Theresa Martin

A passion for music

 

5/6/16 World Premiere:  City of Ambition for Concert Band, Mvts. II, Night View (from Above) and III. Steeling the Sky.  The University of Wisconsin Fox Valley Concert Band is under the direction of  Dr. Marc Sackman. Concert starts at 7:30pm!

3/20/16  Caitlin Poupard and Gail Novak will perform the premiere of Paragon at 7:30pm Arizona time, at Arizona State University. This is a link to the live webcast, which can be viewed anytime after the performance, as well. 
Caitlin Poupard, Clarinet; Recital starts 3/20/2016 at 7:30pm AZ

3/7/16  Amanda McCandless and Cayla Bellamy will perform Riptide at the University of Northern Iowa.

2/29/16  Michele Fiala and Andrew Campbell perform Peaches at Midnight at Arizona State University at 8:30pm.  This is a link to the live webcast, which can be viewed anytime after the performance, as well. 

2/27/16  University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music Faculty member Shawn Copeland performed Gryphon at Southern Miss Clarinet Day in Hattiesburg, MS. 

10/6/15 Amanda McCandless will perform Light and Shadows at the University of Northern Iowa.. 

5/8/15 The University of Wisconsin Fox Valley world premiere of Dark Life of the Night Girl, with  Author and MacArthur Fellow Award Winner, Thylias Moss, narrating.

10/8/14  Libby Crawford performed Calcipher at Ball State University Faculty Artist Series.  Ms. Crawford will also perform Calcipher at the NACWPI conference, St. Louis, MO. Nov. 1 @ 1:30 and at the Clarimania Festival, Wroclaw, Poland. April 16, 2015.

1/25/14 Tune in tonight to hear a live webcast of Lawrence University Symphonic Band performing Radiance. Jan. 25, 2014, 8pm central time.

Upcoming concert: March 14, 2014. Robert Spring and Theresa Martin will perform on her new piece, Double Take, for two clarinets and Band, with the UW Fox Valley Concert Band. Concert starts at 7:30pm at UW Fox Valley in Perry Hall, Menasha, WI.

11/18/13 
Anne Watson was selected to perform Grit 'n Grind and Amanda McCandless was selected to perform Gryphon at the ICA ClarinetFest in Baton Rouge, LA this coming August, 2013.

11/17/13 
Conducted by Dr. Andrew Mast, Radiance received a performance at the inaugural concert of Vento Winds in Appleton, WI.

11/12/13 
Time Lapse and Faerie Suite were premiered by James Applegate on his Doctoral Recital at Arizona State University.

10/30/13 
Visionary was premiered by Stefanie Gardner, clarinet, Gail Novak, piano, and Joseph Kluesener, bassoon at the Tempe Center for the Arts.

9/26/13 
Check out the newest sound clips recently added to the website:

Pulse Break

Postcards from Belgium

9/25/13 
Dark Embers will be performed by Julia Heinen and Anthony Thompson at CSUN Music Recital Hall in Los Angeles, CA, at 7:30pm.

Live Wire will be performed by the Tosca Duo (Shawn Copeland and Lynn Musco, clarinets) at the Vandoren Festival at the University of Illinois in Champagne.

Check out the newest recordings recently added to the website:

Cyclops

Radiance

Visionary

Fire and Ice

Light and Shadows

Grit 'n Grind

9/5/13
Visionary will be performed in Tempe, AZ on Oct. 30 at Tempe Center of the Arts. Performers include Stefanie Gardner, clarinet; Gail Novak, piano; and bassoonist TBA.

9/5/13
New pieces now available for purchase:

Postcards from Belgium for solo clarinet

Time Lapse for Clarinet, Cello (or Bass Clarinet) and piano

Light and Shadows for solo clarinet

Radiance for wind ensemble

Cyclops for Tuba/Euphonium Quartet

Grit 'n Grind for bass clarinet

 

7/15/13 
Jonathan Aubrey premiered 'Post Cards from Belgium for Solo Clarinet' at the Conservatory by the Sea, Oostende, Belgium.

