Works Performed

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Elizabeth Blachly-Dyson

List of Works

 

Large Ensemble:

 

2015    Elegy for an Owl for chamber orchestra, 2 ½ min. Premiered by the Pacific Crest Youth Sinfonietta, Stefana Berceanu, conductor, June 14, 2015, Portland, Oregon

 

2013   Fun and Games for chamber orchestra. 11 min. Premiered by the Pacific Crest Youth Sinfonietta, Stefana Berceanu, conductor, December 2013, Portland, Oregon.

Performed by the Marylhurst Symphony Orchestra, Lajos Balogh, conductor, April 2014, Lake Oswego, Oregon.

 

2012    Let’s C, a Celebration of the C Major Scale for orchestra. 12 min. Premiered by the Marylhurst Symphony Orchestra, Lajos Balogh, conductor, April 2012. Lake Oswego, Oregon.

 

2011    Anglo Tango for chamber orchestra, 4 min. Premiered by the Pacific Crest Youth Sinfonietta, Stefana Berceanu, conductor, December 2011, Portland, Oregon.

 

2009    Hearing Double for viola, bassoon and orchestra. 10 min. Premiered by Griffin Gaffney, viola, Boyd Osgood, bassoon and the Marylhurst Symphony Orchestra, Lajos Balogh, conductor. April 2009. Lake Oswego, Oregon.

 

 

Instrumental chamber works:

 

2014    The Lament of the Red Tree Vole for piano trio, 7 min. Chris Fotinakis, violin, Hannah Hillebrand, cello and Lisa Marsh, piano. Premiered at the Crazy Jane Composers concert, Portland Oregon, November 2014.

 

Emerging from the Mist for string quartet. 8 min. Premiered by Lucia Conrad and Jason Frome, violin, Marissa Winship, viola, and Diane Chaplin, cello at Cascadia Composers fall concert. October 2014. Portland, Oregon.

 

2013    Left Rite, Left Rite for string trio. 1 min. Commissioned by Free Marz. Premiered by the Free Marz Trio, Ines Voglar, violin, Joël Belgique, viola, Justin Kagan, cello. March 2013. Portland, Oregon.

 

Aspirations for string quartet. 5 min. Premiered by the DTQ Quartet, Tatiana Kolchanova and Joy Fabos, violin, Angelika Furtwangler, viola and Erin Winemiller, cello, at the Classical Revolution PDX quartet contest, March 2013. Portland, Oregon.

 

Crotchety Quintet for wind quintet. 7 min. Premiered by The City of Tomorrow wind quintet at Cascadia Composers spring concert, March 2013. Portland, Oregon.

 

2011    Glimpses for string trio. 7 min. Premiered by Emily Cole, violin, Marissa Winship, viola and Diane Chaplin, cello at the crazy Jane Composers concert. November 2011. Portland, Oregon

 

 

Knock on Wood for cello and marimba. 6 min. Premiered by Diane Chaplin, cello and Florian Conzetti, marimba, at Seventh Species concert organized by Gary Noland, June 2011. Portland, Oregon.

 

 

(2011)  Five Virtues for flute, cello and piano. 11 min. Premiered by Jim Norman, flute, John Hubbard, cello and Cary Lewis, piano at Cascadia Composers concert. February 2011. Portland, Oregon.

 

2010    Prelude for piano trio (4 min.). Premiered by John Paul, violin, John Hubbard, cello and Jeff Winslow, piano at the Cascadia Composers fall concert, October 2010. Portland Oregon.

 

Piano:

The following short piano pieces were premiered by Portland area piano students in the “In Good Hands” concert series in Portland, Oregon, sponsored by the Oregon Music Teachers Association and Cascadia Composers (2010-2014) and Portland Piano International (2010-2012).

 

2014    With One Hand Tied Behind My Back, 1. “Accidentally On Purpose” 1 min. played by Kyle Wern. 2. “Tangled Chords” 1 min. played by Erin Kirkman.

It Takes Two, 1. “Getting Acquainted” 1 min. and 2. “Argument”, 1 min. played by Kaylee Mo. July 2014.

 

2012    March of the Ants. 1 min. played by Helen Wang. July 2012.

 

2011    Let’s C: Variations on a C Major Scale. 3 min. played by Jared Lin. July 2011.

 

2010    Trees: 1. “Acorns”, 1 min. 2. “Aspens”, 1 min. played by Natina Gilbert. July 2010.

 

Vocal Music:

 

2014    Together for youth choir (unison). 3 min.   Lyrics by Brent, age 9. Arranged for youth orchestra by Mark Woodward. Premiered by the BRAVO Youth Orchestra and Choir at Portland City Hall May 2014. Portland, Oregon.

 

2013    A Few Regrets: 2. “Unrequited”, 3. “Spring Cleaning” for soprano and flute. 5 min. Lyrics by the composer. Premiered by Martha Bryan, soprano and Gail Gillespie, flute at Crazy Jane Composers concert November 2013. Portland, Oregon.

 

2012    What Fades for mezzo soprano and cello. 4 min. Poems by Clare Sykes. Premiered by Renée Favand-See, mezzo and Amelia Bierly, cello at Crazy Jane Composers concert November 2012. Portland, Oregon.

 

So Young for choir (SATB) 3 min. Lyrics by the composer. Premiered by the Marylhurst University Choir April 2012. Lake Oswego, Oregon.

 

2010    High Fructose Corn for soprano and piano. 9 min. Lyrics by the composer. Premiered by Emily Zahniser and Jeff Payne at a collaborative concert by Cascadia Composers and Fear No Music March 2010. Portland, Oregon.

Performed by Renée Favand-See, soprano and Signe Lusk, piano, at Seventh Species concert, Gary Noland, organizer, June 2011. Portland, Oregon.