CONCERTS


IAWM Annual Concert
Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Swarthout Recital Hall at the University of Kansas School of Music

Performance of Stay by KU faculty artists

 

UNLV Nextet Concert
Monday, October 2, 7:30pm PST in Doc Rando Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Premiere of prerecorded song Lulling Charities to the film “Das Ornament des verliebten Herzens” (1919) by Lotte Reiniger
Second performance of Crystalline
Christina Wright-Ivanova and Katie Leung, pianos
Marcus LeBlanc and Gabriela Ordoñez Villalobos, percussion

 

Performance of Stay
Thursday, September 28, 2017 7:00pm in Suginami Kokaido Recital Hall, Tokyo
Chiho Sugo, clarinet
James Doyle, vibraphone
Kaoru Kashiwagi, piano

Visit the FB Event page for more information.

 

Sonic Cluster presented by Olga Krayterman Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa
Sunday, July 2, 7:30pm EST in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

Premiere of Crystalline for 2 piano and 2 percussion
Olga Krayterman Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa, piano
Matt Witten and Chris Jones, percussion

Here is the Press Release: https://www.esm.rochester.edu/news/2017/05/sonic-cluster-concert-reunites-eastman-alums-for-premiere/

 

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Saturday, April 1, 7:30pm PST in Reynolds Hall at the Smith Center, Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Premiere of 898 Hildegard for SATB chorus and Orchestra
Las Vegas Philharmonic under the direction of Donato Cabrera with the Master Singers under the direction of David Weiller

Please visit website for more info: http://www.thesmithcenter.com/event/cabrera-conducts-brahms/

 

Sirocco Flutes of Las Vegas
Sunday, April 2, 2:00pm PST at Clark County Library Theater, Las Vegas, NV

Premiere of North Star: Listener’s Guide to the Flute Choir

 

16143811_10112735458860244_6593011199400537391_oWednesday, March 15, 7:30pm PST at the UNLV Nextet Concert, Doc Rando Hall, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Premiere of From My Doleful Prison for soprano, piano, electronics, and visual art
Emily Mills Woodruff, soprano
Tim Hoft, piano

 

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Saturday, March 4 8:00pm PST at the Southside Theater, Fort Mason, Landmark Building D, San Francisco, CA

Performance of Moments Shared, Moments Lost for clarinet and electric organ
Elevate Ensemble

Please visit their website for more info: https://elevateensemble.com/events/after-dark/

 

JKHHPA18832-955727th Annual MSU Composition Festival Feb. 27-March 1  
Guest Composer Jennifer Bellor

Monday, February 27, 7:30pm, Juanita K. Hammons Hall, MSU
Performance of Stay for clarinet, vibraphone, and piano
http://calendar.missouristate.edu/event/94606/175708

 

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Performance of Remember by the MSU Chorale
http://calendar.missouristate.edu/event/94607/175709

 

16143811_10112735458860244_6593011199400537391_oFriday, February 17, 7:30pm EST at the Composers Now Festival, The National Opera Center, NYC
Premiere of From My Doleful Prison soprano, piano, electronics, and visual art
Emily Mills Woodruff, soprano
Anna Mamine, piano

 

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Premiere of Querencia for wind ensemble featuring vibraphone
Adams State Wind Ensemble under the direction of Angela Winter
featuring James Doyle, vibraphone

 

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Click here for Facebook Event
Performance of Stay

 

fresh-ink-scheduleSociety for New Music’s FRESH INK BROADCASTS
Sunday, November 6: Fallen Veneer featured on program FRONTIER MUSIC
Sunday, November 13: Chase the Stars featured on program SONIC MUSIC
Sunday, November 27: Stay and Moments Shared, Moments Lost featured on program MOMENTS SHARED, MOMENTS LOST
Sunday, December 4: Chase the Stars featured on program
GENRE BLENDING
2:00 PM EST on Classic FM, WCNY-FM 91.3 Syracuse
http://www.societyfornewmusic.org/ink.cfm, http://tunein.com/radio/WCNY-FM-913-s27969/

