Commissioned Works

Commissioned Works

Commissioned Works
Peninsula Women's Chorus Commissions
Dates indicate when the chorus premiered each work.
2018
Moon Goddess, by Jocelyn Hagen (commissioned by the
Peninsula Women’s Chorus through the ACDA Women’s Consortium)
Child of Impossibles, by Julia Adolphe (commissioned by the
PWC as part of the Trailblazers Project. PWC-commissioned poem by Safiya Sinclair)
2017
Patterns on the Snow, by Mari Esabel Valverde (commissioned by the Peninsula Women’s Chorus through the ACDA Women’s Consortium)
2016
Yellow Twig of Willow, by Stephen Smith (commissioned by the Peninsula Women’s Chorus through the ACDA Women’s Consortium)
Flare, by Dale Trumbore (commissioned by the Peninsula Women’s Chorus through the ACDA Women’s Consortium)
A Blessing of Cranes, by Abbie Betinis commissioned by the Peninsula Women’s Chorus through the ACDA Women’s Consortium)
2015
Oración del remanso, by Jorge Fandermole, arranged by Eduardo Ferraudi (composed in 2014)
Songs of Night: 3. Ololiuhqui, by Kirstina Rasmussen (composed in 2013)
2012
Song-Gatherings, by Eric Tuan (co-commissioned by the Peninsula Women's Chorus with Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir and Acalanes High School Bella Voce)
2011
Face and Heart, by Pablo Ortiz (co-commissioned by the Peninsula Women's Chorus, Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, and Crystal Children's Choir)
2010
little man in a hurry, by Eric Whitacre (as part of a Chorus America consortium)
1996
Two Songs of Love (The Wild Rose and Earth and Fire), by Michael Cleveland
1989
Works commissioned by the Peninsula Women's Chorus for the Poetry and Music Project
Premiered in May 2008
The Big, Shy Moon, by Miriam Helmy (student composer)
The Nickel Moon, by Laura Wise (student composer)
Nature, by Tal Peleg (student composer)
Premiered in April 2002
This wonderful feeling, three compositions by Joan Szymko (saboo, In my quiet place, Purple night)