6/21/13 
I welcomed my daughter, Alaina Kayleigh, into the world on this day!

6/14/13 
Pulse Break will be performed in Assisi, Italy on Jul. 26, 2013 at the Clarinetfest 2013. Performers: Robert Spring, Joshua Gardner, J.B. Smith.

Dark Embers will be performed in Luxembourg on June 20th. Details below: 
Date: 20th of June, 2013, 5PM
Players: Eric Engel (Military Band of Luxembourg) , Romain Gross (Clarinet teacher at Music Conservatory of Esch/Alzette) 
Location: Grand Auditorium of Luxembourg Conservatory
Occasion: Final degree's exam recital on bass clarinet

Light and Shadows was premiered recently by commissioner, Melissa Vaughan, details below: 
Date: May 26, 2013, 4:30pm 
Location: Chapel of the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Phoenix, AZ

Radiance received its premiere performance by UW Fox Valley at Perry Hall, Menasha, WI on March 15, 2013. It received a second performance by UW Fox Valley on May 10, 2013.

Theresa Martin performed Gryphon at the Heid Music teacher recital on May 11, 2013.

Visionary received its premiere performance at the Memorial of Norman Letvin, M.D. at Harvard University in Boston, Mar. 18, 2013. It was a very breathtaking performance!

Monstress was performed at the 2013 SCI National Conference. Details below: 
Date: Feb. 16, 2013, 1:00pm
Location: Weigel Hall Auditorium, Ohio State University
Performers: Amy Conley, Rachel Tookolo, Katrina Veno, Garrett Lefkowitz


10/2/12
Four of my works will be performed this weekend at Robert Spring's 25th Anniversary Concert Celebration. Concerts will take place at Katzin Concert Hall, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Friday, Oct. 5, 7:30pm, Anne Watson and Gail Novak will perform Character Sketches, and Julia Georges will perform Gryphon

Saturday, Oct. 6, 5:00pm, Jeff and Jaclyn Quamo will perform Fire and Ice

Sunday, Oct. 7, 2:30pm, Robert Spring, Joshua Gardner, and J.B. Smith will perform Pulse Break.

Theresa Martin will perform Gryphon at UW Fox Valley on Oct. 29, 2012 at 12:00pm.

9/17/12
Kristi Hanno will perform Gryphon on Wednesday, September 29th around 3:00-3:45 PM in Sheslow auditorium at Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa.

9/17/12
This coming October, The Eufonix Quartet will premiere and tour my piece, Cyclops, for Tuba-Euphonium Quartet. They will be performing at the following universities: 
Univ. of Louisville
Univ. of Kentucky
Univ. of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Tennessee Tech
Univ. of Memphis
Univ. of Georgia

9/9/12 
Robert Spring, Joshua Gardner, and J.B. Smith premiered "Pulse Break" for Two Clarinets and Percussion at Arizona State University on Robert Spring's faculty recital in Tempe, AZ. I was in attendance, and the premiere was fabulous! Bob, Josh, and J.B. will play the piece again at his 25th Anniversary Recital, on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2:30pm in Katzin Concert Hall, ASU.

6/01/12 
On Thursday, June 7th, Michele Von Haugg and Scott Horsington will be giving the Tanzanian premiere of Eric Mandat's "Bipolarang" and Theresa Martin's "Solar Flair" at the International School in Moshi.

Two n ew pieces recently completed: Cyclops for Tuba/Euphonium Quartet, commissioned by the Eufonix Quartet, and Grit 'n Grind for Bass Clarinet Solo, commissioned by Anne Watson.

5/26/12
An upcoming performance of Dark Embers will take place on Tuesday night, June 19th, 7:30PM in The Lee Chapel at Stetson University in Deland FL, as part of the Stetson University Annual Summer Clarinet Clinic. Performing the piece will be Lynn Musco and Shawn Copeland, Bass Clarinets.

5/26/12
An upcoming performance of Character Sketches by Anne Watson will take place at the ICA ClarinetFest 2012 in Lincoln, NE in August. Dr. Watson commissioned the piece in 2003, and part of the commission money was spent on Theresa's wedding dress!

