elizabeth vercoe composer

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

 
 

Activities                                                                                           Brief Biography



Elizabeth at work

Concerts

2001 - 2010

 


Duo "2" & Elizabeth in Thailand


Kleemation for flute & piano December 4, 2010 at 2 pm An Die Musik
Alicia Kosack
, flute
Kenneth Osowski, piano

Baltimore, Maryland
To Music for solo flute October 16, 2010, 7:30 pm Music at the Meeting House
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Butterfly Effects for flute & harp October 3, 2010, 5 pm Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, harp

St. James Episcopal Church
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Herstory IV, mezzo & mandolin June 8, 2010 Marjorie Bundy, mezzo
Neil Gladd, mandolin
Lyceum in Alexandria, Virginia
Umbrian Suite for two pianos or piano 4 hands May 22, 2010 at 4 pm The Piano Heritage Series
Donna Gross Javel & Bonnie Anderson, duo pianists
Parish Center for the Arts
Westford, Massachusetts

Kleemation for flute & piano April 15, 2010 at 8 pm Alicia Kosack, flute
Kenneth Osowski, piano
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Irreveries from Sappho, mezzo & piano

April, 2010 at 7:30 pm
(rescheduled from 10/12/09)

Concert Artist Series
Sharon Mabry, mezzo
Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, Florida

Umbrian Suite for two pianos or piano 4 hands March 10, 2010 Recital &
March 11, 2010 Lecture
March 29, 2010
Terry Lynn & Andrew Hudson, duo pianists
London School of Music, London, England
& Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Umbrian Suite for two pianos or piano 4 hands March 4, 2010, 7:30 pm

Faculty Recital
Donna Gross Javel & Bonnie Anderson, duo pianists
University of Massachusetts
Lowell, Massachusetts

Kleemation. flute & piano February 28, 2010, 4:00 pm

Music at the Meeting House
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

First Religious Society

Newburyport, Massachusetts

Five Inventions, horn & piano February 20, 2010, 8:00 pm New Music Festival
Jed Hacker, horn
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, Ohio

Irreveries from Sappho, mezzo & piano January 31, 2010, 7:30 pm Faculty Recital
Jennifer Capaldo, mezzo soprano
Longwood University
Farmville, Virginia

Kleemation. flute & piano

November 4, 2009, 7:30 pm

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano

Hartwick College
Oneonta, NY

Kleemation. flute & piano October 18, 2009, 3:00 pm Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, harp

Masonic Temple

Freeport, Illinois

Butterfly Effects for flute & harp
  (parts 1-7), U.S. Premiere
October 15, 2009, 3:00 pm Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, harp

Lewis University, Illinois
Romeoville, Illinois

Umbrian Suite for piano 4-hands September 24, 2009, 2 pm
Boston Public Library
Donna Gross Javel & Bonnie Anderson, duo pianists
Boston, Massachusetts

To Music, solo flute

Three concert dates:
    August 15, 2009,
    July 11, 2009
    April 28, 2009

Nancy Stagnitta, flute
National Flute Convention, NYC,
Amalfi Coast Music Festival, Italy
Interlochen Academy, Michigan

Fantasy for Piano March 12, 2009

Athena Festival
Rebecca Sorley, piano
Murray State University
Murray, Kentucky

Kleemation for flute & piano
  & Butterfly Effects for flute and harp
  (parts 1-5 only)

February 13 & 14 in 2009

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

Onondaga College, NY and
Kutztown University, PA

Irreveries from Sappho, mezzo & piano January 24, 2009 Marjorie Bundy, mezzo
Billie Whittaker, piano
Washington Ethical Society
Washington, D.C.

Butterfly Effects for flute & harp
  (parts 1-5 only), World Premiere
January 20, 2009 Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, harp
Mahidol Conservatory
Bangkok, Thailand

Kleemation, flute & piano

January 13 & 17, 2009

Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
Goethe Institute in Bangkok &
ACU in Chiang Mai
Thailand


Kleemation, flute & piano Duo "2" Tour:

November 8, 2008
November 11, 2008
November 13, 2008
November 14, 2008
November 21, 2008
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano/harp
Spencertown Academy
, NY
Davidson College, NC,
Rheinhardt College, GA,
Covenant College, GA and
St.Andrew's, Wellesley, MA

Five Inventions, horn & piano

Two Concerts:
April 9, 2008
April 13, 2008

 

Paul Stevens, horn
Northwestern University in Natchitoches, Louisiana &
University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS

Kleemation, flute & piano February 1, 2008 Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.

Corollaries, solo horn
  (premiere)
November 5, 2007 Francis Massinon, horn
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

To Music, solo flute October 24 & 25, 2007 Peter H. Bloom, flute
Misericordia University in Dallas, Pennsylvania &
Shippensburg Univ. in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Kleemation, flute & piano October 22, 2007 Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
Mansfield University
Mansfield, Pennsylvania

Kleemation, flute & piano September 14, 2007 The Thompson Chamber Music Series
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
Gordon College
Wenham, Massachusetts

Herstory IV, mezzo & mandolin
May 18 & 19, 2007

Artomatic
Marjorie Bundy, mezzo
Neil Gladd, mandolin
Alexandria, Virginia

Four Humors, clarinet & piano
May 18, 2007 Great Noise Ensemble:
Katie Kellert, clarinet
Kristen Williams, piano at the Sitar Center, Washington, D.C.