 

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Performance of the voice & piano version of Songs in the Dark
Jennifer Bellor, composer & vocalist
Christina Wright-Ivanova, piano

 

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Fall Faculty Collage Concert

Performance of Stay
Chiho Sugo, clarinet
Tyleen Stults, piano
James Doyle, vibraphone

 

14124964_10157483673505455_5770188525393937708_oSaturday, September 17, 2016, 7:30pm, Doc Rando Recital Hall, UNLV: N.E.O.N. Contemporary Music Festival performance with MIVOS Quartet
Jennifer will be presenting orchestrated version of two songs from her song cycle Songs in the Dark at the N.E.O.N. festival concert featuring:
Jennifer Bellor (composer & singer)
MIVOS String Quartet
Tim Jones, vibraphone
Summer Kodama, electric bass

Text by Emily Brontë (1818-1848)

 

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Sunday, August 21, 2016, 7:30pm, Bop Shop, Rochester, NY
http://www.bopshop.com/event/jennifer-bellor/
Jennifer will be presenting live show versions of a selection of compositions featured on her debut album Stay. All of these were arranged specifically for jazz performing artists:
Colin Gordon (soprano saxophone)
Julian Garvue (piano/keyboard)
Andrew Links (piano/keyboard)
Tyrone Allen (electric bass)
Aaron Staebell (drums)
Additionally, she will be premiering new songs that will be recorded/released as an EP this fall that sets the dark and evocative poetry of Emily Bronte (1818-1848) and John Donne (1572-1631). Her album will be officially released at the show, featuring musicians affiliated with the Eastman School of Music and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, along with one track that will feature Las Vegas-based rapper, Rasar Amani. For more information on her album, please visit the Discography page.

 

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 12pm EST
WUOL’s (90.5FM) Unheard series

Performance of Stay (orig.”Reste”) by the Louisville-based chamber group, A/Tonal, http://www.atonalensemble.com
Broadcast live via streaming.

 

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Sunday, June 26, 2016, 11am, Place de la Fontaine
Festival des Anches d’Azur

Click here for more information on program and Festival
Performances by the UNLV Wind Orchestra under the direction of Tom Leslie, including the shortened version of my composition Bordello Nights featuring Eric Marienthal, alto sax; Colin Gordon, soprano sax; Mitch Forman, piano; Kevin Axt, electric bass; Bernie Dresel, drums

 

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Sunday, June 19, 2016, 3pm CDT
New Music at the Green Mill at The Green Mill, Chicago, IL

Chicago premiere of Stay by Cory Tiffin (clarinet), Tina Laughlin (vibraphone), and Will McDaniels (piano)

Founded by composer George Flynn in 1988, the Sunday afternoon “New Music at the Green Mill” concerts began as an invitation to composers, improvisers and performers with an emphasis on new music, to be interpreted in the broadest sense.

Admission is $10. Tickets are available online and at the door. Seating is limited.
For more info, see facebook event: New Music at the Green Mill, June 19

 

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Friday June 3 at First Baptist Church of Fairport, 94 South Main St, Fairport
Saturday, June 4 at Christ Church, 141 East Ave, Rochester
“Forty & Forward: Timeless and Contemporary Classical Music”

Click here for information on tickets
Premiere of 898 Hildegard for SATB and Orchestra commissioned by the GVOC

 

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Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Ham Hall, 3-6pm, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
“Inspire the World” Benefit concert

Click here for information on performers and tickets
Performances include a 15-minute set featuring Jennifer Bellor, composer and singer, Cory Tiffin, clarinet; Jason Corpuz, piano; Summer Kodama, electric bass; Jeremy Klewicki, drums
Performances of Familiar Stranger remix, Moments Shared, Moments Lost, and Burning Light remix

 

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Monday, April 23-24, 2016 at Neon Museum
12pm and 1pm sessions; registration required; free