5/26/12
Completed two days ago: Grit 'n Grind for Bass Clarinet Solo, commissioned by Anne Watson, professor of Clarinet at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK.

5/26/12
A Clarinet and Bassoon Faculty Recital featuring compositions by Theresa Martin was given at the University of Oshkosh in Oshkosh, WI on Apr. 15, 2012. Theresa Martin performed on three of her own works, including Gryphon for solo clarinet. She was joined by Rosemary Brumbelow on Solar Flair, Paula Brusky on Riptide. Also on the program was the clarinet and piano version of Peaches at Midnight, performed by Rosemary Brumbelow and Kirstin Ihde.

5/19/12
Autumn Art was performed by the CSUN Clarinet Quartet: Evangeline Bradley, Bobby Cota Solis, Sabrina Nickum, and Yu-Chien Eunice Chen at California Clarinet Day, Los Angeles Valley College Music Department

1/17/2012
Matthew Miracle and Andrew DeBoer will perform Riptide on the following dates:

Feb. 18, 2012: University of Missouri - Kansas City
Feb. 19, 2012: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Feb. 21, 2012: University of Missouri

12/7/11
Live Wire was performed by Garrick Zoeter and Caitlin Beare at Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, VA

Peaches at Midnight was performed on Nov. 15, 2011 by Rosemary Brumbelow and Kirstin Ihde at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

9/13/11
Live Wire was performed by Andy Hudson and Matthew Miracle, and Fire and Ice was performed by Andy and Brittany Hudson at the International Alliance for Women Musicians Congress, Flagstaff, AZ

8/7/11 
Monstress premiere performance at ICA ClarinetFest 2011 in Los Angeles at California State University Northridge by 10th and Broadway Clarinet Quartet. Video posted below:

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3a3P94-fuM

7/15/11
Preview performances of Monstress by 10th and Broadway Clarinet Quartet will take place as follows: (Members of the Quartet: Andrew Hudson, Steven Naimark, Brady Richards, Jason Thorne)

-Friday, July 15 - 2:30 in Guerry Hall at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Sewanee, TN
-Saturday, July 16 - 2:30 at Guerry Garth (outdoor venue) at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival
-Saturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17 - 12:00 each day at the Tennessee Antiquarian Book Fair in Cowan, TN
-Friday, July 22 - 4:00 PM in St. Luke's Chapel at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival (ICA Preview Concert)


Looking forward to the premiere performance at ICA ClarinetFest 2011 in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 9:30am!

6/27/11 
If you are attending Clarinetfest 2011 in L.A. Aug. 3-7, please visit the Just For Winds/Potenza Music booth. They will have copies of my music available for sale.

6/27/11 
My chamber music is now published by Potenza Music and available through "Just For Winds." You can still purchase my music through my website, but you will now receive the Potenza editions only.

6/27/11 
You can now follow me on twitter for my latest updates: @theresamartin79

6/4/11 
Peaches at Midnight was performed by Michele Fiala, oboe and Andrew Campbell, piano at IDRS at Arizona State Univesity in Tempe, AZ. The performance was superb and was received well by the audience!

5/6/11 
Monstress with be premiered at ICA 2011 in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 9:30am by "10th and Broadway" Clarinet Quartet.

Peaches at Midnight will be performed at IDRS on Saturday, Jun. 4 at 2pm at Arizona State Univesity in Tempe, AZ in the Galvin Playhouse, with Michele Fiala playing the oboe part.

Live Wire and Fire and Ice were selected to be performed at the IAWM Congress 2011 in Flagstaff, AZ. The perfmance will take place on Sept. 16 on "Concert 5" from 3-4pm, and will be performed by Andrew and Brittany Hudson and Steven Naimark.

4/1/11 
Andrew and Brittany Hudson performed Live Wire at the College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference.

3/27/11 
Dark Embers was premiered at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ by Matthew Miracle and Andrew DeBoer, DMA candidates at ASU. They did a marvelous job!