To Music, solo flute
March 8, 2007 Peter H. Bloom, flute,
Judson College
Marion, Alabama

Five Inventions, horn & piano
  (premiere)

 

February 28, 2007
February 26, 2007
Faculty Recital &
Dimensions New Music Series
Francis Massinon, horn
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

Eating Democrats, voice & guitar
  (premiere)

February 26, 2007 Dimensions New Music Series
Sharon Mabry, mezzo & Stanley Yates, guitar
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

Kleemation for flute & piano October 20-24, 2006 Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
Marietta College, Ohio
Elizabethtown College, Penn.
Frederick, Maryland
Salem Univ., Salem, West Va.
Changes, orchestra Sept. 14, 2006 Society of Composers Conference
University of Texas Orchestra
Eugene Dowdy,conductor
San Antonio, Texas


Excerpts from Herstory III & Irreveries from Sappho July, 2005 NATS Convention
Sharon Mabry, mezzo soprano
Patsy Wade, piano
Newport, Rhode Island
To Music
     (premiere)
February 13, 2005 Peter Bloom, flute
Crane Memorial Library
Quincy, Massachusetts

Kleemation for flute & piano

September 12, 2004
Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
& harp
Duxbury Art Complex.
Duxbury, MA
Kleemation for flute & piano April 12, 2004 Peter H. Bloom, flute
Mary Jane Rupert, piano
& harp
Worcester State College
Worcester, MA

Kleemation for flute & piano (premiere),

Fantasy for piano,
Herstory IV for voice and mandolin,
     &
Pasticcio for cello and piano

March 31, 2003
Concert of Music by E. Vercoe


Lisa Vanarsdel, flute
Patricia Halbeck, piano
Jeffrey Wood, piano
Jean Ferraracio, soprano
Neil Gladd, mandolin
Keith Nicholson, cello
Patricia Halbeck, piano
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

More Will Be Marching Soon
     from Kleemation for flute & piano
March 25, 2003
Lecture Recital on Music & War
Lisa Vanarsdel, flute
Patricia Halbeck, piano
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

Irreveries from Sappho for voice & piano
     &
Varieties of Amorous Experience (excerpts)

February 13, 2003
Valentine Program


Sharon Mabry, mezzo soprano
Patsy Wade, piano
Desiree Dolan and Thomas King, voice
Patsy Wade & Vicki King, piano
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

Four Humors for clarinet and piano

June 4, 2002
Chester Brezniak, clarinet
Jeff Chapell, piano

New School of Music
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Herstory IV for voice and mandolin
     (premiere of original version with mandolin)   
June 2, 2002
Marjorie Bunday, mezzo soprano
Neil Gladd, mandolin
Takoma Park Presbyterian Church
Takoma Park, Maryland

Herstory II for voice, piano and percussion

April 1, 2002
Dimensions New Music Series
Desiree Dolan, soprano
Jeremy Chesman, harp
David Steinquest, percussion
Jeffrey Wood, piano
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, Tennessee

Irreveries from Sappho for SSA & piano March 16 & 17, 2002 Indianapolis Women's Choir
Pamela Blevins Hinkle, conductor
Indianapolis Historical Society
Indianapolis, Indiana
Paradia for harp
 
March 3, 2002 Phala Tracy, harp
California Institute of the Arts
Santa Clarita, California

This is my letter to the World for soprano, flute & piano
     (premiere)
October 28, 2001 Phred Mileski, soprano
Pat Harper, flute

Laura McEwan, piano
Connecticut College
New London, Connecticut

Umbrian Suite for two pianos
     &
American Fancy for two pianos
October 13, 2001 Symposium on Research in Music Education
Wanda Paik & Elizabeth Vercoe
, piano
Fine Arts Center

Regis College
Weston, Massachusetts

Irreveries from Sappho for SSA & piano May 11 & 12, 2001 Thetford Chamber Singers
Valerie Miller, conductor

First Congregational Church
Thetford Hill, Vermont
Umbrian Suite for two pianos
     &
American Fancy for two pianos
April 22, 2001 Faculty Recital
Wanda Paik & Elizabeth Vercoe
, piano
Fine Arts Center

Regis College
Weston, Massachusetts

Umbrian Suite and American Fancy for two pianos
     (official premiere of both pieces)
March 23, 2001 Women's Music Festival
Elizabeth Vercoe & Wanda Paik, piano
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, Pennsylvania
Irreveries from Sappho for voice & piano March 21, 2001 Lynne Helding, soprano
Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island &
Dickinson College
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Herstory IV for voice & piano
     (premiere)
March 1, 2001 Contemporary Music Forum
Pamela Schiffer, soprano

Barry Dove, marimba
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Washington, D.C.

  Concerts: 2011 - 2016
Concerts: 1991 - 2000

Concerts: 1981 - 1990
Concerts: 1962 - 1980
 


pianist Pat Halbeck, Elizabeth and & Lisa Vanarsdel

Joann Falletta


flutist Peter H. Bloom & pianist Mary Jane Rupert


Pianist Randy Hodgkinson


Bonnie Thompson & Donna Gross Javel


Flutist Peter H. Bloom & Elizabeth


pianist Jeffrey Woodl

mandolinist Neil Gladd

violinist Tim Baker

conductor, Eugene Dowdy


pianist Rosemary Platt & Elizabeth

guitarist Stanley Yates

clarinetist Chester Brezniak

pianist Evelyn Zuckerman

 
pianist Christine Paraschos

mezzo Sharon Mabry

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