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2001 Performances

A History of Evil: Bible Families

Worthington United Methodist Church, Worthington OH (Maurice Casey conducting); 2 Jun 2001

Kittyhawk

M SERIES: Carla Trynchuk (violin) and Peter Cooper (piano), St Paul MN; 22 April 2001

Success

MMEA All-State Men's Choir; (Christopher Cock conducting); Minneapolis Convention Center; 17 Feb 2001

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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St. Olaf College Orchestra (Garrison Keillor narrating, Philip Brunelle conducting); Northfield MN; 25 Feb 2001
San Juan College Orchestra (Keith Cochrane conducting); Farmington, New Mexico; 4 May

Emily Dickenson Songs

Stephen Swanson (baritone) and Christine Rutledge (viola), University of Northern Iowa; 19 Mar 2000

Great River

Augsburg College Concert Band Ireland Tour (Robert Stacke conducting); 21 May-1 June

2000 Performances

Great River

Augsburg College Concert Band Southwest Concert Tour

03/19/2000; King of Glory Lutheran Church, 2085 E. Southern Ave., Tempe AZ. 2:00pm
03/20/2000; 7 pm, Flagstaff High School.
03/22/2000; 7 pm, Tuscon High School.
03/24/2000; 7 pm, Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix AZ.
03/26/2000; 3 pm, Trinity Lutheran Church, 115 4th St., Stillwater, MN.
04/01/2000; 7 pm, Central Lutheran Church, 333 South 12th St., Mpls, MN.

Kittyhawk
Carla Trynchuk (violin) and Peter Cooper (piano), LaPorte County (Indiana) Symphony Orchestra chamber concert; February 6th
Carla Trynchuk (violin) and Peter Cooper (piano), First Congregational Church in Saint Joseph MI; January 23rd

The Fallow Heart
Plymouth Congregational Church, February 27

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North Carolina Symphony in Cary, NC. Gerhaft Zimmermann, conducting. Randall Davidson, narrating. 06/17/2000
The Breckenridge Music Festival, 7/7/2000
Racine Symphony, 8/4/2000
San Diego Symphony 8/31/2000
Philadelphia Pops Orchestra 9/9/2000
Omaha Symphony 9/15, 9/16, 9/17/2000
Kansas City Symphony 9/21, 9/23/2000
Success
Premiere: ACDA/MMEA Summer Conference, Christ Chapel, Gustavas Adolphus College; August 12

1999 Performances

The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

[PREMIERE of two movements from the orchestral suite from the Worn-Out Dancing Shoes Consortium Commission], Grand Rapids (MN) Symphony; March 5th
MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Land of Legend Philharmonic; Columbus, OH; March 15th
Enid-Phillips OK Symphony; Enid, OK; March 23/25
Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra; Lawton, OK; April 23th

The Fourth Wise Man

Syracuse Society for New Music, First United Methodist Church in Syracuse, NY;
January 10th MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY

The Land Where One Never Dies

Trio Minnesota, Macalester College in St. Paul MN; January 23th

God is Working on a Purpose for youth orchestra

[PREMIERE] Winter Revival at Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis; January 7th

It's All Right

Prospect Park Players, Hamline University, Sundin Hall Minneapolis; January 13th

Mexico-Bolivar Tango

Philomusica; Minneapolis, MN; May 23rd

The Fallow Heart

[PREMIERE] Worthington (OH) United Methodist Church Choir, Maurice Casey, director; Worthington, OH; June 6th
Worthington (OH) United Methodist Church Choir, Maurice Casey, director; Worthington, OH; June 13th

1998 Performances

The Fourth Wise Man

Syracuse Society for New Music; January 3th & 11th
Syracuse Society for New Music, First Night Out Celebration in Syracuse, NY; December 31st
MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Austin (MN) Symphony; February 22nd
Green Bay Symphony; May 18th
Cleveland Orchestra; July 12th
Fireland Symphony; July 16th
Louisville Symphony, September 19th
Central Ohio Symphony Orchestra, Delaware; October 17th

The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes

Children's Theatre Company; February 10-April 3 (38 performances)
MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY

Concerning One Summer

Pianist Young Kim; Schubert Club; February 25th
Pianist Young Kim; DMA recital, University of Minnesota School of Music; April 9th
Pianist Jill Dawe; American Association of University Women in Minneapolis, MN; April 13th
Jill Dawe, Chatauqua Institute; August 6th
Pianist Jill Dawe; Unity Church, St. Paul; October 3th
Pianist Jill Dawe; residency in Rockford, Minnesota sponsored by Abondia Center and Rockford Community Education; April 13th

Fantasy on "Angelus ad Virginem"

Brian Williams and Thomas Hiniker; Calvary Episcopal Church Noontime Concert Series, Rochester MN; December 15th
Merilee Klemp and Robert Buckley Farlee; Christ Church Lutheran Church, Minneapolis MN; December 25th
Merilee Klemp and David Cherwien; Grace Lutheran, Edina MN; September 27th

