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AMENDMENT TO ANNUAL AMERICAN COMPOSERS UPDATE SAI Member • Friend of the Arts • • National Arts Associate • • • Honorary Member • • • • Member Laureate • • • • • In our continuing effort to offer annual updates as comprehensive as possible, we provide these supplemental composer entries in addition to the larger catalog appearing in the Winter 2013 PAN PIPES. Jan Bach NEWS: The CD Oompah Suite, named for and containing Dr. Bach's "Oompah Suite" for horn and tuba, won the Roger Bobo Outstanding Recording award for excellence (chamber music division) at the 2012 ITEA Convention. Dr. Bach wrote "Clef Hanger" for solo trombone, commissioned by David Begnoche, and arranged his work for the Gaudete Brass Quintet, "Vic and Sade's Band Concert," for wind ensemble. bach PERFORMANCES: "Pilgrimage." Mark Baldin, trumpet, John Warfel, piano; Glen Ellyn, DeKalb, Rockford, Naperville IL, Sept. 2011 – May 2012. "Concerto for Steelpan and Orchestra," Liam Teague, steelpan; Taiwan National Symphony, Fusao Kajima conducting; Taipei Taiwan, Nov. 2011. "Quintet for Tuba and Strings." Edward Mallett, tuba; Harlem String Quartet, Big Rapids MI "Tuba Bach" festival, Sept. 15. "Concert Variations." Edward Mallett, euphonium; Grand Rapids Symphony, John Varineau conducting, Big Rapids MI "Tuba Bach" festival, Sept. 30. "Four TwoBit Contraptions" for flute and horn, throughout the world PREMIERES: "Vic and Sade's Band Concert." Northern Illinois University Wind Ensemble, Ronnie Wooten conducting, Nov. 8 PUBLICATIONS: Quintet for Tuba and Strings, Pilgrimage (trumpet and piano), Foliations (Brass Quintet), Euphonium Concerto, Tuba Concerto, Concert Variations (euphonium and piano), others; all by Cimarron Music RECORDINGS: "Oompah Suite" for horn and tuba, Oompah Suite – Sweets for horn and tuba, Jay Hunsberger, tuba, James Wilson, horn. JOHN BECK NEWS: April 10-20 in residence at the Akademia Muzyczna im. Paderewskiego in Poznan, Poland. May 4–5, participating in Percussion Rochester. July 9-13, participating in Eastman School of Music Summer Percussion Institute. beck August 16-26, participating in Miedzynarodowe Forum Perkusji in Zagan, Poland. Sept. 5-13, participating in Giornate della Percussinoe, Fermo, Italy. Oct. 31-Nov. 3, participating in Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Austin, Texas. PERFORMANCES: Central Arkansas Percussion Festival, March 9–11, 2012. PUBLICATIONS: Studio Works – snare drum and timpani, Kendor Music, Inc. Elizabeth Lauer PERFORMANCES: Carousel: Dance-variations on "All the Pretty Little Horses" for Connecticut Composers concert at Dave Brubeck Auditorium in 20 PAN PIPESSPRING 2013 theWilton (CT) Library, with participation of Allen Brings, April 15; National League of American PenWomen Biennial, at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C. with participation of Margaret Mills, preceded by a workshop presentation about the composing of the commissioned work, April 20; Berkeley, California, with participation of Sondra Reid, preceded by a presentation about the composing of the commissioned work, June 16. Le Crépuscule, rag à la française for solo piano, concert for Biennial of the National League of American PenWomen, at L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C., April 19, 2012; Four Fables, based on selections from "Fables for Our Time" by Eunice Clark Jessup, for Mixed Vocal Quartet, Piano, four-hands, and percussion, Yucca Branch of National League of American Pen Women, in Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 19. DAN LOCKLAIR** NEWS: Dan Locklair is Composer-in-Residence and Professor of Music at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. Chosen by the administration to deliver the University's prestigious Hubert McNeill Poteat Lecture for 2012, he did so on March 5 with a multimedia presentation entitled, Following My Muse: The Music of Dan Locklair. Locklair's Dance the Joy (for organ), commissioned and published by United Locklair Music Publishers in the new volume ORGANWORKS!, was the only American composition represented at the 2012 London Festival of Contemporary Music in May 2012 in