February 1, 2019 - Performance of Exordium et Infra Furorem by violinist Benjamin Sung at the FSU Festival of New Music; Opperman Music Hall; Florida State University; Tallahassee, FL
Feb 13, 2019 - Performance of Rhapsody for Flute and Orchestra (version for flute and piano) by the Gold and Ivory Duo; St. Paul United Methodist Church; Hurst, TX
February 23, 2019 - "The 'Ahhs' Have it: Wordless Melismas and the Ineffable in Popular Music," accepted as a poster presentation at the Texas Society for Music Theory conference at Texas State University; San Marcos, TX
March 3, 2019 - Performance of Rhapsody for Flute and Orchestra (version for flute and piano) by the Gold and Ivory Duo; Martin United Methodist Church; Bedford, TX
March 30, 2019 - "The 'Ahhs' Have it: Wordless Melismas and the Ineffable in Popular Music," accepted as a paper presentation at the Music Theory Southeast conference at Elon University; Elon, NC
April 12, 2019 - Performance ofSongs of the Solsticeon the Society of Composers Region VI Conference; Texas A&M University-Commerce; Commerce, TX
May 11, 2019 - Performance of Exordium et Infra Furorem on the NACUSA Texas Chapter Concert; Dallas Central Library Auditorium; Dallas, TX
August 2, 2019 - Performance of Woodland Springs Suite for flute choir on the 2019 National Flute Association Convention; Salt Lake City, UT
Martin Blessinger has been named the 2020 Texas Music Teachers Association Commissioned Composer. A new work will be premiered at the June, 2020 TMTA Convention in Houston, TX
Excerpts from Songs of the Solstice have been released on the 2018 Texas Christian University School of Music Christmas CD.
Exordium et Infra Furorem has been accepted for performance on two notable conferences in 2018--the NACUSA national conference in Kansas City, MO, and the ISCM World Music Days international conference in Beijing, China.
A Simple Preludefor clarinet quartet and Legend Suite for marimba and clarinet are now available for purchase! Click the image below for the full catalog of my works published by C. Alan.