The Story of the First Nowell

[PREMIERE], Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota, Welcome Christmas; December 6th, 12th, 13th
NATIONAL BROADCAST: [PREMIERE], Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota, Public Radio International; December 20th

The Land Where One Never Dies

Minnesota Piano Trio and composer narrating, Shubert Club Courtroom; November 5th
M-Series Concert Recording [inaugural event]; Minnesota Piano Trio and composer narrating in Studio M @ Minnesota Public Radio; St. Paul MN; November 19th

Good Night

Rockford High School Choir; residency in Rockford, Minnesota sponsored by Abondia Center and Rockford Community Education; April 13th
Rockford (MN) High School Choir; May 15th

Mexico-Bolivar Tango

The Greater Grand Forks Symphony; December 31st
Heartland Symphony; College of St. Benedict; April 19th

Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service

Plymouth Congregational Church; July 5th

Waltzing

Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis at the Lake Harriet Bandshell; July 23rd

Grandmother's Cat

Ravinia Festival; September 6th

MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY:

  • Lover's Lament with Red River High School Choir; May 8th
  • The Cricket [PREMIERE] Bruce Carlson 30th Anniversary celebration at the Schubert Club; Maria Jette-Sonya Thompson performing at the McKnight Theatre, St Paul; June 1st
  • Wolf and Butterfly Songs for young voices and piano [PREMIERE] Room 115 (1st and 2nd Graders) performing at Marcy Open School, Minneapolis; June 2nd
  • CTC Summer in the Cities production of Gulliver's Tantrums; Ordway-McKnight Theatre; August 12th and 13th
  • Meet the Composer Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA; May 1st-2nd
  • Children's Theatre Company Composition Workshop; First Graders @ Loring School, Minneapolis; May 8th
  • Children's Theatre Company Composition Workshop; Youth @ Jane Adams School for Democracy, Neighborhood House; May 12th
  • CTC Summer in the Cities music-theater program with Dan Hurlin and Suzie Overlie; St Paul; July 10-Aug.12

1998 Workshops

  • Rockford High School Concert Choir dance & song workshop in preparation of a commissioned work; May 19th
  • ASCAP/ASOL workshop: American Composers Forum; June 18th
  • BMI-American Music Center workshop: Basic Skills for Composers -- A Survival Guide in New York City; December 5th

1998 Lectures

  • University of St. Thomas Keynote: "Completing the Circle: From Composer to Performer to Listener," University of St. Thomas in St. Paul MN; September 29th
  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC HISTORY OF MUSIC taught to St. Anthony High School humanities students; November 3rd
  • University of St. Thomas Endnote: "Completing the Circle: From Composer to Performer to Listener," University of St. Thomas in St. Paul MN; November 23th

1998 COMPOSER'S ENTERPRISE:

  • Consultation with four composers on four successive Saturdays in Minneapolis; October 31-Nov 21
  • Consultation with five composers in New York City; December 5th

1997 Performances

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Concordia University College Symphony Orchestra, Alberta CANADA; April
Utah Symphony; May 5th
Strings in the Mountains Festival, Steamboat Springs CO; July 1st
Lincoln Arts Festival, Booth's Harbor ME; August
Music Academy of the West; August 9th
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ravinia Festival; August 31st
Dakota Valley Symphony Orchestra; Minneapolis, MN; November 2nd & 23rd

The Fourth Wise Man

Stephen F. Austin State University; Nagodoches,TX; November 23rd; 2 performances

MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY

Grandmother's Cat

Music Academy of the West; August 9th
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Ravinia Festival; August 31st

Concerning One Summer

Pianist Jill Dawe; Iowa Composers Forum; November 13th
Pianist Young Kim; University of MN School of Music; November 15th

O Lux Trinitas

Augsburg College Advent Vespers; December 5th (2 perf) & 6th (2 perf)
Westminster Presbyterian, Minneapolis; January 26th

Love is a Thread

Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis; February 2nd

The Land Where One Never Dies

Bethlehem Lutheran Church concert series, Minneapolis; March 9th

Psalm 118

San Francisco Choral Artists directed by Magen Solomon; June 13th, 20th, and 22nd

Mexico-Bolivar Tango

Missouri Symphony; June 20th and 21st

It's All Right

Augsburg College Homecoming concert ; October 11th

Good Night

St Norbert College, Byron Walter Auditorium; October 26th

"I See the Moon," "Over Yonder," "A Star Came Down"

Arrangements of songs by Patricia McKernon Bethlehem Lutheran Church concert series, Minneapolis; March 9th

1996 Performances

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Colorado Symphony; August 30th
National Symphony Orchestra; September 3th
Fort Worth Symphony; September 6th
Fort Worth Symphony; September 7th and 8th
St. Louis Symphony; September 13th
Baltimore Symphony; November 26th and 27th

Whoopi-Ti-Yi-O

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra; September 1st
Fort Worth Symphony; September 7th and 8th

