Sara Kirkland Snider ~ Composer of Music
Music

Chamber Ensemble

You Are Free

(2015) Duration: 6:15

Audio coming 8/2016

for fl, cl, marimba, pno, vln, cello

Commissioned by: Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble

World Premiere: February 13, 2016, by Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble, Mason First United Methodist Church, Mason, MI.

Pale As Centuries

(2011)  Duration: 7′ 15″

for fl, cl/bass cl, e. guitar, piano, double bass

Commissioned by: NOW Ensemble. World Premiere: October 16, 2011 by NOW Ensemble at the SONiC Festival at Miller Theatre in New York City, NY.

Press:

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Daughter of the Waves

for flute, clarinet, French horn, trumpet, electric guitar, violin, viola, cello.

Commissioned by:  yMusic. World Premiere: March 16, 2011, by yMusic, at the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Hall in New York City, NY.

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Shiner

(2006)  Duration: 6:30

for trombone, harp, viola, and marimba.  LIVE recording by Jason Robins, Margaret Carey, Ashley Jackson, and Eric Beach at New Music New Haven, Yale University, New Haven, CT, April 11, 2006.

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Thread and Fray

for bass clarinet, viola, and marimba.

Commissioned by: Aspen Contemporary Ensemble. World Premiere: July 13, 2006 by the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble at Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, CO.

Recording by: Sara Budde, clarinet, Beth Meyers, viola, and Alex Lipowski, percussion.

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In Two Worlds

for flute, oboe, bass clarinet, French horn, offstage trumpet, trumpet, vibraphone, violin, and cello

Commissioned by:  The Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East. World Premiere:  August 6, 2005, by the Bennington CMC players, Bennington Chamber Music Conference, Bennington, ..read more

Ave

for string quartet.

Commissioned by:  the American Composers Forum for the Quatuor Bozzini, with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation. World Premiere:  January 15, 2004 by Quatuor Bozzini at Chapelle St. Louis de l’Eglise St. Jean Baptiste, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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The Ecotone

The Ecotone (1999) Duration: 10′

two pianos

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