Kirk O’Riordan

composer | conductor | saxophonist

performances / events

2016-2017 SEASON

July 17-28, 2017
Artist Residency
Avaloch Farm Music Institute
Boscawen, NH

June 19, 2017: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Prayer Stones for Viola and Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Michael Hall, viola University of Missouri-Kansas City Composition Workshop
Kansas City, MO

May 3, 2017: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Music Masters Concert Series
The Music School of Delaware
Wilmington, DE

April 30, 2017: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Andrea Clearfield Salon
Philadelphia, PA

April 20-22; 27-29, 2017: Incidental Music from "Metamorphoses"
The Lafayette College Department of Theater
Dan Weis Theater
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

April 21, 2017: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Cincinnati Soundbox
The Listening Loon
Cincinnati, OH

March 29, 2017: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Kendall at Longwood
Kennett Square, PA

March 28, 2017: Planet Nine
for Alto Saxophone and Live Electronics

Kirk O'RIordan, saxophone
John Donald Robb Composer Symposium
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

February 18, 2017: Moments, Once Remembered
for Soprano Saxophone and Guitar

Duo Montagnard
Joe Murphy, saxophone; Matthew Slotkin, guitar
Kent State University, 3 pm
Kent, OH

January 29, 2017: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Benefit Concert for The Community Music School of the Lehigh Valley
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Miller Symphony Hall
Rodale Community Room
Allentown, PA

January 13, 2017: Moments, Once Remembered
for Soprano Saxophone and Guitar

Duo Montagnard
Joe Murphy, saxophone; Matthew Slotkin, guitar
Roberto's Winds, 8 pm
New York City, NY

December 10, 2016: Shiki (The Four Seasons)
Concerto for Taiko and Wind Ensemble
The Lafayette College Percussion Ensemble and Concert Band
J. Larry Stockton, director
Kirk O’Riordan, conductor
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

November 20, 2016: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
The Preludes Project vol. 1 CD Release Party
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

November 13, 2016: The Masque of Edgar Allan Poe
An Opera in One Act
The University of Delaware Opera Theater
Blake Smith, director
Lee Upton, librettist
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

November 11, 2016: The Masque of Edgar Allan Poe
An Opera in One Act
The University of Delaware Opera Theater
Blake Smith, director
Lee Upton, librettist
Loudes Recital Hall-Amy E. Dupont Music Building
The University of Delaware
Newark, DE

September 25, 2016: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Christ Church Arts Series
Christ Church UCC
Bethlehem, PA

September 24, 2016: Twenty-Six Preludes for Solo Piano (excerpts)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Private Residence
Hockessin, DE

September 18, 2016: Moments, Once Remembered
for Soprano Saxophone and Guitar

Duo Montagnard
Joe Murphy, saxophone; Matthew Slotkin, guitar
Live Broadcast from WVIA Studios
Pittson, PA

More Info and live stream link here.

2015-2016 SEASON

April 20, 2016: Canticles for Saxophone Quartet
Chroneaux Quartet
OSU Saxophone Chamber Music Recital
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

April 13, 2016: Twenty Six Preludes (no.s 6, 22, 26) for Solo Piano
and Lacrimosa
Andy Lee, piano
2nd Wednesday Faculty Recital Series
Regis University
Denver, CO
More information here

March 21-23, 2016: Residency at Oklahoma State University
with Holly Roadfeldt, piano
March 22: Solo piano Concert by Holly Roadfeldt featuring Twenty SIx Preludes
March 23: Chamber Music concert featuring , Canticles, Ductus figurates, and Time Lapses.
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK

March 10, 2016: Iris for Wind Ensemble
Reading Session with the United States Coast Guard Band
Kirk O'RIordan, conductor
CBDNA Eastern Division Conference
United States Coast Guard Academy
New London, CT

March 7, 2016: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
UNK New Music Series
University of Nebraska-Kearney
Kearney, NE

March 4, 2016: Electronic Music Concert
With special guests:
Jorge Torres, guitar, and Larry Stockton, percussion
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

March 3, 2016: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Guest Artist Series
Manchester University
New Manchester, IN

February 24, 2016: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Performing Artist Series
Kendall at Longwood
Kennett Square, PA

February 13, 2016: The Masque of Edgar Allan Poe (workshop performance)
The University of Delaware Opera Theater
Blake Smith, director
Julie Nishimura, piano
Newark, DE

January 7, 2016: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
New Music Gathering
Peabody Conservatory of Music
Baltimore, MD
More Information Here

December 18, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Willow Valley Artist Series
Willow Valley Manor
Lancaster, PA

December 4, 2015: Time Lapses for Chamber Ensemble (World Premiere)
Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

November 6, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Hannah Rinehart, piano
Junior Recital
Bolthouse Center for Music Recital Hall
Cedarville University
Cedarville, OH

