Poems on an Ending
(2014-15) (UConn Honors Thesis) “Smog” c. 4’ “Not yet” c. 5’
Finalist, ASCAP Foundation 2016 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards.
Words by Cameron Henderson-Begg.
Performances of version for medium high voice and piano:
“Smog:” Benton Museum, Storrs, CT, Oct. 2014. Katie Cummings (sopr.) & Nathan Fletcher (pno.).
“Not yet:” von der Mehden Recital Hall, Storrs, CT, Dec. 2014. Katie Cummings & Nathan Fletcher.
“Not yet:” Dec. 2014 at Middletown H. S. Perf. Arts Center. Katie Passons (sopr.) & Nathan Fletcher.
Both songs: von der Mehden Recital Hall, Storrs, CT, Feb. 2015. Katie Cummings and Nathan Fletcher.
Both songs: Mannes, May 2017. Nathan Fletcher (tenor) and Lora Al-Ahmad (piano).
Version for medium high voice & chamber ensemble premiered at vdM Recital Hall, Storrs, CT in May 2015 by Allison Fletcher (flute), Andrew Kohanski (oboe), Jonathan Schmieding (clarinet), Vincent LaMonica (bassoon), Julien Monick (French horn), Samuel Hausman (trombone), Matt Beland (violin), Brian Roach (violin), Spencer Morgan (viola), Bronwyn Reeve (cello), Matt Chiu (piano), Katie Cummings (soprano) & Nathan Fletcher (cond.).