Loretta Jankowski

Biography

Loretta Jankowski (b. 1950)  A native of New Jersey, Dr. Jankowski studied composition and theory in the prepatory division of the Juilliard School of Music in the early 1960's. She hold a Masters of Music in Composition from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Composition with minors in Theory and Music History from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Her extensive degree studies were supplemented by work at Dartington, England with Harrison Birtwistle and Morton Feldman, and three months in Cracow, Poland with Marek Stachowski.

Dr. Jankowski has taught on the faculties of Northern Illinois University/Dekalb, California State University/Long Beach, Ball State University/Muncie, Indiana, and East Carolina University/Greenville, North Carolina. From 1981-1983, she was Adjunct Professor of Composition at Kean College, resuming that post in 1986. In August, 1987, she was Composer-in-Residence at Bennington College/Vermont.

ACE Publications

26 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Loretta Jankowski Alleluia Fanfare with Variations Organ
Loretta Jankowski Chaconne
piano with choice of the following: fl, ob, B-flat cl, sop sax, ten sax
Loretta Jankowski Chaconne for Piano and Orchestra 2 fl doubling picc, 2 ob, 2 bsn, 2 hn, 2 tpt in C, perc, piano, strings
Loretta Jankowski CLAIRE'S THEME piano solo
Loretta Jankowski Concerto for Oboe, Clarinet + String Orchestra
Oboe, Clarinet, String Orchestra
Loretta Jankowski Contrasts B-flat Clarinet, Violin, Piano
Loretta Jankowski Cycles voice and piano
Loretta Jankowski Etude #1 piano
Loretta Jankowski Four Haiku Tpt, Perc(2)
trumpet, marimba, Large Tam Tam, H+L Maracas, Sleigh Bells
Loretta Jankowski Gallic Overture 2ob 2hn perc(1) hp, strings
Chamber Orchestra
Loretta Jankowski Homage to Chopin piano
Loretta Jankowski Images 1 piano
Loretta Jankowski Inside The Cage, Empty Air 30 womens voices, guitar, 3 soprano recorders, 2 alto recorders, 2 tenor recorders, bass recorder, percussion, harpsichord
Loretta Jankowski Jericho small orchestra
Loretta Jankowski Jerusalem (Chamber Music Version) Bass voice solo, SATB Chorus, percussion
Loretta Jankowski Jerusalem (Orchestred Version) Bass Voice Solo. Large SATB Chorus, 2 antiphonal basses, orchestra
Loretta Jankowski Naughty Boy - Continuo Music Press Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano
Loretta Jankowski PHOENIX
high voice, piano
Loretta Jankowski Psalms 13 + 113 (Orchestration version) Soprano and Orchestra
Loretta Jankowski Psalms 13 + 113 (voice and piano version) high voice and piano
Loretta Jankowski Rubies of Memories piano 4 hands
Loretta Jankowski Sonata for B-flat Trumpet and Piano B-flat Trumpet and Piano
Loretta Jankowski Song on the End of the World Soprano, Violin, Cello, Piano
Loretta Jankowski Toccatella B-flat trumpet and piano

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