Fred Onovwerosuoke, composer
(Last name pronounced, 'oh-noh-well-oh-suoh-keh)
 

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FredO's Works in Concert 2011/2012
(significant updates)

 

Date: August 24, 2012
Work:
Sonic Safari: Folk Music of Africa
Performer: Songs of Africa
Ensemble & Band
Civic Center, Missouri State University-West Plains. West Plains MO.

 

Date: June 24, 2012
Work:
Sonic Safari: Folk Music of Africa
Performer: Songs of Africa
Ensemble & Band
Union Memorial United Methodist Church. 1141 Belt Avenue, St Louis, MO 63112.

 

Date: June 3, 2012:
Work: Afro Caribbean Mass for Mixed Choir and Band
Performers: Will Robinson & Pilgrim Voices with Songs of Africa Ensemble, directed by Fred Onovwerosuoke Pilgrim Congregational UCC. 826 Union, St Louis, MO.

 

Date: April 11, 2012

Work: Afro Caribbean Mass for Mixed Choir and Band (Canadian Premiere!)
Performer: Bethany College Concert Choir, directed by Dr. Randy Klassen
Knox United Church, 838 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, CA. 2:30PM

 

Date: Feb 11, 2012

Work: Twenty-four Studies in African Rhythms (selected studies)
Performer: William Chapman-Nyaho (piano)
Evening with Black Artists 2012 at Meyer Hall
Dreyfoos School of the Arts, 501 S. Sapodilla Ave., West Palm Beach, FL. 7:00PM

 

Date: Feb 9, 2012

Work: Twenty-four Studies in African Rhythms (selected studies)
Performer: William Chapman-Nyaho (piano)
African-American Art Song Alliance Conference
Winifred Smith Hall, School of the Arts, University of California-Irvine, CA 7:30PM

 

Date: February 1-3, 2012

Work: Sonic Safari: Folk Music of Africa
Performer:  Songs of Africa Ensemble
Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Ave., St Louis, MO 63108

 

Date: January 29, 2012

Work: 12 African Songs for Solo Voice & Piano

Performers: Marlissa Hudson (soprano), Kareitha Osborne (piano)
Inter Cultural Music Initiative Concert

Parkway United Church of Christ, 2841 N. Ballas Rd., St Louis, MO 63131

 

Date: November 20, 2011

Work: 12 African Songs for Solo Voice & Piano

Performers: Rose Marie Fischer (soprano), Laurie Garritson-Parker (piano)
Inter Cultural Music Initiative Concert

Centene Center for Arts & Education., St Louis, MO 63103

 

Date: November 3, 2011

Work: 6 Variations for Solo Flute

Performers: Kim Sopata (flute)
Music Teachers Conference

Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL 60463

 

Date: October 10, 2011

Work: Sonic Safari: Folk Music of Africa
Performer:  Songs of Africa Ensemble

Little Auditorium, 411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette MO 65248

Web info: http://www.centralmethodist.edu/news/view.asp?ID=290  Ph. 877-CMU-1854.
 

Date: September 18, 2011

Work: Sonic Safari: Folk Music of Africa
Performer:  Songs of Africa Ensemble

Tavis Smiley's "America I Am" Exhibit Closing Concert
MacDermott Hall, Missouri History Museum

www.mohistory.org

 

Date: July 27-August 1, 2011

Works: Selections from "Songs of Africa," "Twenty-four Studies in African Rhythms,"
"12 African Songs for Solo Voice & Piano," "Five Sketches for Flute, Violin & Piano"
Performers: Tema Youth Choir of Ghana, Unity Chorale of Nigeria, Divine Providence Choir of Cote d'Ivoire, festival mass choir,

pianist Silvia Belfiore, violinist Jean Rudy Perrault, flutist Wendy Hymes
Togo International Choral Competition & Music Festival, Lome, Togo

 

Date: June 21-22, 2011

Work: Twenty-four Studies in African Rhythms
Performer: Peter Henderson (piano)
(World Premiere recording of all 24 etudes!)

Powell Symphony Hall, Paul Heinrich (recording engineer)

718 N Grand Blvd, St Louis, MO 63103

 

Date: April 22, 2011

Work: Dance Tribute for Orchestra (with piano obbligato)
Performer: Principia College Orchestra (Laura Parker,piano/Marie Jureit-Beamish, conductor)
Davis Hall, Principia College, Elsah, IL

 

Date: April 2, 2011

Work: Twenty-four Studies in African Rhythms
Performer: Peter Henderson (piano)
(World Premiere of all 24 etudes played at a single concert!)

New Music Circle at Christ Church Cathedral

1210 Locust Street, St Louis, MO 63103

 

Date: April 1, 2011

Work: 12 African Songs for Solo Voice & Piano

Performers: Marlissa Hudson (soprano), Darryl Hollister (piano)
Inter Cultural Music Initiative Concert (a FESAAM 2011 event)

Pilgrim UCC, 826 Union Blvd., St Louis, MO 63108

 

Date: April 1, 2011

Work: String Quartet No.1

Performers: IMI Quartet (violins, viola & cello)
Inter Cultural Music Initiative Concert (a FESAAM 2011 event)

Pilgrim UCC, 826 Union Blvd., St Louis, MO 63108

 

Date: Mar 4, 2011

Work: Sonic Safari: Folk Music of Africa
Performer:  Songs of Africa Ensemble

Forsythe School Hall

 

Date: Feb 17, 2011

Work: Sonic Safari: Folk Music of Africa
Performer:  Songs of Africa Ensemble

Principia Ridgeway Auditorium

 

Date: Feb 16, 2011

Work: Twenty-four Studies in African Rhythms
Performer: William Chapman Nyaho (piano)
National Gallery of Arts Concerts, 4th & Constitution Ave., NW Washington DC

 

Date: Feb 13, 2011

Work: Twenty-four Studies in African Rhythms
Performer: William Chapman Nyaho (piano)
Wolfeboro Friends of Music Concert Series, Wolfeboro , NH.

 

Date: Feb 12, 2011

Work: The Gathering: an Overture for orchestra
Performer: Ensemble du Monde Chamber Orchestra, Marlon Daniel, Conductor
American Dreamers, featuring the works of Barber, Copeland, Gershwin, Grant-Still, Onovwerosuoke and Sisler.  Merkin Hall, New York, NY.

 

Date: Feb 4, 2011

Work: Sonic Safari: Contemporary Arrangements from around Africa
Performer:  Songs of Africa Ensemble with musicians of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Sonic Safari for Schools (In partnership with Sheldon Educational Concert Series and Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Community Partnership Program)
 

Date: Feb 3, 2011

Work: 12 African Songs for Solo Voice and Piano
Performer: Marlissa Hudson (soprano), Peter Henderson (piano)
African-American Voices in Classical Music (Radio broadcast, Patrick McCoy, host)
(You may listen or download the podcast at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/patrickdmccoy/2011/02/03/composer-fred-onovwerosuoke-and-soprano-marlissa-hudson.mp3?localembed=download )
 

 

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