Luminaria Circle

As part of its mission to keep classical music exciting and relevant, Art of Élan has made a commitment since inception to commission at least one new work a year. As a result, numerous relationships have developed with both emerging and established composers, including David BruceShih-Hui ChenLei LiangGeoffrey KeezerJonathan HollandJoseph HallmanKurt StallmannLev “Ljova” Zhurbin, and Chris Brubeck among others. The Luminaria Circle supports these commissioning projects with membership at $1000 that goes directly towards the creation of new works. As a Luminary, members receive unique behind-the-scenes access to rehearsals of commissioned works, as well as private events with the composer, Artistic Directors and performing musicians.


Andrés Martín
Andrés Martín

Upcoming Commission

Spring of 2018

 

 

David Bruce
David Bruce
The Eye of Night commissioned in 2011
Illuminating Music Podcast Interview

Hannah Lash
Hannah Lash
Tree Suite commissioned in 2017
Illuminating Music Podcast Interview

Avner Dorman
Avner Dorman
Variations on a Simple Theme
commissioned in 2017 for the Myriad Trio
Premiered at Art of Élan’s
10th Anniversary Illuminating Music Concert

Joel P. West
Joel P. West
First Light commissioned in 2017
Art of Élan collaboration with
The Tree Ring

Ljova
Ljova
Songs of Bert Meyers commissioned in 2013
Clarinet Quintet commissioned in 2017
Illuminating Music Podcast Interview

Shih-Hui Chen
Shih-Hui Chen
Returning Souls commissioned in 2014

Geoffrey Keezer
Geoffrey Keezer
Korean Folksong ‘Arirang’ commissioned in 2012

Jonathan Holland
Jonathan Holland
Americana commissioned in 2012

Chris Brubeck
Chris Brubeck
Zen of the River commissioned 2015

Joseph Hallmann
Joseph Hallmann
Alice: Re-Imagining Wonderland through Music, Dance and Spoken Word
commissioned in 2010

Kurt Stallman
Kurt Stallman
Into Light commissioned in 2009

Lei Liang
Lei Liang
Song Recollections commissioned in 2016
Petal by Petal, Leaf by Leaf commissioned in 2017
for the Myriad Trio

Judd Greenstein
Judd Greenstein
Jewish Pope for the NOW Ensemble
commissioned in 2017
in collaboration with Malashock Dance

 

AJ Nilles
AJ Nilles
Beat Suite #1 commissioned in 2014
Beat Suite #2 commissioned in 2017
Illuminating Music Podcast Interview

 


Art of Élan is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and, as such, all contributions are fully tax-deductible.

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As always, we thank you for your ongoing interest and support and we look forward to seeing you at a concert soon!
~Kate & Demarre