Archive of Older Performances
December 14, 2008: HELIOS CHOROS II World Premiere: co-commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra and Boston Symphony Orchestra, will be premiered by the London Symphony, Daniel Harding, conducting.
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 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 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.
November 22, 2008: SQUEEZE for saxophone quartet, played by the PRISM Saxophone Quartet at Symphony Space, NYC.
November 21, 2008: MAGNETIC FIREFLIES will be performed by California State University - San Bernardino Band, conductor, Jeffrey Boeckman, Director of Bands.
November 21, 2008: SQUEEZE for saxophone quartet, played by the PRISM Saxophone Quartet at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
October 24, 2008: World Premiere: NEW WORK for children's chorus, by the San Francisco Girls Chorus, Calvary Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, California.
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.
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.
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.
TBD in summer 2008: World Premiere of NEW WORK commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival, Colorado.
Summer 2008: Augusta will again be on the composition faculty at the Tanglewood Music Center.
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.
July 4, 2008: TOFT SERENADE for violin and piano, at the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Carolyn Stuart, violin, Svetozar Ivanov, piano.
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.
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.
May 11, 2008: GALAXY DANCES for orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis, Orcenith Smith conducting.
April 27 - May 3, 2008: Augusta is a guest artist at the Aspen Music Festival.
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.
March 10 and 11, 2008: Visiting Scholar at the Hochschule Musik und Theater in Zürich. Works to be performed are TBD.
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).
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.
February 20, 2008: TERPSICHORE'S DREAM for chamber orchestra, Indiana University Orchestra, Cliff Colnot conducting.
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 17, 2008: Chamber work to be played as part of the Robert Helps Composition Competition.
February 17, 2008: CREDENCES OF SUMMER for orchestra will be played by the USF Orchestra in Tampa, conducted by Dr. William W. Wiedrich.
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 8, 2008: Colloquium artist at the University of Chicago.
February 4, 2008: SHAKIN' for orchestra will be performed by the New England Conservatory Orchestra, David Loebel, conductor.
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.
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 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 (click here for live stream).
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.
TBD in 2007: World Premiere of SILENT MOON for violin and viola, Almita and Roland Vamos.
December 23, 2007: MEMORY: SWELLS for guitar duo will be performed at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, by the Fader/Anderson Duo.
December 14, 2007: INCANTATION for solo violin; BELLS RING SUMMER for solo cello; SILENT MOON for violin and viola; performed by the Millennium Chamber Players, artistiic director Robert Katkov-Trevino, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chicago, IL at 7:30 PM.
December 12, 2007: HELIOS CHOROS III commissioned by the Orchestre de Paris, at Cité de la Musique, in Paris, Orchestre de Paris, Christoph Eschenbach conducting.
November 26 and 28, 2007: SUN SONGS for female voice and 3 percussion, performed by Debra Siebert on the NEXTET concert at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in Doc Rando Hall.
November 22, 2007: PIANO ETUDES will be played by James Giles at the Sound Ways festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.
November 19, 2007: SCAT, THE SOUL IS LIGHT, and D(i)agon(als), played by the NOVA ENSEMBLE, University of North Texas, Dr. Elizabeth McNutt, Director.
November 18-21, 2007: Residency at the University of North Texas.
November 17, 2007: MAGNETIC FIREFLIES for band, Jack Delaney conducting the Columbus State University Band, for both a conducting symposium as well as a concert.
November 11, 2007: World Premiere of SCAT, for oboe, string trio, and harpsichord, by the Walden Chamber Players, Clark Art Museum in Williamstown, MA.
November 11, 2007: World Premiere of SCAT, for oboe, string trio, and harpsichord, by the Walden Chamber Players, The Hampshire County House of Corrections.
November 9, 2007: World Premiere of SCAT, for oboe, string trio, and harpsichord, by the Walden Chamber Players, Smith College in Northampton, MA.
November 6, 2007: RUMI SETTINGS for violin and cello will be performed by Wendy Sharp and Scott Kluksdahl at Yale University.
October 27, 2007: World Premiere of JUGGLER OF DAY, for womens chorus, at Cornell University, Scott Tucker conducting the Cornell University Glee Club.
