NEWS 2020

2020, what a weird year! Many events were cancelled, but a lot of creativity went into presenting concerts in new ways. Here are a few of my own humble contributions:

RECOGNITION: Smoulder for Wind Ensemble (2019)
Finalist, 2020 National Band Association
William D. Revelli Composition Contest

CD RELEASE: "Drift" No. 34 from the SCI Composers' CD Series
Available for
Purchase November 20, 2020
Featuring
Wild Silk

PRIMARY COLORS TRIO:
Jeffrey Heisler, baritone saxophone
Isabelle Huang, percussion
I-Chen Yeh, piano

PREMIERE PERFORMANCE: Wings to Air for Flute (2013)
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 8 p.m. (PT)
Live Stream
from the San Francisco
Center for New Music ($)

PROGRAM >>
HAILSTORK:
The Pied Piper of Harlem (1980)
SHIM:
On All Sides (2020) *
MISURELL-MITCHELL:
Dolce, Purete (2014)
JONES:
The people could fly (2020)
REINKEMEYER:
Wings to Air (2013)*
* world premiere

PERFORMER:
Meerenai Shim, flute

PERFORMANCE: From Cycles of Eternity for Treble Voices (2017)
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 7 p.m. (PT)
online,
free access on YouTube
A video pairing of the
Cycles of Eternity recording
with artwork by
Rita Robillard
Details to follow (
season brochure)

IN MULIERIBUS:
Anna Song, director
3. Arwen Myers, soprano

PERFORMANCE: Water Sings Fire for Orchestra (2019) - cancelled due to COVID-19

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 8:00 p.m.
A Nation Divided (
program)
Cabrillo
Festival of Music (link)

RODRIGUEZ: A Metaphor for Power
PUTS: Second Oboe Concerto:
Moonlight
REINKEMEYER:
Water Sings Fire
BATES:
The Art of War

From the
press release:
"
Her Water Sings Fire feels oceanic, ebbing and flowing, as if giving voice to the sorrows and aspirations of disenfranchised people. It is dedicated "to women who sing truth though the world rains fire upon them."

CABRILLO FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA:
Cristian Măcelaru, conductor

RADIO BROADCAST: in the speaking silence for Alto Saxophone and Bassoon (2018)

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 2:00-4:00 p.m. EDT
The New Edge, with host Ken Field (link), Episode #720
WMBR and 88.1 FM in Cambridge/Boston, MA

POST-HASTE REED DUO
Sean Fredenburg, alto saxophone
Javier Rodriguez, bassoon

ONLINE PREMIERE PERFORMANCE: Triptych: Three Disasters a Chamber Opera Scene for Two Sopranos, Baritone, Piano, Fixed Media (2020)
Patrick Wohlmut, libretto; Andrea Reinkemeyer, music

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 8:00 p.m. Video
New Music Gathering 2020 "Local Action" Details

Brett Campbell, Oregon Arts Watch (June 22, 2020)
Summer Streams: Chamber Music Northwest and Oregon Bach Festival lead parade of Oregon summer shows from onstage to online (link)

RHYMES WITH OPERA
Elisabeth Halliday Quan, soprano
Bonnie Lander, soprano
Robert Maril, baritone
Christopher Wilson, piano
Andrea Reinkemeyer, electronics

PERFORMANCE: Water Sings Fire for Orchestra (2019) - cancelled due to COVID-19

Thursday, June 9, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Hot Springs Music Festival, Season 25
Oaklawn Magnet School, Hot Spring, Arkansas

BEETHOVEN:
Overture to Fidelio
REINKEMEYER:
Water Sings Fire
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:
Scheherazade
RAVEL: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales

HOT SPRINGS MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA:
Sameer Patel, artistic director

PERFORMANCE: Smoulder for Wind Ensemble (2019) - cancelled due to COVID-19

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Ice Auditorium, Linfield University

LINFIELD UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND:
Joan Paddock, conductor

PERFORMANCE: Opening Up for Narrator and String Quartet (2019) - cancelled due to COVID-19

March 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
"Hearings" Concert from the JUSTIC
E (Just US) Concert Series
Ice Auditorium, Linfield University

REINKEMEYER:
Opening Up
QUICK:
Stop the Clock
PACKWOOD:
confrontation
FULTON:
flowing more freely

FEAR NO MUSIC:
Sarah Maines, speaker
Inés Voglar Belgique, violin
Keiko Araki, violin
Jöel Belgique, viola
Trevor Fitzpatrick, cello

PERFORMANCE: Wrought Iron for Flute and Percussion (2012)

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00 a.m. (program)
Music by Women Festival (link)
Mississippi University for Women

PERFORMERS:
Rebecca Johnson, flute
Danielle Moreau, percussion


PERFORMANCE: Four Poems for Robin for Soprano and Viola (1999)

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.
"La viola" (streaming)
State University of New York, Potsdam (press release)

PROGRAM (link):
CLARKE: Prelude, Allegro, and Pastorale for B-flat Clarinet and Viola (1941)
LARSEN: In Such a Night for Two Violas and CD (2010)
REINKEMEYER: Four Poems for Robin for Soprano and Viola (1999)
TANN: Duo for Oboe and Viola (1981)
CLARKE: Dumka for Violin, Viola, and Piano (c. 1940)

PERFORMERS:
Colleen Skull, soprano
Shelly Tramposh, viola


PERFORMANCE: Dos Danzas for Concert Band (2010)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2 p.m. (2 dances on 2/20/2020 at 2!)
2020 Southwestern Division CBDNA Conference (link)
College Band Directors National Association
University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)

Featuring:

Aaron David PERKINS, Clutch
Jodie BLACKSHAW, Soulström
Andrea REINKEMEYER, Dos Danzas
Derek JENKINS, Rock Bottom
Ron NELSON, Epiphanies (Fanfares and Chorales)

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE:
Timothy Oliver, conductor


PREMIERE PERFORMANCE: Smoulder for Wind Ensemble (2019)

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. (free*)
PREMIERE at Oregon Music Educators' Association Conference (Schedule)
Soreng Theater, Hult Center for the Performing Arts (Eugene)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. (free)
OMEA Preview Concert
George Fox University

SHERWOOD HIGH SCHOOL WIND ENSEMBLE:
Brant Stai, conductor