JANUARY 14, 2023
World Premiere of LAETITIA'S CAPRICE for solo soprano saxophone performed by Phil Pierick at the International Saxophone Symposium, hosted by the United States Navy Band at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. LAETITIA’S CAPRICE is dedicated with admiration and gratitude to Phil Pierick.
JANUARY 15, 2023
UK Premiere of MAGIC GARDENS for string quartet performed by Rolston String Quartet at Wigmore Hall, London, England.
JANUARY 18, 2023
Guest Composer at the 2023 New Music Miami ISCM Music Festival. UPON WINGS OF WORDS, Emily Dickinson Settings for soprano and string quartet performed by the Amernet with Mezzo-Soprano soloist Rachel Calloway in the FIU Wolfsonian Museum on Miami, Florida. This is the world premiere of the Mezzo-Soprano version.
JANUARY 21 & 22, 2023
World FREEDOM: To Be Free and Sky Bound In Memoriam Rosa Parks, for TTBB Chorus performed by Cappella Clausura, Dr. Carolina Flores conducting, Frank Campofelice, soloist, at Emmanuel Church in Boston, Massachusetts
JANUARY 28, 2023
OF PARADISE AND LIGHT for orchestra performed by the Austin Civic Orchestra, Lois Ferrari conducting, Bates Recital Hall University of Texas, Austin , TX.
JANUARY 28, 2023
FANFARE OF HOPE AND SOLIDARITY for orchestra performed by the Union Symphony Orchestra conducted by Deanna Tham in Monroe, North Carolina.
JANUARY 29, 2023
Rumi Settings, for violin and viola, performed Andrej Power, violin; Vicki Powell, viola, at Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
JANUARY 31, 2023
AVIAN CAPRICCIO for brass quintet performed by Axiom Brass at Northwestern University.
JANUARY 31, 2023
BALLET SUITE from the ballet FOREST OF SHIFTING TIME performed by the Detroit-based Akropolis Reed Quintet, on the The Connoisseurs Series The University of Southern Mississippi. [The original ballet was Choreographed and directed by BalletCollective Artistic Director Troy Schumacher, featuring whimsical costumes and props by artist and designer Doug Fitch and lighting by Ben Rawson.]
FEBRUARY 9, 2023
JEU D’ESPRIT performed by Lati2de, Saxophone Duo featuring Matt Dardick and Leo Schlaifer Albion College, Albion, Michigan.
FEBRUARY 17 & 18, 2023
World Premiere of SUN DANCE for orchestra in Memoriam Oliver Knussen commissioned by the Indianapolis Symphony, conducted by Christian Reif
FEBRUARY 22, 2023 – 3:30 PM
INCANTATION for solo cello performed by Paul Christopher at the Stephen W. Slaughter Performing Arts Theatre, Bossier City, LA.
FEBRUARY 24, 2023
ACROBATS for 5 players performed by The Last Hundred Ensemble, Juan Trigos conducting, Miami Florida at Chapel of the Venerable Bede.
February 26, 2023 – 2 PM
SONG WITHOUT WORDS Marianne Parker, piano and Gregory Oakes, clarinet in the Epiphany Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL.
FEBRUARY 26, 2023
SUNBURST a fanfare for orchestra performed by the Alpharetta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Dr. Grant Gilman at the Alpharetta First Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA.
FEBRUARY 26, 2023
SUNBURST a fanfare for orchestra performed by The Dubuque Symphony Youth Orchestra conducted by Dr. Robert Stull in Jansen Music Hall at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa.
FEBRUARY 28, 2023 – 12 PM
JEU D’ESPRIT performed by Lati2de, Saxophone Duo featuring Matt Dardick and Leo Schlaifer University of Wisconsin-Madison.
FEBRUARY 28, 2023 – 8 PM
JEU D’ESPRIT performed by Lati2de, Saxophone Duo featuring Matt Dardick and Leo Schlaifer University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
March 5, 2023
Prayer and Celebration for chamber orchestra performed by the Narragansett Bay Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kristo Kondakçi, Providence RI.
MARCH 8, 2023 – 12:10 PM
ANGEL TEARS AND EARTH PRAYERS for soprano saxophone and organ performed by Phil Pierick and Phillip Kloekner at the Chicago Temple, Chicago, IL.
MARCH 10, 2023 – 12:10 PM
Chicago Premiere of LAETITIA'S CAPRICE for solo soprano saxophone performed by Phil Pierick on the Noonday Concert Series at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL.
