2012 Premieres

November 2012

16        David Stock – Five Four Letter Words for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Percussion
            Alia Musica Pittsburgh – World Premiere, Carnegie Mellon University

October 2012
4          David Stock – Taking Sides
           
New Haven Symphony Orchestra – World Premiere, 2 perf. Ani and Ida Kavafian, Violins; William Boughton, Conductor

September 2012
16        Reza Vali – The Darkness of Fury
            Carnegie-Mellon University – World Premiere, Ronald Zollman, Conductor

August 2012
25        Donald Crockett – The Face
            Firebird Ensemble – World Premiere (staged) at Japan America Theatre, 3 perf.
July 2012
25        Peter Lieuwen – Cello Concerto
            Musicfest, UK – World Premiere, Nicholas Jones, Cello; Franz Anton Krager, Conductor

June 2012
15
        Stephen Hartke – Muse of the Missouri
            Kansas City Symphony Orchestra – World Premiere, 3 perf. Michael Stern, Conductor

April 2012
5          Edward Barnes – Mystery on the Docks, A Muskrat Lullaby
           
Muse Opera, South Korea – Asian Premiere, 5 perf, Jun Eun Rhee, Conductor
25        Donald Crockett – The Face
            University of Southern California – Concert premiere of excerpts presented by Visions and Voices

March 2012
2          David Stock – Ninth String Quartet
            Arianna String Quartet – World Premiere at UM-St. Louis

February 2012
10
        David Schiff – Class of 1915
            Chamber Music Northwest – World Premiere at Reed College

July 2012 Performances

July 2012
1          George Walker – Antifonys
           
Brevard Music Center – Keith Lockhard, Conductor
7          George Walker – Lyric for Strings
           
Empire State Youth Orchestra – 2 perf, Helen Cha-Pyo, Conductor
7        David Liptak – Ancient Songs
            Aspen Music Festival – Thomas Meglioranza, Baritone; Sydney Hodkinson, Conductor
12        W.S. Gilbert & Sir Arthur Sullivan – The Pirates of Penzance
            Harlingen Family Entertainment – 6 perf. Vanessa Valdez, Conductor
13        Donald Crockett – Night Scenes
Claremont Trio – Monadnock Music Festival
15        David Schiff – Canzonetta
Eastern Music Festival – 2 perf. Gerard Schwarz, Conductor.
21        Donald Crockett – Night Scenes
Bennington College – Bennington Chamber Music Conference: Calvin Wiersma, violin; Ashima
Scripp, cello; Xak Bjerken, piano
25        Peter Lieuwen – Cello Concerto
            Musicfest, UK – World Premiere, Nicholas Jones, Cello; Franz Anton Krager, Conductor
26        Bruce Adolphe – The Tiger’s Ear: Listening to Abstract Paintings
            Project Youth and Chamber Music, Colorado
27        Bruce Adolphe – Red Dogs and Pink Skies
            Project Youth and Chamber Music, Colorado
28        Bruce Adolphe – Self Comes to Mind
            Project Youth and Chamber Music, Colorado
29        Stephen Hartke – A Brandenburg Autumn
            Colorado Music Festival – Michael Christie, Conductor

May 2012 Performances

May 2012
2          David Baker – Concerto for Violin and Jazz Band
          
  University of Kansas – Tami Lee Hughes, Violin; Dan Gailey, Conductor
2          Stephen Hartke – Meanwhile: Incidental Music to Imaginary Puppet Plays
           
Eighth Blackbird – At Metropolis New Music Festival, Melbourne, Australia
4          Daniel Dorff – The Tortoise and the Hare
            Grace Notes Community Orchestra – Gary Groubert
4          Bernhard Heiden – Diversion
            Colorado Mesa University – Kristyn Pults, Sax; Calvin Hofer, Cond.
5          Bernhard Heiden – Diversion
            Staten Island Community Band – Laurie D’Amico, Sax; David LaMorte, Cond.
6          Claude Baker – Tableaux Funebres for Piano Quintet
            Voices of Change, Dallas
6          Claude Baker – Elegy
           
Voices of Change – Maria Schleuning, Violin at Southern Methodist University
6          Claude Baker – Three Phantasy Pieces for Viola and Percussion
           
Voices of Change – Barbara Sudweeks, Viola; Drew Lang, Cello at Southern Methodist University
6          David Stock – Keep the Change
           
Mallarme Chamber Players – 2 perf. at Motorco Music Hall, Durham, NC
8          Stephen Hartke – The Horse with the Lavender Eye for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
            SOLI Chamber Ensemble – 2 performances: Trinity University (5/8), McNay Art Museum (5/9)
12        David Schiff – Infernal
          