October 21-22, 2007: World Premiere of SCHERZI MUSICALI, for brass quartet, premiered by Charles Geyer, Barbara Butler, Michael Mulcahy, and Gail Williams on the Chicago Chamber Musicians series, Chicago, IL. This work was commissioned by and is dedicated to Gail Williams.
October 21, 2007: World Premiere of DANCING HELIX RITUALS for violin, clarinet and piano, The Verdehr Trio, at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.
October 18, 2007: Visiting artist lecturer at the University of Utah and at Brigham Young University.
October 18, 2007: World Premiere of TERPSICHORE'S DREAM, for chamber orchestra by the Utah Symphony, Cliff Colnot conducting.
October 13 and 14, 2007: MURMURS IN THE MIST OF MEMORY will be performed by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane conducting.
October 7 - 14, 2007: Augusta is a guest artist at the Aspen Music Festival, Colorado.
September 28, 2007: LOVE JITTERS for solo piano will be performed by Nicola Melville at Carleton College.
August 4, 2007: CAPRICE for solo violin will be performed by Valentina Voskresenskaya at the Taras Shevchenko National Museum festival in Kyiv, Ukraine.
July 31, 2007: MEMORY: SWELLS for two guitars, European Premiere at the Oberste Stadtkirche in Iserlohn as part of the 16th International Guitar Symposium.
July 12, 2007: CHANT for cello and piano was performed by Joshua Gordon and Randall Hodgkinson at the Goethe-Institut, Boston.
July 12, 2007: LOVE SONGS will be performed by the National Chamber Choir of Ireland, Odaline de la Martinez, conductor, in Dublin.
May 6, 2007: Voices of Change, in Dallas, will perform a concert of Augusta's chamber music, including: INCANTATION for solo violin; SIX PIANO ETUDES; PULSAR for solo viola; AMONG DAWN FLOWERS for voice and piano; RUMI SETTINGS for violin and viola; SUN THREADS for String Quartet.
May 3,4,5,6, 2007: HELIOS CHOROS I will be premiered by the Dallas Symphony, Sir Andrew Davis, conductor.
April 26, 2007: WORDS OF THE SEA for orchestra will be performed by the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine in France, Kirill Karabits, conductor.
April 26, 2007: Guest Composer, Philadelphia Music Project.
April 23, 2007: Guest Composer, Buffalo, NY Seminary.
April 21, 2007: CREDENCES OF SUMMER for orchestra will be performed and recorded by the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music Orchestra.
March 27- 29, 2007: Resident Composer, SIUC, Carbondale, Illinois. Works played include: THE REWAKING for chorus; FRUIT OF MY SPIRIT for chorus; MAGNETICFIREFLIES for band; DIAGONALS for solo clarinet; INCANTATION for solo viola; PULSAR for solo viola, BELLS RING SUMMER for cello; PIANO ETUDES.
March 25, 2007: ...a circle around the sun..., Brooklyn Philharmonic.
March 13, 2007: PIANO ETUDES, Smith College.
March 6, 2007: SPIRIT MUSINGS for violin and orchestra, Hartt College of Music, Anton Miller, soloist.
March 5, 2007: PIANO ETUDES, Merkin Concert Hall, NYC.
February 16 and 17, 2007: PIANO ETUDES, Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.
January 27 and 28, 2007: IN MY SKY AT TWILIGHT, Orchestra 2001, Philadelphia, PA.
January 18, 2007: TRACES for solo piano will be premiered by Lang Lang at the Montalvo Festival in California
November 10, 2006: RITUAL INCANTATIONS for cello and chamber orchestra, Julian Hersh, cello soloist; and SHAKIN' for orchestra will be performed by the Louisville Orchestra.
November 8, 9, 10, 2006: Principal Composer at Indiana State University Annual Festival.
October 28 and 29, 2006: SHAKIN' for orchestra will be performed by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, David Loebel, conductor.
October 28, 2006: NEW WORK for violin and piano will be premiered by Rachel Barton Pine.
September 28, 29, 30, 2006: TANGLE for orchestra will be performed by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee.
