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Chicago Sun Times journalist Karie Angell Luc put together a short video that features some of my upcoming projects, including sketches for my under-construction oratorio Terra Nostra.  Click here to view.


Chanticleer has released a new CD featuring works from their current "She Said/He Said" concert. The CD contains Stacy's work Give Me Hunger which was commissioned by Chanticleer in 2013. To purchase, click here.

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Stacy's blog addresses a variety of composer-related topics. Here are the most recent:
Blog 14:
Composers Saxophonists
Blog 13:
Collaborative Composing with a Music Enthusiast
Blog 12:
Rehearsal Technique for Composers
Blog 11:
Listening is Linear. Composing Isn't.
Blog 10:
Beginning Terra Nostra: An Oratorio


The Australian ensemble HD Duo (saxophonist Michael Duke and pianist David Howie) has just released their new CD Incandescence, which features an all-female composer lineup. Included on the CD is the world premiere recording of
fragmented spirit. To order a physical CD, click here. To download the CD digitally, visit iTunes.

Stacy is a 2012 Fromm Music Foundation recipient to compose a new work for Fifth House Ensemble.

Stacy has been commissioned to compose a 60 minute oratorio for the
San Francisco Choral Society and the Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir. The oratorio is about planet earth and will be premiered in three stages over 2014-15 and performed in a single evening in 2016. Read more here.

Piece of the Week: Helios

Excerpt performed by Gaudete Brass Quintet
Chicago Moves, Cedille Records CDR 90000 136
      Available from
Cedille Records
      Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Commissioned by Gaudete Brass Quintet
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Upcoming & Recent Performances


Flight of Icarus
Capitol Quartet
3/26/14: Memphis, TN

Give Me Hunger
4/4/14: York, PA
4/5/14: Purchase, NY
4/6/14: New Britain, CT
4/8/14: New Canaan, CT
4/11/14: Cincinnati, OH
4/12/14: Greencastle, IN
4/13/14: Joliet, IL
4/23/14: Kingsville, TX
4/26/14: Tulsa, OK
4/28/14: Tallahassee, FL 

On Hearing a Symphony of Beethoven from Sonnets of Beauty and Music
San Francisco Bay Area Chamber Choir
4/12/14: Berkeley, CA
4/13/14: Fremont, CA

Lincoln Trio
4/19/14: Chicago, IL


Dawn, Dirge without Music, and My Dearest Ruth
Patrice Michaels, soprano
Dana Brown, piano
3/5/14: Chicago, IL

Thunderwalker and Shadow
Chicago College of Performing Arts Orchestra
Markand Thakar, guest conductor
3/4/14: Chicago, IL

Hava Nagila

Chicago a cappella
2/15/14: Evanston, IL
2/16/14: Chicago, IL
2/22/14: Naperville, IL
2/23/14: River Forest, IL

The Trumpets at Jericho
Chicago Chamber Musicians
2/9/14: Evanston, IL
2/10/14: Chicago, IL

Give Me Hunger

1/19/14: Musikverein, Vienna, Austria
1/20/14: Tiroler Landeskonservatorium, Innsbruck, Austria
1/21/14: Friedrichshafen, Germany
1/23/14: Budapest, Hungary
1/26/14: Prague, Czech Republic
1/28/14: International House of Music, Moscow, Russia
1/30/14: St. Petersburg, Russia
2/1/14: AMUZ, Antwerp, Belgium
2/5/14: De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2/7/14: Concertgebouw, Bruges, Belgium
2/9/14: National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
3/28/14: Portland, OR 
3/30/14: La Jolla, CA
3/31/14: Palm Desert, CA

Flight of Icarus
Capitol Quartet
1/28/14: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1/29/14: Music Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ
1/29/14: University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

Veni, Veni Emmanuel
South Bend Chamber Singers
12/22/13: Notre Dame, IN

Sanctuary (world premiere)
Silver Dagger
Lincoln Trio
11/18/13: Chicago, IL

For more info on upcoming concerts, click here.