M u s I c   C o m p o s I t I o n s   I n   P e r f o r m a n c e
CABOCLINHA     (finished 1965; 'The Clay-Doll'; concert band arr.of H.Villa-Lobos)
Reading Only: 1965
San Diego State Concert Band;  conducted by composer Dr. David Ward-Steinman
Orchestration Class in Music Auditorium,  San Diego State College;  San Diego CA
IDEAS ON A 28-NOTE DITTY     (finished 1967;  instrumental quartet)
Reading Only: 1967
Student Musicians;  conducted by composer Hal Overton
Composition Class for Non-Majors,  Juilliard School of Music;  New York NY
ORCHESTRAL STUDY ON BACH:  THREE-PART INVENTION IN F MINOR     (finished 1967; chamber orchestra arr.of J.S.Bach)      (finished 1967;  chamber orchestra arr.of J.S.Bach)
Reading Only: 1967
Student Musicians;  conducted by composer High Aitken
Literature & Materials of Music Class,  Juilliard School of Music;  New York NY
TRIO SONATA…PLUS     (finished 1967;  string trio)
Reading Only: 1967
Student Musicians;  conducted by Norman Grossman
Literature & Materials of Music Class,  Juilliard School of Music;  New York NY
THE GATHERING     (finished 1967;  instrumental septet, with long-stemmed red-rose in mouth of Violist)
Performance:  1967
Concert of Non-Major Student Composers;  conducted by Leonard Slatkin
Recital Hall,  Juilliard School of Music;  New York NY
SUCH A BUNCH     (finished 1967;  instrumental nonet)
Performance:  1967
Concert of Non-Major Student Composers;  conducted by Peter Martin
Recital Hall,  Juilliard School of Music;  New York NY
THE SOLOIST     (finished 1967;  large orchestra)
Reading Only: 1967
Juilliard Orchestra;  conducted by composer Alan Leichtling / Jean Morel
Orchestral Rehearsal Room  (5th Floor),  Juilliard School of Music;  New York NY
A CONVERSATION     (finished 1967;  piano quintet)
Performance:  1968
Concert of Non-Major Student Composers;  conducted & performed by pianist / composer Kathleen St.John
Recital Hall,  Juilliard School of Music;  New York NY
THE CAGE     (finished 1969;  improvisational-clarinet solo and large instrumental ensemble; optional lights)
Performance:  1969
2nd Composers' Forum Concert;  conducted by composer Gunther Schuller;  improvisational clarinet soloist Lawrence Wheeler
Audience / Composer Discussion Seminar at conclusion of Concert
Theatre Concert Hall,  Tanglewood in the Berkshires;  Lenox MA
THE CAGE     (finished 1969;  improvisational-clarinet solo and large instrumental ensemble; optional lights)
Performance:  1969
Tanglewood-On-Parade Concert Series
Contemporary Music Concert;  conducted by composer Gunther Schuller;  improvisational clarinet soloist Lawrence Wheeler
Theatre Concert Hall,  Tanglewood in the Berkshires;  Lenox MA
SONNET 29     (finished 1969;  baritone reader and large instrumental ensemble;
        period male-character lying decoratively upon ground holding mandolin; lights)
Performance:  1969
Concert of Composition-Major Student Composers;  conducted by composer Alan Leichtling;  baritone reader Eugene Rabine
Michael Paul Hall,  The Juilliard School;  New York NY
KALEIDOSCOPE     (finished 1969;  2 triple-quartet instrumental groups [24 players] and 12-track electronic tape;
optional crowd of dancers scattering about in near-darkness, with tiny central-light on floor of stage)
Instrumental-portion conducted by composer Alan Leichtling and recorded in Recording Studio at The Juilliard School,
then mixed with electronic-material (by composer Kathleen St.John) at Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center Studio;
partial-preparation of the piece was filmed by the Cologne Radio Station of Cologne, West Germany while at EMC;
