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Jubilance

A traditional work for erhu, arranged for chamber orchestra and soloist.

l’Anniversario

Blending two motives representing a husband and wife over allusions to “Vissi d’Arte,” this chamber orchestra piece is a tender tribute to long-lasting love.

Conversations in Silence

Notes from the composer: One of my first commissions for the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, this piece embodies my belief that music can transcend the barrier between words and hearts.  Long before a thought assumes the concreteness of words and directives, it is an impulse- a quickening of the pulse, a tightening in the gut, a […]

Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant

Commissioned by the San Diego Symphony Orchestra through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, this enchanting work turns 17 poems by Children’s Poet Laureate, Jack Prelutsky, into a Carnival of the Animals for the new millennium. Woodwind reduction for large orchestration available: (Narrator, 3222-4331-timp+2, hp, pno, str) Also available for Chamber Orchestra: […]

Andrea Clearfield

@A_Clearfield Andrea Clearfield is a full-time composer of music for orchestra, opera, chorus, chamber ensembles, dance, film and multi-media collaborations. Clearfield creates deep, emotive musical languages that build cultural and artistic bridges. She has been praised by the New York Times for her “graceful tracery and lively, rhythmically vital writing”, the Philadelphia Inquirer for her […]

Robert Strassburg

For many decades Robert Strassburg figured prominently in the general musical life and in Jewish cultural circles in the Los Angeles area. Born in New York, he studied and worked with Igor Stravinsky, Walter Piston, and Paul Hindemithwith whom he studied at Tanglewood on a Boston Symphony scholarship. After bachelor studies at the New England Conservatory, he received […]

Conni Ellisor

Conni Ellisor’s critically-acclaimed compositions are the beneficiaries of a brilliantly varied career.  She has used her journey – formal training at Juilliard, early success in the classical world as a member of the Denver Symphony, concertmaster of the Boulder Philharmonic, first violin in the Athena Quartet (now the Colorado Quartet), and eventually as assistant concertmaster […]

W. Mark Harrell

W. Mark Harrell has garnered much acclaim and respect for his dedicated work as a multi-faceted composer, performer and educator. A seventh generation native of Anderson County in East Tennessee, W. Mark Harrell has crafted a diverse catalog of compositions that incorporate the sounds of the region with an ear to the larger world. Having […]

Move On – for Solo Oboe and String Quintet

Move On musicalizes the human tendency to get trapped in certain ideas and situations, as well as the number of times the manifestation of those tendencies are repeated before climbing out of the inevitable rut. The mournful and contemplative qualities of the first two movements (emphasized by moments of sheer frustration) give way to the […]

Move On: Concerto for Oboe and Strings

Move On musicalizes the human tendency to get trapped in certain ideas and situations, as well as the number of times the manifestation of those tendencies are repeated before climbing out of the inevitable rut. The mournful and contemplative qualities of the first two movements (emphasized by moments of sheer frustration) give way to the […]