Introduction

Award-Winning composer, Adrienne Albert (ASCAP) has had her music performed across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, Europe, Thailand, South Africa, South America, and China.

Biography

Award-winning U.S. composer Adrienne Albert (ASCAP) has had her chamber, choral and vocal, orchestral and wind band works performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, Europe, Thailand, South Africa, South America, and China. Having worked with such luminaries as Igor Stravinsky, Leonard Bernstein, Philip Glass and Gunther Schuller, Albert began composing her own music in the 1990s. A recipient of numerous awards and grants, her music has been supported by noteworthy arts organizations including the National Endowment for the Arts, American Composers Forum, MTC/Rockefeller Foundation, Meet The Composer, ACF Subito Award, MPE Fraternity, ACME Award, and consecutive ASCAP awards. Recent commissions include "Malala", for SSSAAA commissioned by The Cornell University Chorus, Robert Isaacs, Conductor, works for low flutes expert Peter Sheridan, Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation, The Zinkali Trio, Pennsylvania Academy of Music, trombonist Andrew Malloy for which she wrote "Wind Tides" for trombone and piano that was the 1st Place Winner of the 2016 Wright State University Trombone convention, Chamber Music Palisades, Pacific Serenades, and St. Bedes Episcopal Church among others. Her woodwind quintet “Animalogy” was a Winner of the Aeros Competition and performed in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall. A graduate of UCLA, Ms. Albert studied composition with Leonard Stein, with Stephen “Lucky” Mosko at CalArts and orchestration with Albert Harris. Her music is recorded on Naxos, Navona, Centaur, Little Piper, and ABC Records and published by Kenter Canyon Music (ASCAP). Her music can also be found through TrevCo-Varner Music, FluteWorld, Dorn Music and Theodore Front Musical Literature. For more info, please visit: http://www.adriennealbert.com ; email: adrienne@adriennealbert.com.

Music is the universal language that knows no boundaries or barriers. It can transport us to foreign lands, inspire new thoughts and open places in our memory banks. It is a reflection of the inner soul, and it is always in my heart. When there are no words to describe one's emotions, I am grateful to be able to speak through my music. Please come in and visit my world.

Describe your music

(2015) "Malala" for SSSAAA, commissioned by The Cornell University Chorus, Robert Isaacs, conductor; "Across the Cs" for flute quintet commissioned by 5 Across; "Visions of Grace" for low flute quintet, commissioned by Peter Sheridan; (2014) "War Stories", commissioned by The Zinkali Trio for flute, horn and piano; (2008) "Americana Quartet" for flute, violin, viola, and cello commissioned by Chamber Music America premieres May 6, 2008 in Pacific Palisades, CA. (2007) Evensong Service commissioned by St. Bedes Episcopal Church in Mar Vista, CA for choir and organ premiered May 20, 2007. (2007) "Between the dark and daylight" for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp was commissioned by Pacific Serenades and premiered in Los Angeles, CA in April, 2007 with the outstanding musicians, Mark Carlson, flute, Roberto Cani, violin, James Dunham, viola, David Speltz, cello and Joann Turovsky, harp. (2006) A new work for soprano saxophone and guitar was commissioned by Drs. Alan Durst, saxophone and Corey Whitehead, guitar. Titled "L.A. Tango Nuevo", it was premiered at Zipper Hall in Los Angeles in June. (2006) American Composers Forum Grant in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Arts for a Continental Harmony Project in the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Adrienne will compose a three movement work to be premiered in the spring and summer of 2006 and 2007.
(2005) New Song for Soprano and Piano commissioned by Laurence and Roberta Liebenbaum. To be performed by Diana Tash of the Los Angeles Opera.
(2005) FINDING CLAIRE - Original Music for a theatrical play directed by Susan Einhorn at the Theater for the New City in New York, NY. Runs from Feb. 3 - 20, 2005
(2005) Choral commission from Alaska - Weaver of Dreams to be performed in the spring of 2005 in Kenai, Alaska.
(2005) - Commissioned Piano Trio - 3 movements. Tango, Reverie, TBD

Additional info

Classical/Crossover