Music by Daniel Dorff

Selected Recent and Upcoming Performances
To have your performances listed here, please e-mail ddorff@danieldorff.com

March 7, 2020
BLAST OFF! for Narrator and Orchestra
Carl Topilow conducting the Fort Worth Symphony
Fort Worth, TX


January 18, 2020
CONCERTO FOR CONTRABASSOON
Roger Soren solo contrabassoon, Colorado Symphony
Denver, CO


November (t.b.a.), 2019
BALLADE for Alto Flute and Fluegelhorn
WORLD PREMIERE - Therese Wacker alto flute, Kevin Eisensmith fluegelhorn
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA


September 30, 2019
HOT SPOTS for English Horn and Bb Clarinet
Henry Grabb English horn, Karen Dannessa clarinet
West Chester University, PA


August 4, 2019
FOLK SONG SUITE for Two Flutes
The Jolly-Jones Duo
National Flute Association annual convention
Salt Lake City, UT

August 1, 2019
SLEEPY HOLLOW for Two Bass Flutes and Piano
WORLD PREMIERE - Wendy Stern & Kathleen Nester bass flutes, Katie Leung piano
National Flute Association annual convention
Salt Lake City, UT


July 24, 2019
FLOWERS OF ST. FRANCIS Five Scenes for solo Bass Clarinet
Tim Haas, bass clarinet
International Clarinet Association annual ClarFest
Knoxville, TN


May 19, 2019
THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT for 3 Flutes and Alto Flute
JaDe flute quartet
Bavaria, Germany

May 19, 2019
FOR ELISE for Flute and Piano
Cindy Anne Broz flute, Charles Abramovic piano
Settlement Music School, Philadelphia PA

May 17, 2019
DESERT DUSK for Alto Flute and Cello
Anja Weinberger alto flute, Irene von Fritsch cello
Klosterkirche Frauenaurach, Erlangen, Germany

May 5, 2019
THE SEVEN CHAKRAS for Tenor Saxophone and Piano
FANTASY, SCHERZO AND NOCTURNE for Saxophone Quartet
HOT SPOTS for English Horn and Clarinet
PERENNIALS for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
All-Dorff concert and masterclass, New Music Delaware
University of Delaware, Newark DE
Eileen Grycky flute, Merideth Hite Estevez english horn, Christopher Nichols clarinet, Todd Groves saxophone
Oksana Glouchko piano, Christine Delbeau piano

May 3, 2019
PERENNIALS for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
student ensemble
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA


April 27, 2019
SONATA (THREE LAKES), Mvt. 1 for Flute and Piano
Sharon Sparrow flute
Louisiana Flute Fair, Tulane University, New Orleans LA

April 26, 2019
SONATA (THREE LAKES) for Flute and Piano
Ai Goldsmith flute, Miles Graber piano
California State University, Sacramento

April 26, 2019
TWEET for solo Piccolo
David Kanyo piccolo
Budapest Music Center, Hungary

April 14, 2019
THREE DANCE ETUDES, No. 1 for Marimba Duo
Mell Csicsila and Andrew Pongracz, marimbas
Cleveland Chamber Symphony Musicians at Waterloo Arts
Cleveland OH

April 13, 2019
9 WALKS DOWN 7th AVENUE for Flute and Piano
THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT A Watercolor for Flute Quartet
TWO CATS for Flute and Clarinet
IT TAKES FOUR TO TANGO for Flute Quartet
THROUGH A MISTY ARCH... for Flute Ensemble
CONCERTINO for Flute and Piano
Ruth Mayhew flute, DMA recital
Brent Reeves piano, Julia Gundacker flute, Abigail Reed flute, Jane Weigel flute, Britton Bullock clarinet, University of Alabama Flute Choir
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

April 11, 2019
DANCE MUSIC FOR MR. MOUSE for Eb Clarinet and Piano
Karl Kolbeck, Eb Clarinet
Wayne State College, Wayne NE

April 2, 2019
THREE ROMANCES for Flute and Clarinet
Christina Guenther flute, Christopher Ayer clarinet
Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches TX


March 23, 2019
FAST WALK for Saxophone Quartet
student ensemble
Brigham Young University, Provo UT

March 23, 2019
SONATA (THREE LAKES) for Flute and Piano
Ai Goldsmith flute, Shing-Ming Liao piano
California State University, Fresno

March 21, 2019
CONCERTINO for Flute and Piano
Therese Wacker flute
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

March 15, 2019
SONATA (SPIRIT OF THE HUDSON) for Bass Flute and Piano
Wendy Stern bass flute, Barbara Lee piano
Saugerties, NY

March 15, 2019
PERENNIALS for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano
Trio Contrastes (Marco Pastor Gonzalez violin, Lara Diaz Perez clarinet, Juan Francisco Vicente Becerro piano)
Conservatorio Professional de Musica de Salamanca, Spain