3/12/11 
Andrew and Brittany Hudson performed Fire and Ice at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

3/5/11 
Live Wire was performed on 3/3/11 and 3/5/11 by Richard Nunemaker and Timothy Bonenfant at the 5th Annual Woodwind Festival at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas.

1/21/11 
Julia Heinen performed Gryphon on a Guest Artist Recital at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

1/2/11 
Peaches at Midnight will be performed by commissioner, Michele Fiala:

Jan. 12 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Jan. 18 at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

At the IDRS (International Double Reed Society) Conference May 31-Jun. 4 at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ.

12/9/10 
Live Wire was chosen for performance on a recital at the College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference on Apr. 1-2 in Appleton, WI.

10th and Broadway Clarinet Quartet is commissioning me to write a new work for clarinet quartet, to be premiered at Clarinetfest 2011.

8/25/10 
Two of my pieces were performed at an ASU recital, at the Music Instrument Museum Morning Interlude. The recital was titled "Speak of the Devil! Viruosity from ASU." Robert Spring and Jana Starling performed Live Wire and Robert Spring and Albie Micklich performed Riptide.

7/24/10 
Robert Spring and Jana Starling premiered Live Wire, for two clarinets at the ICA Clarinetfest 2010 in Austin, TX.

7/16/10 
Andy and Brittany Hudson premiered Fire and Ice, for two clarinets in Guerry Hall at The Sewanee Summer Music Festival in Sewanee, TN.

1/13/10 
Andy Hudson and Brady Richards will be performing Solar Flair three different times on a series of showcase concerts in Columbus, GA as part of the 2010 Honor Bands of Georgia Festival, from January 22-23, 2010.

9/12/09 
Robert Spring and Albie Michlich premiered Riptide, for clarinet and bassoon, on Robert Spring's faculty recital at Arizona State University.

2/18/09
Sarah Bushey and Joshua Duermeyer will be performing Solar Flair on several upcoming recitals. The schedule is below:

  • Friday, February 27th, University of Florida Auditorium on the UF campus in Gainesville, Florida.
  • Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 (13th International Festival of Women Composers, March 15-22) at the Friends of Music Room in the University of Florida Auditorium building.
  • Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 pm, University of Florida Auditorium on the UF campus.
  • Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 (UF Clarinet Ensemble Concert) University of Florida Auditorium on the UF campus.

1/29/09
"10th & Broadway" clarinet quartet (Andy Hudson, Brady Richards, Mike Waller - Clarinet; Jason Thorne - Clarinet, Bass Clarinet) performed Autumn Art at the Georgia Music Educators Association State Conference, Savannah, GA.

1/24/08 
Wesley Ferreira and Dr. Stephen Runge performed Growth Spurt on Prof. Ferreira's faculty recital at Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB, Canada.

12/11/08 
"10th & Broadway" clarinet quartet (Andy Hudson, Brady Richards, Mike Waller - Clarinet; Jason Thorne - Clarinet, Bass Clarinet) performed Autumn Art in Columbus, GA at Legacy Hall at the Rivercenter for the Performing Arts.

12/10/08 
Ms. Martin passed her doctoral defense and is now Dr. Martin!

11/26/08 
Ms. Martin's doctoral defense is scheduled for Wed., Dec. 10 from 10am-12pm at Rackham, 4th floor conference room, University of Michigan.

11/23/08 
Anne Watson performs Gryphon on her faculty recital at the NSU Jazz Lab.

10/5/08
Solar Flair is scheduled to be on tour, performed by Matthew Miracle and Kimberly Endel. The tour dates and places are:

October 13 - University of Central Arkansas - 7:30 p.m.
October 14 - Fort Smith Presbyterian Church - 7:00 p.m.
October 15 - Missouri State University - 7:30 p.m.
October 16 - University of Central Missouri - 7:30 p.m.

