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2013

19 October

Vignettes: Chamber Music by Jonathan Blumhofer

Cloches, for solo piano (WORLD PREMIERE)

2×1, for two violas

“To Anacreon in Heaven…” Five drinking songs for voice and piano

Semper Dowland, semper dolens, for string quartet

Four Italian Folksong Arrangements, for voice and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)

The Maiden Pearl, for flute, violin, cello, and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)

Jan Zimmerman, mezzo soprano; members of the Worcester Chamber Music Society

Razzo Hall, Worcester, MA

 

17 October

Semper Dowland, semper dolens (WORLD PREMIERE)

Members of the Worcester Chamber Music Society

Nuovo Restaurant, Worcester, MA

 

12 May

La mémoire de berceuse (WORLD PREMIERE)

Jacqueline Martelle, flute

Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, New York City

 

9 April

Diversions (NY Premiere)

American Composers Orchestra/George Manahan

DiMenna Center for Classical Music, New York City

 

2012

14 October

Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord, for SATB voices, brass, and organ

First Baptist Church, Worcester, MA

 

6 May

Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord, for SATB voices, brass, and organ (WORLD PREMIERE)

First Baptist Church, Worcester, MA

 

20 March

Estabrook Variations, for clarinet, horn, marimba, and cello (WORLD PREMIERE)

Traina Center, 2nd Floor Lounge

Clark University, Worcester, MA

 

19 February

Diversions, for orchestra

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic/Ulysses James

Bishop Ireton High School

Arlington, VA

 

12 February

Diversions, for orchestra

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic/Ulysses James

Church of the Epiphany

Washington, D.C.

 

2011

11 September

…einfach/schwer…? for chamber ensemble

Juventas New Music Ensemble/Avlana Eisenberg

Old South Church

Boston, MA

 

10 September

…einfach/schwer…? for chamber ensemble

Juventas New Music Ensemble/Avlana Eisenberg

Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory

Boston, MA

 

10 September

2×1, for two violas (WORLD PREMIERE)

Peter Sulski and Mark Berger, violas

Razzo Hall

Worcester, MA

 

16 July

Variations on THAXTED, for string chamber orchestra

Baroque Festival Orchestra/Drostan Hall

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

26 February

By the Seaside, cantata for solo baritone, chorus, and orchestra (WORLD PREMIERE)

Tyler Putnam, baritone; Longfellow Chorus and Orchestra/Charles Kaufman

First Parish

Portland, ME

 

2010

27 April

Diversions (WORLD PREMIERE)

Boston University Symphony Orchestra/David Hoose

Tsai Center for the Performing Arts

Boston, MA

 

17 April

Berceuse II, for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)*

Xanthos Ensemble

Tsai Center for the Performing Arts

Boston, MA

 

25 March

Vignettes (mvt. 3 & 4), for horn, violin, and piano

Young Kim, horn; Ashlyn Olson, violin; Julia Scott Carey, piano

Tsai Center for the Performing Arts

Boston, MA 

 

21 March

Vignettes, for horn, violin, and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)

“To Anacreon in Heaven…” for mezzo soprano and piano

…einfach/schwer…? for chamber ensemble

Marshall Room, College of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, MA

 

2009

13 December

The Morning Star, for voice (or trumpet) and chamber orchestra (WORLD PREMIERE)

Taylor Graham, trumpet; orchestra conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya

Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, MA

 

24 April

“To Anacreon in Heaven…” for mezzo-soprano and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)

Jan Zimmerman, mezzo; Michael Monroe, piano

Gordon College

Wenham, MA

 

2008

13 December

Melos, for clarinet and electronics (WORLD PREMIERE)*

Tunman Ho, clarinet

Marshall Room, College of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, MA

 

11 December

…einfach/schwer…? for chamber ensemble (WORLD PREMIERE)

Ensemble conducted by Lidiya Yankovskaya

Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, MA

 

3 December

Des pas sur la neige, arrangement for orchestra

Boston University Symphony Orchestra/Joshua Fineberg

Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, MA

 

16 August

Processional, for horn and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)

Ronald Patrick, horn; Christine Patrick, piano

Christ the King Presbyterian Church

Cambridge, MA

 

7 June

“Blest Be the Dear, Uniting Love,” for voice and string quartet (WORLD PREMIERE)

Jan Zimmerman, mezzo-soprano

Panama City, FL

 

