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Laurence Sherr
Events Archive 2: Prior to 2009

 

International

EIMI for violin, saxophone, percussion and piano
ensemble Intégrales, KOFOMI Music Festival, Mittersill, Austria, 2006

Blue Ridge Frescos for classical guitar
Manuel de Roo, guitar, Salzburg, Austria, 2006

Capriccioso for clarinet and piano
Joseph Eller, International Clarinet Association Clarinetfest 2005, Tokyo, Japan

Elegy and Vision for solo cello
Karen Becker – Contemporary American Music for Cello and Piano
• National School of Music, University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, 2000
• Museo de San Ildefonso, Mexico City, Mexico, 2000
• University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2000
• University of Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico, 2000

Four Short Pieces for solo violin
Borislava Iltcheva, College Music Society National Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2000


Banff Centre (Canada) musicians prior to a tour which included An Evening of Music by Laurence Sherr at the Off-Centre Centre in Calgary, 1982. From left: Paul Century (Canada), Sherr, Heather Hay (Canada), Klara Fenyo (Hungary), and Ramon Ramo (Mexico), with Mount Rundle in the background.

Dhammapada Verses for soprano, flute, percussion, and piano
Montanea Festival International Composers Conference, Kirchenthurnen, Switzerland, 1992

Isolated (within) for narrator, piano, and dancer(s)
Holland, 1989

Interplay: Duo for Vibraphone and Marimba
Rosewood Duo, Canadian tours of Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario, 1982–1983

String Trio, Emergence, One (plus), and Interplay
An Evening of Music by Laurence Sherr, performers included Rosewood Duo, Paul Century, and Laurence Sherr, Off Centre Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1982 (picture above)

Emergence for classical guitar
Paul Century
• Festival Internacional de Guitarra de la Habana, Cuba, 1982
• various locations on a tour of western Canada, 1982

Choreopoem I: Movements for clarinet, trombone, vibraphone, percussion, string bass, and dancers
Laurence Sherr, conductor, Diedre Tarrant, choreographer, Banff Festival of the Arts, Banff, Canada, 1980 (two performances)

Waves (5,3,4) for Percussion Ensemble
Laurence Sherr, conductor, Banff Festival of the Arts, Banff, Canada, 1980

 

Elegy and Vision for solo cello
Michal Schmidt
• Philadelphia Ethical Society, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
• Andrea Clearfield Salon, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

Parry Karp
• Madison, Wisconsin, 2009, 2006 (multiple performances)
• Red-Hot Lava Chamber Music Festival, Honolulu, HI, 2009, 2006

Wolfgang Laufer (cellist of the Fine Arts Quartet), Atlanta, GA, 2001

Karen Becker – Contemporary American Music for Cello and Piano
• Unitarian Congregation, Lincoln, NE, 2003
• Guest Artist Recital , Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, 2002
• Guest Artist Recital , St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Huntington, WV, 2002
• Guest Artist Recital , Ohio, Athens, OH, 2002
• Guest Artist Recital , University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2002
• Guest Artist Recital , Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2002
• Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival, Minneapolis, MN, 2001Joslyn Art Gallery,
• Omaha, NE, 2001; broadcast on KNNO-FM, Omaha, NE, 2001
• University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 2000
• Cellobration Festival, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2000
• University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2000

Daniel Kazez
• Guest Artist Series, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, 1999
• Scottish Rite Auditorium, Cambridge, OH, 1999
• Halle Theatre, Cleveland, OH, 1999
• Jewish Community Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1998 (picture at right)
• College Music Society National Conference, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 1998

Dorothy Lawson, Holocaust Memorial Concert, The Kitchen, New York, NY, 1997

Theresa Villani, The Tampa Bay Composers’ Forum, Madeira Beach, FL, 1996

Ian Ginsburg
• Piedmont Chamber Players, Austell, GA, 1995
• The Carter Presidential Center, Atlanta, GA, 1993 (two performances)

Judith Houlgate
• Seaside Institute, Seaside, FL, 1994
• Resurrection Catholic Church (two performances), Sandestin, FL, 1994

Craig Hultgren, Guest Artist Recital, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1994

Dhammapada Verses for soprano, flute, percussion, and piano
College Music Society SuperRegional Meeting, Louisiana State University, 2008

Doctoral Lecture-Recital, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2003

The McCormick Duo and guest artists, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2002-2003 (three performances)

Festival of New Music, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2001

Chamber Recital, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2001

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra New Directions Concert, Bakersfield, CA, 2000

Thamyris
• Society of Composers Region IV Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 1998
• Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1992; broadcast on WABE-FM, Atlanta, 1992
• Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, 1992
• Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC, 1990; recorded for broadcast by WSCI-FM, Charleston, SC
• Focus XX: Music of our Time, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, 1990; broadcast on WABE-FM, Atlanta, 1991
• Brewton Parker College, Mt. Vernon, GA, 1990
• Middle Georgia College, Cochran, GA, 1990
• Louisiana State University New Music Ensemble, Baton Rouge, LA, 1996
• San Diego State University Faculty New Music Ensemble, College Music Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1992

Journeys Within: Concerto for Flute and Chamber Ensemble
Emi Hayashi with conductor Arthur Weisberg, Music In Our Time Festival, Harid Conservatory, Boca Raton, FL, 2000