Click here to see anouncemnt about Neon Museum Residency
Performance of Moments Shared, Moments Lost (remix) for clarinet, electric organ, and drums
Ivan Ivanov, clarinet
Jae Ahn-Benton, organ
Manny Gamazo, percussion

 

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Monday, April 18, 2016 at UNLV Nextet Concert
7:30pm, Doc Rando Recital Hall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Premiere of Moments Shared, Moments Lost for clarinet and organ
Ivan Ivanov, clarinet
Jae Ahn-Benton, organ

 

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Monday, March 14, 2016 at UNLV Nextet Concert
7:30pm, Doc Rando Recital Hall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Premiere of Reste for clarinet, vibraphone, and piano
Cory Tiffin, clarinet
Luigi Ng, vibraphone
Jae Ahn-Benton, piano

 

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Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Women Composers Festival of Hartford
Performance of Songs of Ethereality for mezzo soprano and piano
Festival is March 10-13 in Hartford, CT

 

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Thursday, March 10, 2016 at UNLV Ham Hall, 7:30 pm
“Three Steps Forward”
UNLV Wind Orchestra under the direction of Thomas Leslie

Premiere of Bordello Nights for wind orchestra featuring a jazz band:
Eric Marienthal, alto saxophone
Colin Gordon, soprano saxophone
Mitch Forman, Piano
Kevin Axt, bass
Bernie Dresel, drums

 

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Wednesday, February 10 on “Music of Our Mothers” Radio Show, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
“Music of Our Mothers” a two-hour weekly program dedicated exclusively to broadcasting classical compositions by women across the centuries hosted by Ellen Grolman will be airing my compositions Sensations (2009, orig. “Celestial Surroundings) and Skylark Lullaby (2014) Wednesday, February 10, between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m Eastern Standard Time.

U.S. listeners can stream the show live on iheartradio.com by searching for WFCF, Flagler College radio, 88.5 FM in St. Augustine, FL. Listeners in other locations may access recordings of the show several days after the broadcast on the website.

 

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Thursday, February 4 at PAUSA Art House, Buffalo, NY
Parvenue with Glenn Einschlag: New Works

Premiere of Moment Eternal
Megan Kyle, oboe
Katie Weissman, cello

 

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Friday, December 10, 2015 Rockwood Music Hall Time TBA, NYC
ShoutHouse

Premiere of Chase the Stars
http://www.shouthousemusic.com/news/
Soprano
MC
String Quartet
Flute
Bass Clarinet
Vibraphone/Glockenspiel
Piano
Electric Guitar
Bass
Drums

 

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Nextet

Jennifer Bellor, composer and soprano
Rasar Amani, MC
Bronson Foster, conductor
Lynn Tsai, flute
Ivan Ivanov, clarinet in Bb
Samantha Ciarlo, violin I
Tammy Hung, violin II
David Chavez, viola
Lindsay Johnson, cello
Jae Ahn-Benton, piano
Tim Jones, and Kyle Bissantz, percussion
Sean Carbone, electric Guitar
Summer Kodama, bass
Colin Woodford, drums

 

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015 UNLV Doc Rando Recital Hall, 7:30 PM
UNLV Nextet Concert
Performance of Nightingale for soprano and piano
Text by E.Louise Beach
Jennifer Bellor, soprano and composer
Christina Wright-Ivanova, piano

 

 

 

2015-16 Concert Season with descriptionTuesday, October 20, 2015 UNLV Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, 7:30 PM
UNLV Chamber Chorale

Las Vegas premiere of Remember
for SATB choir and piano

 

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 UNLV Judy Bayley Theatre, 7:30 PM
UNLV Jazz Ensemble 1

Las Vegas premiere of Chase the Stars
for big band featuring trumpet

 

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Nextet Concert

Performance of Out of the Shadows (2012, orig. “Splash”)
Jennifer Bellor, composer and conductor
Jorge Machain, trumpet
Samantha Ciarlo, violin I
Tammy Hung, violin II
David Chavez, viola
Lindsay Johnson, cello
Caleb Pickering, vibraphone
Otto Ehling, piano
Summer Kodama, bass
Colin Woodford, drums

