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2010

   
     
December 16-17, 2010
  Camera Dances at Bargemusic in New York. Olga Vinokur, piano.
     
November, 2010
 

Naxos American Classics will release Wasting the Night: Songs of Scott Wheeler in July 2010. Producer Adam Abeshouse writes:

“The recording of Scott Wheeler’s songs strikes me as real musical news. He has come up with a fresh approach to American art song by going back to the basics – clearly set, communicative poetry with appealingly direct vocal lines and smart, idiomatic accompaniments. You can tell that Scott studied with American vocal-music master Virgil Thomson. You can also tell that he has spent many years performing the American musical theater repertoire. His songs have quite an expressive range, but all of them speak clearly, especially in the outstanding performances by Susanna Phillips, Krista River, Joseph Kaiser and William Sharp. Each singer is a major artist and each is experienced singing Scott’s music. The pianist Donald Berman has also performed and recorded Scott’s music; Don’s work adds another dimension to a vocal disc in which he is never merely an accompanist but always a full musical partner. This should be a knockout of a disc.”

Song Texts

     
November 28, 2010
  Sonata for Violin and Piano with Sharan Leventhal and Randall Hodgkinson, in recital at Boston Conservatory.
     
November 14, 2010
  The Gold Standard at Hartford Opera Theater.
     
November 13, 2010
  When I Survey the Bright Celestial Sphere by Virgil Thomson, in brass arrangement by Scott Wheeler. John W. Ehrlich conducting the Spectrum Singers, at 1st Church Cambridge. 8PM. http://www.spectrumsingers.org
     
November 13, 2010
  City of Shadows with Gil Rose and Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
Info at http://www.bmop.org.
     
November 6, 2010
  Sonata for Violin and Piano with violinist Adrianne Pope in recital at Boston Conservatory, at 5PM
     
November 1, 2010
  Nachtlied with guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan in recital at Salem State College.
     
October 24, 2010
  The Small Rain. Christopher Krueger and Judith Gordon, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
     
October 15, 2010
  Camera Dances. Credo Trio, Biola University, La Mirada, CA.
     
October 8, 2010
  Nachtlied. Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar, at Borders, Burlington, MA
     
October 4, 2010
  Scott Wheeler receives Composer of the Year award from the Classical Recording Foundation Weill Hall at Carnegie in New York. Wasting the Night performed by Susanna Phillips and Donald Berman..
     
September 28, 2010
  Nachtlied. Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar WOMR-FM live broadcast
     
September 25, 2010
  Nachtlied. Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar, at Cambridge Naturals
     
September 17, 2010
  Spirit Geometry, Jesus Castro-Balbi cello and Gloria Lin piano, University of Texas at Dallas
     
September 2, 3, 4, 5, 2010
  Pianist Olga Vinokur at Bargemusic in NY plays Cowley Meditation and the NY premiere of Cookie Galop.
     
August 6, 2010
  Soprano Jennifer Sgroe and pianist Beverly Soll sing "Recuerdo" from Wasting the Night at a Benefit Concert for the Salem Community Arts Center 
     
July 16,2010
  Camera Dances; Credo Trio at Oberlin
     
July 2, 2010
  Cowley Meditation; Beth Levin, piano; Bargemusic, New York
     
June 24-26, 2010
 
Scott will be at the Utah Arts Festival in Salt Lake City June 24-26, including a performance of The Small Rain.
     
June 10—July 29, 2010
  The Little Dragon goes on tour in Indiana with the “musictelling” ensemble Tales and Scales. They write the following:
Our 2nd Annual Library Tour Goes Regional!
Planning to visit your local library for summer reading this year? Join the adventure, as Elizabeth and The Little Dragon, conquer their fear and save the kingdom, in this beloved tale from acclaimed storyteller, Jay O'Callahan, and put to music by Scott Wheeler!
Coming to a library near you this summer:
June 10 - Alexandrian Public Library (Mt. Vernon, IN)
June 17 - Monroe County Public Library (Bloomington, IN) and Ellettsville Branch Library (Ellettsville, IN)
June 21 - Owensville Carnegie Public Library (Owensville, IN)
June 22 - Union County Public Library (Morganfield, KY)
June 23 - Lincoln Heritage Public Library (Dale, IN)
June 24 - Ohio Township Central Library (Newburgh, IN)
June 26 - Willard Library (Evansville, IN)
July 29 - Lawrence Public Library (Lawrenceville, IL) and Knox County Public Library (Vincennes, IN)
     
June 10, 2010
 

Granite Coast (premiere). Rockport Chamber Music Society (Bayla Keyes, Michael Reynolds and David Deveau), at the opening of the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA Live broadcast WGBH/WCRB-FM, 99.5, including a live interview with Scott Wheeler.

     
June 8, 2010
  Shore Watch receives its New York premiere with violinist Mary Rowell and pianist Geoffrey Burleson at Merkin Concert Hall, on a program of the New York Art Ensemble
     
April 26, 2010
  “Equinox” and Wasting the Night sung by soprano Jennifer Sgroe at the David Adams Art Song Competition Winners’ Recital, Columbia University Teacher’s College, New York City
     
April 25, 2010
  “Equinox” sung by soprano Jennifer Sgroe at the New England Regional Finals of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award Competition. Indian Hill Music School, Littleton, MA
     
April 21, 2010
6:00 PM
  WHRB-FM broadcast of Dragon Mountain, from Scott's Newport Classic CD Shadow Bands, featuring the Gramercy Trio with pianist Donald Berman. The WHRB program is entitled Music and Mysticism.
   
April 6, 2010
  Longy School of Music: Judge at the Concerto Competition
     
March 24, 2010
  Frost School of Music, Miami: Lecture on music of Scott Wheeler
     
March 23, 2010
  Mary Ann Lanier and James Busby performing Wasting the Night at Bridgewater State College. Same program as January 31 at New England Conservatory.
     
March 13, 2010
  Dragon Mountain. 21st Century Consort, Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC
   
March 6 2010
  Wakefield Doubles. BMOP conducted by Gil Rose, Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory, Boston
   
February 28, 2010
 

Spirit Geometry (premiere). Joshua Gordon and Randall Hodgkinson, Slosberg Recital Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

   
February 4, 2010
  “Thursday” from Wasting the Night. Mary Thorne and Elizabeth Hastings, Trinity Wall St. New York
     
January 31, 2010
  Dinosaur Annex Young Composers Concert, Goethe Institute, Boston
   
January 31, 2010
 

Wasting the Night. Mary Ann Lanier and James Busby, Williams Recital Hall at New England Conservatory, Boston

   
January 24, 2010
 

I Will Give Thanks. David Shuler conducting the Choir of St. Luke’s in the Field, New York

     
January 22, 2010
 

Touch and Go (premiere). Gramercy Trio, Boston Conservatory

   
January 16, 2010
  Camera Dances. Credo Trio Phillips Recital Hall, Gordon College, Beverly, MA

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