The “Agnus Dei” of a Mass for SATB chorus, 3 clarinets and piano will be premiered in November, 2013 by the University Singers at UMaine’s Minsky Recital Hall. The “Sanctus” and “Kyrie” of this Mass were premiered last year by the Singers, on their spring tour and campus concerts.
The Only Color I Have was premiered by Marcia Gronewold Sly, Karen Pendleton and Liz Downing in the spring of 2013, and was also performed by these musicians at the PARMA Music Festival/SCI conference in Portsmouth, NH on August 15, 2013.
A new string quartet, Minor Blasts, Some Flurries, was premiered by the Portland Chamber Music Festival at the SPACE Gallery in Portland on May 23rd, 2013. A version of the work for string quartet with video accompaniment is also completed.
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. This was also performed in the Frontier New Music Series in Brunswick, ME in May, 2013.
The Star Theatre was performed at the Electro-acoustic Barn Dance Festival in Virginia, November 9, 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.