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 Congressional Chorus Performs Jenni Brandon’s “America Belongs to Us” .
With book by University of Southern California professor and playwright Oliver Mayer and music by award-winning composer Jenni Brandon, this work, the 3 Paderewskis is expanded to 60 minutes. Commissioned by The Adam Mickiewicz Institute and Co-financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland as part of the multi-annual program NIEPODLEGŁA 2017-2022.
Jenni Brandon’s Compostela is performed by Eric Stomberg and Trio Amical. The Trio Amical is a woodwind ensemble featuring bassoon, clarinet, and piano. This performance is a faculty recital at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall (#40 on map) on November 12, 2019 at 8:30 PM. The recital is free and open to the public. The Interlochen Center for the Arts is located at 4000 Highway M-137, Interlochen, MI 49643, telephone: (231) 276-7200.
Jenni Brandon’s Spider Suite performed by the Fourth Wall on Tuesday, October 29 at 7:30 PM in the Humanities Theatre at Chattanooga State