9/12/08
Autumn Art is scheduled to be performed by "10th & Broadway" clarinet quartet: Andy Hudson, Brady Richards, Mike Waller - Clarinet; Jason Thorne - Clarinet, Bass Clarinet. It will take place in Columbus, GA at Legacy Hall at the Rivercenter for the Performing Arts on Dec. 11, 2008 at 7:30pm. The program is below:

Waterson - Grand Quartet, Mvt. 1
Martin - Autumn Art
Lockhart, arr. Montilla - Estampas Criollas
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Russell - Runion (for four bass clarinets)
Grainger, arr. May - Molly on the Shore
Debussy, arr. May - Clarie de Lune
Peck (trans) - Drastic Measures

9/12/08
Theresa won an ASCAPLUS Award for having works performed in 2008.

9/11/08
Anne Watson will perform Gryphon on her November 23 faculty recital at the NSU Jazz Lab.

7/4/08 
Solar Flair is performed at "Clarinetfest" in Kansas City, MO by Robert Spring and Jana Starling.

4/27/08
Growth Spurt is performed in Chicago by Blagoj Lamnjov, clarinet and Kay Kim, piano in Chicago at a private recital for the Barnett Foundation 2008 Clarinet Competition.

4/20/08
Growth Spurt is performed by Sergey Gutorov, clarinet and Olga Ridgway, piano in Chicago at a private recital for the Barnett Foundation 2008 Clarinet Competition.

4/13/08
Growth Spurt is premiered in Chicago by Yao Guang Zhai, clarinet and Kay Kim, piano at a private recital for the Barnett Foundation 2008 Clarinet Competition.

4/5/08
Solar Flair is performed by Steve Sanchez and Matthew Sikes at Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center, University of Michigan.

3/18/08
City of Ambition is premiered by the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra in Hill Auditorium at 8:00pm.

Gina Allen and Jane Elston perform Solar Flair at The Headgate Theatre, Colchester UK.

3/10/08 
Gina Allen and Jane Elston perform Solar Flair for a Duet competition (2nd place) at Colchester Institute, Colchester UK.

3/8/08 
Gina Allen and Jane Elston perform Solar Flair for a Woodwind Ensemble competition (winners) at Colchester Institute, Colchester UK.

10/14/07
Theresa and Josh's first child, Aidan Joshua, is born!

9/15/07
Theresa receives notice that she won an ASCAPLUS Award.

9/14/07
Theresa receives a "high pass" for her doctoral oral prelims. She is now a candidate for her degree.

7/10/07
Chasing Daylight is performed at the Aspen Music Festival by the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, directed by Syd Hodkinson.

7/8/07
City of Ambition receives a reading by the Conducting Academy at the Aspen Music Festival, conducted by Kenneth Lam.

7/6/07
Gryphon is performed by Jana Starling at Clarinetfest 2007 in Vancouver, BC.

6/14/07
Theresa attends the Aspen Music Festival and School, where she will attend masterclasses with composers Steve Mackey and Christopher Rouse in the Composition Masterclass Program.

4/16/07
Theresa wins second prize in the 2006 NACUSA Young Composer's Competition for her work,Gryphon.

Chasing Daylight is premiered by Nick Finch, Marcus Scholtes, and Neil Sisauyhoat at the University of Michigan Composer's Forum.

4/1/07
Theresa performs a Doctoral Cognate Clarinet Recital in McIntosh Theater at the University of Michigan at 5:00pm. Works include Schumann's Fantasy Pieces, a Sonata by Devienne, Eric Mandat's Rrowzer!, and the Copland Clarinet Concerto.

Theresa and her husband Josh announce the exciting news: they are expecting their first child, due Oct. 5, 2007.

2/25/07
Zero Infinity is premiered by Sam Pilafian, Tuba and J.B. Smith, percussion at 2:30pm at Arizona State University's Katzin Recital Hall in Tempe, AZ.

2/16/07
Gryphon is performed by Yenting Chuang at the Midwest Symposium at the University of Indiana, Blooomington.

2/12/07
Gryphon is performed by Yenting Chuang at the University of Michigan Composer's Forum in Britton Recital Hall at 8pm.