Performance:  1969
Concert of Electronic-Music;  conducted by composer Kathleen St.John,  with assistance of Vladimir Ussachevsky
who provided and personally-installed 24 speakers around entire theatre;
McMillan Theatre,  Columbia University;  New York NY
THE REVELATION OF ST.JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI-MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS     (finished 1970;  live-performer as Ionnes,
        4-track electronic-tape environment, 19 dancers, mixed chorus, rock ensemble, film; stage-set & extensive lighting)
an Enactment of the Transformation of Ionnes the Initiate;  written for clarinetist William Powell as Initiate
permission of Mr. John Houseman, Head of Drama Department at The Juilliard School, to use his new Drama Workshop;
this musical-drama had distinction of being the first publicly-performed production in his Drama Workshop
Performance:  1970
Single Concert Presentation;  directed by composer Kathleen St.John;  clarinetist William Powell as Initiate
Sponsored by Trinity Church of Manhattan NY;  under their musical director Larry King
all 5 performing schools of The Juilliard School involved in the work's performance;
lighting by The Electric Circus / composer,  with assistance of Juilliard Concert-Lighting Crew;
(composer John Cage & performer Ultra-Violet attended)
(Ms. St.John was soon-after asked to perform the work again specially for the Italian director Frederico Fellini, but declined)
Drama Workshop,  The Juilliard School;  New York NY
ACH SCHATZ     (finished 1970;  'Oh Treasure';  baritone voice and piano)
Performance:  1970
Graduate Recital of baritone Robert S. Gray, with pianist Emanuel Ax
Michael Paul Hall,  The Juilliard School;  New York NY
THE REVELATION OF ST.JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI-MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS     (finished 1970;  live-performer as Ionnes,
        4-track electronic-tape environment, 19 dancers, mixed chorus, rock ensemble, film; stage-set & extensive lighting)
an Enactment of the Transformation of Ionnes the Initiate;  written for clarinetist William Powell as Initiate
Performance:  1970 
Single Concert Presentation;  directed by Jack Spenser / composer Kathleen St.John;  clarinetist William Powell as Initiate
Sponsored by Trinity Church of Manhattan NY;  under their musical director Larry King
all 5 performing schools of The Juilliard School involved in the work's performance;
Screen Visuals by PABLO / composer;
Main Cathedral,  Trinity Church of Manhattan NY;  New York NY
A VISION OF THE ETHEREAL COSMOS     (finished 1970;  2-track electronic-tape environment;  with optional choice(s) of
        improvisational musician(s), dancer(s), and/or poetry-reader(s); stage-set and/or lights)
Performance:  1970
The Journey Of Dreams & Company 'Aubade Surpris' Concert Presentation;  coordinated by Jaan Krusberg
Sponsored by the Department of Music, University of Ottawa / Canada Council,  head by Francoys Bernier
Audience / Composers / Performers Question-Answer Period followed Concert  (individual earphones for translation);
Program and Discussion broadcasted live over CBC National Public Radio;  directed by Francoys Bernier
Experimental Theatre,  National Arts Centre;  Ottawa CAN
PLAYSONGS FOR NIGHT-CHILDREN     (finished 1971;  2-track electronic-tape environment for The New Dramatists of New York)
Performance:  1971    
Music Score for a Play by New York playwright Joseph Scott;  directed by Les Barclay;  five performances
