Beth Wiemann

Biography

Beth Wiemann was raised in Burlington, VT and studied composition and clarinet at Oberlin College and Princeton University. Her works have been performed by the New York New Music Ensemble, Continuum, Ensemble 21, Earplay, the Motion Ensemble, Opera Vista, saxophonist John Sampen, singers Paul Hillier, Susan Narucki, D'Anna Fortunato, and others. Her compositions have won awards from Copland House, the Orvis Foundation, Colorado New Music Festival, American Women Composers, and Marimolin as well as various arts councils, and have been featured on the Capstone, Americus, innova and Albany record labels. She teaches composition and clarinet at the University of Maine.

Beth's works with video here.

ACE Publications

12 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Beth Wiemann SLATE large wind ensemble, video
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Beth Wiemann RAILWAYS PRÉCIS small orchestra and video
1111 2110 strings, with audiovideo accompaniment
Beth Wiemann Sallee and Rumsey at Mann Gulch Bass Trombone and Video
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Beth Wiemann STAR THEATRE -
clarinet, piano and Video fixed media
Beth Wiemann Railways -
fl, ob, cl, bsn, trpt, strings
Beth Wiemann STAND FACING THE STOVE -
bass clarinet, video (dvd) projections
Beth Wiemann FOR HE IS GOOD TO THINK ON Flute, Clarinet, and Video
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Additional Works

  • To The Moon (1985) - for soprano, oboe, bassoon, and piano
  • Why We Live With Animals (1993) - for soprano, bass clarinet, and 2 percussion
  • Villancico (1994) - for flute, clarinet, viola, and cello
  • Vespona (1998) - for pierrot quintet
  • Walkabout (2011) - for bass clarinet and percussion