MARCH 15, 2023 – 12:15 PM
LAETITIA'S CAPRICE for solo soprano saxophone performed by Phil Pierick at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, WI.
MARCH 19, 2023 – 4 PM
LAETITIA'S CAPRICE for solo soprano saxophone performed by Phil Pierick at First Presbyterian Church of Deerfield, Deerfield, IL.
MARCH 19, 2023 – 4 PM
RING OUT WILD BELLS TO THE WILD SKY for solo soprano, chorus and orchestra. Amanda Palmeiro, solo soprano performed by the Cathedral Choral Society of Washington, D.C., and the Baltimore Symphony, conducted by Steven Fox in the Washington National Cathedral, Washington, D.C.
March 25, 2023
INCANTATION for solo violin presented by The Quad City Symphony Orchestra at the Figge Art Museum Davenport, Iowa.
MARCH 31, 2023
Guest Artist for Masterclass on string compositions at Chicago College of Performing Arts as organized by Dr. MingHuan Xu, violinist and Director of Strings at Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois.
MARCH 31, 2023
RINGS OF LIGHT for 9 saxophones performed by the University of South Carolina Saxophone Ensemble, led by Professor Clifford Leaman, at The North American Saxophone 2023 Biennial Conference at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
APRIL 16, 2023 – 3 PM
AVIAN ESCAPADES for woodwind quintet performed by Chicago Pro Musica the International House of the University of Chicago.
April 18, 2023 – 7:30 PM
LAETITIA'S CAPRICE for solo soprano saxophone performed by Phil Pierick on the Duckwall Artist Series at Butler University, Indianapolis, IN.
April 23, 2023 – 10:00 AM
ANGEL TEARS AND EARTH PRAYERS for soprano saxophone and organ performed by Phil Pierick and John Sherer at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL.
APRIL 23, 2023
FANFARE OF HOPE AND SOLIDARITY for orchestra will be performed by the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of the renowned conductor Susan Davenny Wyner. Warren, Ohio.
APRIL 24, 2023
THE REWAKING for choir performed by Chanticleer in St. Paul's Chapel of Trinity Church New York, NY.
APRIL 27 & 28, 2023
CRACKLE for wind ensemble performed by Dr. Saul Torres, Director of Bands, in the TSC Performing Arts Center UTRGV Performing Arts Center.
APRIL 28 & 29, 2023
World Premiere of TOWARD A SECRET SKY, Poems on Love by Rūmī for light lyric soprano, SATB chorus and orchestra. Commissioned and premiered by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Dr. Eric Stark, Artistic Director who will be conducting the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis on Monument Circle.
May 4, 2023
Prayer Bells, for orchestra. Performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathon Heyward at the Music Center at Strathmore, Bethesda, MD.
May 5-7, 2023
Prayer Bells, for orchestra. Performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathon Heyward at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD.
May 19, 2023
World Premiere of TERPSICHORE'S BOX OF DREAMS for 13 players performed by The Grossman Ensemble conducted by Timothy Weiss, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
May 21, 2023 – 2 PM
World Premiere of ABSOLUTE OCEAN in the version for mezzo-soprano and orchestra performed by "The President's Own" United States Marine Chamber Orchestra conducted by 1st Lt. Darren Y. Lin featuring Mezzo soprano soloist MSgt Sara Sheffield. Washington, D.C.
May 25, 2023
UK Premiere of TERPSICHORE'S BOX OF DREAMS for 13 players performed by the London Sinfonietta conducted by Vimbayi Kaziboni at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
AUGUST 1, 2023
THE AUDITIONS, a ballet for chamber orchestra performed, by the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble conducted by Timothy Weiss at the Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado.
AUGUST 5, 2023
Chicago Premiere of SUN DANCE for orchestra will be performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop at The Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, Illinois.
NOVEMBER 9, 2023
New York Premiere of SUN DANCE for orchestra in Memoriam Oliver Knussen performed by the American Composers Orchestra, conducted by Vimbayi Kaziboni in Zankel Hall of Carnegie Hall.
MARCH 1 - 3, 2024
JUBILEE for orchestra performed by The New Jersey Symphony, conducted by Xian Zhang at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ.
MARCH 8-17, 2024
DANCE FOLDINGS for orchestra performed by the Orchestre national d’Ile de France conducted by Alevtina Loffe. Orchestra is touring concerts from March 8 to March 17 including a performance at the Philharmonie de Paris on Tuesday March 12 at 20H00.
MARCH 16, 2024
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 17, 2024
World premiere NEW WORK performed at Carnegie Hall in Zankel Hall, New York, NY.