Main Theatre,  The New Dramatists;  New York NY
LA SALON     (finished 1971;  2-track electronic-tape environment for The New Dramatists of New York)
Performance:  1971
Music Score for a Play by New York playwright Aldo Guinta;  directed by Les Barclay;  five performances
Main Theatre,  The New Dramatists;  New York NY
MOSQUITO     (finished 1972;  large string orchestra, alto choir and percussion)
Performance:  1973
2-track tape mock-performance only,  prepared by composer at EMC
sampling of string-material performed and recorded by Juilliard string players;
choral-material performed and recorded by Juilliard Chorus;  conducted by director Abraham Kaplan;
all recorded-material mixed onto 2-track tape at Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center Studios by composer;
Electronic-Music Concert;  2nd Floor
The Kitchen;  New York NY
OPHELIA:  A POETIC DRAMA     (finished 1970;  one live female-performer, 7 speaking-characters, 4-track electronic-tape,
        optional film; stage-set & lights)
Performance:  1973   [Jaan Krusberg/Peter Froehlich Version presented]  
all sound-material mixed onto one 4-track electronic/vocal-tape, then transferred onto one 2-track tape for performance,
prepared by composer at EMC in New York City;
The Journey Of Dreams & Company production of 2 New Musical Plays;  coordinated by Jaan Krusberg;
Sponsored by the University of Ottawa Drama Guild;  directed by Peter Froehlich;  4 performances
Academic Hall,  University of Ottawa;  Ottawa CAN
Concert of Recorded Works by Resident-Composers:  1973
Library,  The MacDowell Colony;  Peterborough NH
OPHELIA:  A POETIC DRAMA     (finished 1970;  one live female-performer, 7 speaking-characters, 4-track electronic-tape,
        optional film; stage-set & lights)
Performance:  1973   [composer Kathleen St. John Version presented]
all sound-material on one 2-track tape,  prepared by composer at EMC;
Single Concert Presentation;  directed by composer Kathleen St.John
Sponsored by the LaMama Experimental Theatre Club,  head by Ellen Stewart;  4 performances
Screen Visuals by PABLO;  interviewed by New York Herald newspaper
Main Theatre,  LaMama Experimental Theatre Club;  New York NY
THE SIBYL,  IN CONTEMPLATION     (finished 1976;  a mystic poem for mezzo-soprano [with crotalum in A] and piano octet;
        optional yet preferred incense, extensive period stage-set & lights)
Performance:  1976
The Music Project Contemporary Ensemble of New York;  directed by Daniel Berlinghoff
Contemporary Music Concert;  conducted by William Elliott;  soprano soloist Janis-Rozena Peri
Main Hall,  Ukrainian Institute;  New York NY
Concert of Recorded Works by composer Kathleen St.John:  1976
May Day Ceremonies,  The Virginia Center For The Creative Arts;  Sweet Briar VA
FLEUR DE LYS:   A CHORAL FANTASY     (finished 1976; 'Flower of Light'; choir of women, concert organ, soprano solo and
        instrumental trio; slight stage-set & lights)
Performance:  1977
Guest of Honor at Pre-Concert Cocktails / Dinner given by Pres.& Mrs. Harold B. Whiteman Jr. in Refractory Dining Hall
Interview & Commentary of the premiere given by Libby Fitzgerald of ABC Evening News Channel 13, WLVA Lynchburg;
filmed at Mount San Angelo - future home of The Virginia Center For The Creative Arts;  2 performances
Concert by The Sweet Briar College Concert Choir  (2nd Half of Concert);  conducted by Allen W. Huszti;
soprano soloist Marian Ruhl Metson;  concert organist John R. Shannon;
(I hummed the correct pitches for the cellist while sitting / hiding behind soprano soloist in both performances!)