  Binghampton Philharmonic – Jose-Luis Novo, Conductort
13
        Gwyneth Walker – Match Point
           
Toledo Symphony Orchestra – Jeffrey Pollock, Conductor
19        Michael Schelle – Wright Flight
            Fort Smith Symphony Orchestra – John Jeter, Conductor
20        Stephen Hartke – The King of the Sun: Tableaux for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano (Anniversary
            Edition)
            Beijing Modern Music Festival – Stephen Hartke, composer in residence
20        David Liptak – The Play of Winds
            Old First Church, San Francisco, CA – Jonathan Vinocour, viola. San Francisco debut recital at Old
            First Concerts.
20        David Stock – Suenos de Sefarad
            Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival – 2 performances
25        Stephen Hartke – Pacific Rim
            Beijing Modern Music Festival – Shenzen Symphony/ Zhang Guoyong, Conductor
30        David Stock – Concierto Cubano
            Boston Modern Orchestra Project – Recording Session, Gil Rose, Conductor

April 2012 Performances

April 2012
5
          Edward Barnes – Mystery on the Docks
            Muse Opera, South Korea – Asian Premiere, 5 perf, Jun Eun Rhee, Conductor
5          Edward Barnes – A Muskrat Lullaby
            Muse Opera, South Korea – Asian Premiere, 5 perf, Jun Eun Rhee, Conductor
6          Judith Lang Zaimont – Israeli Rhapsody
            University of Minnesota Minneapolis – Jerry Luckhardt, Conductor
13        Adolphus Hailstork – Symphony No. 1
            National Symphony Orchestra – 2 perf. Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
15        Frederick Fox – Night Ceremonies
            Indiana University – Scott Sandmeier, Conductor
15        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Civic Orchestra of Chicago – Christian Macelaru, Conductor
18        David Stock – Breathless for Soprano Saxophone and Percussion
           
University of North Dakota – Griffin Campbell, Saxophone; Brett Dietz Percussion
19        George Walker – Antifonys
            Chicago Sinfonietta – Harvey Felder, Conductor
24        Bernhard Heiden – Diversion
            Western Carolina University – Ehtan King, Saxophone; John West, Conductor
25        Donald Crockett – The Face
            University of Southern California – Concert premiere of excerpts presented by Visions and Voices
28        Daniel Dorff – The Tortoise and the Hare
            Phoenix Symphony – Joseph Young, Conductor
29        Emma Lou Diemer – Homage to Poulenc, Mozart and MacDowell (flute/cello/pno.)
           
St. Cecelia Trio – At United Methodist Church, Motley, MN
29        Bernhard Heiden – Diversion
            Northeastern Wisconsin Concert Band – Sara Kind, Saxophone; Glen Reinke, Conductor
29        Michael Lankester – Make Your Own Orchestra
            Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – 2 perf, Jere Flint, Condcutor
29        Michael Schelle – Swashbuckler!
            Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra – Neal Gittleman, Conductor

March 2012 Performances

March 2012
2
          Michael Schelle – Prayer for Solo Cello and 12 Winds
            Del Mar College – Robin Brown, Cello; Darrell Brown, Conductor
2    David Stock – Ninth String Quartet
            Arianna String Quartet – World Premiere at UM-St. Louis
           
Additional tour dates
            March 4 – Fermilab Gallery Chamber Series, Batavia, IL
            March 5 – At University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
            March 9 – Presented by Venue Visitation Fine Arts Society
            March 22 – At Bethel College

3          Donald Crockett – Night Scenes
            Pomona College – Faculty Chamber Music Recital
4          Bruce Adolphe – Three Pieces: For Kids in the Audience and Chamber Orchestra
            Kennett Symphony Orchestra – 2 performances, Mary Woodmansee Green, Conductor
6          Bernhard Heiden – Diversion
            Mesa Community College – Robert Hunter, Conductor
7          Michael Schelle – Extraction on No. 8
            Downers Grove South High School – Jennifer Mullen, Conductor
7          Michael Schelle – Samurai
            Downers Grove South High School – Jennifer Mullen, Conductor
7          Michael Schelle – Wright Flight
            Downers Grove South High School – Miho Sasaki, Piano; Jennifer Mullen, Conductor
10        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Empire State Youth Orchestra – Helen Cha-Pyo, Conductor
11        Daniel Dorff – Three Fun Fables (Orchestra)
            Salisbury Symphony Orchestra – David Hagy, Conductor
13        Donald Crockett – Night Scenes
            Firebird Ensemble – 2 perf. Orange and Pasadena, CA
18        Bruce Craig Roter – A Camp David Overture: Prayer for Peace
            Lebanon Valley College – Hannes Dietrich, Conductor
23        Bruce Adolphe – The Purple Palace for Narrator and Chamber Orchestra
            Orchestra of Northern New York – 2 perf, Lonel Woods, Narrator; Kenneth Andrews, Conductor
23        David Stock – Eagle Girl for Narrator and 8 Players
            Southwest Michigan Symphony – 2 perf, Robin Fountain, Conductor; Bess Welden, Narrator
24        Daniel Dorff – Fanfare Overture
            Old York Road Symphony – Yoon Jae Lee
24        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Omaha Symphony Orchestra – Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
25        Peter Lieuwen – Astral Blue
            Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra – Marcelo Bussiki, Conductor
26        Sheila Silver – Shirat Sarah: Song of Sarah
            Czech Radio Symphony – Peter Vrabel, Conductor
29        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Juilliard School of Music – James DePreist, Conductor
30        Michael Cohen – I Remember
           
