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2015

The Circle and the Child
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Florida Premiere
Philip Lasser

2014

Heroic Measures
World Premiere
Dorothy Hindman

Stagger
Florida Premiere
Charles Norman Mason

Three Glorious Days
World Premiere
Matthew Evan Taylor

2013

Celebration March
World Premiere/2013 Abraham Frost Commission
Joel McNeely

Double Concerto for Violin, Double Bass and Orchestra
Florida Premiere
Edgar Meyer

Everyone Sang
United States Premiere
Benjamin Britten

Imágines
United States Premiere
Vinicio Meza

Labyrinth of Love
World Premiere
Michael Daugherty

Music for an Imaginary Film: They Rode into the Sunset
World Premiere
José Serebrier

2012

Point Blank
World Premiere
Paul Dooly

2011

N/A

2010

Beautiful Synchronicities
World Premiere
Lawrence W. Moore

Concierto de Miami for Trumpet and Orchestra
World Premiere
Carlos Rafael Rivera

Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan
East Coast Premiere
John Corigliano

Sea-Blue Circuitry
World Premiere
Mason Bates

Sonata for Horn and Piano
World Premiere
Christopher Caliendo

2009

N/A

2008

N/A

2007

Chanson pour cordes
World Premiere
Lansing McLoskey

Concerto for Trombone and Wind Ensemble
World Premiere
David Maslanka

Ladder to the Moon
Florida Premiere
Michael Daugherty

2006

Jazz Suite for Double Quartet
World Premiere
Gary Lindsay

Let’s Play a Duet for Piano
World Premiere
Tomohiro Moriyama

2005

Mass
East Coast Premiere
David Maslanka

Summer Dialogues for Flute, Bassoon and Piano
World Premiere
Dennis Kam

Symphonia No. 2
World Premiere
Roberto Sierra

2004

N/A

2003

African Sanctus: A Legendary African Journey
Miami Premiere
October 10-11

Chopin Goes Jazz
United States Premiere
October 3

Concerto for Trumpet
World Premiere
Thomas Sleeper

Klezmer Kraziness
Miami Premiere
October 16

A New Dynasty
Florida Premiere
October 23

Persuasive Percussion from Israel
United States Premiere
October 22

Piano Quintet
Florida Premiere
Vittorio Giannini

Primavera Lombarda
Florida Premiere
Alba Rosa Vietor

Scenes from Chopin’s Life
Miami Premiere
October 4

2002

Concierto Cubano Barroco
World Premiere
José Raúl Bernardo

Concierto de Malaga
Florida Premiere
Celedonio Romero

Double Star
World Premiere
David Gillingham

Rhapsody for solo percussion and orchestra
United States Premiere
Ney Rosauro

SPECTERS
World Premiere

Giant Steps
World Premiere of arrangement
John Coltrane/ arr. Gary Lindsay

Quartet #2, “Bergonzi”
World Premiere
Thomas Sleeper

Rak Ha’hatchala
World Premiere
Eric Whitacre

School Yard Suite
World Premiere
Gary Lindsay

Symphonic Poem for Solo Percussion and Wind Ensemble
World Premiere
Ney Rosauro

Symphony No. 1
World Premiere
Frank Ticheli

Symphony No.1
World Premiere
Dennis Kam

Three Romances 
World Premiere
Maria Schneider

2000

Concerto for Horn and Orchestra
World Premiere
Thomas Sleeper

Jasper Drag 
World Premiere
Alvin Singleton

Sonata in G for Violin and Piano
Florida Premiere
Charles Wakefield Cadman

Trio in D Major, Op. 56
Florida Premiere
Charles Wakefield Cadman

Two Preludes, for Violin and Piano
Florida Premiere
Aaron Copland

1999

Kaleidoscope for violin, contrabassoon and piano
Premiere
Elliot Schwartz

String Quartet No. 4 “Bergonzi” / Energico
World Premiere
Kenneth Fuchs

Untitled
World Premiere
Eric Whitacre

Volcano
Florida Premiere
Frank Tichelli

When David Heard
World Premiere
Eric Whitacre

1998

Forbidden Fire: Promethian Cantata for Bass-Baritorne, Two Choruses and Orchestra
World Premiere
Robert Xavier Rodriguez

A two piano concerto
Florida Premiere
Harris

World Premiere
Ron Miller

Florida Premiere
Alfred Schnittke

World Premiere
Eric Whitacre

1997

Christina’s World
World Premiere
Kenneth Fuchs

Concerto for Piano and Wind Ensemble
Miami Premiere
Thomas

1996

Romance for Clarinet and Orchestra in E Flat
United States Premiere
Richard Strauss

1995

English Suite, No. 3
Miami Premiere
J.S. Bach

1994

Violin Concerto No. 1
World Premiere
Thomas Ludwig

1993

Bounce for Two Hyper Keyboards and One Performer
Miami Premiere
Tod Machover

Florida Keys
World Premiere
Dennis Kam

Intersections in Time for String Quartet
World Premiere
JB Floyd

Symphonic Melismas
World Premiere
Calos Surinach

Variations for MIDI Grand
Miami Premiere
Bryan Pezzone

1992

Telephone Poles: Seven Poems by John Updike
World Premiere
Kenneth Fuchs

1991

N/A

1990

Divertimiento for String Trio
World Premiere
Maurice Gardner

Double Concerto for Flute, Doublebass, and Chamber Orchestra
World Premiere
Carlos Surinach

1989

N/A

1988

Fantasia
American Premiere
John Van Der Slice

Music for Strings
American Premiere
Dennis Kam

Music for Strings, No. 2, “Sempre di Nuovo Immer Wieder”
American Premiere
Roman Vlad

Nutcracker Suite
American Premiere
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Nicolas Economou