Memorial Chapel,  Sweet Briar College;  Sweet Briar VA
FLEUR DE LYS:  A CHORAL FANTASY     (finished 1976;  'Flower of Light'; choir of women, concert organ, soprano solo and
        instrumental trio; slight stage-set & lights)
2nd Performance:  1977
given for the Board of Directors of Sweet Briar College only   (they all walked out during its performance)
Concert by The Sweet Briar College Concert Choir  (2nd Half of Concert only!);  conducted by Allen W. Huszti;
same performers as previous
Memorial Chapel,  Sweet Briar College;  Sweet Briar VA
SONG OF A WEEPING HERON,  ON THE DEATH OF A NIGHTINGALE     (finished 1977;  oboe solo, quartet of strings, wind trio & harp;
        optional spot-light on flautist only)
Performance:  1977
The Music Project Repertory Chamber Ensemble of New York;  directed by Daniel Berlinghoff
Contemporary Music Concert;  conducted by Brad Keimach;  oboe soloist Vicki Bodner;  harpist Amy Shulman;
the entire musical-score displaying notated dead-nightingale publicly-exhibited upon wall outside auditorium for viewing
Auditorium,  Marymount Manhattan Theatre;  New York NY
ISADORA:  DAUGHTER OF THE SUN     (finished 1977;  dithyrambos for large instrumental ensemble of winds, strings and percussion,
        with stationary chorus of the deities, soprano-obbligato, dancer(s), and visible sculpture; lights)
Performance:  1977
The Music Project Repertory Chamber Ensemble of New York;  directed by Daniel Berlinghoff
Contemporary Music Concert;  conducted by Alvin Brehm;  soprano-obbligato Janis-Rozena Peri;
dancer / choreographer Carolyn Lord;  'Isadora' sculpture by Rhoda Sherbell Honig;
performance-coordinator William Elliott;
Main Hall,  Town Hall;  New York NY
DISGUISED     (finished 1977;  'Chrysanthemum';  a musical composition for 21 players, with saron-solo; optional dancers & lights)
Reading Only: 1977
CalArts Twentieth-Century Players Ensemble;  conducted by Stephen Mosko;
(I played the saron-solo, yet messed up - so the main color was not audibly heard at all)
Orchestral Rehearsal Room,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
ARCANA:  THE REINCARNATION OF OSIRIS     (finished 1978;  ballet for main female-dancer, large percussion ensemble, wind solos,
        and voices of beings [all sound-material mixed onto one 2-track tape]; extensive stage-set & lights)
Performance:  1978
2-track instrumental / vocal recorded-tape used for performances,  prepared by composer in CalArts Studio
CalArts School of Dance Concert:  from 'Modules' Dance Concert Series 1977-78;   5 performances
Sponsored by CalArts School of Dance under Christyne Lawson;  directed & choreographed by main-dancer Patricia Gage
Modular Theatre,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
NOVA     (finished 1978;  french horn and piano)
Performance:  1978
Contemporary Music Concert:  french hornist Rachel Delevoryas and pianist Kathleen St.John
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
PRELUDE     (finished 1978;  Bb clarinet and piano)
Performance:  1978
Concert of Works by composer Kathleen St.John:  clarinetist William Powell and pianist Kathleen St.John
Modular Theatre,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
HARLEQUIN     (finished 1978;  instrumental trio, with percussion-accompaniment and 4 balloons!; optional lights)
Performance:  1978
Concert of Works by composer Kathleen St.John:  clarinetist William Powell, violist James Dunham, harpist Amy Shulman,
  with percussionist Robert Fernandez
Modular Theatre,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
INNERMISSION     (finished 1978;  instrumental quartet for improvisational-percussion solo, oboe, cello and string bass [all sound mixed
        onto one 2-track tape for performance]; optional dancers & lights)
Performance:  1978
Concert of Works by composer Kathleen St.John
Members of CalArts Twentieth-Century Players Ensemble,  conducted by John Bergamo;  percussion soloist John Fitzgerald
Modular Theatre,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
AN  INSCRIPTION ON SMENKHARE'S COFFIN?     (finished 1978;  lyric-soprano, string trio, and percussion; optional lights)
Performance:  1978
Concert of Works by composer Kathleen St.John
