Selected Events

2021

DATE TBD, 2021
World Premiere of BEADS OF SUNLIGHT for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, and Cello commissioned by Music Teachers' Association of California; performed by students at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport, 5711 Century Blvd., Los Angeles, California.

DATE TBD, 2021
World Premiere of SUN DANCE for orchestra commissioned by the Indianapolis Symphony, conducted by Music Director Krzysztof Urbanski.

MARCH 5 & 6, 2021
THE AUDITIONS a ballet performed by Martha Graham Dance Company, Janet Eilber, Artistic Director, Troy Schumacher Choreographer, and the Santa Fe Symphony presented by Santa Fe Ballet in the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Program to include Copland's Appalachian Spring.

April 17, 2021
WORLD PREMIERE of GWENDOLYN BROOKS SETTINGS for Treble Chorus and Orchestra. Text by Gwendolyn Brooks. World premiere by Anima – Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus and the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Stilian Kirov, conducting, Charles Sundquist, Chorus, Director. This commission and associated activities are partially supported by a 2019 grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and Illinois Humanities.

May 1, 2021
Metropolitan Opera star Anna Christy joins the Savannah Philharmonic and the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus for a celebratory concert. Keitaro Harada, conducts RING OUT, WILD BELLS, TO THE WILD SKY for solo soprano, chorus and orchestra in the Lucas Theatre for the Performing Arts, Savannah.

Rolston String Quartet

MAY 2, 2021
World Premiere of MAGIC GARDENS for string quartet performed by Rolston String Quartet at the Perelman Theatre in the Kimmel Center during the celebrations of Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia’s 200th anniversary. This was commissioned by the McCollin Fund and the Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia, Linda Reichert, President, in celebration of the organization’s Bicentennial.

AUGUST 2021
World Premiere of NEW WORK for string quartet commissioned by The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Marc Neikrug, Artistic Director and premiered by FLUX Quartet

AUTUMN 2021
World Premiere of DANCE MOBILE for 13 player or chamber orchestra. Commissioned by the Howard Hanson Institute for American Music in Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Eastman School of Music; premiered by Brad Lubman conducting the ESM Musica Nova, Rochester, NY

OCTOBER 17, 2021
World Premiere of FAR PAST WAR for large chorus and orchestra commissioned and premiered by the Cathedral Choral Society of Washington, D.C., conducted by Steven Fox in the Washington National Cathedral. Made possible by the William Remsen Strickland Endowment Fund “to remember the concerts of the Cathedral Choral Society during World War II.”