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Robert Jager   
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You are invited to visit the composer's website for more information.

Annual Updates

 

2012

PREMIERES

The Lamb, First Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir, Dr. Linda Raney, conductor, Santa Fe, NM, May 2011.  Esprit De Corps, Dayton Philharmonic, Neil Gittleman, conductor, Dayton, OH, May 2011.

PERFORMANCES:

Eternal Vigilance, Air Force Band of the Golden Gate, Joseph Hermann, guest conductor, San Francisco, CA, April 2011. I Dream of Peace, Bel Canto Boys Choir & Vocal Arts Academy, Emily Crocker, conductor, Milwaukee, WI, April 2011.  Concerto for Bass Tuba, Daniel Perantoni, solo, Paula Holcomb, conductor, State University of New York, Fredonia, April 2011.  Concerto #2 for Alto Saxophone, Mitch Way, solo, Grossmont College Concert Band, Russ Sperling, conductor, El Cajon, CA, May 2011. Symphony No. One, The Green Heart Wind Orchestra, Toshiro Yamamoto, conductor, Tokyo, Japan,
May 2011.

PUBLICATIONS

Three Scenes from “Penn’s Woods” for concert band, Hal Leonard, Fall 2011. Esprit De Corps (orchestral version), Hal Leonard, Fall 2011.

RECORDINGS

The Orchestra Music Of Robert Jager, The Omsk Philharmonic of Russia, St. Louis (MO) Children’s Choir, Stephanie Winker, flute, Michael Lackey, narrator, and John Thomas Dodson, conductor. Naxos MP3.
 

 


2011

PREMIERES

Three Scenes From “Penn’s Woods” commissioned and premiered by the Buxmont Honors Band, Quakertown, PA with Robert Jager conducting on 1/28/11.

PERFORMANCES

Jubilate by Kounou Wind Ensemble conducted by Yasuhiro Tsujima, conductor at the Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan on 5/16/10.  Benediction by Chancel Choir conducted by Linda Raney at First Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, NM on 5/16/10.  Concerto for Bass Tuba, Esprit De Corps by Colorado Wind Ensemble and Michael Dunn, soloist conducted by Matthew Roader at the Littleton United Methodist Church in Littleton, CO on 5/29/10.  Symphony No. One For Band by United States Air Force Academy Band (Fall Tour), LtCol Larry Lang, Commander & Conductor on 10/10.  Chorale and Toccata by Westmoreland Symphonic Winds conducted by Dr. Jason Worzbyt at Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA on 11/20/10.

PUBLICATIONS

Symphony No. One For Band (re-edited and re-released edition of the 1964 “Ostwald Award” winner) - Summer, 2010.  Alfred Music Publishers, Van Nuys, CA.

RECORDINGS

TAD Wind Ensemble, Takayoshi Suzuki, conductor.  Windstream Recordings, Vol. 9.
The Orchestra Music of Robert Jager – Kokopelli Dances, Suite From “Edvard Munch”, The Pied Piper Of Hamelin, Like A White Daisy Looks, I Dream Of Peace.  The Omsk (Russia) Philharmonic, John Dodson, conductor.  Stephanie Winker, flute soloist, the St. Louis Children’s Chorus.
 


2010

NEWS

The composer has been selected to be included in the newest edition of the New Grove Dictionary of American Music. He was also featured in an article in the German music journal, Eurowinds: Blasermusik in Europa, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, August 2009, as well as a “portrait” in the South Tyrol (Germany) magazine, KulturFenster, also in August.

PREMIERES

The Grandeur of God (after Hopkins), for adult and children’s choir and pipe organ, was introduced November 22, 2009, by the Trinity United Methodist Church chancel and children’s choirs, led by Judith Mitchell, and organist James Ruth, on the occasion of the church’s 150th anniversary celebration, Denver, CO.

PERFORMANCES

The Wall was heard in a July 19, 2009, performance by the Associazione Musicale Stanislao Silesu (Italy), directed by Francesco Pillau, World Music Concours, The Netherlands. Third Suite for Band was a required composition as part of the World Music Concours for Conductors, July/August, 2009, Kerkrade, The Netherlands.

PUBLICATIONS

Aphorisms, suite for clarinet and piano; Edward B. Marks Music/Hal Leonard Publications.

RECORDINGS

Entr’acte includes Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann; University of Texas at Tyler Symphonic Band, under the direction of Jeffrey Emge; Mark Custom Records. Colorado Blue includes Eternal Vigilance; United States Air Force Academy Band, led by Lt. Col. Larry Lang.


 

2009

Jager spent a week in April 2008 as Composer-in-Residence at Millersville (PA) University, during which time he conducted a performance of several of his works.   

PERFORMANCES

Michael Haithcock led the Tennessee All-State Band in an April 12, 2008, performance of Esprit de Corps, Nashville, TN. To Music, Colonial Airs and Dances, Meditations on an Old Scottish Hymn Tune, and First Suite for Band, were heard in an April 27 concert by the Millersville (PA) University Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, and Alumni Bands, with the composer conducting. Aphorisms for clarinet and piano was presented July 6 by Garry Evans and Gabriel Bita as part of the 2008 Clarinet Fest in Kansas City, MO. Liang Yang led the Guangzlou Tiegi Wind Band in a July 10 performance of Three Chinese Miniatures, Beijing, China.

PUBLICATIONS

The Shepherds Go to Bethlehem (text by Saboly), chorus and piano; Eternal Vigilance, symphonic band; both by E.B. Marks/Hal Leonard.

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