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Award-winning composer Adrienne Albert (ASCAP) has had her chamber, choral, vocal, orchestral and wind band works performed throughout the United States and across the globe. Before composing her own music in the 1990s, Albert enjoyed a long career as a singer working with composers including Igor Stravinsky, Leonard Bernstein, Philip Glass, Gunther Schuller and many others,. Adrienne’s own music has been supported by noteworthy arts organizations including the National Endowment for the Arts, American Composers Forum, Meet The Composer/Rockefeller Foundation, Subito Awards, Mu Phi Epsilon Fraternity, MPE Foundation, ACME, and ASCAP. Recent commissions include works for The Cornell University Chorus, Harvard-Westlake School, Holyoke Civic Symphony, Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation, Palisades Virtuosi, Zinkali Trio, Pennsylvania Academy of Music, Chamber Music Palisades, Pacific Serenades as well as private individuals.
A graduate of UCLA, Albert studied composition privately with Stephen “Lucky” Mosko, and orchestration with Albert Harris. Her music has been recorded on MSR, Naxos, Navona, Centaur, Little Piper, Albany, and ABC Records and is published by Kenter Canyon Music (ASCAP). Her music can also be found through Falls House Press, FluteWorld, Theodore Front Musical Literature, and Trevco-Varner Music. "Music has a ways been a central part of my life. Whether it has been performing, singing, or composing, it is the thread that weaves through each part of my being. I find joy in every form of music, and have been extremely fortunate in having an extraordinary past which informs my present and makes me look
forward with great enthusiasm to the future.”
Diane Jones' music has been performed by The Relâche Ensemble, The Da Capo Chamber Players, Trio Casals, and Flautet. She has been commissioned by Mélomanie, the Society for New Music, and the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation. Her collaborations with Samba Laranja have garnered two SAMMY awards (Native Orange, 2011 & Pathways, 2014). Her "Three Songs," recorded by Trio Casals and released on their album Moto Continuo has been broadcast throughout the US and internationally. Her work "Dreamcatcher" for trombone and orchestra, is included on "Neue Kraft Fulend," a new album from trombonist Haim Avitsur She has collaborated with choreographers to create new music with dance, written film scores, and completed five residencies in Syracuse area public schools.
Diane is the mid-day host on WCNY-FM, Central New York's Classical Radio Station, and the creator, host, and producer of "Feminine Fusion," a weekly radio program highlighting women in the classical music world. She is former President of the Society for New Music, and her music has been featured on Fresh Ink, the weekly new music broadcast produced by the Society.
A recipient of the Billy Joel Fellowship, a fellowship with the Chamber Music Institute at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, and awarded the prestigious Grace F. and Theodore Berger Award from the University of Delaware, Diane has also been inducted into Pi Kappa Lambda, the music honor society. Active as a performer as well as a composer, Diane regularly performs with Samba Laranja and the Central New York Flute Choir. She has played flute and piccolo in regional orchestras, and was one half of the flute duo, Flutes of Fancy.
Diane is privileged to have studied with outstanding composers Daniel S. Godfrey, Nicolas Scherzinger, and Jennifer Margaret Barker.