Beth Wiemann

Beth Wiemann was raised in Burlington VT, studied composition and clarinet at Oberlin College and received her Ph.D. in composition from Princeton University. Her works have been performed nationally and internationally by the ensembles Continuum, Transient Canvas, Earplay, Guerilla Opera, and others.  Her compositions have won awards from the Orvis Foundation, Copland House, the Colorado New Music Festival, New York Treble Singers, and regional arts councils. She teaches clarinet, composition, and music theory at the University of Maine. 

Previous releases of Wiemann’s music include Why Performers Wear Black on Albany Records in 2004, and works on the Ravello, Capstone, Innova, and Americus record labels. A new release of her chamber opera I GIVE YOU MY HOME for Guerilla Opera was released by PARMA Recordings in 2023. Sheet music for her compositions is available from American Composers Edition in New York.


Voices of Earth and Air Vol V

Voices of Earth and Air Vol V

Release Date: August 25, 2023
Catalog Number: NV6538
21st Century
Vocal Music
Navona Records presents VOICES OF EARTH AND AIR VOL V, a dynamic album showcasing the human voice and the powerful storytelling capabilities that vocal music wields. Six contemporary composers from around the world offer breathtaking works that stir the senses in this release, from hauntingly beautiful ballads to uplifting choral arrangements and climactic moments of triumph. With intimate settings of the human voice with instrumental accompaniment, full-fledged choir works, and everything in between, the composers and performers on VOICES OF EARTH AND AIR VOL V deliver unique and impactful moments that are sure to strike a chord.