Events

2008

January 20, 2008
Millennium Chamber Players, Robert Katkov-Trevino, conductor, will perform SPIRIT MUSINGS for violin and chamber orchestra (soloist: Baird Dodge, Principal 2nd Violin, Chicago Symphony Orchestra); PASSION PRAYERS for ensemble and solo cello  (soloist: Katinka Kleijn, member cello section CSO); and CARILLON SKY for violin and chamber ensemble (soloist: Baird Dodge, Principal 2nd Violin, CSO), at the Lutkin Concert Hall at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

January 22, 2008
SPIRIT MUSINGS for violin and chamber orchestra, Millennium Chamber Players, Robert Katkov-Trevino, conductor (soloist: Baird Dodge, Principal 2nd Violin, CSO), live on WFMT radio's Impromptu, at 4:00 PM, from the studios of WFMT 98.7 FM

January 22, 2008
Millennium Chamber Players, Robert Katkov-Trevino, conductor, will perform SPIRIT MUSINGS for violin and chamber orchestra (soloist: Baird Dodge, Principal 2nd Violin, Chicago Symphony Orchestra); PASSION PRAYERS for ensemble and solo cello  (soloist: Katinka Kleijn, member cello section CSO); and CARILLON SKY for violin and chamber ensemble (soloist: Baird Dodge, Principal 2nd Violin, CSO), at Sherwood Conservatory Concert Hall, Chicago, IL.

January 23, 2008
dal niente chamber ensemble will perform SCAT for chamber ensemble and TOFT SERENADE for violin and piano in Ganz Hall, Chicago. This concert also features the music of Oliver Knussen.

February 4, 2008
SHAKIN' for orchestra will be performed by the New England Conservatory Orchestra, David Loebel, conductor.

February 8, 2008
Colloquium artist at the University of Chicago.

February 10-17, 2008 (and 1 week in May 2008 TBD)
Augusta is the Music-Alive Composer-in- Residence with the Patel Youth Orchestra, Tampa, Florida.

February 17, 2008
CREDENCES OF SUMMER for orchestra will be played by the USF Orchestra in Tampa, conducted by Dr. William W. Wiedrich.

February 17, 2008
Chamber work to be played as part of the Robert Helps Composition Competition.

February 18 - March 9, 2008
Master-Artist-in-Residence, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida.  Teaching composition for 3 weeks.

February 20, 2008
TERPSICHORE'S DREAM for chamber orchestra, Indiana University Orchestra, Cliff Colnot conducting.

February 29 and March 2, 2008
LULLABY, Bells and Prayers for Elliott for solo piano, Network for New Music, Philadelphia.  In Honor of Elliott Carter's 100th birthday year.

March 7, 2008
World Premiere of EURYTHMY ETUDES, for solo piano, commissioned by the Alanus Hochschule für Kunst und Gesellschaft, Eurythmy Faculty, presented with eurythmy at Alanus Hochschule, Eurythmy Faculty in Alfter bei Bonn, Germany (near Cologne).

March 10 and 11, 2008
Visiting Scholar at the Hochschule Musik und Theater in Zürich.  Works to be performed are TBD.

April 14, 2008
SQUEEZE for saxophone quartet will be performed at the North American Saxophone Alliance at the University of South Carolina by The Babco Saxophone Quartet. This performance was generously arranged by Dr. Frederick L. Hemke.

April 27 - May 3, 2008
Augusta is a guest artist at the Aspen Music Festival.

May 11, 2008
GALAXY DANCES for orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis, Orcenith Smith conducting.

May 18, 2008
World premiere of DREAM THREADS, a ballet for youth orchestra and youth ballet, will be presented by the Patel Conservatory Youth Orchestra, at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, conducted by Dr. William W. Wiedrich.

June 18-21, 2008
TRACES for solo piano, Heidi Louise Williams, pianist.  Paramount Plaza Conference Center and University of Florida, Gainesville at the Florida State Music Teacher's Association Conference.

July 4, 2008
TOFT SERENADE for violin and piano, at the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Carolyn Stuart, violin, Svetozar Ivanov, piano.

August 16, 2008
INVOCATIONS for string Quartet (from Sun Threads for string quartet), Tanglewood Music Center at 6 PM, Prelude before the BSO concert, Lenox, MA.

Summer 2008
Augusta will again be on the composition faculty at the Tanglewood Music Center.

TBD in summer 2008
World Premiere of NEW WORK commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival, Colorado.

September 21, 2008
World Premiere of CANTOS FOR SLAVA for cello and piano. Matt Haimovitz, cello and Geoffrey Burleson, piano.   This work is dedicated with admiration and gratitude to Frances Richard of ASCAP, Matt Haimovitz and Geoffrey Burleson.  This work was commissioned by The A.S.C.A.P. Foundation.

September 25, 2008
Silent Moon for violin and viola, played by the Walden Chamber Players, Yehonatan Berick, violin, Christof Huebner, viola, at the Nantucket Historical Association, Foulger Museum.

October 5, 2008
TERPSICHORE'S DREAM for chamber orchestra will be performed by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Steven Smith Conducting, Baldwin-Wallace College's Gamble Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio.

October 24, 2008
World Premiere: NEW WORK for children's chorus, by the San Francisco Girls Chorus, Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, California.

November 21, 2008
SQUEEZE for saxophone quartet, played by the PRISM Saxophone Quartet at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

November 22, 2008
SQUEEZE for saxophone quartet, played by the PRISM Saxophone Quartet at Symphony Space, NYC.

December 1, 2008
(KISS ME) from Two e.e. cummings Songs for choir, will be performed as part of the Chicago AIDS Quilt Songbook at the Court Theater in Chicago.  The concert is being produced by the Chicago Opera Vanguard and is benefiting Season of Concern.

December 6, 2008
...a circle around the sun... and Moon Jig will be played by the 21st Century Consort, conductor Christopher Kendall, at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum, Washington, DC.

December 14, 2008
Bubble: Rainbow - (spirit level) will be performed by Dal Niente New Music, Kirsten Broberg, Executive Director, with Carrie Henneman Shaw singing and Michael Lewanski conducting at the Green Mill in Chicago, Illinois.

December 14, 2008
Helios Choros II, co-commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra and Boston Symphony Orchestra, was composed in 2007, and is dedicated with admiration and gratitude to the London Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Martin Mellish.  LSO premiere was in December 2008, Daniel Harding, conducting.  Boston Symphony Orchestra presented the World USA premiere on October 15, 16, 17, and 20, 2009, with Ludovic Morlot conducting.
Duration 18'