Jenni Brandon

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- Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)

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World Premiere during the 2016 International Horn Symposium

Jenni’s work The Great Sea for horn choir will receive its world premiere during the 2016 International Horn Symposium in Ithaca on Friday, June 17, 2016. This work will be featured on a concert of new works and standard repertoire for horn choir. 1:00 pm, Ford Hall http://www.ithaca.edu/music/ihs2016/

World Premiere during International Double Reed Society Conference

Jenni heads to Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia to hear four performances of her works during the IDRS 2016 conference at Columbus State University. One of these performances is a world première of her work Going to the Sun: Snapshots from Glacier National Park. This work was commissioned by oboist Jennifer Cavanaugh of the […]

Interview with Jenni

Jason McKinney of The Manitou Winds interviewed Jenni for the upcoming performance of On Holt Avenue for Oboe and Piano in Michigan on May 1st.  Check out the interview here!

Fantastic review for Piano Concerto

Fantastic review for Piano Concerto

Jenni’s world premiere of “We Are Joy” – a piano concerto with choir and chamber orchestra, received huge praise in the Gazette Paper.  Written by By Jim Ruggirello, Music Columnist for the Gazette Paper, he says: And the piece is wonderful, immediately attractive, full of sweeping lyricism, and with a knockout ending. The words, by […]

Testimonials

  • musical notes

    [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

  • turpin

    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