The San Antonio Opera Guild and UTSA's Opera on the Run present "Beautiful Dreamer," a new children's opera based on the music of Stephen Foster, with a libretto by William McCrary and Michelle Pietri. Featuring San Antonio's beloved bluegrass/folk band, Down for the Count.
"Elegy" from the cantata Ballads of the Borderland receives a performance on the Sounds Modern concert series at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Curated by Elizabeth McNutt, the concert features works to accompany the museum's recent exhibit "Haunt" by artist Misty Keasler.
Tubist Beth Mitchell performs Three Visions of El Greco at the International Women's Brass Conference at Rowan University.
Dr. Craig Jessop conducts two movements from "Let the Word Go Forth" (based on texts by President John F. Kennedy) in the National Memorial Day Choral Festival at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Performers include the National Memorial Day Choral Festival Choir and the U.S. Air Force Orchestra.
Heather Verbeck Harrison and Brady Harrison perform my Concertino for Flute, Percussion, and Electronics with the Xavier University percussion ensemble in Gallagher Student Center Theater at Xavier University.
The Children's Chorus of San Antonio, the SOLI Ensemble, members of the San Antonio Chamber Choir, and mezzo-soprano soloist, Tynan Davis, perform the premiere of Ballads of the Borderland, a cantata based on poetry and personal histories that portray a cultural mosaic of San Antonio and the borderland region.
Dr. Frank Watkins and the UW-Eau Claire Concert Choir premiere Aurora for SATB unaccompanied choir in Gantner Concert Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Aurora was commissioned by the UWEC Foundation in honor of the university's centennial celebration.
Music Celebrations International sponsors the premiere of A Destiny of Liberty for chorus and orchestra at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, VA.
The Eau Claire Master Singers, in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire concert choir, perform A Destiny of Liberty (version of chorus and piano) in Gantner Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Beth Mitchell performs Three Visions of El Greco on a modern melodies concert at First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica.