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

14 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Beth Wiemann An Anxious Awareness of Danger B-flat clarinet, Vocoder (or synthesizer with vocoder), and Fixed Media
Beth Wiemann BARBOTEO Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
Beth Wiemann BEFORE THE SNOW
flute, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings
Beth Wiemann BLACK BEAR DANCE orchestral winds plus vibraphone
fl, ob, cl, bsn, tpt, hn, tbn, vib
Beth Wiemann Di Camera Trumpet in C, Cello, and Piano
Beth Wiemann NO MATTER WHAT
Clarinet and Fixed Media
Beth Wiemann Railways
fl, ob, cl, bsn, trpt, strings
Beth Wiemann RESTLESS 2 Clarinets in B-Flat
Beth Wiemann STAND FACING THE STOVE
bass clarinet, video (dvd) projections
Beth Wiemann TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW Mezzo-Soprano, Cello, Piano
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 Winter Weather Advisory Clarinet and Cello
Beth Wiemann Wrinkle bass clarinet (with low extension)

Additional Works