Choral Composition Festival

Previously Commissioned Works


1979                  Vincent Persichetti           Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
1980                  Samuel Adler                  Two Shelley Songs
1981                  Karel Husa                      Every Day
1982                  William Schuman             Esses
1983                  Dan Locklair                    Break Away
1984                  Eugene Butler                 Eternity and Time
1985                  Iain Hamilton                 The Convergence
1986                  Ellen Taafe Zwilic            Thanksgiving Song
1987                  Richard Wernick              The Eleventh Commandment
1988                  Peter Schickele                Songs I Taught My Mother
1989                  Thomas Pasatieri             Three Mysteries for Chorus
1990                  Norman Dello Joio           The Quest
1991                  Augusta R. Thomas          Sanctus
1992                  Norman Dello Joio           Songs of Memory*
1993                  Ronald Caltabian              Metaphor
1994                  Thea Musgrave                On The Underground
1995                  Daniel Pinkham                Passion Music
1996                  Daniel Asia                      purer than purest pure
1997                  Chen Yi                           Spring Dreams
1998                  Robert Maggio                 Aristotle
1999                  Lowell Lieberman             Three Elizabethan Songs
2000                  George Tsontakis              Ithaka
2001                  Chen Yi                           Xuan
2002                  Anthony Iannaccone        The Soul’s Expression
2003                  Daniel Dorff                    The Colors of Creation
2004                  Dan Welcher                   Leaves of Grass
2005                  Ron Nelson                     Let us find a meadow
2006                  Dana Wilson                   Love’s Phases
2007                   Gary Schocker               Confederate Soldier’s Prayer
2008                  Behzad Ranjbaran           We are one
2009                  Steven Stucky                Gravity’s Dream
2010                  René Clausen                 At Dusk
2011                  Carol Barnett                  Bega
2012                  Paul Carey
2013                 Dominick DiOrio              The Journey To Ithaca

* Centennial Commission

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