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Sing an Opera, Sing a Song
Summer Compostion Intensive'15

Upcoming and Ongoing


Zae is the Resident Composer for the Saint Mary's College Summer Composition Intensive, July 7-18, 2014.  Planning for the 2015 session has begun.
A Parma CD featuring Timothy McAllister playing all Zae's chamber works that include saxophone is in progress. All 7 pieces have now been recorded, and an early 2015 release is likely.

Musicians contributing their talents include: Kim Burja, George Sakakeeny, Sandra Jackson, David Jackson, Jill Heyboer, Tracy Satterfield, Lucia Unrau, Henry Skolnick,
Daniel Vega-Albela, Jeff Siegfried, Chet Baughman, Tom Snydacker, and David Murray.


 

New compositions...


• Flowers, a new 20-minute work for La Catrina String Quartet is now finished. It has 3 movements:
I. Flowers, where have they gone?
II. Pressed flowers
III. Flowers from the fray
• Now in progress: a new work for the Akron New Music Ensemble!

• Trio for flutist Jill Heyboer, mezzo-soprano, and trombone.
• Piece for Kim Burja and her middle school concert band.
• A new harp piece for Charles Lynch; may include other instruments...
JOMAR Press has published Zae's
Cascade, and Music: A Love Story, as well as a new version of Disclosure. Still to come is the publication of The Old Songs.

Video moments


From the opera Night of Blue Magic:
Opening scene
of this 14-minute opera

• From the opera Witness:
Act 1 Sc 2 The Church
(the congregation is led astray)


Nature's Chopsticks
for large flex ensemble

Grandma's Alleluia
for womens' choir