elizabeth vercoe composer

 
"one of the most inventive composers working in America today"     Washington Post  

 
 

Activities                                                                                           Brief Biography



Elizabeth at work

Concerts

2011 - 2017

 


Elizabeth, sop. Fleur Baron & pianist Eri Nakamura at Tanglewood


Kleemation for flute & piano October 25-27, 2017 Indiana State U. Contemporary Music Festival
School of Music
Terre Haute, Indiana
Butterfly Effects for oboe & harp March 29, 2017 Cynthia Green Libby, oboe
Jeremy Chesman, harp
WPRB-FM, Princeton, NJ
Kleemation for flute & piano

February 21, 2017 at 12:00 noon
February 19, 2017 at 3 pm
February 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm
February 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm
February 16, 2017 at 12:00 noon
February 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm
February 12, 2017 at 3 pm

 

St. Paul's Church, Augusta, GA;
The Heritage, Lowman White Rock, SC;
St. Catherine's Episcopal Church, Marietta, GA;
Selwyn Cultural Impact Series, Evans, Georgia;
Midday Music Series, Aiken, SC;
Limestone College, Gaffney, SC;

St. Peter Episcopal Church, Denver, NC


Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

 


Concert at University of Maine with the Duo "2"


Dawn Upshaw & Elizabeth

 


Elizabeth with members of Calliope Calls

Irreveries from Sappho, voice & piano The Latest Score, WOMR-FM
December 27, 2016, 1 pm
Sharon Mabry, mezzo soprano
Rosemary Platt, piano
Kleemation for flute & piano

November 7, 2016 at 7:30 pm
November 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm
October 26, 2016 at 7:30 pm

October 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Gordon State, Barnesville, GA;
U of Georgia, Athens, GA;
Georgia SW State U, Americus, GA;
Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

 

Irreveries from Sappho, voice & piano

October 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm
October 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Calliope's Call:
Sonja Tengblad, soprano
Clare Longendyke, piano
Salon Concert
Boston;
Old N. Church, Marblehead, MA;

 

Kleemation for flute & piano September 23, 2016 at 7:30 pm
September 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Minksy Recital Hall, U of Maine, Orono;
Jewett Auditorium, U of Maine Augusta

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

 

Irreveries from Sappho, voice & piano July 18, 2016 at 6 pm Fleur Barron, soprano
Eri Nakamura, piano
Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood
Lenox, Massachusetts

Kleemation for flute & piano

 

April 18, 2016 at 6 pm

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

University of Maine

Minsky Recital Hall

Orono, Maine

 

Kleemation for flute & piano

 

April 17, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

All Souls Congregational Church

Bangor, Maine

 

Herstory III: Jehanne de Lorraine
  for mezzo soprano & pianol

Music & the Maid of Orleans
April 17, 2016 at 4 pm

Christine Thomas-O'Meally, mezzo
Deborah Allen, piano
Howard Community College
Columbia, Maryland

 

Butterfly Effects for flute & harp March 19, 2016 at 7 pm

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert,
harp
"Arts on the Green"

First Congregational Church

Shrewsbury, MA


Irreveries for clarinet quartet March 19, 2016 at 7 pm

Chester Brezniak, Julie Meneghini, B-flat clarinets & Karen Luttik, Stephen Bates, Bass Clarinets
House Concert

Manchester, MA

 

Invention #1 for horn & piano

 

February 25, 2016

a very small consortium
Michelle Dewhirst, horn
Michael Rector, piano
University of Wisconsin
Green Bay, Wisconsin

 


violist Jessica Meyer


Chip & Mary Birkner


MJ Rupert
, Peter Bloom, D'Anna Fortunato

 

Fantavia for flute & percussion

 

November 13, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Society of Composers
50th Anniversary Festival

 

Mary Birkner, flute
Chip Birkner, percussion
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

 


This is my letter to the World
  for voice, flute & piano

Concerts on 2015 Tour of
Duo "2" and D'Anna Fortunato

September 25, 2015
September 24, 2015
September 22, 2015

 