11/29/06
Theresa performs in the Contemporary Directions Ensemble concert at the University of Michigan.

11/25/06
Jana Starling and Jean-Guy Boisvert perform Solar Flair at 8 p.m. in Brunton Auditorium, Mount Allison University campus.

11/20/06
Calcipher and Solar Flair receive performances by Wesley and Copper Ferreira, clarinets, and Chris Morano, piano, at the University of Michigan Student Composer's Forum.

10/13/06
Aspirations receives a performance by the Arizona State University Chamber Orchestra at the SCI Student National Conference in Tempe, AZ. 

Zero Infinity is scheduled for performance on Feb. 25, 2007 by Sam Pilafian, tuba and J.B. Smith, percussion at Arizona State University.

10/10/06
Aspirations, Theresa's piece for chamber orchestra, receives its premiere by the Arizona State University Chamber Orchestra at the Evelyn Smith Music Theatre in Tempe, AZ . 

10/11/06
Gryphon, commissioned by Yenting Chuang, is professionally recorded by Ms. Chuang in Tempe, AZ.

10/7/06 
Calcipher, commissioned by Wesley Ferreira, is premiered by Mr. Ferreira. Solar Flair receives a performance by Wesley and his wife, Copper Ferreira.

9/24/06
Theresa becomes an aunt to her niece, Siena Catherine Murphy.

8/31/06
Theresa performs Sonata for Clarinet and Piano with pianist Ezra Donner at the 2006 SCI National Conference in San Antonio, TX on Sept. 15.

5/04/06
Theresa becomes an aunt to nephew Cal Thomas Martin.

5/03/06
Aspirations, Theresa's masters thesis, is selected to receive a premiere performance on Oct. 13 at the 2006 SCI Student National Conference in Tempe, AZ.

4/25/06
Theresa's piece, Limericks, receives a premiere on Daniel Puccio's master's recital.

4/24/06
Theresa presents her electronic piece, Shoenami, in her electronic music class at UM.

4/13/06
Theresa's piece, Surrender, is premiered at The University of Michigan for a seminar presentation in Prof. Joseph Lam's class, Music as Creative and Cultural Practices.

4/10/06
Theresa's piece, Fairie Suite for Violin Solo, (movements I. Titania and II. Eurydice) will be premiered by Debbie Clark on the Composer's Forum at the University of Michigan, Britton Hall, 8:00pm.

3/12/06
Theresa performs A Double Life by Daniel Wohl with pianist Daniel Pesca on the Composer's Forum at the University of Michigan, Britton Hall, 8:00pm.

2/25/06
Theresa performs her Sonata for Clarinet and Piano with pianist Ming-Hsiu Yen at the Midwest Composer's Symposium at the University of Illinois Champagne-Urbana. The same day, she also performs A Double Life by Daniel Wohl with pianist Daniel Pesca.

2/06/06
Theresa performs her Sonata for Clarinet and Piano with pianist Ming-Hsiu Yen at the Composer's Forum at 8:00pm in Britton Hall, University of Michigan.

2/2/06-2/5/06
As clarinetist in the Contemporary Directions Ensemble at UM, Theresa performs in Bill Albreight's Seven Deadly Sins for a UM Dance performance.

12/10/06
As clarinetist in the Contemporary Directions Ensemble at UM, Theresa performs in David Lang's Increase at 8pm, Rackham Auditorium.

11/20/05
Walt Nielsen and Gail Novak premiere Theresa's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano at Arizona State University.

11/12/05
Solar Flair is performed at the SCI Student National Conference at West Virginia University.

10/21/05
As clarinetist in the Contemporary Directions Ensemble at UM, Theresa performs in David Schiff's Scenes from Adolescence and Tania Leon's Hechizos.

9/06/05
Theresa begins her first semester towards her DMA in composition at the University of Michigan.

8/22/05
Robert Spring and Jorge Montilla perform Solar Flair at the Xi'an International Clarinet Festival, Xi'an China.

6/17/05
Robert Spring and Jorge Montilla perform Solar Flair at the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium.

