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

22 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Beth Wiemann Home Décor and the CDC Two Voices (Any) and Piano
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Beth Wiemann UNTIL THE WAR IS OVER 4 singers (Sop, Mezzo-Sop, Bar, Ten), flute, alto saxophone, double bass, piano and electronic sound
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Beth Wiemann Der Einsame Baritone and Piano
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Beth Wiemann Dame auf einem Balkon Baritone and Piano
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Beth Wiemann Six Songs on Rilke Baritone and Piano
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Beth Wiemann Aus Einer Kindheit Baritone and Piano
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Beth Wiemann Der Nachbar Baritone and Piano
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Beth Wiemann Eingang Baritone and Piano
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Beth Wiemann ÜBUNG AM KLAVIER Baritone and Piano
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Beth Wiemann YOUNG CHARLOTTE Mezzo-soprano, Piano, and Prerecorded Electronic Sound
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Beth Wiemann Aldington's Aria (with recitative) Baritone, pf
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Beth Wiemann TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW Mezzo-Soprano, Cello, Piano
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Beth Wiemann WALKABOUT bass clarinet, percussion
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Beth Wiemann Three Songs for Soprano and Percussion Soprano, nonpitched perc, marimba/bells
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Beth Wiemann SLOW BURN Flute, Bass Clarinet, and Marimba
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Beth Wiemann BY MEANS OF RED AND GREEN Violin and Percussion
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Beth Wiemann SLEEK BUT FUNCTIONAL Bass clarinet and large wind ensemble with percussion
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Beth Wiemann TIGHTROPE Woodwind Quintet
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Beth Wiemann WHY WE LIVE WITH ANIMALS Sop, bass cl, 2 perc
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Beth Wiemann SIMPLE SONGS sop, pf
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Beth Wiemann SIRENS, for Wind Ensemble -
wind ens: 1-0-3-bcl-3sax-0; 3cor-1tpt-3hn- 2tbn-1tba; perc(2), pf

Additional Works