Chimera | Featured Recording

  This month we’re featuring Chimera, a new recording out on Albany Records, performed by the Scott/Garrison Duo, and featuring music by ECS composer John David Earnest, among others. Earnest’s pieces open and close this recording, starting with his Chimera Waltzes for flute, bass flute, clarinet, and piano, and closing with Serenade and Dance for clarinet… Read More Chimera | Featured Recording

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

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

Chimera Waltzes at Red Lodge Music Festival – John David Earnest 

The Red Lodge Music Festival featured John David Earnest‘s Chimera Waltzes written for flute/bass flute, clarinet, and piano in a concert June 3, 2017. The performance highlighted the musicianship of the Scott/Garrison Duo (Shannon Scott, clarinet, Leonard Garrison, flute) along with Melissa Loehnig Simons on piano. The Red Lodge Music Festival marked its 54th season. Located… Read More Chimera Waltzes at Red Lodge Music Festival – John David Earnest 

Choral Arts Northwest premieres work by John David Earnest

  Esteemed conductor Robert Bode, led Choral Arts Northwest and Lee Thompson on piano, in the recent premiere of John David Earnest‘s Be Thou My Vision (Homage to a Beloved Hymn) for SATB Chorus and piano. The performances took place May 6-7, 2017 at Plymouth Congregational Church (Seattle, WA) and St. Thomas Episcopal Church (Medina, WA). Comprised of… Read More Choral Arts Northwest premieres work by John David Earnest