 

10734261_10101976118299936_8045581126798945673_nTuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Black Box Theatre, Alta Ham Fine Arts, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
UNLV Jazz Ensemble I

Premiere of Seattle Skies
Jennifer Bellor, guest composer and conductor
Dave Loeb, director

 

11150817_960273177329947_4827764212050630663_nWednesday, April 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM, Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music
Eastman New Jazz Ensemble

Premieres of Seattle Skies and a revised version of Overdrive
Dave Rivello, conductor/director

 

Lviv Phil infoFriday, April 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM, Lviv Philharmonic Concert Hall
Lviv Philharmonic Academic Symphony Orchestra
Chaikovs’koho street, 7, Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Performance of Tone Poems of Ethereality for Orchestra
1. Air and Angels
2. The Distant
Taras Krysa, conductor

 

11102664_288915321232565_6376063445075232450_nThursday, March 26, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Turlock Community Theatre, Hildegard Festival Gala Concert
CSU Stanislaus Concert Chorale
Dr. Daniel Afonso, conductor

Premiere of Remember for SATB choir and piano

 

10491985_570481279724140_8620342806195528916_nSunday, February 8, 2015, 3:00 PM, Wilmot Hall, Nazareth College
Premiere of Seattle Skies for the Rita Collective (bass clarinet, marimba, bass, and drums)
Rita Collective:
Kristen Shiner-McGuire, marimba; Matt Bevan-Perkins, drums; Dean Keller, bass clarinet; and Kyle Vock, bass

 

Henderson Symphony Program 02.06.2015Friday, February 6, 2015, 8:00 PM, Henderson Convention Center
Henderson Symphony Orchestra
Taras Krysa, Conductor/Music Director
Premiere of Tone Poems of Ethereality for orchestra
1. Air and Angels
2. The Distant

 

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17th Biennial Festival of New Music, January 29-31
Performance of Skylark Lullaby by the FSU SaxoChoir

 

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Performance of Skylark Lullaby by the FSU Saxophone Orchestra

 

 

 

Nextet_pstr_12.1.14_w-2Monday, December 1, 2014, 7:30 PM, Doc Rando Recital Hall, UNLV
Nextet Concert

Premiere of Songs of Ethereality
Julia Bentley, mezzo soprano; Timothy Hoft, piano
I. Air and Angels
II. The Distant
III. Perhaps Not to Be is to Be Without Your Being

 

 

 

1779334_10204490959370563_8369977731411438758_nMonday, November 24, 2014, 7:30 PM
Stephen F. Austin State University Wind Ensemble

Texas premiere of Electric Vortex
Tamey S Anglley, conductor
Turner Auditorium at Stephen F. Austin State University
For more info, please visit: http://www.sfasu.edu/7894.asp

 

10734261_10101976118299936_8045581126798945673_nTuesday, November 18, 2014, 7:30 PM, Judy Bayley Theatre, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
UNLV Jazz Ensemble

Performance of Noir
Jennifer Bellor, conductor
Tickets: $10

 

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 7:30 PM, The Triple Door
Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra

Celebrating Women in Jazz with special guest Grace Kelly
Performance of Noir featuring Grace Kelly, alto saxophone
Earshot Jazz Festival
The Triple Door
216 Union St, Seattle
Reservations: 206-838-4333 or Tickets
$20 general / $18 Earshot members, senior /
$10 active students and military
 

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September 21, 6:00 PM, Bernunzios Uptown Music, Rochester, NY
Solo Drum Solo, Aaron Staebell, drums

Premiere of AfterHours for solo drumset
2014 Rochester Fringe Festival

 

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July 4: Lilian Voudouri Library, The Megaron Performing Arts Complex, Athens
July 10: Karlovassi Town Hall, Karlovassi, Samos Island, Greece
Ritsos Project – Greece

Premiere of The Distant for soprano, flute, alto sax, and piano

 

