Little Patuxent Opera Institute Performs Too Many Sopranos

The Little Patuxent Opera Institute (LPOI) offers training for moderately advanced young operatic voices in a warm and nurturing collegiate environment. To succeed in the professional opera field, aspiring singers must master many skills. The program is designed to introduce participants to and enhance the development of their skills, while providing valuable, meaningful performance opportunities… Read More Little Patuxent Opera Institute Performs Too Many Sopranos

Scott Gendel – finalist in 3rd ORTUS International New Music Competition 

E. C. Schirmer composer Scott Gendel was named one of 16 finalists in the 3rd annual ORTUS International New Music Competition. The pool of over 600 submissions from across the globe were reviewed by members of Khorikos (NYC). Scott Gendel’s submissions was additionally selected as one of ten pieces to be performed by the Khorikos… Read More Scott Gendel – finalist in 3rd ORTUS International New Music Competition 

Britten-Pears Foundation hosts concert including music of Earnest & Wadsworth

In a recital celebrating the strength –  and inherent romance –  represented by Britten and Pears when they premiered Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Justin Vickers (tenor) and pianists Karyl Carlson and Felipe Rodrigues-Silva performed two works by E. C. Schirmer composers Zachary Wadsworth and John David Earnest. Zachary Wadsworth’s Secret Songs was commissioned and premiered in this… Read More Britten-Pears Foundation hosts concert including music of Earnest & Wadsworth

New Chamber Opera from beloved American Composer, Gwyneth Walker: Evangeline

E. C. Schirmer is pleased to welcome a new addition to our opera catalog. Evangline is a chamber opera based on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem of the same name, scored for soloists, piano, violin, and narrator. A tragic story based on historical and real events, this opera is an accessible addition to any catalog. Evangeline… Read More New Chamber Opera from beloved American Composer, Gwyneth Walker: Evangeline

University Interscholastic League adds works from E. C. Schirmer & Galaxy Music

Two works from the E. C. Schirmer Catalog were added to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Prescribed Music List. The Music Program of the UIL is designed to support and enrich the teaching of music as an integral component of the public school curriculum in the state of Texas. Each year approximately one half million… Read More University Interscholastic League adds works from E. C. Schirmer & Galaxy Music

David Conte – world premieres of American Death Ballads

David Conte‘s award-winning American Death Ballads received its European premiere, performed for the first time ever, with voice and orchestra. (June 30, 2017, London). The piece later received its French premiere in its original version for voice and piano.  (July 4, 2017, Paris) Performers for each venue:  London House, London, England: Goodensemble Michael Poll, Conductor Brian Thorsett,… Read More David Conte – world premieres of American Death Ballads