Jenni Brandon’s “Dreams of Birds” is performed by Troy Paolantonio at the American Women in Flight recital. The recital is on Saturday February 15th at 11:00 – 11:50 AM in Potomac I room at The 2020 Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention.
Jenni Brandon’s Double Concerto for Oboe and Bassoon with Wind Symphony is performed on February 14, 2020 at 7:30pm on the Morehead State University campus by the University Symphonic Winds.
Jenni Brandon’s “Tide Pools” for Bassoon and Cello” performed by Lavender Bass; Christin Phelps Webb, bassoon; and Jeness Johnson, cello at the Laguna Art Museum on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM. The venue is at 307 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, (949) 494-8971. Live! at the Museum is presented in partnership with Laguna Beach Live!
Jenni Brandon (b. 1977) is an award-winning composer, conductor, and mezzo-soprano who enjoys engaging with performers and audiences, often giving talks about the business of music and the art of collaboration. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Sorel Medallion, the American Prize for Choral Composition, the Women Composers Festival of Hartford International Composition Competition, and the Bassoon Chamber Music Composition Competition. She was the composer in residence for the 2018 inaugural season of the LunART Festival in Madison, Wisconsin, where her chamber and choral music was featured throughout the festival. She also gave talks on the art of collaboration and worked with emerging composers in her workshop “From Page to Stage”.
The first concerto of its kind, CANE: Bassoon Concerto with Reed Quintet by Jenni Brandon 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.