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Sunday, June 8, 2014, 4:00 PM, Hochstein School of Music and Dance, Rochester, NY
Greater Rochester Women’s Philarmonic Orchestra

Nancy Strelau, conductor
Rochester Premiere of Crystal Skies for orchestra

 

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Visiting Artist in Residence, May 18-20
California State University, East Bay

Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 7:30 PM at the University Theatre
West Coast premiere of Electric Vortex
Danielle Gaudry, Director of Bands

 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7:30 PM
Central Connecticut State University Wind Ensemble

Connecticut premiere ofElectric Vortex
Lauren Reynolds, conductor

 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 8 PM, Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music
Eastman New Jazz Ensemble

Dave Rivello, director
Premiere ofNoir by the Eastman New Jazz Ensemble
Jennifer Bellor, guest conductor

 

Eastman Saxophone Project premiering “Skylark Lullaby”
Monday, April 7. 2014, 8 PM, Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music
Eastman Saxophone Project

Performance Skylark Lullaby by the Eastman Saxophone Project

 

 

 

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Thursday, March 27, 2014, 7 PM, Linehan Chapel, Nazareth College
Naz Composer/Dance Collaboration Project

Performance of my composition Break for cello and percussion by the Holland/Weissman Duo in collaboration with dance

 

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Sunday, March 23, 2014, 8:40 AM, Great Hall of the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA)

Premiere of Skylark Lullaby by the Eastman Saxophone Project
University of Illinois

 

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Friday, December 13, 2013, 8 PM, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY
Eastman Wind Orchestra

Performance of Electric Vortex for Wind Symphony and Post-jazz band, Bending and Breaking
Featuring:
Wills McKenna, tenor saxophone
Wendy Eisenberg, electric guitar
Matt Kroll, electric bass
Aaron Staebell, drums and founder of Bending and Breaking

 

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Friday, December 6, 2013, 8:45 PM, Lilac Ballroom, Riverside Convention Center, Rochester, NY
Nazareth Wind Symphony, NYSSMA Winter Conference

2nd performance of Electric Vortex for Wind Symphony and Post-jazz band, Bending and Breaking

 

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 7:30 PM,Terrace Theatre, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
Washington National Opera American Opera Initiative

Premiere of Duffy’s Cut
Libretto by Elizabeth Reeves

 

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Saturday, November 9, 2013, 7:30 PM, Linehan Chapel, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY
Nazareth Wind Symphony Concert

Jared Chase, conductor
Premiere of Electric Vortex for Wind Symphony and Post-jazz band, Bending and Breaking
Featuring:
Wills McKenna, tenor saxophone
Wendy Eisenberg, electric guitar
Matt Kroll, electric bass
Aaron Staebell, drums and founder of Bending and Breaking
Jake Wark, tenor saxophone
Matt Bevan-Perkins, vibraphone
Victoria Valente, congas

 

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Thursday, October 24, 2013, 8 PM, Pausa Art House, Buffalo, NY
Holland/Weissman Duo

Premiere of Break for cello and percussion
Katie Weissman, cello
Liz Holland, percussion

 

Rochester Fringe Festival performance

Friday, September, 27, 10 PM, Sproull Atrium, Max at Eastman Place, Rochester, NY
2013 Rochester Fringe Festival

Bending and Breaking: A Collaboration of Composers, Musicians, and Dancers
Coordinated by Jennifer Bellor and Aaron Staebell
Premiere of Noir and Circles

 

Tuesday, June 4, 7:30 PM, Miller Theatre, Columbia University, New York, NY
American Composers Orchestra
Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute (JCOI) Readings

Reading of Crystal Skies for Orchestra
Delta David Gier, conductor

 

Sunday, April 28, 9 PM, Rayburn Wright Room (120), Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Christabel, chamber opera premiere

Premiere of Christabel, a chamber opera/scenic cantata in 2 acts
Danko Drusko, conductor
Lindsay Warren Baker, artistic director

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