Jenni Brandon

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Premiere of new work for Bassoonist Darrel Hale

Premiere of new work for Bassoonist Darrel Hale

Bassoonist Darrel Hale, professor at Louisiana State University, commissioned Jenni to write a new work for Mezzo-Soprano, Harp, and Bassoon for premiere in April 2019 at LSU. Using poetry interpreted and curated by Darrel, the work explores life and death, memory and nostalgia, and resignation as we move beyond this plane into the next. Darrel […]

Testimonials

  • [We Are Joy – a piano concerto with choir and chamber orchestra] is wonderful, immediately attractive, full of sweeping lyricism, and with a knockout ending…is intensely emotional, and deserves to be heard and enjoyed again and again.

    - Jim Ruggirello – Musical Notes – Gazette Papers

  • Jenni Brandon’s Songs of California contains some of the most imaginative, ingratiating recent chamber music for winds I’ve heard. Delightful!

    - Steven Turpin, Morning Musicale Host, Indiana Public Radio

  • Ryan Romine

    Composer Jenni Brandon’s Spider Suite is a wonderfully descriptive five-movement work…Brandon is a master at balancing the beautiful and the silly, at finding that middle ground where storytelling is best. – review of Ceora Winds CD Postcards.

     

    - Ryan D. Romine, The Double Reed

  • Kenneth Bradshaw

    Jenni Brandon is a fresh voice in classical composition…this CD from a talented young voice should be in your collection.  Ms. Brandon is a composer to watch in the years ahead.

     

    - Kenneth Bradshaw, Host of WCPE 89.5 FM WAVELengths