St. Bonaventure College – Panoramicos Ensemble performance at St. Bonaventure Coll.

31        Daniel Dorff – The Tortoise and the Hare
            Duluth Superior Symphony – Dirk Meyer, Conductor
31        Lalo Schifrin – Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra
           Geneva Conservatory, Switzerland – Antoine Marguier, Conductor

February 2012 Performances

February 2012
1
          Steven Winteregg – TGV (Train a Grande Vitesse) from Postcards From France
            Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra – 2 perf, Neal Gittleman, Conductor
5          Wendell Logan – Runagate, Runagate for Chamber Ensemble
            Hofstra University – David Ramael, Conductor
6          Donald Crockett – Night Scenes
            Boston Modern Orchestra Project – Club Concert Series
8          Bruce Adolphe – The Purple Palace for Narrator and Chamber Orchestra
            Orchestra Miami – 3 performances, Elaine Rinaldi, Conductor
10        Claude Baker – Three Phantasy Pieces for Viola and Percussion
           
Williams College – Williams Chamber Players

10        W.S. Gilbert & Sir Arthur Sullivan – The Pirates of Penzance
            Light Opera Theater of Sacramento – 11 performances, Philip E. Daley, Conductor
10        Adolphus Hailstork – Symphony No. 1
            St. Louis Symphony Orchestra – 4th movement, Kevin McBeth, Conductor
10        David Schiff – Class of 1915 
           
Chamber Music Northwest – World Premiere at Reed College 11        Donald Crockett – Wet Ink for Violin and Piano
            21st Century Consort – Elisabeth Adkins, Violin; Lisa Emenheiser, Piano at the Smithsonian
            American Art Museum
11        Donald Crockett – Island
            Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) – Scott Teeple, Conductor
12        Adolphus Hailstork – My Lord What a Mourning: Elegies on the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
            Southeast Symphony Orchestra – Anthony Parnther, Conductor
16        Stephen Hartke – From the Fifth Book
            Brentano String Quartet – Weill Hall at Carnegie, NYC
18        David Rimelis – Please Turn Your Cell Phones On!
            Brazosport Symphony – John Ricarte, Conductor
24        Adolphus Hailstork – American Guernica
            Belleville High School – Nicholas Taylor, Conductor
25        Don Freund – Jug Blues and Fat Pickin’
            US Army Field Band – 8 perf, Col. Timothy Hottan, Conductor
26        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Toledo Symphony Orchestra – Jeffrey Pollock
28        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Wichita High School East – Mark Laycock, Conductor
29        Donald Crockett – The Melting Voice
            University of Southern California – Donald Crockett, Conductor
29        Stephen Hartke – Precession
            University of Southern California – Donald Crockett, Conductor
29        David Stock – Quick Opener
            University of Southern California – Donald Crockett, Conductor

January 2012 Performances

January 2012
6
          George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            National Symphony Orchestra – Ankush Behl, Conductor
7          George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            National Symphony Orchestra – Nolan Williams, Conductor
12        Brett Dietz – Concerto for Percussion and Symphonic Band
            Vero Beach HS – J. Michael Sammons, Percussion; James Sammons, Conductor
15        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Virginia Symphony Orchestra – Benjamin Rous, Conductor
16        Adolphus Hailstork – Symphony No. 1
            Philadelphia Orchestra – (2nd movement), Thomas Wilkins, Conductor
19        Bernhard Heiden – Diversion
            Plymouth High School, Canton, MI – 2 performances, Zach Shemon, Saxophone; David Armbruster,
            Conductor
25        Daniel Dorff – Three Fun Fables (Orchestra)
            Rio Hondo Symphony – Kimo Furumoto, Conductor
28        David Stock – Percussion Concerto
            Richmond, VA Symphony – Mattew Nichols, Percussion; Erin Freeman, Conductor
28        George Walker – Lyric for Strings
            Bay Atlantic Symphony – 2 performances, Jed Gaylin, Conductor