Stanley Hoffman – work selected by Association of Irish Choirs

Stanley M. Hoffman’s arrangement of Claude Debussy’s Beau Soir (ECS #7689 for SATB chorus and piano) has been selected by the Association of Irish Choirs for their Summer 2017 season.   The Association of Irish Choirs supports and promotes excellence in choral music in Ireland. They do this by providing information and advice and presenting a… Read More Stanley Hoffman – work selected by Association of Irish Choirs

Maine Festival of Music & other June performances — Kevin Siegfried

Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) is a composer with an emerging international voice. His music was recently described as “hypnotic and beautifully written” by The Boston Musical Intelligencer, and is known for its direct expression, lyricism, and accessibility. Acclaimed by the UK magazine Choir & Organ as writing music of “austere beauty” that exhibits the “pressure… Read More Maine Festival of Music & other June performances — Kevin Siegfried

Misterioso for Koto & Cello (World Premiere) — Daron Hagen

World premiere by Duo YUMENO of the newly-commissioned work “Misterioso” in the “Song of Heike” cycle of duos. Internationally acclaimed Duo YUMENO premiered Daron Hagen‘s third work in the multi-year, four-part Songs of Helke cycle of duos for koto and violoncello commissioned from the composer. Performances include: April 1, 2017 (Washington D.C.) April 30, 2017 (Chicago, IL) May… Read More Misterioso for Koto & Cello (World Premiere) — Daron Hagen

John David Earnest – Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival commission & premiere

John David Earnest‘s Commedia Gallery (2011) for flute, harp, and viola was both commissioned and premiered by the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival. The performance took place June 10, 2017. Founded in 2007 by Artistic Director, Timothy Christie, the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival (WWCMF) is held in the rolling landscape of vineyards and farmland of Walla… Read More John David Earnest – Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival commission & premiere

Daron Hagen leads workshop at fresh inc

Daron Hagen was a guest expert at the fresh inc festival via skype. He discussed his work Orson Rehearsed. June 12, 2017. Daron Hagen led an interactive workshop to help composer participants redefine their artistic visions. A description of Orson Rehearsed, his new “post-genre interdisciplinary prestidigitation” for singer-instrumentalist-actors will serve as the starting point of the… Read More Daron Hagen leads workshop at fresh inc