Mexico-Bolivar Tango

Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis; March 10th
New Hampshire Music Festival; July

Stimme

Christopher Kachian, guitar; January 13th

Lupie Lullaby

[PREMIERE] Walker Art Center; April 21st

Great River

[PREMIERE] University of St. Thomas Wind Ensemble; Matt George, conductor; October 20th

Part Song

[PREMIERE] Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota; November 17th and 18th MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY

Ya Ribon

VIDA; December 5t

1995 Performances

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Los Angeles Philharmonic; September 10th
Oregon Symphony Orchestra; September 12th
Diablo Symphony Orchestra; September 23th
Livermore-Amador Symphony; October 27th
Rockford Symphony Orchestra; December 9th

The Fourth Wise Man

[PREMIERE] Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota; December 3rd, 3th, and 10th
NATIONAL BROADCAST: [PREMIERE]; Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota; Public Radio International; December 17th
MEET THE COMPOSER NEW RESIDENCY

Ya Ribon

VIDA; October 5th

Habanera Ravel-Davidson

VIDA; October 5th

"Life is a Feast" from History of Evil: Bible Families

Maria Jette, soprano; November 2nd

1994 Performances

Ya Ribon

VIDA; November 3rd
VIDA; December 8th

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Wartburg (IA) Orchestra; December 10th

CoMix

[PREMIERE] Zeitgeist; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; May 12th

"Doo Walk" from Good Night...

Ensemble Singers from the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota; May 21st

Around Columbia

Ensemble Capriccio; October 9th

1993 Performances

Lover's Lament

Augsburg College Choir; March 19th

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; January 23rd

Anniversary Sonata

Merilee Klemp (oboe) and Christopher Kachian (guitar); September 19th

Fantasie in f minor Schubert-Davidson

[PREMIERE] Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra with Christopher Hogwood, conducting; November 11th

1992 Performances

Song & Dance

Kosower Cello Trio; St Paul MN; March 22nd

Three Ways of the Sacred and Profance

Tanya Remenikova, cello; March 13th

Whoopi-Ti-Yo

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; July 11th

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; July 11th

Anniversary Sonata

[PREMIERE] Merilee Klemp (oboe) and Jeffrey Van (guitar); July 29th

Come Rejoicing, Praises Voicing

[PREMIERE] Dale Warland Singers with Dale Warland, conducting; December 3rd

1991 Performances

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Dallas Symphony Orchestra; March 18th
Worthington (OH) Methodist Church; April 13th

Piano and Orchestra Bench Overture

Dallas Symphony Orchestra; March 18th

Whoopi-Ti-Yo

Dallas Symphony Orchestra; March 18th

A History of Evil: Bible Families

Worthington (OH) Methodist Church; April 13th

Around Columbia

Missouri Symphony Society; Columbia MO; June 25th
Ensemble Capriccio; Minneapolis MN; July 13th

1990 Performances

Fantasy on "Angelus ad Virginem"

Merilee Klemp (oboe), Scott Weidner (organ); Minneapolis MN; February 12th

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Minneapolis MN; March 12th
National Repertory Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Estes Park CO; August 3th

Piano and Orchestra Bench Overture

Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Minneapolis MN; March 12th
National Repertory Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Estes Park CO; August 3th

Whoopi-Ti-Yi-O

Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Minneapolis MN; March 12th
National Repertory Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Estes Park CO; August 3th

Black & Blues
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Nebraska Chamber Orchestra; George Hanson, conducting; Lincoln NE; May 27th

O Lux Trinitas

Judson Baptist Church, Minneapolis; December 2nd

1989 Performances

The Young Lutheran's Guide to the Orchestra
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National Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Washington DC; October 19th
New Jersey Symphony; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Neward NJ; October 21st
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Pittsburgh PA; November 3th

Piano and Orchestra Bench Overture

National Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Washington DC; October 19th
New Jersey Symphony; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Neward NJ; October 21st
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Pittsburgh PA; November 3th

Radio Announcer

National Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Washington DC; October 19th
New Jersey Symphony; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Neward NJ; October 21st
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Pittsburgh PA; November 3th

Whoopi-Ti-Yi-O

National Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Washington DC; October 19th
New Jersey Symphony; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Neward NJ; October 21st
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Pittsburgh PA; November 3th

Song & Dance

Kosower Cello Trio; October 11th

1988 Performances

Piano and Orchestra Bench Overture

[PREMIERE] Plymouth Music Series; Philip Brunelle, conducting; Minneapolis MN; April 7th

Black & Blues
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UmeŚ Sinfonietta; Philip Brunelle, conducting; UmeŚ, Sweden; June 21st

Moving, at a Distance

[PREMIERE] Plymouth Music Series; Minneapolis MN; October 27th

1987 Performances

Around Columbia

[PREMIERE] Ensemble Capriccio; Minneapolis MN; March 29th Ensemble Capriccio; Minneapolis MN; October 11th