New CD releases:

 

 

“Jessica Rivera Sings Romantic Music,” Jessica Rivera, soprano, Eleanor Weingartner, clarinet, L. Mark Carver, piano

 

URTEXT DIGITAL CLASSICS,

 

- Contains: CANTAR DE LOS CANTARES

Released Oct. 1, 2008

 

 

“Time Will Tell,” Valarie King, flute, KANGU

 

- Contains: DA CHARA in a new jazz version by Ms. King

Released May 2, 2006

 

 

“Pastorale,” Valarie King, flute, Anisa Angarola, guitar, LISSADELL

 

- Contains: AIR

Released Jan. 31, 2002

 

 

Sampling of Recent and Upcoming Concert Performances:

 

 

 

“Cantar de los Cantares,” Jessica Rivera, soprano, Todd Palmer, clarinetist, Maryanne Kim, pianist. Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York

March 13, 2009

 

 

Lullaby, Debussy Trio, Lyon & Healy Series, Chicago, Illinois 

Feb. 7, 2009

 

 

Cinco Canciones Insólitas, Aralia Duo, Megan Sesma, harp, Patricia Schuman, soprano,

 

First Congregational Church, Madison, Wisconsin 

 

Wesleyan University

 

University of Connecticut 

 

 

 

Oct. 25, 2008

 

Sept. 28, 2008

 

Sept. 26, 2008

 

 

Air, Douglas James, guitarist, Alicia Chapman, oboe, Music at St. John’s, Valle Crucis, North Carolina 

Aug. 3, 2008

 

 

Chiacona (guitar and orchestral version – premiere), Scott Tennant, guitar, Los Angeles Festival. Orchestra conducted by Jong Bae, Disney Hall, Los Angeles 

July 24, 2008

 

 

On the Beach At Night, Michael Dean, baritone, UCLA Wind Ensemble conducted by the composer, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles 

May 14, 2008

 

 

On the Beach At Night, (premiere of version for bass and piano) Hugh Givens, bass, Douglas Bachorik, piano, Manila, Philippines 

Spring, 2008

 

 

Variations on a Moldavian Hora, Joshua Millard, guitar, Bello Grand Hall, Bryant University, Smithfield, Rhode Island 

Feb. 22, 2008

 

 

Cronica, (abridged version premiere) St. Cloud State Wind Ensemble, conducted by Rikard Hansen, MME Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Feb. 15, 2008

 

 

Cronica, St. Cloud State Wind Ensemble, conducted by Rikard Hansen, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Nov. 15, 2007,
Nov. 17, 2007 

 

 

Piano Murmurs, Gary Gray, clarinet, Movses Pogossian, violin, Antonio Lysy, cello, Neal Stulberg, piano, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA

Nov. 14, 2007

 

 

Invocation

 

Ekatherina’s Throne Room

Glazunov Hall 

 

Katherine Giaquinto, soprano, Victoria Zimina, piano

St. Petersburg Conservatory, Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia



Oct. 17, 2007
Oct. 19, 2007

 

 

it is as moments I have dreamed, on text by e.e. cummings.

LA Chamber Singers conducted by Peter Rutenberg at the annual Chorus American concert in LA .

Fall 2007

 

 

Invocation, Katherine Giaquinto, soprano, Maryanne Kim, piano, Nextet, Doc Rando Recital Hall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada

Oct. 5, 2007

 

 

Cantar de los Cantares, Jessica Rivera, soprano, Eleanor Weingartner, clarinet, Mark Carver, piano, Blas Galindo Hall, Centro Nacional De Las Artes, Mexico City

Aug. 15, 2007

 

 

Thamar y Amnon, Laura Gilbert, flute, Jonathan Bagg, viola, Stacey Shames harp, Francestown 

July 28, 2007

 

 

Cantar de los Cantares, Jessica Rivera, Eleanor Weingartner, clarinet, Mark Lowell Carver, Piano, First Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe, New Mexico

July 13, 2007

 

 

 

Cho-hon (orchestral version) Kyung Chi, soprano, Korean Youth Community Center Orchestra conducted by Jong Bae, Disney Hall, Los Angeles 

June 14, 2007

 

 

Tientos, Stephanie Jutt - flutist, Bach Dinner and Dancing Society

 

Hillside Theater, Taliesen, Spring Green,Wisconsin

 

Overture Center Playhouse, Madison, Wisconsin



June 10, 2007

June 9, 2007

 

 

it is at moments after i have dreamed Los Angeles Chamber Choir directed by Peter Rutenberg

 

St. Vibiana’s Church, Los Angeles 

 

Mount St. Mary’s College, Bel Aire, California




June 6, 2007

June 1, 2007

 

 

Cronica, Northwestern University Symphonic Band, conducted by Ryan Nelson

June 1, 2007

 

 

Selected songs on texts by Lorca, Suzanna Guzman Music in the Chamber, Culver City 

March 9, 2007

 

 

On The Beach At Night (baritone and chamber winds) Premiere performances

 

· St. Cloud State Wind Ensemble directed by Rik Hansen

 

UCLA, Los Angeles.

