The “Sanctus” of a Mass will be premiered in March 2013 by the UMaine University Singers, on their spring tour and campus concert. On tour, the instrumentation will include 2 melodicas and piano. On campus, the ensemble will change to 3 clarinets and piano.
The Only Color I Have will be premiered by Marcia Gronewold Sly, Karen Pendleton and Liz Downing in the spring of 2013.
A new string quartet, Minor Blasts, Some Flurries, will be premiered by the Portland Chamber Music Festival at the SPACE Gallery in Portland on May 23rd, 2013.
From this past summer and fall:
The “Painters, Players and Poets Project” including the work Segue, has now completed its tour, with a final live
performance in Kennebunk on July 6th, at Rivertree Arts.
An evening of Beth’s works for soprano, clarinet and piano was performed at the Firehouse Space in Brooklyn, NY on Oct. 20, 2012, with pianist Geoff Burleson and soprano Maria Tegzes.
A new work for trombone and DVD, Sallee and Rumsey at Mann Gulch was
premiered by Dan Barrett on Oct. 24, 2012, in Minsky Recital Hall in Orono, Maine.
The Star Theatre was performed at the Electro-acoustic Barn Dance Festival in Virginia, November 9, 2012.
One movement of a Mass, the “Kyrie,” for chorus, 3 clarinets and piano, was premiered by the University Singers at UMaine, on Nov. 10-11, 2012.
From last year:
The “Painters, Players and Poets Project” toured, including the work Segue, with live performances and gallery shows in Maine to promote the set of completed works. First live performance at Portland Public Library, Sept. 7th
Erie, on the periphery was performed at the IAWM International Congress in Flagstaff, AZ, Sept. 14th.
Di Camera was performed at UMaine on Oct. 19th, with performers Jack Burt, Marisa Solomon and Laura Artesani, and was also played at the Portland Conservatory New Music Festival in April 2012.
Beth was part of “Composer-to-composer” on Nov. 16th at the Frontier Cafe in Brunswick, Maine, with a new work for Morgan Evans-Weiler, Crowded Sourcing.
The Star Theatre, for clarinet, piano and DVD, was premiered in Orono, ME on January 21st, 2012.
A new work for chorus, Let us in a Lovers Round, was premiered by the UMaine University Singers in November, 2011.