavakia, Austria, Hungary, and Yugoslavia.  Additional performances at Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, and at Denison University, Granville, Ohio.

A Wagtail Dance (1974) Song cycle for soprano or tenor and piano.  Premiered in March, 1975, by Heather Parr, soprano, and Paul Porreca, piano at the Ohio State University, Columbus. Additional performances by various artists on WOSU television, at Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, at Muskingham College, New Concord, Ohio, at CCCC, in an open-air concert in New York City, at Pace College, New York City, at the North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, in Canton, Ohio, and again at CCCC on February 9, 2001, by Ayumi Nakamae, soprano, and Michael Daugherty, piano.

“Ploughing on Sunday” (1973) for SATB chorus and piano.  Premiered in March, 1974, at the Ohio State University, Columbus, with the composer conducting.  Additional performances at Denison University and at CCCC.

“Depression Before Spring” (1973) for SATB chorus and piano.  Premiered in March, 1974, at the Ohio State University, Columbus, with the composer conducting.

Missa Brevis (1972) for SATB chorus.  Premiered in April, 1975, at the Ohio State University, Columbus.

 

“Anthem: Psalm 3” (1971) for SATB chorus.  Premiered in March, 1971, at Denison University,  Granville, Ohio.