Members of CalArts Twentieth-Century Players Ensemble,  conducted by Stephen Mosko; soprano soloist Kaaren Marie Herr
Modular Theatre,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
HARLEQUIN     (finished 1978;  instrumental trio, with percussion-accompaniment and 4 balloons!; optional lights)
Performance:  1978
Special Performance:  CalArts Reception for Twyla Tharp / Board of Trustees Meeting / Cocktail Party
clarinetist William Powell, violist James Dunham, harpist Amy Shulman, with percussionist Robert Fernandez
Patio,  Home of California Institute of the Arts President Robert J. Fitzpatrick;  Encino CA
SONG OF A WEEPING HERON,  ON THE DEATH OF A NIGHTINGALE     (finished 1977;  oboe solo, quartet of strings, wind trio & harp;
        optional spot-light on flautist only)
Performance:  1978
Concert by the CalArts Twentieth-Century Players Ensemble:  conducted by Daniel Shulman;  oboe soloist Michael Boom
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
HARLEQUIN     (finished 1978;  instrumental trio, with percussion-accompaniment and 4 balloons!; optional lights;
        recorded-performance, as above)
Performance:  1978
Independent Composers Association Interview and Concert
clarinetist William Powell, violist James Dunham, harpist Amy Shulman,  with percussionist Robert Fernandez
Recording Room,  Radio-Station KPFK-FM
Program 'Imaginary Landscape' with Carl Stone;  Universal City CA
PRELUDE     (finished 1978;  Bb clarinet and piano)
Performance:  1978
Master-Class of clarinetist Richard Stoltzman:  clarinetist William Powell and pianist Kathleen St.John
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA     (finished 1978;  an epic instrumental drama in 13 movements for Bb clarinet and piano)
Performance:  1979
  8 of 13 movements only were performed
Contemporary Music Concert:  clarinetist William Powell and pianist Gaylord Mowrey;  1st hearing of this piece
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA     (finished 1978;  an epic instrumental drama in 13 movements for Bb clarinet and piano)
Performance:  1979
8 of 13 movements only were performed
Independent Composers Association Concert:  clarinetist William Powell and pianist Gaylord Mowrey
Schoenberg Institute,  University of Southern California;  Los Angeles CA
KALEIDOSCOPE     (finished 1969;  2 triple-quartet instrumental groups [24 players] and 12-track electronic-tape;
        optional crowd of dancers scattering about in near-darkness, with tiny central-light on floor of stage)
Performance:  1979
(all sound-material transferred onto one 4-track tape for performances)
Evening-Concert of Two Extended Works by composer Kathleen St.John
1st of 2 works presented;  3 evening-performances given
Sponsored by CalArts Student Council / William H. Ahmanson Foundation;  directed by composer
Theatre II,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
THE REVELATION OF ST.JOHN THE DIVINE:  A MULTI-MEDIA MASQUE IN 7 ACTS     (finished 1970;  live-performer as Ionnes,
        4-track electronic-tape environment, 19 dancers, mixed chorus, rock ensemble, flim; stage-set & extensive lighting)
Performance:  1979
an Enactment of the Transformation of Ionnes the Initiate;  clarinetist William Powell as Initiate
Evening-Concert of Two Extended Works by composer Kathleen St.John
2nd of 2 works presented;  3 evening-performances given
Sponsored by CalArts Student Council / William H. Ahmanson Foundation;  directed by composer
CalArts Student Council Production Grant involving all 5 Schools at CalArts
Administration Advisor Betty Armstrong, Financial Advisor / Coordinator Michael Devine, Artistic Advisor Mel Powell,
Dance Department Advisor Christyne Lawson;  Lighting by Mark Wood / David Familian / composer
Theatre II,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
NIGHT MUSIC     (finished 1979;  six nocturnes for the piano)
Performance:  1979
Contemporary Music Concert:  pianist Kathleen St.John
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
THOUGHTS OF WEDLOCK  from  THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA    (finished 1979;  an epic instrumental drama in 13 movements
        for Bb clarinet and piano; 1 movement only, transcribed for Bb clarinet and orchestra)
