August 01, 2007

Stepping Out: Premiered

EEF BARZELAY'S score for the film Rocket Science, which will be theatrically released by Picture House/HBO in August. This is the former Clem Snide frontman's first venture into feature film scoring.

BRENT MICHAEL DAVIDS' two concert premieres The Last of the Mohicans and Trumpeting the Stone. The Native American composer scored The Last of the Mohicans for the Syracuse International Film Festival opening.

DAVID DEVINE'S radio jingle on local radio stations throughout western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. The jingle is a part of a promotion for the Detroit Tiger's Double A affiliate Erie Seawolves called "Seawolves City."

SCOTTY ELLIOT and his band Spur's new music video for their song "Holly" on national Cox cable 10 and Verizon FiOS channel 10 in April.

MARY EHLINGER'S "When Life Is Lived" at St. Norbert College, DePere, WI. The commissioned choral work honored Maestro Dudley Birder.

DEBORAH NODEL GORDON'S duet, "Dreams Are Never Free," in Delray Beach, Florida to a standing ovation. The piece was commissioned by the Project People Foundation for a two-year national concert tour.

JACKSON HILL'S "Summer Dreams" for vocal ensemble. The piece was commissioned and premiered by The Lyric Consort at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

JAMES DURHAM HOBBS III's composition "Xia Xiang Suite No. 3" by the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra with Victor Yampolsky conducting on May 12, 2007.

EDWARD WALKER IKARD'S songs in the world premiere production of the play Perky's Crown of Beauty at the Renaissance Theatre in Alabama.

LAWRENCE LERITZ'S song cycle Songs Of Youth and Discovery at the historic Sherman Theatre in Shroudsburg, PA by the Pocono Choral Society.

DAN STEVEN LOCKLAIR'S Stirring the Silence for SATB chorus, children's chorus, and string orchestra. The work was commissioned and premiered by The Virginia Chorale.

RICHARD O'MEARA and RICH MCCANDLESS'S three world premieres: O'Meara's "Glash" and "Lines" and McCandless' "Canyons," all for percussion and electronics.

WILLIAM D. PARDUS' two new works, Six Songs of Birds and Bugs for soprano and piano and Woodwind Quartet No. 1.

AMELIA PARRAVANO'S original song parody "One Number Away" on May 16 at Catch a Rising Star Comedy Club at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, RI.

BRIAN WADE'S country/pop song "May Be When" at the Songwriters and Artist Memoir in Orlando Florida.

RICHARD WILSON'S setting of five psalms in Hebrew called Chamisha Mizmorey Tehilim for two singers and orchestra at the Henry Crown Hall in Jerusalem.