Amethyst Sunset for 2 pianos and 2 percussion was performed in Las Vegas at the UNLV Nextet concert Monday, September 23rd featuring:
Timothy Hoft and Katie Leung, pianos
Tim Jones and Yupeng Wei, percussion
Yiannis Protopapas, conductor
Amethyst Sunset was commissioned by pianists Olga Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa, and premiered at the Eastman School of Music July 23rd with percussionists Hannah Weaver and Kyle Peters. They recorded it the following day, and the studio recording (what is uploaded on SoundCloud) will be officially released by Innova Records November 15th! https://www.innova.mu/albums/jennifer-bellor/reflections-dusk
Amethyst Sunset was inspired by the photo taken of the Whitney Mesa Trail at sunset by Phil Joy:
Crystalline for 2 pianos and percussion was recorded July 23, 2019 by Rich Wattie at the Eastman School of Music. It was commissioned by Olga Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa for premiere July 2, 2017, and has been revised since then and featured at the Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival October 2018 on the Music Now Winners concert. Here is the studio recording, and it can be performed with Amethyst Sunset (2019):
Olga Shupyatskaya and Futaba Niekawa, pianos
Hannah Weaver and Kyle Peters, percussion
The UNLV Flutes performed North Star at the National Flute Association Convention August 1, 2019 held in Salt Lake City, UT. Under the direction of Jennifer Grim, the flute choir not only performed my work, but also a new work of my UNLV composition faculty colleague, Diego Vega:
North Star is available for sale on my website:
Recording by the UNLV Flutes under the direction of Jennifer Grim.
Duration: 5 1/2 minutes
PDF Score: $10
High Resolution (2019) for string orchestra, harp and percussion was commissioned by the Clark High School Orchestra in Las Vegas under the direction of Chuck Cushinery for premiere at Carnegie Hall April 12, 2019.
Duration: 4 minutes
PDF Conductor Score: $20
PDF Score and Parts: $100
High Resolution (2019)
for jazz orchestra
The jazz orchestra version of High Resolution (2019) was written for the Eastman New Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Dave Rivello for premiere April 5, 2019 at Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music.
It features piano, alto saxophone, flute and electric guitar.
Duration: 7 minutes
PDF Conductor Score (Letter size): $20