World premiere of CANE: Bassoon Concerto with Reed Quintet The first concerto of its kind, Cane tells a dramatic story of one bassoon reed’s journey from its origins as raw, organic cane, to the final joy of playing on the finished reed. The colors of the reed quintet and the virtuosic solo bassoon intermingle in […]
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Commission a New Work
Learn about the process and the benefits of working with a composer to write a brand new work for you!
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 […]
Jenni’s work Shades of Violet written for Violet (Katrin Meidell-viola, and Elizabeth Crawford-Clarinet) is now available on the duo’s debut album “Violet” featuring new works written for them. Released by Albany Records, 2019 – TROY 1758 Purchase this work HERE
Video from the performance of THREE PADEREWSKIS with music by Jenni Brandon in Los Angeles in December 2018.
[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
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
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