March 15, 2019
THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT for Three Flutes and Alto Flute
JaDe Flute Quartet
Germany

March 7, 2019
MUSETTA STEPS OUT for Flute Quartet
PANdemonium4
Capital University, Columbus OH

March 4, 2019
SONATINE DE GIVERNY for Piccolo and Piano
Angela Heck Mueller, piccolo
Ohio University

March 4, 2019
CONCERTINO for Flute and Piano
Therese Wacker flute
Indiana University of Pennsylvania faculty recital (livestreamed)

March 1, 2019
THREE ROMANCES for Flute and Clarinet
Ann Kjerulf Knien flute, Julie Linder Gaulin clarinet
Concordia University, Austin TX


February 18, 2019
IN A DEEP FUNK for solo Contrabassoon
Gareth Twigg, Liverpool Philharmonic chamber series
Liverpool, England

February 17, 2019
DESERT DUSK for Alto Flute and Cello
Jennifer Kennard alto flute, Teresa Richardson cello
Concordia University, St. Paul MN

SONATA (THREE LAKES) for Flute and Piano
Ai Goldsmith flute, piano t.b.a.
Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention, Reston VA

SONATINE DE GIVERNY for Piccolo and Piano
Angela Heck Mueller piccolo
Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention, Reston VA

February 15, 2019
WOODLAND REVERIE for solo Flute
Anja Weinberger, flute
Wehrkirche Kriegerbrunn, Erlangen, Germany

February 14, 2019
DESERT DUSK for Alto Flute and Cello
Jennifer Kennard alto flute, Teresa Richardson cello
MacPhail School of Music, Minneapolis MN

February 8, 2019
SONATA (THREE LAKES) for Flute and Piano
Angela Jones-Reus flute
III Encontro de Flautistas de Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, Brazil

February 4, 2019
PERENNIALS for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano
Kim Reighley flute, Karen Dannessa clarinet, Lotus Cheng piano
West Chester University, PA

February 2, 2019
WOODLAND REVERIE for solo Flute
Anja Weinberger flute
Nikolaus Kirche, Baiersdorf, Germany


January 28, 2019
MUSETTA STEPS OUT for Flute Quartet
PANdemonium4
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

January 27, 2019
SONATA (THREE LAKES) for Flute and Piano
Angela Jones-Reus flute
Florida Flute Fair, Orlando FL

BLAST OFF! for Narrator and Orchestra
Salisbury Symphony, Salisbury NC
David Hagy conductor

CONCERTO FOR CONTRABASSOON
Elizabeth Roberts cbn, John Mayhood piano
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

MUSETTA STEPS OUT for Flute Quartet
PANdemonium4
Western Kentucky State University

WOODLAND REVERIE for solo Flute
Anja Weinberger flute
Christuskirche, Erlangen, Germany

January 26, 2019
SONATINE DE GIVERNY for Piccolo and Piano
Angela Heck Mueller piccolo
Florida Flute Fair, Orlando FL

January 22, 2019
HOT SPOTS for English Horn and Clarinet
Rachel Messing English Horn, Tim Haas clarinet
Grand Canyon University (and webstream)
Phoenix, AZ

January 19, 2019
WOODLAND REVERIE for solo Flute
Cheryl McKee Bretsnyder, flute
Scripps Ranch Library, San Diego, CA

January 16, 2019
SONATA (THREE LAKES), Mvt. 3 for Flute and Piano
Scott Quirk flute, Peter Dugan piano
Beaver Creek, Colorado
(From The Top, live taping for March broadcasts)

January 14, 2019
FOR ELISE for Flute and Piano
Tammy Yonce flute, John Walker piano
South Dakota State University, Brookings SD

January 13, 2019
INVENTION (AFTER BWV 1013) for Two Flutes
Saktiel Orozco, Ruth Dunlop flutes
San Diego Flute Guild, San Marcos CA

NOCTURNE CAPRICE for solo Flute
Mimi Stillman flute
Pennsylvania State University flute day

SNOW ANGEL for Flute and Piano
Judy Moore flute, Asa Carns piano
Pennsylvania State University flute day

January 12, 2019
THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT for Three Flutes and Alto Flute
The Lyra Ensemble (Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart, Ellen Fisher-Deerberg, Anna Meyer, Elivi Varga)
Germantown Jewish Centre, Philadelphia PA

January 6, 2019
SNOW ANGEL for Flute and Piano
Virginia Schulze-Johnson flute, Susan Pena piano
First Universal Unitarian Church of Reading PA


December 23, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
Cindy Anne Broz, solo flute
Temecula, CA

December 19, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "O BAMBINO" for solo Flute
Jonathan Borja, solo flute
La Crosse, WI

NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
NOCTURNE ON "O BAMBINO" for solo Flute
Anja Weinberger, solo flute
Erlangen, Bavaria Germany

December 16, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
Angela Massey, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta GA

