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.

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ACE Publications

21 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Beth Wiemann AMERICANA Soprano, Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
Beth Wiemann BIRD IN THE STORM, THE Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
Beth Wiemann BUILDING THE NIGHT HOUSE Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
Beth Wiemann CHEMISTRY OF COMMON THINGS Baritone, Violin, and Piano
Beth Wiemann CRITICS & CONNOISSEURS Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Cello
Beth Wiemann DIVIDEND Mezzo-Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
Beth Wiemann ECHOES Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
Beth Wiemann GREAT WORLD OF LIGHT Cello and Piano with Soprano Obbligato
(Soprano in 3rd Movement Only)
Beth Wiemann PAUL RICE SONGS Soprano, Flute, and Guitar
Beth Wiemann PLAIN PRESENTATION OF IT Soprano, Flute (Doubling Piccolo and Alto Flute), and Violin
Beth Wiemann SONGS WITHOUT WORDS Soprano, Oboe, Bassoon, Cello, and Piano
Beth Wiemann TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW Mezzo-Soprano, Cello, Piano
Beth Wiemann Three Songs for Soprano and Percussion Soprano, nonpitched perc, marimba/bells
Beth Wiemann TO THE MOON sop, ob, bsn, pf
Beth Wiemann TWO POEMS BY APRIL BERNARD Soprano, Double Bass, and Piano
Beth Wiemann UNTIL THE WAR IS OVER 4 singers (Sop, Mezzo-Sop, Bar, Ten), flute, alto saxophone, double bass, piano and electronic sound
Beth Wiemann WHEN SILLY BEES COULD SPEAK
Baritone, bass clarinet, trumpet and trombone
Beth Wiemann WHY WE LIVE WITH ANIMALS Sop, bass cl, 2 perc
Beth Wiemann WILD GRAPES Soprano, Flute, and Guitar

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