22 April

Wedding Preludes, for solo piano (third movement only – WORLD PREMIERE)

John Muniz, piano

Concert Hall, College of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, MA

 

2007

11 December

Faux rondeau II, for eight-channel tape (WORLD PREMIERE)

Marshall Room, College of Fine Arts, Boston University

Boston, MA

 

9 September

Csardas Variations, for solo oboe

Gregory Grobe, oboe

Seully Hall

Boston, MA

 

7 September

Csardas Variations, for solo oboe (WORLD PREMIERE)*

Gregory Grobe, oboe

Marsh Chapel

Boston, MA

 

8 April

Alleluia! Alleluia! Hearts to Heav’n and Voices Raise, for SATB voices, trumpet, and organ

Glory Be to Him! for SATB voices, trumpet, strings, and organ 

Ashley Hall, trumpet; Park Street Choir/C. Thomas Brooks

Park Street Church

Boston, MA

 

2006

19 November

My Song Shall Be of Jesus, for voice and piano

Heather Gregg, mezzo-soprano; Norma Brunner, piano

Park Street Church

Boston, MA

 

5 November

The Altar, for SATB voices (WORLD PREMIERE)

Park Street Singers

Park Street Church

Boston, MA

 

20 July

Three Tropes, for unaccompanied clarinet (EUROPEAN PREMIERE)

Dvorak Museum

Prague, Czech Republic

 

22 April

Three Tropes, for unaccompanied clarinet (WORLD PREMIERE)

Serenade, for two violins*

The Exuviator – Part Two, for solo piano*

Suite, for unaccompanied cello*

Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory

Boston, MA

 

26 March

Blessed Assurance, for voice and piano

Ruben Muresan, tenor; Norma Brunner, piano

Park Street Church

Boston, MA

 

2005

19 November

String quartet no. 1, “Lachrymae” (WORLD PREMIERE)

Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory

Boston, MA

 

23 October

Variations on THAXTED, for string chamber orchestra

Camerata Chicago/Drostan Hall

Oak Brook Library

Oak Brook, IL

 

22 October

Variations on THAXTED, for string chamber orchestra

Camerata Chicago/Drostan Hall

Northern Illinois University Recital Hall

DeKalb, IL

 

11 September

Ferdinand the Bull, arrangement for narrator and piano trio (WORLD PREMIERE)

Drostan Hall, narrator/Lincoln Trio

Music in the Loft

Chicago, IL

 

2004

20 November

September Songs, for high voice, oboe, string quartet, and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)*

Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory

Boston, MA

 

22 February

Processional on CHINESE, for SATB voices, 2 flutes, cello, bass, and percussion

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

2003

5 October

Variations on THAXTED, for string chamber orchestra

Camerata Chicago/Drostan Hall

Music Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

3 & 4 October

Variations on THAXTED, for string chamber orchestra (WORLD PREMIERE)

Camerata Chicago/Drostan Hall

Long Grove Community Church

Long Grove, IL

 

August

Ferdinand the Bull, arrangement for narrator and orchestra (WORLD PREMIERE)

Dorothy Hall, narrator; orchestra conducted by Drostan Hall

Provo Music Festival

Provo, UT

 

13 April

Vocalise, for clarinet, viola, and piano (WORLD PREMIERE)

Steve Ivester, clarinet; Jonathan Blumhofer, viola; Bill Billingham, piano

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

16 February

Impromptu on THAXTED, for string orchestra (WORLD PREMIERE)

College Church String Ensemble

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

2002

1 September

Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross, hymn arrangement for two violins and viola

Drostan Hall and Rebekah Burgess, violins; Jonathan Blumhofer, viola

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

May

Thy Life Was Given for Me, for SATB voices and organ

College Church Chancel Choir/Charles King

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

22 April

Dance Suite, for violin, viola, and cello*

Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

 

7 April

Just As I Am, Without One Plea, hymn arrangement for string quartet

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

2001

30 April

Dance Suite, for violin, viola, and cello (WORLD PREMIERE)*

Steve Sjobring, violin; Jonathan Blumhofer, viola; Beth-El Montgomery, cello

Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

 

22 April

Tis so Sweet…, hymn arrangement for string quartet

College Church

Wheaton, IL

 

1999

13 December

Brass Musick, for clarinet, brass quartet, piano and percussion (WORLD PREMIERE)

Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College

Wheaton, IL

 

*=withdrawn/under revision