Reading Only: 1979
an Epic Instrumental Drama in 13 Movements for Bb clarinet and piano;  1 movement only
CalArts Orchestra:  conducted by composer Kathleen St.John;  clarinet soloist William Powell
Main Gallery,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
A SHINY SCHILLINGS-WORTH     (finished 1979;  large brass ensemble)
Reading Only: 1979
CalArts Orchestral Brass Ensemble:  conducted by Stephen Mosko
Orchestral Rehearsal Room,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
MINIATURES:  A SUITE OF VARIATIONS ON A CONSTRUCTION     (finished 1978;  bassoon solo)
Performance:  1980
Contemporary Music Concert:  bassoonist Lawrence Lajmer
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
NIGHT MUSIC     (finished 1979;  six nocturnes for the piano)
Performance:  1980
Contemporary Music Concert:  pianist Lorna Little
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
NIGHT MUSIC     (finished 1979;  six nocturnes for the piano;  recorded-performance, as just above)
Performance:  1980
pianist Lorna Little
Recording Room,  Radio-Station KPFK-FM
Program 'At The Keyboard With Leonid Hambro';  Universal City CA
CALLIOPE'S SONG TO APOLLO     (finished 1980;  piano solo)
Performance:  1980
Concert of Gaylord Mowrey and Friends;  pianist Gaylord Mowrey
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
CALLIOPE'S SONG TO APOLLO     (finished 1980;  piano solo;  recorded-performance, as just above)
Performance:  1980
pianist Gaylord Mowrey
Recording Room,  Radio-Station KPFK-FM
Program 'At The Keyboard With Leonid Hambro';  Universal City CA
HIGHNOON AT PEACE ROCK     (finished 1980;  a ballet meditation for instrumental quartet, with 12 beings; monolithic-structure & lights)
Reading Only: 1980
Dance Study:  American Dance Festival
Instrumental Ensemble,  conducted by David Stock
Rehearsal Room,  Duke University;  Durham NC
MEDITATION, HYMNE AND DANCE OF REPOSE     (finished 1980;  instrumental quartet, with dancers; lights)
Reading Only:  1980
Dance Study:  American Dance Festival
Instrumental Ensemble,  conducted by David Stock
Rehearsal Room,  Duke University;  Durham NC
HARVEST     (finished 1980;  instrumental quintet, with dancers [min.2]; lights)
Reading Only:  1980
Dance Study:  American Dance Festival
Instrumental Ensemble,  conducted by David Stock
Rehearsal Room,  Duke University;  Durham NC
ADAM AND EVE     (finished 1980;  piano solo, with male & female dancers; slight stage-set & lights)
Reading Only:  1980
Dance Study:  American Dance Festival
pianist Kathleen St.John
Rehearsal Room,  Duke University;  Durham NC
ADAM AND EVE     (finished 1980;  piano solo, with male & female dancers; slight stage-set & lights; recorded-reading, as just above)
Performance:  1980
Dance Concert:  American Dance Festival
pianist Kathleen St.John
Baldwin Auditorium,  Duke University;  Durham NC
THE DIAMOND     (finished 1980;  duo for improvisational-percussion and improvisational piano, with multiple dancers & lights)
Reading Only: 1980
Dance Study:  American Dance Festival
percussionist Robert Fernandez and pianist Kathleen St.John
Rehearsal Room,  Duke University;  Durham NC
THE DIAMOND     (finished 1980;  duo for improvisational-percussion and improvisational-piano, with multiple dancers & lights;
        recorded-reading, as just above)
Performance:  1980
Dance Concert:  American Dance Festival
percussionist Robert Fernandez and pianist Kathleen St.John
Baldwin Auditorium,  Duke University;  Durham NC
QUARTET OF A PROPHECY     (finished 1980;  string quartet in 9 epic movements, with soprano-obbligato gracefully wandering about; lights)
Performance:  1980
3 of 9 movements performed;  one rehearsal & concert-reading only
I.    Harmony of the Shattered;  Oh Thy Force Profound
II.   The Plane of Energy:  Domaine of the Good
III.  Consumed by a Vision,  a Conscience Bright
Concert of Contemporary Music For String Quartet:  Charles Ives Center For American Music
Chapel,  The Cantebury School;  New Milford CT
THE WINDS OF AEOLUS     (finished 1980;  an epic divertimento for woodwind quintet in 5 sections)
Performance:  1980
1st of 5 sections performed only