Kim McCormick with the University of South Florida Percussion Ensemble and conductor Robert McCormick
• Salvador Dali Museum, Society of Composers Region IV Meeting, St. Petersburg, FL, 1996
• Faculty Recital, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 1996
• Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, FL, 1997
• Annual Flute Fair, Florida Flute Association, Tampa, FL, 1997

Paul Brittan with Thamyris
• Tenth Anniversary Celebration, William C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1996
• Georgia State University Concert Hall, Atlanta, GA, 1994; broadcast on WABE-FM, Atlanta, 1994
• Spivey Hall, Clayton College and State University, Atlanta, GA, 1994

Susan Murphy with NewEar and conductor Gary Hill, Kansas City, MO, 1995

Lorraine Roettges with conductor Willis Page, Delius Festival, Jacksonville, FL, 1995

Fugitive Footsteps for baritone solo and mixed chorus
David Okerlund with the Bowling Green State University Collegiate Chorale, William Skoog, conductor, New Music and Art Festival, Bowling Green, OH, 2006

Daniel Gale with the Kennesaw State University Chamber Singers, Leslie Blackwell, director, A Kristallnacht Commemoration: Honoring the Victims and Survivors of the Holocaust, The Temple, Atlanta, GA, 2002

Duo Concertante for flute and percussion
Marissa Olin and Bobby Fajardo
• Hot Springs Music Festival, Hot Springs AR, 2009 (mvt. II)

Christina Guenther and Scott Harris
• Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 2006
• College Music Society National Conference, Austin, TX, 2006 (mvt. I)

Christina Guenther and Dan Davis, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 2003

Nocturne for piano
Jeri-Mae Astolfi
• 2009 tour: Faculty Guest Artist Recitals
  • The University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
  • Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA

• 2008 CD Release Tour:
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
  • University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
  • University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • SCI National Conference, Atlanta, GA

• Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR, 2007

Liuba Pupo, Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto, Rico, 2006

Ian Altman, Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, Athens and Macon, GA, 2002 (five performances)

David Watkins
• Georgia Music Teachers Association Convention, Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, GA, 1999
• Faculty Recital, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA, 2000

Four Short Pieces for solo violin
Helen Kim, College Music Society National Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2008

Dorothy Martirano, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA, 2002

Dennis O’Boyle, New Directions Concert, Tampa Bay Composers Forum, St. Petersburg, FL, 2000

Illuminations for orchestra
Gainesville Symphony Orchestra, Larry Sims, conductor, Gainesville, GA, 1999

Cobb Symphony Orchestra, Steven Byess, conductor, Atlanta, GA, 1997 (two performances); broadcast on WABE-FM, Atlanta, GA, 1997

Debussy’s Arabesque No. 1, transcribed for orchestra

Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra, Kevin McMahon, Director, Oglesby, IL, 2007

Northwest Symphony Orchestra, Paul Vermel, conductor, Des Plaines, IL, 1998

Macon Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Gnam, conductor
• Griffin, GA, 1998
• Macon, GA, 1997 (two performances)

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Anderson, conductor, Atlanta, GA, 1997

Cobb Symphony Orchestra, Steven Byess, conductor, Atlanta, GA, 1994 (two performances); broadcast on WABE-FM, Atlanta, GA, 1994

Blue Ridge Frescos for classical guitar
Rusty Banks
• Artburst Concert, Birmingham, AL, 2007
• Guest Artist Recital, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA, 2007
• Artist Recital, Lincoln, NB, 2006

Thomas Koch, Seaside Institute, Seaside, FL, 1999

William Hearn
• Faculty Recital, Spivey Hall, Clayton College and State University, Atlanta, GA, 1995
• College Music Society Southern Chapter Meeting, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 1994

Mary Akerman, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1991

One (plus) for cello and percussion, with or without dancer(s)

• Thamyris, with choreography by Karen Graffeo, Atlanta, GA, 1997
• Changes V: Theater concert, with choreography by Patricia Hruby, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, IL, 1988

Interplay: Duo for Vibraphone and Marimba
Faculty Recital, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC, 1988

American Music for Percussion concert, Charles Ives Center for American Music, New Milford, CT, 1988

Percussion Recital, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, 1988

Rosewood Duo
• tours of Washington, Oklahoma, and Texas, 1982–1983
• Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Dallas, TX, 1982

Radio broadcast of ten works on the programs “The Present Edge”, KGNU-FM, Boulder, CO, and “Present Tense”, WREK-FM, Atlanta, GA, 1993. Composer interview included in both broadcasts.

The Fiber Sculptures of a Celestial Vision for violin, viola, cello, and piano
Atlanta Chamber Players
• The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, 1991; broadcast on WABE-FM, Atlanta, 1991
• Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 1991

Emergence for classical guitar

Allison Bert, Composers Concordance concert, CAMI Hall, New York, NY, 1991

Five Aphorisms: Solo for Marimba and Assorted Percussion
John Roscigno, Faculty Recital, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 1991

Zonate III, Music of the Twentieth Century Festival, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 1989

Waves (5,3,4) for Percussion Ensemble
California Institute of the Arts Percussion Ensemble, Valencia, CA, 1988

University of Iowa Percussion Ensemble, Iowa City, IA, 1986

Milliken University Percussion Ensemble, Decatur, IL, 1984

Indiana University Percussion Ensemble, Bloomington, IN, 1981

 

Thomas Koch and Sherr, 1999
at Thomas Koch’s performance of
Blue Ridge Frescos in Seaside, FL, 1999