July 28, 2006: CHANTING TO PARADISE for chorus, orchestra, and soprano soloist, will be performed by the New Japan Philharmonic in Tokyo, conducted by Christian Arming in a subscription concert at Suntory Hall.
July 3, 2006: ANGEL TEARS & EARTH PRAYERS for organ and trumpet, will be premiered by the American Guild of Organists at their national convention, Chicago, IL.
June 18, 2006: Concert of other chamber works by students, New England Conservatory, Boston
June 16, 2006: Concert of chamber works by other faculty members, New England Conservatory, Boston
June 14-18,2006: Faculty Artist at Sound Encounters Festival at the New England Conservatory, Boston.
June 6, 2006: CARILLON SKY for solo violin and ensemble will be performend by solo violinist, Movses Pogossian and the June in Buffalo Ensemble.
June 6-10, 2006: Faculty Artist at June in Buffalo Festival.
June 3, 2006: PRAYER AND CELEBRATION will be premiered by the Saint Paul's Orchestra, Concord, NH, David Seaton, Conductor
June 1,2,3, 2006: Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra premiere ASTRAL CANTICLE for solo violin, solo flute and orchestra, Symphony Center, Chicago, IL.
May 25, 2006: LOVE SONGS will be performed by Lontano and The BBC Singers, Odaline de la Martinez, conductor, at St. Giles Cripplegate, London, UK.
May 21, 2006: SIX ETUDES for solo piano, Amy Dissanayke, Northwestern University, Pick Staiger Concert Hall.
May 21, 2006: RUMI SETTINGS will be performed by the Pilgrim Chamber Players.
May 19, 2006: SIX ETUDES for solo piano, Amy Dissanayke, Depaul University; and Amy is presenting several other performances of SIX ETUDES.
May 22, 2006: THE RUB OF LOVE will be performed by Chamber choir CONSONO, Harald Jers, conductor, in 7th German Choir Competition, Kiel, Germany.
May 13 and 14, 2006: THE RUB OF LOVE will be performed by Chamber choir CONSONO, Harald Jers, conductor, in Wuppertal and Cologne, Germany.
April 29 and 30, 2006: THE RUB OF LOVE will be performed by Chamber choir CONSONO, Harald Jers, conductor, in Aachen and Bonn, Germany.
April 23, 2006: SUN SONGS for mezzo and 3 percussion, New England Conservatory, Boston, Frank Epstein, conductor.
April 22 and 23, 2006: CARILLON SKY will be performed by Orchestra 2001, Philadelphia, PA, James Freeman, Conductor.
April 17, 18, 19, 2006: Featured Composer, North Carolina School for the Arts, presenting a concert of chamber music.
April 3, 2006: MusicNOW Ensemble, Oliver Knussen Conductor, Baird Dodge, violin soloist, will premiere CARILLON SKY for violin and chamber orchestra, Chicago, IL.
March 28, 2006: Featured Composer, American Composers Forum, Chicago; RUMI SETTINGS,PIANO ETUDES and PULSAR will be performed.
March 25, 2006: BERKSHIRE SONGS for chorus and children's chorus will premiere in Omaha Nebraska.
March 23, 2006: PIANO ETUDES 1,2,3,4,5,6 at Merkin Concert Hall, NYC.
March 16-18 2006: SILHOUETTES for solo marimba, will be played by Gifford Howarth at the Youg Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore.
March 9, 2006: Featured Composer at Smith College; a full concert of chamber music will be presented.
March 3, 2006: Musica Nova Festival, Helsinki, Finland featured composer. WORDS OF THE SEA for orchestra and CREDENCES OF SUMMER for orchestra will be performed.
February 26, 2006: SUN SONGS for Mezzo and 3 percussion will be premiered by the Percussion Plus Project of Depauw University.
February 24, 2006: SHAKIN' for orchestra will be premiered by the Memphis Symphony, David Loebel, Conductor.
January 30, 2006: PULSAR for solo violin and CAPRICE for solo violin, performed by Walden Chamber Players in New York City.
January 30, 2006: CAPRICE for solo violin, Juilliard School of Music Sonic Boom Festival.