Calendar

2008 – 2009 – 2010 – 20112012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018201920202021

2022

8 Jan. POSTPONED The Bremen Town Musicians. Salt Lake Symphony, Robert Baldwin. RESCHEDULED 20 May 2023

14 Jan. Thirty Variations on a Theme of Bartók completed. Premieres 23 Apr, Milena Urban, piano, Community Music School 30th Anniversary, Trappe, PA

22 Jan. POSTPONED April Showers. Calliope’s Call, Marblehead, MA

22 Jan. The Stars Shine from The Consolation of Apollo. The LOTUS Project, Alicia Brozovich, Trenton, NJ

23 Jan. POSTPONED April Showers. Calliope’s Call, Boston

23 Jan. The Bremen Town Musicians. Philadelphia Sinfonia, Gary White. Kile Smith narrating

24 Jan. The Bremen Town Musicians. Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra (TX), Marcelo Bussiki

6 Feb. The Star-Spangled Banner. David Hahn DMA Dissertation Recital, University of Michigan

26 Feb. Everyone Sang. DePaul Concert Choir, Christopher Windle

5 Mar. Sometimes It Happens So completed. Five-song cycle premieres 28 May, Benjamin Flanders, baritone, Nell Flanders, piano, Bryn Mawr College

13 Mar. The Stars Shine from The Consolation of Apollo. Drexel University Choir, Daniel Spratlan

14 Mar. Alleluia. Online discussion with Serenades Choral director Paulo Faustini, conductor David Hayes, and choir members

18 Mar. Guest-teaching “Creative Non-Fiction Writing” class, Cairn University. My Broad Street Review essays, also John McPhee, E. B. White

20 Mar. Jerusalem from The Arc in the Sky. Will Myers master’s recital, choral conducting, McGill University, Montreal

25 Mar. The Dawn’s Early Light. Louisiana State University Choir, Trey Davis

3 Apr. God So Loved the World. Grace First Presbyterian, Stan DeWitt, Long Beach, CA

9 Apr. Finished revision of Mazurka for guitar

22 Apr. Where the Mind Is Without Fear. Premiere. University of New Mexico Concert Choir, David Edmonds

23 Apr. Thirty Variations on a Theme of Bartók. Premiere. Milena Urban, piano, Community Music School 30th Anniversary, Trappe, PA

24 Apr. Mazurka. Premiere. Tom Clippinger, Guitar International Salon, Los Angeles

29 Apr. Kile Smith and The Waking Sun, presentation by James Higgs, DMA student, Choral Literature, University of Arizona

May. Kile Smith and April Showers, paper by Anthony Zogaib, History of Western Music, Case Western Reserve University

12 May. I Want to Write a Book of Praise from The Arc in the Sky. Chor Leoni and The Leonids, Erick Lichte. Vancouver, BC, Canada

12 May. The Consolation of Apollo. Westminster Choir College, James Jordan

13 May. I Want to Write a Book of Praise from The Arc in the Sky. Chor Leoni and The Leonids, Erick Lichte. Vancouver, BC, Canada

14 May. You Are Most Welcome. Nexus Vocal Ensemble, Lennie Cottrell, Portland OR

22 May. New arrangements for treble voices and harp of Psalm 113 from Vespers, and Monstra te essem matrem from Ave Maris Stella. iSing Girlchoir, Jennah Delp. Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph San Jose CA, 4:00

22 May. New arrangements for treble voices and harp of Psalm 113 from Vespers, and Monstra te essem matrem from Ave Maris Stella. iSing Girlchoir, Jennah Delp. Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph San Jose CA, 6:30

28 May. Sometimes It Happens So. Presentation by Nell Flanders and Kile Smith, Bryn Mawr College

5 Jun. Grandmother’s Garden. Gleeksman-Kohn Children’s Choir, Settlement Music School, Rae Ann Anderson. First United Methodist, Germantown, Philadelphia

11 Jun. A Child’s Afternoon. Anna Meyer, flute, Erik Meyer, organ. The 10th Annual Kimmel Center Organ Day, American Guild of Organists—Philadelphia Chapter

29 Jun. Where Flames a Word. Classical Discoveries, Marvin Rosen, WPRB

1 Jul. Alleluia. Serenades Choral, David Hayes, Noto, Chiesa di Santa Chiara, Italy

2 Jul. Alleluia. Serenades Choral, David Hayes, Siracusa, Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, Italy

3 Jul. The Dawn’s Early Light. Modern Notebook, Tyler Kline, WUSF, Tampa FL

3 Jul. Alleluia. Serenades Choral, David Hayes, Ragusa Ibla, Duomo San Giorgio, Italy

19–28 Jul. The Consolation of Apollo. The Choral Institute at Oxford, Westminster Choir, James Jordan, James Whitbourn. St Stephen’s House, Oxford

21 Jul. Finished There’s a Land Beyond the River for string quartet

22 Jul. Finished. Preisend mit viel schönen Reden, arr. TTBB

27 Jul. There’s a Land Beyond the River. Premiere. Blue Line String Quartet. Holy Trinity Lutheran, Abington, PA

5 Aug. “Two Out of Three Ways to Compose,” lecture, Settlement Music School Adult Chamber Players, Willow Grove, PA

5 Sep. Preisend mit viel schönen Reden, arr. TTBB. Franklinville-Schwarzwald Männerchor, Jacqueline Smith. Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein 150th Anniversary Oktoberfest, Philadelphia

11 Sep. Go Forth into the World in Peace. Knox Church, Cincinnati, Earl Rivers

20 Oct. “Thou mayst know, if thou wilt notice” from The Consolation of Apollo. Western Illinois University Singers, Brian Winnie, Macomb, IL

17 Dec. Jubilate Deo, for string orchestra. Premiere. Temple University Prep Annual Concert, Aaron Picht, Temple Performing Arts Center

2023

20 May. The Bremen Town Musicians. Salt Lake Symphony, Robert Baldwin

July. New Work. Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Joshua Habermann. Premiere

8 Jul. The Arc in the Sky. Reading Bach Choir, Daniel Mahoney, Douai Abbey, Upper Woolhampton, England

23/24 season. The Book of Job. Conspirare, Craig Hella Johnson. Premiere

23/24 season. The Book of Job. The Crossing, Donald Nally. Premiere

2024

May. New Work. Chor Leoni, The Leonids, Erick Lichte. Premiere

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