Judith Shatin Composer Judith Shatin

Judith at the VCCA

Judith at the VCCA

The VCCA is a working retreat for visual artists, writers and composers, and Judith has had a half-dozen wonderful residencies, composing pieces such as Glyph, Ruah, Amulet, Spin and several others. The VCCA is on a beautiful estate very near Sweet Briar College.

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Dust & Shadow

Dust & Shadow

Instrumentation: Organ Commission: Gail Archer Premiere: 4/11/18 Convocation Hall, University of Alberta Alberta, CA Program Note: The title Dust and Shadow comes from Book IV, Ode vii of the Odes of Horace. The original Latin is ‘Pulvis et umbra sumus. (We are but dust and…

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Ice Becomes Water

Ice Becomes Water

My music often reflects my experience of and concerns about the world around us. Ice Becomes Water is informed by the danger that scientists are warning about caused by human-induced climate change.

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Ice Becomes Water

Ice Becomes Water

String Orchestra + Electronics fashioned from field recordings of glaciers (12:00)

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Beetles, Monsters and Roses – “I am Rose”

Beetles, Monsters and Roses – “I am Rose”

SSA (4 movements, 2 available) Purchase from Colla Voce Music

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Beetles, Monsters and Roses – “The Wendigo”

Beetles, Monsters and Roses – “The Wendigo”

SSA (4 movements, 2 available) Purchase from Colla Voce Music

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‘Tis You

‘Tis You

SSA Chorus, String Quartet (optional), Piano (6:00)

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Illinois Wesleyan University Symposium of Contemporary Music

Illinois Wesleyan University Symposium of Contemporary Music

Illinois Wesleyan University has had an annual Symposium of Contemporary Music since 1952, and I am delighted to be the featured composer this year, with great thanks to composer David Vayo for his tremendous organizational efforts. It will be a packed couple of days, 11/16-17/17!…

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Residency at UT-Austin: Adventures in a Sonic Wonderland.

Residency at UT-Austin: Adventures in a Sonic Wonderland.

My residency, organized and with thanks to Dan Welcher, starts on Sunday, 10/1/17, with the performance of Being in Time for wind ensemble and electronics by the UT-Austin Wind Ensemble, conducted by the inestimable Jerry Junkin at 4:00 p.m. in the Bates Recital Hall. Originally…

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‘Tis You: Music for Douglass College Centennial

‘Tis You: Music for Douglass College Centennial

I composed ‘Tis You, a setting of Amy Lowell’s poem, Listening, for the Centennial of Douglass College. Created for the Voorhees Choir, in my day the women’s chorus of Douglass (now of Rutgers University), the premiere takes place on 12/3/17 during the Yule Log Ceremony at the Voorhees Chapel on the Douglass campus.

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