December 14, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
NOCTURNE ON "O BAMBINO" for solo Flute
Anja Weinberger, solo flute
Huf/Saale, Germany

December 13, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
Angela Massey, St. Andrew Catholic Church, Clemson, SC

December 12, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
Angela Massey, St. George Episcopal Church, Summerville, SC

December 10, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
Angela Massey, All Saints Lutheran Church, Mt. Pleasant, SC

December 8, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
Patricia Surman, Metropolitan State University, Denver CO

December 7, 2018
NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
Patricia Surman, Metropolitan State University, Denver CO

NOCTURNE ON "O BAMBINO" for solo Flute
Carla Lancelotti Auld, solo flute
Midland Park United Methodist Church, Midland Park NJ

NOCTURNE ON "CANTIQUE DE NOEL" for solo Flute
NOCTURNE ON "O BAMBINO" for solo Flute
Anja Weinberger, solo flute
Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany

December 4, 2018
INVENTION AFTER BWV 1013 for Two Flutes
Mimi Stillman & Teresa Huang, flutes
Temple University, Philadelphia PA

December 1, 2018
FOLK SONG SUITE for Two Flutes
Elizabeth Jolly & Stephanie Jones
Kirkland, WA


November 18, 2018
FOLK SONG SUITE for Two Flutes
Regina Helcher and [?], flutes
Charleston, SC

November 16, 2018
SONATINE DE GIVERNY for Piccolo and Piano
Sandra Lopez Araque, Medellin University, Colombia

November 13, 2018
THREE FUN FABLES for Narrator and Orchestra
Milwaukee Symphony, Jim LaBelle narrator, Yaniv Dinur conductor


October 31, 2018
BLAST OFF! for Narrator and Orchestra
Maple City Community Orchestra, Goshen IN, Brian Mast conductor

October 30, 2018
BLAST OFF! for Narrator and Orchestra
Greenville Symphony
Greenville, PA

October 27, 2018
BLAST OFF! for Narrator and Orchestra
Greenville Symphony
Thiel College, Greenville PA

October (25-28 tba), 2018
TWO CATS for Flute and Clarinet
The Greyline Duo (Alexandra Rodriguez flute, David Cook clarinet)
American Single Reed Symposium, Truman State Univ., Kirksville MO

October 23, 2018
MUSETTA STEPS OUT for Mixed Flute Quartet
PANdemonium 4 (Lindsey Goodman, Kimberlee Goodman, Lisa Jelle, Alison Brown Sincoff)
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware OH

October 21, 2018
SONATA (SPIRIT OF THE HUDSON) for Bass Flute and Piano
Wendy Stern flute, pianist t.b.a.

THE YEAR OF THE RABBIT for 3 Flutes and Alto Flute
Lyra Ensemble (Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart, Ellen Fisher-Deerberg, Anna Meyer, Elivi Varga)
NJ Flute Society annual flute fair, William Paterson University, Wayne NJ

October 7, 2018
MUSETTA STEPS OUT for Mixed Flute Quartet
PANdemonium 4 (Lindsey Goodman, Kimberlee Goodman, Lisa Jelle, Alison Brown Sincoff)
Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware OH

October 4, 2018
HOT SPOTS for English Horn and Bb Clarinet
World premiere of commissioned work
Henry Grabb and Karen Dannessa (Duo Del Sol)
Steinway Hall, New York, NY


September 27, 2018
FLOWERS OF ST. FRANCIS Five Scenes for solo Bass Clarinet
Tim Haas, faculty recital, Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ

September 14, 2018
SONATA (THREE LAKES) for Flute and Piano
Angela Jones-Reus flute, Cara Chowning piano XV International Flutist Festival
Sao Paulo, Brazil

September 6, 2018
SNOW ANGEL for Flute and Piano
Ruth Washington Mayhew flute, Kevin Chance piano
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa


August 14, 2018
CAPE MAY BREEZES for Wind Quintet
Pure Winds, Michigan State University, Lansing MI

August 12, 2018
FIREWORKS for Flute Orchestra
High School Honors Flute Choir, conducted by George Pope
National Flute Association annual convention, Orlando FL

August 11, 2018
CONCERTINO for Flute and Orchestra
world premiere: Jasmine Choi flute, Christopher Confessore conducting the Celebration Symphony
National Flute Association annual convention, Orlando FL

August 10, 2018
FOR ELISE for Flute and Piano
world premiere: Cindy Anne Broz flute, Katie Leung piano
National Flute Association annual convention, Orlando FL

August 9, 2018
SNOW ANGEL for Flute and Piano
Cindy Anne Broz flute, Dianne Frazer piano
National Flute Association annual convention, Orlando FL

TAKE THE ORCHESTRA OUT TO THE BALLGAME for Narrator and Orchestra
Symphonicity, conducted by Daniel W. Boothe
Virginia Beach, VA

last updated 1/27/19
home