Harvey Sollberger

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Harvey Sollberger (b. 1938) recieved an M.A from Columbia University. He is a composer, conductor, and flutist. During his tenure, Sollberger served as the conductor for SONOR, the faculty new music ensemble, and SIRIUS, the graduate student new music ensemble. He co-founded (with Charles Wuorinen) the Group for Contemporary Music in New York and directed that ensemble for 27 years. He has been Composer-in-Residence at both the American Academy in Rome and with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. Sollberger's work in composition has been recognized by an award from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and by commissions from the Koussevitzky Foundation, the San Francisco Symphony, the Fromm Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Walter W. Naumberg Foundation, Music from Japan, and the New York State Council for the Arts.

Before joining the UCSD faculty, Sollberger has taught at Columbia University, the Manhattan School of Music, and Indiana University. From 1997 to 2005 he served as Music Director of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus.

Sollberger's notable students include Margaret Brouwer.

ACE Publications

1 ADVANCING MOMENT FOR 6 PLAYERS (1993)
fl, cl/bscl, vln, vcl, perc, piano

2 AS THINGS ARE & BECOME (1970)
vln,vla,vcl

3 AURELIAN ECHOES (1989)
fl, alto fl

4 BIG BANG! (2012)
flute choir - 12 or more flutes

6 CHAMBER VARIATIONS (1964)
conductor & 12 players:fl,alfl/pic, ob,cl/bcl,bsn,pf,2perc,vln,vla,vcl,cb

7 CIAO, ARCOSANTI (1994)
fl, ob, clar in A, bsn, vln, pf, bell tuned to A natural

9 COMPOSITIONS for flute, cello, piano, Conductor (1961)
fl,vcl,pf(w/conductor)

10 DECEMBER (2011)
alto flute

11 DIVERTIMENTO (1970)
fl,vcl,pf

12 DUO (1961)
fl,pf

13 DVORAK AND THE SCARLET TANAGER
flute, guitar, viola

16 FLUTES AND DRUMS (1978)
8 fl/picc/alto fl, 8 perc, 4 cb

17 GRANDIS TEMPLUM MACHINAE (1996)
Three Choirs, Five Vocal Soloists, String Quintet, Brass Quintet, Percussion, and other diverse instruments

19 THE HUMBLE HEART (1982)
woodwind quintet

20 INTERRUPTED NIGHT (1983)
cl, vln, vcl, with obbligato fl, pf

21 INTO THE LIGHT (1997)
fl

22 KILLAPATA/CHASKAPATA (1983)
solo fl & fl choir:2pic,7fl,2alt
for solo flute and flute choir

23 LIFE STUDY (1982)
sop, fl/alfl/pic, hp

24 MURAL (2013)
piano 4-hands

25 MUSIC FOR FLUTE AND PIANO (1964)
fl, pf

26 MUTABLE DUO (1991)
for 6 players

27 NANCY'S FANCY (1986)
solo cello

28 NEMESIS (2008)
cl, pf

30 NEW MILLENNIUM MEMO II (2014)
solo flute

31 O MENSCH! GIB ACHT! (2000)
solo oboe

33 ORIGINAL SUBSTANCE/MANIFESTS/TRACES II (2012)
solo shakuhachi

34 original/substance/ manifests traces II (2012)
shakuhachi solo

35 PERHAPS GILEAD (2010)
fl, guitar, 2vln, vla, vc

36 PERSIAN GOLF (1987)
string orchestra

37 REUNION (2011)
cl, pf, perc

38 RIDING THE WIND 1 (1974)
amplified solo flute, cl,vln,vcl,pf

39 RIDING THE WIND 2, 3, 4 (1974)
solo flute

40 Second Grand Quartet for Sixteen Flutes (2015)
4 flutists each playing piccolo, flute, alto flute and bass flute

41 Silent Film Suite (2015)
fl, vcl, guit

42 Soli e Scherzi (2013)
fl, pf

44 SPILLVILLE (2016)
flute, viola, guitar

45 SWEET DANCE OF MORNING (1976)
vln

46 TAKING MEASURES (1987)
violin, pf

47 THIN MUSIC/THICK MUSIC (2011)
20 PLAYERS: FL,OB,CL,BSN, ALTSX, HN, TPT, TBN, TBA, PIANO, ELEC PIANO, 2PERC, HP, 3VN, VLA, VC, CB

48 TO THE SPIRIT UNAPPEASED AND PEREGRINE (1998)
fl/pic, cl/bscl

49 THE TWO AND THE ONE (1972)
vcl, 2 perc

50 TWO MOTES FROM MUSICA TRANSALPINA (1970)
Sop,Bar,fl,b.cl,hp,gtr,cel,4 perc.

51 UNTITLED (2009)
alto flute duet

52 WHERE THE IOWA RIVER BENDS: 12-20-62 (2013)
cello, contrabass

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