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2008-2009:


Commissions:

-Consortium Commission of concerto for Shofar/trombone, 

Tekiah, to be premiered in fall, 2009. Consortium orchestras include:  Wilmington Symphony, Oct. 24, 2009, Brevard Philharmonic, Nov. 15, 2009; University of South Carolina Symphony, Nov. 17, 2009, Western Piedmont Symphony and Dayton Philharmonic in 2009-10 or 2010-11, dates tba.  Commission also supported by Lilly Filler and Bill Stern in memory of their parents, Jadzia and Ben Stern.


Recent performances include: 

 

-Jan. 18-- 

Bracha (Blessing) 

 for violin and piano, Kobayashi/Grey Duo, Odeon Chamber Music Series, Falls Church, VA.  Kobayashi/Grey Duo also recorded 

Bracha

 on their recent Albany Records release of music for violin and piano by women composers titled 

Feminissimo!

 

-March 26--

Bracha (Blessing),

 Kenneth Heinemeier, v

iolin, 

Dr. Jeffrey Brown, piano, at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA.

-As part of Warshauer's Nancy A. Smith Distinguished Visitor appointment at Coastal Carolina University, the following works were performed by the faculty 

-March 31-- 

In Memoriam

 with Anne Dervin, clarinet; 

Bati l'Gani (I Came into My Garden) 

with Amy Hardison Tully, flute, and Kurry Seymour, percussion; and 

Four Songs from the Holocaust

 with David Bankston, tenor, Amy Hardison Tully, flute, and Philip Howell, piano.  

-Another faculty concert featuring Warshauer's chamber music is scheduled for October 29, 2009.   


Residency lectures:

-February 13-- "Meira Warshauer:  My Life in Music" for the university-wide Celebration of Inquiry; and 

-March 13-- "Streams in the Desert:  A Musical Journey with Composer Meira Warshauer" for Women and Gender Studies.  

-Another lecture is planned for the Music Department in fall, 2009. 

Residency Commissions

:

-one for chorus,  to be performed in spring, 2010 

-one for concert band, to be performed in spring, 2010