London. Performances of Locklair works continue to flourish world-wide, both through live performances and radio broadcasts via the many commercial CD's featuring his compositions, including American syndicated radio programs Pipe Dreams and With Heart and Voice. Performances: In Memory H.H.L. for string orchestra, Strings of St. Francis' Episcopal Church, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 12, 2012. The Stars (from WINTER [from the forgottens] for TTBB Chorus and Piano, Harvard Glee Club, Conservatorio de Musica de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 13, 2012 PHOENIX for orchestra, WinstonSalem Symphony Orchestra and Winston-Salem Symphony Youth Orchestra, Concert for Community, Wait Chapel of Wake Forest University, WinstonSalem, NC, March 17, 2012. PHOENIX Processional (solo organ version from PHOENIX FANFARE AND PROCESSIONAL), Margaret Chen, organ, Suntory Hall, Tokyo, May 17, 2012. Rubrics (A Liturgical Suite for Organ in five movements), John Scott 2012 World Tour, including performances of IV and V:, St. George's Church, Parktown, South Africa, Aug. 13 and 15, 2012; St. Mary's Cathedral, Johannesburg, South Africa, Aug. 14, 2012; ZK Matthews Hall, UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa, Aug. 16, 2012; St. Mary's Cathedral, Sidney, Australia, Aug. 21, 2012; Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Aug. 22, 2012; St. George's Cathedral, Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 30, 2012; St. Paul's Cathedral, Canberra, Australia, Sept. 2, 2012. Also performances at Shrine of La Verna, Italy and Roman Catholic Basilica, Haarlem, Holland. PREMIERES: Welcome, Happy Morning! (Anthem for Easter for SATB Chorus and Brass Quartet), performed by The St. Paul's Choir (St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Winston-Salem, NC, April 8, 2012. O Festive Day (A Fantaisie for Organ), Commissioned by Michael Lodico, Sr., performed by Michael Lodico, Jr., First United Methodist Church, Waynesville, NC, July 7, 2012. From the Rising of the Sun (A Short Concert piece for Organ, brass and percussion), performed by Atlanta Brassworks, percussionist Michael Cebulski, and Peachtree Road United Methodist Church Associate Organist Nicole Marane, commissioned by Peachtree United Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA,Sept. 9, 2012. PUBLICATIONS: Autumn Impromptu (for Guitar), published by Subito, January 2012. O Festive Day (A Fantaisie for Organ), commissioned by Michael Lodico, Sr., published by Subito, July 2012. Bond and Free (A Partsong for SATB Chorus (divisi), a cappella. Published by Subito, July 2012. NOEL! 3 (A large new choral collection containing Locklair's Hodie Christus Natus Est and O Magnum Mysterium), Published by Novello, August 2012. From the Rising of the Sun (A Short Concert piece for Organ, brass and percussion), commissioned by Peachtree United Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA, published by Subito, Sept. 2012. RECORDINGS: A Spiritual Pair (Diptych for Organ), re-release of CD entitled Spiritual Pairs recorded at Christ Church Cathedral, New Orlean, Marilyn Keiser, organ, Jan. 2012. The Lone, Wild Bird (for unis. choir/org. for Las Cantantes CD, Women's Choir, U. of New Mexico, May 1, 2012 Lawrence Moss NEWS: Moss was invited to the Foro Internacional de Musicas Nueva Manuel Enriquez 2012 for premiere of Tang Tales and the New Paths in Alaska Festival held in Homer and Anchorage, AK. PERFORMANCES: Together for 2 trumpets, Either/Or for soprano and percussion, Village Scenes (for vln, pf), From the Chinese, Suite, New Paths University of Maryland, March 15. Dreams by Day and Night, Anchorage AK Sept. 9. Moss PREMIERES: Tang Tales for Pierrot ensemble, ONIX ensemble, Mexico City, June 21, 2012. Dreams by Day Night (settings of 3 poems from the Tang poet Li Bai and set for soprano, piano, percussion and flute) Homer, AK, July 20. RECORDINGS: New Paths, 2-disc CD devoted to recent works by L. K. Moss; Innova 777. Website: Halide Smith* NEWS: Received music awards for "Eerht Dnilb Ecim" for two sopranos and piano and "Whistle" COMPOSERS continued on page 24

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