Composers in Culver City Celebrate Concert on the Crest

On Saturday, August 24, 2013, NACUSA (the National Association of Composers USA) held a concert of new music. Founded by Henry Hadley in 1933, NACSA is one of the oldest organizations devoted to the promotion and performance of American concert hall music. Many of America’s most distinguished composers have been among its members. Each work was unique and well received, reflecting the diversity of composers in Southern California.

The concert was in a private home in the Marycrest section of Culver City.

The program listed by composer, their composition and then the performers:

Deon Nielsen Price Clariphonia (2000)
Berkeley Price, clarinets; Deon Nielsen Price, piano

Margaret Shelton Meier Father and Son (2013)
Margaret Shelton Meier, piano

Matthew Hetz Partita No. 2 for Unaccompanied Violin (2005, rev. 2012)
Rebecca Rutkowski, violin

Daniel Robbins Pastorale and Allemande for Piano Solo (2009)

Buzz Gravelle #crazytalk (2013)
Buzz Gravelle, fretless guitar
Shorter (2013)
Peter Yates, classical guitar; Buzz Gravelle, fretless guitar

Adrienne Albert Circadia Sonata (2002) 2. Nightfall
Christin Phelps Webb, bassoon; Adrienne Albert, piano
BassooNova for Unaccompanied Bassoon (2013)
Christin Phelps Webb, bassoon

left to right Daniel Robbins, Mary Shelton Meier, Deon Price, Berkeley Price, Adrienne Albert,
Buzz Gravelle, Matthew Hetz, Rebecca Rutkowski, Cristin Phelps Webb, Peter Yates

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