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.