Quintet for Winds in G minor (1898(
American Premiere
Ottorino Respighi

Quintet No. 1, Op. 86, “The Last Years”
American Premiere
Sergio Prodigo

Quintet No. 2
American Premiere
Raffaele Gervasio

Sonata for Clarinet and Percussion
World Premiere
John L. Heins

Sonata for String Orchestra from the Quartet No. 2
American Premiere
Paisiello-Bonelli

Woodwind Quintet No. 2
American Premiere
Don Wilson

1987

Fantasia for Strings
Florida Premiere
José Serebrier

Flares and Declamations, Fanfare for Orchestra
Florida Premiere
Morton Gould

Infra Red Cycles No.3 for Electronic Media
World Premiere
Don Wilson

Suite from the Film Paix Sur Le champs for Harmonica and Orchestra
World Premiere
Paul Uy

Time Shadows
World Premiere
John Van Der Slice

Tres Poems por Pablo Neruda for Soprano and Piano
World Premiere
Robert Gower

Triple Play
World Premiere
Dennis Kam

Zodiac Suite
World Premiere
Lucas Drew

1986

Chacona
Florida Premiere
Mario Davidovsky

Concert Overture No. 1 in D
American Premiere
Richard Wagner

Don Sanche, Opera in one act
American Premiere
Franz Liszt

Jazz Concerto for Clarinet and Strings in one movement
World Premiere
James Progris

Night Fantasies
Florida Premiere
Elliott Carter

Riconoscenza
Florida Premiere
Elliott Carter

Set of Miniatures for Solo Double Bass
World Premiere
Charles Campbell, John Van Der Slice, Robert Gibson, and Ernst Krenek

Set of Miniatures for Solo Double Bass
World Premiere
Don Wilson, Robert Gower, William F. Lee, Kevin Hiatt, Dennis Kam, Dennis Trimble, José Serebrier, and David Baker

Sonata for Violin Solo, Op. 1 in one movement
Florida Premiere
José Serebrier

String Quartet No. 1
World Premiere
Charles Campbell

String Quartet No. 2, in Three Movements
World Premiere
Dennis Kam

String Quartet No. 4
World Premiere
Elliott Carter

Symphony No. 1
Florida Premiere
Elliott Carter

Synchronism No. 2
Florida Premiere
Mario Davidovsky

Synchronism No. 6
Florida Premiere
Mario Davidovsky

Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano
World Premiere
John Van Der Slice

Tres Más Crípticos
World Premire
William F. Lee II

Triple Duo
Florida Premiere
Elliott Carter

1985

“All Set”
Florida Premiere
Milton Babbitt

“Animus III” for Clarinet and Electronic Tape
Florida Premiere
Jacob Druckman

“Bo”
Florida Premiere
Jacob Druckman

Catfish Row
Florida Premiere
George Gershwin

Concerto for Tuba and Wind Orchestra
United States Premiere
Paul Uy

“Dialogue” for Voices and Percussion
World Premiere
William F. Lee

“Doppio Concertino”
Florida Premiere
Carlos Surinach

“Fanfares”
United States Premiere
Paul Uy

“Fern Hill”
World Premiere
John Van Der Slice

“Five Mosaiques” for Wind Quintet
World Premiere
Jacqueline Fontyn

“Four Fragments from the Caunterbury Tales”
Florida Premiere
Lester Trimble

Four Sonnets
World Premiere
Curtis Davis

“Jacob’s Dreams”
Florida Premiere
Darius Milhaud

“La Resurrection Alteree” for Wind Quintet
United States Premiere
Philippe Boesmans

“Mexican Dance”
World Premiere
Silvestre Revueltas and José Serebrier

“My Ends are My Beginnings”
Florida Premiere
Milton Babbitt

“Ocho Por Radio”
Florida Premiere
Silvestre Revueltas

“Preludio y Fuga”
Florida Premiere
Antonio Hernandez-Lizaso

Quartet for Guitar, Flute, Viola and Violoncello
Florida Premiere
Franz Schubert

“Six on T.V.”
Florida Premiere
José Serebrier

String Quartet No. 1
Florida Premiere
Silvestre Revueltas

String Quartet No. 2 “Magueyes”
Florida Premiere
Silvestre Revueltas

String Quartet No. 3
Florida Premiere
Jacob Druckman

String Quartet No. 3
Florida Premiere
Silvestre Revueltas

String Quartet No. 4
Florida Premiere
Silvestre Revueltas

“The Four Elements”
World Premiere
Paul Uy

Three Pieces for Brass Quintet and Piano
Florida Premiere
Donald Erb

Three Pieces for Harp and Percussion
Florida Premiere
Donald Erb

“Three Revelations from the Lotus Sutra”
United States Premiere
Alfred Reed

Trio 
World Premiere
Antonino Hernandez-Lizaso
Trio 
World Premiere
Dennis Kam

“Trio Maritimo”
United States Premiere
G. A. Almeida Prado

Trio, Op. 4
United States Premiere
Marlos Nobre

“Valle Lozano” for Oboe and Orchestra
Florida Premiere
Vivian Garcia Saavedra

“Velazquez Portrait”
Florida Premiere
Lester Trimble

“West Indies Suite”
World Premiere
James Progris

Wind Quintet
United States Premiere
Marcel Quintet

Woodwind Quintet
World Premiere
Donald Wilson

Woodwind Quintet
World Premiere
Charles Campbell

1984

Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra in one movement
World Premiere
Pedro Ipuche-Riva

Divertimiento No. 3
World Premiere
Francis Thorne

Masque of the Red Death (Edgar Allan Poe)
World Premiere
William F. Lee

String Quartet
World Premiere
Carlos Surinach

String Quartet No. 4
United States Premiere
Manual Enriquez