First International Congress on Women in Music;  coordinated by Jeannie G. Pool
Concert By Women Composers:  performed by the Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
Music Hall,  New York University;  New York NY
HIS ANGEL     (finished 1980;  female voice and keyboard)
Performance:  1981
Concert of New Music by composer Kathleen St.John
mezzo-soprano Tetjana Beskyd and pianist Jay Barksdale
Main Sanctuary,  St.Ignatius Church;  New York NY
SWEETSONG     (finished 1980;  female voice and keyboard)
Performance:  1981
Concert of New Music by composer Kathleen St.John
mezzo-soprano Tetjana Beskyd and pianist Jay Barksdale
Main Sanctuary,  St.Ignatius Church;  New York NY
NIGHT MUSIC     (finished 1979;  six nocturnes for the piano)
Performance:  1981
Concert of New Music by composer Kathleen St.John
pianist Jay Barksdale
Main Sanctuary,  St.Ignatius Church;  New York NY
THE WINDS OF AEOLUS     (finished 1980;  an epic divertimento for woodwind quintet in 5 sections)
Performance:  1981
all 5 sections performed in their entirety
Concert of New Music by composer Kathleen St.John
performed by the Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
Main Sanctuary,  St.Ignatius Church;  New York NY
THE WINDS OF AEOLUS     (finished 1980;  an epic divertimento for woodwind quintet in 5 sections)
Performance:  1981
all 5 sections performed in their entirety
Contemporary Music Concert:  performed by the Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
Playhouse,  Hunter College;  New York NY
HELIOTROPE     (finished 1981;  suite of six dances for woodwind quintet)
Performance:  1981
Music of North and South America
Concert by the Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
2nd-Floor Gallery,  Center For Inter-American Relations;  New York NY
PRELUDE     (finished 1978;  Bb clarinet and piano)
Performance:  1981
Concert:  Music of Twentieth-Century America
clarinetist William Powell and pianist Zita Carno
Room B-210: Mandeville Center,  University of California at San Diego;  La Jolla CA
SWEETSONGS TO THE LAMENT OF THE SIBYL     (finished 1982;  cycle of four songs for acappella concert choir, with piano)
Performance:  1982
Concert of New Music:  New York Motet Choir,  conducted by Stephen Sturk
Carnegie Recital Hall;  New York NY
SONG OF A WEEPING HERON,  ON THE DEATH OF A NIGHTINGALE    (finished 1977;  oboe solo, quartet of strings, wind trio & harp;
        optional spot-light on flautist only)
Performance:  1982
Contemporary Music Concert:  Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble,  conducted by David Stock
Chapel,  Chatham College;  Pittsburgh PA
THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA     (finished 1978;  an epic instrumental drama in 13 movements for Bb clarinet and piano;
        premiere of entire work)
Performance:  1982
2nd International Congress on Women in Music;  coordinated by Jeannie G. Pool
Concert By Women Composers:  clarinetist William Powell and pianist Zita Carno
Hancock Hall,  University of Southern California;  Los Angeles CA
THE WINDS OF AEOLUS     (finished 1980; an epic divertimento for woodwind quintet in 5 sections)
Performance:  1983
all 5 sections performed in their entirety
Special Contemporary Concert:  Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
2nd-Floor Gallery,  Center For Inter-American Relations;  New York NY
THE TENDER GRACES TOOK THEE UP IN THEIR BOSOM,  O LILY!     (finished 1978;  woodwind trio)
Performance:  1983
Special Contemporary Concert:  Trio from Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
2nd-Floor Gallery,  Center For Inter-American Relations;  New York NY
THE TENDER GRACES TOOK THEE UP IN THEIR BOSOM,  O LILY!     (finished 1978;  woodwind trio)
Performance:  1983
Concert of Contemporary Music:  Trio from Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
Carnegie Recital Hall,  New York NY
HELIOTROPE     (finished 1981;  suite of six dances for woodwind quintet)
Performance:  1983
Contemporary Music Concert:  Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York
Merkin Hall,  Goodman House;  New York NY
THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA     (finished 1978;  an epic instrumental drama in 13 movements for Bb clarinet and piano;
        in its entirety)
Performance:  1983
Concert of New Works For Clarinetist William Powell
clarinetist William Powell and pianist Zita Carno
Mandeville Recital Hall,  University of California at San Diego;  La Jolla CA
FOUR PASSION SONGS     (finished 1983;  soprano [with tambourine] and flute)
Performance:  1984
Concert of New Works For Soprano Janis-Rozena Peri
soprano Janis-Rozena Peri and flutist Norman Dee
Merkin Hall,  Goodman House;  New York NY
NOVA     (finished 1978;  french horn and piano)
Performance:  1984
Contemporary Music Concert
french hornist Cindy Earnest and pianist Nancy Briggs
Mandeville Recital Hall,  University of California at San Diego;  La Jolla CA
CALLIOPE'S SONG TO APOLLO     (finished 1980;  piano solo)
Performance:  1984
3rd International Congress on Women in Music;  coordinated by Jeannie G. Pool
Concert of Contemporary Piano Music By Women
pianist Mildred Chase
Auditorium,  School in Zacatecas;  Zacatecas State MEX
A PRAYER     (finished 1979;  orchestral strings, acappella)
Performance:  1985
a Live Concert in Celebration of Women's History Month
Los Angeles Modern String Orchestra,  conducted by Mark Kovaks
Studio Z,  Radio-Station KPFK-FM;  Universal City CA
L'ETOILE     (finished 1985; 'The Star';  oboe solo [with amplified-voice] and orchestra)
Performance:  1985
Bay Area Womens' Philharmonic Orchestra,  guest-conductor Jeannine Wagar
Concert of Contemporary Orchestral Music;  oboe soloist Brenda Schuman-Post  (her vocals were not amplified & not heard)
Main Sanctuary,  First Congregational Church of Berkeley;  Berkeley CA
THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA     (finished 1978; an epic instrumental drama in 13 movements for Bb clarinet and piano)
Performance:  1986
Concert of Contemporary Music For Clarinet and Piano:  clarinetist William Powell and pianist Virko Baley
Merkin Hall,  Goodman House;  New York NY
HELIOTROPE     (finished 1981;  suite of six dances for woodwind quintet)
Performance:  1986
Contemporary Music Concert:  Sierra Wind Quintet
Music Auditorium,  School of Arts;  Winston-Salem NC
THE WINDS OF AEOLUS     (finished 1980;  an epic divertimento for woodwind quintet in 5 sections)
Performance:  1987
Contemporary Music Concert:  Quintet of the Americas Ensemble of New York;  video-taped for national television
Main Room,  Alternative Museum;  New York NY
A STRING QUARTET TO A SWAN     (finished 1967;  string quartet)
Performance:  1988
Contemporary Music For String Quartet:  The Soldier String Quartet
Main Sanctuary,  Middle Collegiate Church;  New York NY
DON'T CRY FOR ME,  DESDEMONA     (finished 1988;  operetta in one-act  [13 songs],  for 2 sopranos and 2 pianos;
        [2 vocal / 2 piano score]; light stage-set & lights)
Performance:  1988
excerpts only; in tribute to Guiseppi Verdi; Libretto by British Playwright George Edge
Eclectix! Contemporary Music Ensemble Concert
soprano Janis-Rozena Peri as Desdemona and soprano Mary Kay Little as Violetta
pianists Eric Kinsley and Jay Barksdale
Lower Level,  Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church;  New York NY
HELIOTROPE     (finished 1981;  suite of six dances for woodwind quintet)
Performance:  1988
CalArts Contemporary Music Festival 1988
Concert of Composers From Los Angeles:  Quintet from the CalArts Twentieth-Century Players Ensemble
Main Gallery,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
HARLEQUIN     (finished 1978;  instrumental trio, with percussion-accompaniment and 4 balloons!; optional lights)
Performance:  1990
Contemporary Music Concert:  conducted by Robert Lawson
clarinetist William Powell, violist Ani Schwartz, harpist Lidia Tamayo, w / percussionist Matt Bornong
Roy O. Disney Hall,  California Institute of the Arts;  Valencia CA
FREEDOM,  BUT WILL IT LAST?     (finished 1990;  oboe solo)
Performance:  1990
Southern California Chapter of the International Congress on Women in Music
Beginning a New Decade:  a One-Day Conference,  with Performers
Music of California Women Composers:  oboist Michael Kibbe
Room 158:  Recital Hall,  California State University at Northridge;  Northridge CA


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