Andy Evan Cohen, Composer

Classical Compositions

Various short pieces (all 1 minute or less) for various instruments and combinations. Examples: Study In E for solo violin, Haiku for clarinet and piano, Spam Songs for soprano with or without piano accompaniment. Please email me for a list (please include what instrument or voice range you are interested in, because I have many, many examples to show and play!)

12 Preludes for Autotuned Piano, for solo piano with live electronics (Autotune processing). (18 total minutes, 2011).

3 Guitars, 2 Hands, 1 Player, performance piece for one person to play 3 guitars simultaneously; NY Premiere at the Micro Museum in Brooklyn, NY. (7 1/2 minutes, composed in 1991 and revised in 2011).

Taro, modern dance score for Mariana Bekerman Dance Company. Composed for violin, 'cello, piano, percussion, and electronics (40 minutes, 2006).

Pinwheel Music for the Lumiano (art-project prepared piano with live visuals). Premiered at the Micro Museum in Brooklyn, NY (4 minutes, 2006).

Dramatic Music suite in three movements for two pianos (also arranged for solo piano and piano four-hands). Composed for the Drama League New Directors Project (24 total minutes, 2004).

Fir's Dream for solo piano. Composed for a production of Checkhov's The Cherry Orchard (4 minutes, 2004).

Psalms for flute, guitar, and percussion. Composed for San Diego-based ensemble Noise (12 minutes, 2003).

House and Garden Music, incidental music composed for the theatrical production Mrs. Warren's Profession, for two flutes and harp (10 minutes, 2003).

Cooper Savage Suite, incidental music composed for the theatrical production Cooper Savage, for two guitars (12 minutes, 2002).

Glamour, incidental music composed for the theatrical production Glamour, for solo 'cello (8 minutes, 2002).

Northeastern Songs for tenor, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon (texts by Melville, Whitman, and Emerson) (8 minutes, 2000).

Mary, Mary for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion. Premiered by New Directions Ensemble, Bakersfield, CA in 2001; additional performance by Santa Fe New Music Youth Ensemble (Santa Fe, NM) in July 2003 (8 1/2 minutes, 1999).

Fanfare: The Journey, Concert band. Commissioned by the New World School of the Arts Wind Ensemble for their high school commencement ceremonies, 2001 (3 minutes, 2001)

A Dance Encounter, for english horn and bassoon (also arranged for viola and 'cello). Composed for Barnard College student dance recital, 1997. (7 minutes, 1997).

Samson and The Lion, Children's Choir and Piano. Finalist, 2000 KidSing Competition. Performances in Omaha, NE and Edison, NJ (3 minutes, 1996).

Bells for symphony orchestra (2222-2221-harp-timp-2perc-strings). Reading by members of the Minnesota Orchestra, 1998 (8 1/2 minutes, 1996).

Sonata for Two Basses (also arranged for double bass and 'cello) (16 minutes, 1996).

Americana Trio for violin, 'cello, and piano (8 minutes, 1996).

Africa for violin, clarinet, and marimba (10 minutes, 1996).

Rainy Day Songs, texts by Dorothy Parker, for soprano and bassoon. Performances in New York, Baltimore, and Florida, 1995-1996. (8 minutes, 1995).

The Clavier, text by Wallace Stevens, for soprano, baritone, harpsichord, string bass, and SATB choir. (10 minutes, 1994).

Five Pieces for Solo Harpsichord, performances in Oberlin, OH. (8 minutes, 1994).

Trio for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano. Performances in Ohio and New York, 1994-1998. (8 minutes, 1993).

Ashrei Hagafrur for tenor and organ (text by Hannah Shenesh) (4 minutes, 1993).

Three Quatrains for tenor and french horn (4 minutes, 1992).

Sing Ye To The Lord, for cantor, choir (SATB), and organ. Winner, 1993 Guild of Temple Musicians Composers Award. (6 minutes, 1992).

Licorice Sticks and Lollipops, a jazzy duet for two clarinets (3 minutes, 1991).

Heliport for solo 'cello (4 minutes, 1990).

The Redemption of Man for orchestra (8 minutes, 1990).

Grand Military March for orchestra (3 minutes, 1988).

Check out the audio samples page for mp3 demos of some of these pieces. Scores are available for all of these works; if you are interested in obtaining a score for perusal or performance, email me.

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