Beth Wiemann


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

7 title(s)
Beth Wiemann It Floats Away From You Soprano and Trumpet
Beth Wiemann YOUNG CHARLOTTE Mezzo-soprano, Piano, and Prerecorded Electronic Sound
Beth Wiemann SO YOU WROTE TO ME OF THESE ETERNITIES Soprano and Alto Saxophone
Beth Wiemann ONLY COLOR I HAVE -
soprano, mezzo-soprano and flute (doubling piccolo)
Soprano, Bass Clarinet, and Fixed Media

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