JUDITH MARKOVICH

 

COMPOSITIONS

&

RECORDINGS

2020 release!

LAMENT

a moving expression of the numbness of unexpected grief,

the waves of anger and denial,

and final acceptance of loss

 

for string quartet, piano, and empty chair

EMERGENCE

Tone Poem on the Hymn Tune "Purpose"

film-like soundscape with tiny motifs emerging, like our purpose, into an emotion-packed, multi-metered triumph

 

Commissioned and premiered on October 26, 2019
by conductor Rebecca Vendemo and the Spring Hill Orchestra

 

for full orchestra

 

H A L L E L U J A H

I N  T H E

D A R K N E S S

exciting mixed-meter rhythms, spoken voices,

and colorful harmonies

 

for SATB choir &

orchestral ensemble

 

T H E

L O O K I N G

G L A S S

a transformational, contemporary dance suite 

 

for chamber ensemble

winds, percussion, guitars, bass

BEYOND THE NOBLE WAY

a call, a loss, an assurance of forever love

 

for brass quintet

“Judith…is one of the most gifted young instrumentalists I know…her musical instincts and sensitivities are exceptional…has that special flare that eludes many musicians.” 

Franklin Cohen, Principal Clarinet, Cleveland Orchestra

 “That is some of the finest clarinet playing I have ever heard.”       

Barry Tuckwell, international French Horn recording artist

“That is the most beautiful clarinet sound I have ever heard!”

Anonymous conductor of an American ballet company

“…beautiful sound…very insightful musicianship, transcends the technical difficulties of her instrument and phrases with great maturity and feeling…I want to recommend her to you as strongly as I can. I am proud to have been her teacher and her friend and will watch her as her exciting career as musician and artist teacher unfolds.”

The late Leon Russianoff
World Renowned Instructor of Clarinet, The Juilliard School

Recent Endorsements

REMEMBER FOR VIOLA, PIANO, CHIME

“Can’t wait for your concerto…I’m your champion!”

Brett Douglas Deubner, international viola virtuoso

THE DABBLING DUCK

“I just listened…what a wonderful piece! I can’t wait to start work on it.”

Beth Wheeler, English hornist, Arkansas Symphony 

EMERGENCE

“Fullest admiration…if I had been a composer, this is just the sort of thing I would have composed.  So delicate and full of joy…I’m honored.” 

Isobel Platings, granddaughter of  hymn composer, Martin F. Shaw

“Inspired to create having been at the concert….a treat to experience especially your composition.”

Nick Coetzee, international worship leader/composer

THE LOOKING GLASS

“Delightful! Terrific! So full of light and joy!”  

Joan Tower, composer 

“I babysat my niece today and we were playing your compositions. She is two and immediately looked up at me and said do you hear that beautiful music?”

Aimee Callahan, Indiana worship leader

“I absolutely love it…your creative, soulful heart and genius have taken flight!

Franklin Cohen, former principal clarinetist, Cleveland Orchestra

BEYOND THE NOBLE WAY

“Beautiful, Judith! Such deep, thoughtful writing.”

Rebecca Vendemo, conductor, trumpeter

“Marvelous! I love it!”

Ed Zadrozny, trombonist

 

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