Loretta Jankowski

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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

2 Chaconne (1999)
piano with choice of the following: fl, ob, B-flat cl, sop sax, ten sax

3 Chaconne for Piano and Orchestra (1986)
2 fl doubling picc, 2 ob, 2 bsn, 2 hn, 2 tpt in C, perc, piano, strings

4 CLAIRE'S THEME
piano solo

6 Contrasts (1987)
B-flat Clarinet, Violin, Piano

7 Cycles (1969)
voice and piano

8 Etude #1 (1993)
piano

9 Four Haiku (1983)
Tpt, Perc(2)
trumpet, marimba, Large Tam Tam, H+L Maracas, Sleigh Bells

10 Gallic Overture (1995)
2ob 2hn perc(1) hp, strings
Chamber Orchestra

11 Homage to Chopin (1981)
piano

12 Images 1 (1984)
piano

13 Inside The Cage, Empty Air (1975)
30 womens voices, guitar, 3 soprano recorders, 2 alto recorders, 2 tenor recorders, bass recorder, percussion, harpsichord

14 Jericho (1992)
small orchestra

15 Jerusalem (Chamber Music Version) (1983)
Bass voice solo, SATB Chorus, percussion

16 Jerusalem (Orchestred Version) (1985)
Bass Voice Solo. Large SATB Chorus, 2 antiphonal basses, orchestra

17 A Naughty Boy - Continuo Music Press (1979)
Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano

18 PHOENIX (1989)
high voice, piano

19 Psalms 13 + 113 (Orchestration version) (1994)
Soprano and Orchestra

20 Psalms 13 + 113 (voice and piano version) (1992)
high voice and piano

21 Rubies of Memories (1989)
piano 4 hands

22 Sonata for B-flat Trumpet and Piano (1970)
B-flat Trumpet and Piano

23 A Song on the End of the World (1987)
Soprano, Violin, Cello, Piano

24 Toccatella (1994)
B-flat trumpet and piano

25 Todesband (1973)
Wind Ensemble

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