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
& harp
D'Anna Fortunato, mezzo soprano

Greenville University, Tigerville, SC

Lee University, Cleveland, TN
Erskine College, Due West, SC

Herstory III: Jehanne de Lorraine
  for mezzo-soprano & piano

 

April 4, 2015

Sarah Coit, mezzo soprano
Kirill Kuzmin, piano
Stamps Auditorium
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Kleemation for flute & piano March 2, 2015

WOMR-FM broadcast
Cape Cod, Massachusetts

 

To Music for solo flute February 7, 2015 at 12:30 pm
Performance and Master Class

Nancy Stagnitta, flute
Flutistry Boston
Boston, Massachusetts

 

To Music for solo flute

January 21, 2015 at 4:30 pm
Performance and Master Class

Nancy Stagnitta, flute
Creative Arts Center
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio


Elegy for viola and piano November 3, 2014 at 6:30 pm
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the American Music Center

Jessica Meyer, viola
Ning Yu, piano
Library of the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center, New York City

Kleemation for flute & piano or
Butterfly Effects for flute & harp,

Concerts on 2014 Tours of
Duo "2" with D'Anna Fortunato

March 9 at 3 pm
March 8 at 7 pm
March 6 at 8 pm

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano & harp

Lutheran Church, Frederick, MD
Oakland Pres. Church, Rock Hill, SC
Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN



 

 

Kleemation for flute & piano,
Butterfly Effects for flute & harp, or
This is my letter to the World
  for voice, flute & piano


Concerts on 2013 Tours of
Duo "2" and D'Anna Fortunato



November 22 at 7:30 pm
November 21 at 7:30 pm
November 18 at 8 pm
November 14 at 7:30 pm
November 13 at 12 noon & 8:30 pm
October 1 at 5 & 7 pm
September 30 at 7:30 pm
September 27 at 8 pm
September 26 at 7:30 pm
September 24 at 7:30 pm


Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
& harp
D'Anna Fortunato, mezzo soprano


Brevard College, Brevard, NC
Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia
Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC
Shorter University, Rome, Georgia
Furman University., Greenville, SC
St. John's University, Minnesota
Community Concert Assoc., SD

Carleton College, Minnesota
Dordt College, Iowa
Harper College, Illinois



Herstory II: 13 Japanese Lyrics
  for soprano, piano & percussion
Residency, April 11-13, 2013:
Open Rehearsal, April 11
Lecture, April 12 at 7:30
Concert, April 13 at 7:30

Longwood University
, Farmville, Virginia
Molly Bouffard, soprano; Teri Kidd, piano;
Joe Robson & Spencer Smith, percussion


Fantasy for piano
Irreveries from Sappho
Kleemation ("Please!")
Kleemation ("Afraid on the Beach")


Broadcasts:
April 9, 2013

November 14, 2012
October 23, 2012
October 16. 2012



WMBR-FM,
Cambridge, MA
WPRB-FM, Princeton, NJ

WRUV-FM, Burlington, VT
WMBR-
FM, Cambridge, MA

 


Program Selections:
Kleemation for flute & piano,
This is my letter to the World
  for
mezzo, flute & piano,
Butterfly Effects for flute & harp

Concerts & Residencies in 2012:
Duo "2" and D'Anna Fortunato

October 16-21, 2012 (Concert Oct. 20)
August 19, 2012 at 2 pm
April 14, 2012 at 8 pm
April 12, 2012 at 8 pm
February 16, 2012 at 8 pm
D'Anna Fortunato, mezzo soprano
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
& harp
Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Saint-Gaudens Nat'l Historic Site, Cornish, NH
Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland
Misericordia Univ., Dallas, Pennsylvania

 
Fantasy for piano July 15, 2012

Rosemary Platt, piano
Broadcast on Radio Arts Indonesia
(radioindonesia.com)

Included on Duo "2" Australia/NZ Tour:

Kleemation for flute & piano
 
 
Dates for "2" Australia/New Zealand Tour:

March 31, 2012 at 5 pm
March 27. 2012 at 8 pm
March 21, 2012 at 7:30 pm
March 18. 2012 at 2 pm
March 13, 2012 at 1 pm
March 8, 2012 at 7 pm

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

St. John's Hall, Robertson, Australia
Univ. of Canberra College of Music, Australia
New Zealand School of Music, Wellington, NZ
Nelson School of Music, Nelson, NZ
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ
All Saints Anglican Church/Howick, Auckland, NZ

Herstory IV, mezzo soprano & mandolin
  & Herstory III (selections),
mezzo & piano
  & Irreveries from Sappho, mezzo & piano


October 22, 2011 at 1:30 pm
College Music Society Conference
Jennifer Capaldo, mezzo soprano
Neil Gladd, mandolin
Emily Yap Chua, piano
Richmond, Virginia
Herstory III: Jehanne de Lorraine, a monodrama
  for voice & piano
October 9, 2011 at 4 pm
Mary Henderson Stucky, voice
Donna Loewy, piano
Werner Hall, U of Cincinnati College-Conservatory
Cincinnati, Ohio

To Music for solo flute
September 23, 2011 at 8 pm
Advent Library Concert Series
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Beacon Hill
Boston, Massachusetts
Butterfly Effects for oboe & harp
  (Lecture Recital)

 
September 15, 2011
Congress of the Int'l Alliance for Women in Music
Cynthia Green Libby
, oboe
Jeremy Chesman, harp
Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona

Butterfly Effects for oboe & harp
June 3, 2011
Conference of the Double Reed Society
Cynthia Green Libby
, oboe
Jeremy Chesman, harp
Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona

Butterfly Effects for flute & harp
  & Kleemation for flute & piano

May 26, 2011, 8:00 pm Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
& harp
155 Powder House Blvd.
Somerville, MA

Irreveries from Sappho, mezzo & piano April 19, 2011 at 5:15 pm Art Song Jamboree
Jessica Paul, director

Luther College
Decorah, Iowa
Sonaria for Cello Alone March 31, 2011 Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre
Jérôme Desbordes, cello
Paris, France
Kleemation for flute & piano March 27, 2011 at 3 pm McCormick Museum Concert Series
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

Wheaton, Illinois

Butterfly Effects for flute & harp
  & Kleemation for flute & piano

March 25, 2011
workshop with the composer
& evening concert
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, harp

Illinois College

Jacksonville, Illinois
Irreveries from Sappho and excerpts from Herstory III
  for voice & piano (Lecture Recital)
March 5, 2011
College Music Society Conference
Jennifer Capaldo, mezzo soprano
Emily Yap Chua, piano
U of North Carolina
Greensboro, NC

Butterfly Effects arranged for oboe & harp

March 1, 2011 at 8 pm Faculty Recital
Cynthia Green Libby
, oboe
Jeremy Chesman, harp
Missouri State University

Springfield, Missouri

Kleemation for flute & piano

February 21, 2011
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, harp

Cornell College

Mt. Vernon, Iowa
Butterfly Effects for flute & harp,
  New England Premiere
February 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm LiveARTS Concert Series
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, harp

Franklin, Massachusetts
 



Elizabeth, sop. Fleur Baron & pianist Eri Nakamura at Tanglewood

Dawn Upshaw & Elizabeth


pianist MJ Rupert
, flutist Peter H. Bloom, mezzo D. Fortunato


Clarinet Quartet


Joann Falletta

Elizabeth with members of Calliope Calls


Pianist Randy Hodgkinson

mandolinist Neil Gladd

violinist Tim Baker


pianist Pat Halbeck, Elizabeth, and & Lisa Vanarsdel


mezzo Jennifer Capaldo

clarinetist Chester Brezniak

mezzo Sharon Mabr



pianist Evelyn Zuckerman

 
pianist Christine Paraschos
oboist Cynthia Green Libby

guitarist Stanley Yates

hornist Francis Massinon

Gisele Ben-Dor


recording session at the Shalin Liu hall in Rockportl

the composer at a recording session

the composer at the piano