Celebrating the Year of the VOICE!
supported by The Bascom Little Fund, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, The Ohio Arts Council, The Cleveland Foundation and our generous private donors.
We abide by the requirements of our performance venues & the CDC. We will provide links to venue policies where possible.
Our collaborative concert with the Cleveland Chamber Choir will begin at 3:30 p.m. with a preconcert talk given by Charles Edward McGuire, PhD.
The concert order and piece titles are listed below. Pieces by Cleveland Composers Guild members will be heard throughout.
Songs of the Season
“Spring Dreams” by Chen Yi
"Spring" by Eric Charnofsky
“The Narrow Bud Opens” & “Answer July” from The Passing of the Year by Jonathan Dove
"Rain in Summer" by Inna Onofrei
"Sea Grass" by Cara Haxo
"Le Ruisseau" by Gabriel Fauré
“The Negro Speaks of Rivers” byMargaret Bonds
"Rules" by Ryan Charles Ramer
A New Frostiana
“Choose Something Like A Star” from Frostiana by Randall Thompson
“The Pasture” by Margaret Bonds
"Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening" by Geoffrey Peterson
Songs of Adoration
"Ave Maria" by Mark Nowakowski
"Ave, Spes Nostra" by Vincente Lusitano
"Salvation is Created" by Pavel Chesnokov
"Gloria in Excelsis Deo" by William Rayer
“Peace I Leave With You” by Amy Beach
31st Annual Junior Concert Creativity: Learning through Experience.
Program to be announced in February 2023
Steven C. Smith, Music Director
Details to come.... check this site!
8 songs (on poems of e. e. cummings)
by Eric Charnofsky
mezzo soprano, flute, guitar, marimba
Excerpt from The Roly Poly Pudding
by Karen Griebling
soprano, baritone, treble, narrator, piano
10th Annual Collegiate Composition Contest First Prize Winning Composition
by Tristan Wilson
soprano, viola, percussion
On This Mountain
by Jeffrey Quick
soprano, flute, oboe, piano
To See a World
by Chris Neiner
mezzo soprano, cello, piano
Three Songs for Tenor and Bassoon Trio
by Ryan Charles Ramer
tenor, 3 bassoons
by Margi Griebling-Haigh
soprano, baritone, violin, cello, piano
Sebastian Birch: Les ténèbres
Jennifer Conner: This Moment
Jeffrey Quick: Russian Songs
Ryan Ramer: Sweet and Sour Animal Book
William Rayer: Passion
Adam Roberts: Two Songs
Robert Rollin: Songs on Emily Dickinson
Lorenzo Salvagni: Così lunga a morire; Contro il Circeo
Matthew Saunders: Woman/Night
Stephen Stanziano: A Thousand Bouquets; When I Put Out to Sea
Featuring sopranos Susan Fletcher, Rebecca Freshwater, Keiko Weinroth, Lara Troyer, Liz Huff, Dorota Sobieska, and Madelyn Hasebein with Eric Charnofsky, Coren Mino, Jacek Sobieski, and Lorenzo Salvagni, piano; John Gamin, toy piano; and Matthew Saunders, trombone
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