 

· San Luis Obispo, ABA Conference 

 

· Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 



March 9, 2007



March 7, 2007

 

March 5, 2007

 

 

“50th Birthday Concert,” Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles

 

-Music In Four Sharps (guitar and string quartet), Peter Yates, guitar, Lorenz Gamma and Lindsey Strand-Polyak, violins, Paul Coletti, viola, Antonio Lysy, cello)

-At the Edge of Firelight, Debussy Trio with Julie Long, flutist

-Elegy, Lindsay Deutsch, violin, Gloria Cheng, piano

-Cinco Canciones Insólitas, Suzanna Guzman, mezzo-soprano, Debussy Trio

-Invocation, Jessica Rivera, soprano, Maryanne Kim, piano 

Feb. 14, 2007

 

 

Thamar y Amnon, Aureole Trio, Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Durham 

Jan. 21, 2007

 

 

Canta Luna, (Cancion de Luna, Cancion de los vecinos, Giraba, giraba la rueda, Romance de la Guardia Civil Espanola)

 

Suzanna Guzman, Zebulon Projects, Boston Court Theatre, Pasadena, California 

Oct. 30, 31, Nov. 1, 6, 7, 8, 2006

 

 

Three Friends, Willy Sucre, viola, Lynn Gorman, harp, Valerie Potter, flute Placitas Artist Series, Las Placitas, New Mexico 

Nov. 12, 2006

 

 

Invocation [Premiere], Jessica Rivera, soprano, Maryanne Kim, piano, Bel Aire Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles

Aug. 26, 2006

 

 

Love Duet from Lorca, Child of the Moon, Kalil Wilson, tenor, Khori Dastoor, soprano, Aspen Music Festival

July, 2006

 

 

Lullaby, Debussy Trio, ‘Sundays Live at Los Angeles County Museum of Art,’ Broadcast on KMZT

April 30, 2006

 

 

Canciones Melancólicos (soprano and guitar quartet) [premiere performances], Michele Williams, soprano, Iren Arutyunyan, Taylor Ballenger, Colin Davin, Tim Dobby, guitars

 

‘Pepe Romero Masterclass,’ USC Thornton School of Music, Los Angeles

 

USC Guitar Departmental Recital





April 11, 2006

 

April 8, 2006

 

 

Dror Yikro, Kieran Greeson, guitar, Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa 

April 29, 2006

 

 

Prayers At A Mountain Shrine (from ‘Lorca, Child of the Moon’) Kyung Chy, soprano, Judith Hansen, piano, Popper Recital Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles

April, 2006

 

 

Cho-hon, Jessica Rivera, soprano, Maryanne Kim, piano, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA

March 9, 2006

 

 

Tri Chairde and Lullaby Debussy Trio, Carthage College Concert Series Kenosha, Wisconsin

Feb. 26, 2006

 

 

Da Chara, Jessica Pierce, flute, Almer Imamovic, guitar, Jeanette MacDonald Recital Hall, USC, Los Angeles

Feb. 2, 2006

 

 

Folías (transcribed for marimba quartet by Jim Latimer) Madison Marimba Quartet, Madison, Wisconsin

Dec. 26, 2005

 

 

Da Chara, Scott Tennant, guitar, Jessica Pierce, flute, ‘Guitarra Del Mar’, Pasadena

Nov. 18, 2005

 

 

Dror Yikro, Ronald Pearl, guitar, First Skidmore College Guitar Festival, Saratoga Springs, New York 

Oct. 29, 2005

 

 

Variations On A Moldavian Hora and Trois Tableaux d’Andersen and

 

Antique Suite After Neusidler, (with Iren Arutyunyan, Taylor Ballenger, Brandon Jones, guitarists)

 

 

 

Dror Yikro and Air, Tim Dobby, guitar, USC Thornton School of Music, Los Angeles

Oct. 28, 2005

 

 

Tientos, Julie Long, flute

Sept., 2005

 

 

Romance of the Spanish Civil Guard and Giraba la rueda and Invocation of the Moon, Suzanna Guzman, mezzo soprano, Roger Cantrell, piano, [two performances] El Museo Cultural, Ainadamar Festival, Santa Fe Opera, New Mexico

July, 2005

 

 

Thamar y Amnon, Aureole Trio

 

Christ Church, Pensacola, Florida 

 

Pollard Auditorium, Oak Ridge, Tennessee



June 11, 2005

April 9, 2005

 

 

Da Chara, Jessica Pierce, flute, Almer Imavovic, guitar, Wahlberg Recital Hall, California State University, Fresno

April 21, 2005

 

 

Lorca, Child of the Moon (An opera in three acts) [premiere performances], Jonathan Stockhammer director, UCLA Opera, Freud Playhouse, UCLA, Los Angeles

March 17 – 20, 2005

 

 

Selections from ‘Lorca, Child of the Moon’ , UCLA Opera Studio, James West Alumni Center, UCLA, Westwood Homeowner’s Association, Los Angeles 

March 12, 2005

 

 

Music In Four Sharps, [premiere performances], Pacific Serenades (Jack Sanders, guitar, Roger Wilkie, violin, Brendan Speltz, violin, Simon Oswell, viola, David Speltz, cello)

 

Home of Alice and Joe Coulombe, Pasadena 

 

Neighborhood Church, Pasadena

 

UCLA Faculty Center, Los Angeles 





Feb. 12, 2005

 

Feb. 13, 2005

 

Feb. 15, 2005

 

 

Tientos, Ensemble Green, Neighborhood Church Chapel, Pasadena, California

Feb. 25, 2005

 

 

Selections from ‘Lorca, Child of the Moon’ UCLA Opera Studio, Opera Buffs, Popper Recital Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles

Jan. 9, 2005

 

 

American Interlude, Michigan State University Wind Symphony conducted by John Whitwell 

Dec. 1, 2004

 

 

Lorca’s Women,Theatrical production of scenes from Lorca’s plays with music by Ian Krouse, Bilingual Foundation of the Arts

Fall, 2004

 

 

American Interlude, Northwestern University Symphonic Band conducted by Ryan Nelson, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Nov. 3, 2004

 

 

 

Chiacona [Premiere performances], Christoph Bull, organ, Scott Tennant, guitar, Royce Hall, UCLA, American Guild of Organists National Convention, Los Angeles

9:15 &10:45 A.M., July 6, 2004

 

 

Air and Da Chara, Jessica Pierce, flute, Almer Imavovic, guitar, Velika Sala, Sarajevo, Bosnia

June 10, 2004

 

 

Tientos, Definiens Project, (Alaina Bercilla, flute, Ryan Lee, violin, Marisa Bushman, viola, Carter Dewberry, cello) Los Angeles

May 19, 2004

 

 

Da Chara, Almer Imavovic, guitar, Alfred Newman Hall, University of Southern California 

May 7, 2004

 

 

Air and Da Chara, Jessica Pierce, flute, Almer Imavovic, guitar, Claremont Community School of Music, Claremont, California 

April 28, 2004

 

 

American Interlude, Ithaca College Wind Ensemble, Ithaca, New York

April 3, 2004

 

 

Thamar y Amnon, Debussy Trio, El Camino College, Los Angeles 

 

Spring, 2004

 

 

Da Chara, Jessica Pierce, flute, Almer Imamovic, guitar, Multiforo del ICBC, Baja California, Mexico

March 24, 2004

 

 

Variations On A Moldavian Hora, Joshua Millard, guitar, Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College, Syracuse, New York

March 18, 2004

 

 

Variations On A Moldavian Hora, Jason Vieaux, guitar, Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam, New York

March 22, 2004

 

 

Tres Canciones Sobre Lorca, Debussy Trio with Suzanna Guzman, El Camino College, Los Angeles

March 14, 2004

 

 

Double Concerto for Clarinet, Violin, and Wind Symphony, UCLA Wind Ensemble conducted by Thomas Lee, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles

March 10, 2004

 

 

Eternal Lullaby, Verdehr Trio, Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles

March 5, 2004

 

 

Crónica del último año en la vida de un mexicano, St. Cloud State University Wind Ensemble conducted by Rik Hansen, Cincinnati Conservatory, Cincinnati, Ohio

Feb. 21, 2004

 

 

Double Concerto for Clarinet, Violin, and Winds Symphony [Premiere], Elsa Ludwig-Verdehr, clarinet, Walter Verdehr, violin, Michigan State University Wind Symphony directed by John Whitwell, Wharton Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Feb. 20, 2004

 

 

Crónica del último año en la vida de un mexicano, St. Cloud State University Wind Ensemble conducted by Rik Hansen

 

Midwest Tour:

 

Wisconsin

 

Minnesota 

 

St. Cloud, Minnesota 






Feb. 18, 2004

 

Feb. 17, 2004

 

Feb. 15, 2004

 

 

Eternal Lullaby ,Verdehr Trio

 

Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

 

Koskiuzko Foundation, New York City

 

 

Feb. 8, 2004

 

Jan. 18, 2004

 

 

Variations On A Moldavian Hora, Jason Vieaux, Emerson Unitarian Church, Houston, Texas

 

Jan. 24, 2004