5/1/05
Theresa receives recognition for Solar Flair in the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. http://www.ascap.com/concert/concertawards/2005/hm_bios.html

4/16/05
Heather Henderson and Kelly Hayes perform Solar Flair at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ.

4/7/05
Arizona listeners tune into 89.5 KBAQ at 7:17pm to hear the Arizona State University performImprints for Full Orchestra.

2/18/05
Robert Spring and Dawn McConkie perform Solar Flair at Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

2/16/05
In a recital given by Stephanie Simper in Katzin Hall at Arizona State University, Theresa performs in Barber's Summer Music with colleagues, Stephanie Simper, oboe, Angela Rich, flute, Rose French, horn, and Ben Yingst, bassoon.

2/3/05
Jonathan Cohler and Benito Meza perform Solar Flair at the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massacusetts.

1/29/05
Charles West and David Niethamer perform Solar Flair at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

12/16/04
Theresa graduates from Arizona State University with two degrees: Masters of Music in Music Composition and Music Performance (clarinet). She has completed her thesis piece, which is a work entitled Aspirations, for Chamber Orchestra. She hopes to have a performance ofAspirations in the near future.

11/17/04
Robert Spring and Alan LaFave perform Solar Flair at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

11/6/04
Theresa will give a masters clarinet recital at 2:30pm in Katzin Concert Hall at Arizona State University. She will perform the works of Roberto Sierra, Carl Mara von Weber, and Johannes Brahms.

11/2/04
Theresa performs the Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 114 on a Chamber Music Recital with pianist Christi Leman and cellist Jenna Dalbey.

10/25/04
Theresa performs Rothko Landscapes, a clarinet quartet by Jody Rockmaker, on an ASU Composition Faculty recital.

9/13/04
Robert Spring and Jorge Montilla perform Solar Flair on the ASU Composition Studio recital.

9/12/04
Robert Spring and Jorge Montilla premiere Theresa's work, Solar Flair, for two clarinets on Dr. Spring's fall recital. The work was commissioned by Dr. Spring in the summer of 2004. Theresa will take part in a pre-concert talk in which the audience may ask questions of the composers.

7/4/04-7/11/04
Theresa travels to Ostend, Belgium to study clarinet at the Belgian Clarinet Academy. Her teachers include: Eddy VanOosthuyse, Robert Walzel, and Robert Spring.

6/19/04
Theresa's piece, Character Sketches, receives its New York debut performance at the Flea Theater in Manhattan. The piece is being performed on a concert dedicated to music of young composers, which is part of the American Composer's Alliance 2004 American Music Festival.

4/16/04
Theresa will give a masters clarinet recital at Arizona State University in
the Recital Hall at 7:30pm. She will perform works by: Paul Harvey, Victor
Babin, Jean Francaix, and Bohuslav Martinu.

4/12/04
Theresa's piece, A Dream, for soprano and piano, is premiered by Victoria Sanchez and Christi Leman on the ASU Composition Studio Recital. The text is a poem by Antoinette De
Coursey Patterson.

2/9/04
Theres's piece, Imprints for full orchestra, is premiered by the ASU
Symphony Orchestra. Theresa is the winner of the ASU Concert of Soloists
Composition Contest and recipient of the Grant Fletcher Memorial Award in
Musical Composition.

11/17/03
Theresa's piece, Mingling Contradictions, premiered on the ASU Composition Studio Recital in Katzin Concert Hall. This piece (for Violin, Clarinet, Piano, and Electronics) was written as a collaboration with two choreographers, Wendy Jones and Tara McFarland, of the ASU Dance Department.

11/14/03
Theresa won the ASU Orchestra Composition Competition. Her piece, Imprints, will premiere in the spring on the ASU Symphony Orchestra's Concert of Soloists in Gammage Auditorium (Tempe, Arizona).

Theresa's piece, Mingling Contradictions, was performed at a dance showing for an ASU choreography class.

8/8/03
Theresa Murphy became Theresa Martin when she married Josh Martin in Appleton, Wisconsin.