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Peri Mauer PIXELIANCE, for flute, harp, & marimba

PIXELIANCE, for flute, harp, & marimba (2011/2017) Peri Mauer, composer Da Capo Chamber Players Celebrate Bard Patricia Spencer, flute Sara Cutler, harp Jon ...
Oct 9, 2020
Peri Mauer replied to Gav Brown's discussion Proposed contest: “Colors”
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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
classical chamber music for mixed ensembles
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Hailed as an "irrepressibly tuneful composer" by New York Music Daily/Lucid Culture, native New York composer PERI MAUER has written works for solo instruments, chamber music ensembles, orchestra, and theater. Recent performances of her music include Pixeliance, for flute, harp & marimba, by the Da Capo Chamber Players at Bard College, Sun in Virgo, for clarinet, in Seth Boustead's Relevant Tones livestream broadcast series, Red Sky, for trumpet, at Women Composers Festival of Hartford, Afterwords, for clarinet, cello, and piano by Great Noise Ensemble, Shadow Harlequinade, for contrabass flute and cello, A Little New Year's Flair for piano, and Rhapsodance for clarinet and piano in Bargemusic's Here and Now Labor Day and Winter Festivals. Recent premieres also include An Autumn Passing for English horn and piano, September 16th for cello, and her duet a Violin and a Piano, presented by the New York Composers Circle at The National Opera Center. Her commissioned orchestral work All Along the Heights was recently premiered by the Jackson Heights Orchestra to critical acclaim. A recipient of multiple ASCAP Plus Awards, she is honored to have received a grant from New Music USA for the premiere of her orchestral composition Illuminations of the Night by the New York Repertory Orchestra and Life on Earth for chamber ensemble with Music With a View. The music department of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts commissioned her to rework her solo trumpet piece Red Sky for symphonic band, which was premiered by the LaGuardia Junior Band, with a second performance by the LaGuardia Symphonic Band. Other recent honors include being selected as a featured composer in the 2017 Composers Now Festival, and having her music chosen for airing in annual new music marathons in Classical Discoveries, an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award winning program broadcast from the studios of radio station WPRB Princeton, NJ. She was recently selected to compose a new work for Collide-O-Scope Music's Persistence Festival, to take place Spring 2021.
Also a professional cellist, Peri freelances with a variety of groups in the NYC area. She can be seen playing cello in the Golden Globe and Creative Arts Emmy Award winning Amazon TV series Mozart in the Jungle.

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