October 22, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Guest Artist Recital
Tarr Music Center-Thomas Recital Hall
Carson Newman University
Jefferson City, TN

September 28, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Guest Artist Series
Kimball Farms
Lenox, MA

September 18, 2015: Cathedral for Alto Saxophone and Organ
Stacy Maugans, saxophone
Lorraine Brugh, organ
Chapel of the Resurrection
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN

September 15, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Willow Valley Artist Series
Willow Valley Manor
Lancaster, PA



2014-2015 SEASON

May 31, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Ward Virts Concert Series
College of Southern Maryland
Prince Frederick, MD

May 9, 2015: Iris for Wind Ensemble (World Premiere)
The Lafayette College Concert Band
Kirk O'Riordan, conductor
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

May 6, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Kimball Farms
Lennox, MA

May 3, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Artists Series
Jacob's Music
Wilmington, DE

May 1, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Guest Artist, Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

March 28, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference
Michigan State State University
East Lansing, MI

March 26, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Manchester University New Music Festival
Manchester University
New Manchester, IN

March 6, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Society of Composers, Inc. Region VI Conference
Henderson State University
Arkadelphia, AK

I will also be giving a talk on Holly's Preludes Project

February 25, 2015: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Kendall at Longwood
Kennett Square, PA

February 13, 2015: A concert of new electronic music, including
Music for Lines and Spaces (fixed media)
Third Improvisation (fixed media)
Groovecloud (fixed media)
deep sea (EWI, Synthesizer, Fixed Media) (Premiere)
arpeggiator (Synthesizer, Fixed Media) (Premiere)
1.1 Trance (Synthesizer, Fixed Media) (Premiere)
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

December 13, 2014: Cathedral for Alto Saxophone and Organ
Jessica Nellessen, saxophone
Wayne Kurchina, organ
Church Choir Concert
Christ The King Church
Wonder Lake, IL

November 18, 2014: Twenty Six Preludes (full set) for Solo Piano (World Premiere)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Recital Hall
Performing Arts Center
The University at Albany
Albany, NY

November 13, 2014: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Willow Valley Lakes
Lancaster, PA

November 10, 2014: Avian Requiem for Chamber Ensemble and Electronics
The Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble
Williams Center for the Arts
Easton, PA

November 7, 2014: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Mars Hill New Music Festival
Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC

November 5, 2014: Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Guest Artist Series
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC

September 17, 2014: Leonardo's Sketchbook for Flute and Alto Saxophone
AVIDduo
Brittany Primavera, flute; Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, saxophone
Recital and Masterclass
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

September 15, 2014: Leonardo's Sketchbook for Flute and Alto Saxophone
AVIDduo
Brittany Primavera, flute; Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, saxophone
Old Wood New Sounds Series
Sugar Tank Studio
Lancaster, PA

September 12, 2014: Leonardo's Sketchbook for Flute and Alto Saxophone
AVIDduo
Brittany Primavera, flute; Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, saxophone
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah, OK

September 12, 2014 Twenty Six Preludes (selected) for Solo Piano (World Premiere)
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Wichita State University Festival of New Music
Wichita KS



2013-2014 SEASON

May 10, 2014: Lafayette College Concert Band
Music by Wilson, Grainger, Shostakovich, Bryant, Schwantner, Chance, and Adams
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

May 1, 2014: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Dana New Music Festival XXX
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH

April 29, 2014: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Guest Artist Series
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Westminster College
New Wilmington, PA

April 4, 2014: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
College Music Society Northeast Chapter Conference
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
SUNY-Potsdam
Potsdam, NY

March 21 2014: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Willow Valley Artist Series
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Willow Valley Manor
Lancaster, PA

February 7, 2014: Leonardo's Sketchbook for Flute and Alto Saxophone
AVIDduo
Denton Women's Club
Denton, TX

February 3, 2014: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Guest Artist Series
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Ludwig Recital Hall
Kent State University
Kent, PA

December 19, 2013: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Methodist Country House
Wilmington, DE

December 11, 2013: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Kendal at Longwood
Kennett Square, PA

November 22, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia (Holly Roadfeldt and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, pianos)
Recital Hall
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

November 21, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia (Holly Roadfeldt and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, pianos)
Music Hall
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI

November 18, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia (Holly Roadfeldt and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, pianos)
Morphy Hall
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

November 17, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia (Holly Roadfeldt and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, pianos)
Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

November 17, 2013: Lafayette College Concert Band
Music by Vaughn Williams, Chance, Lauridsen, Etezady, and Ginastera
Williams Center for the Arts
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

November 16, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia (Holly Roadfeldt and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, pianos)
Recital Hall
Gustavus Adolphus College
St. Peter, MN

November 14, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia (Holly Roadfeldt and Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi, pianos)
Recital Hall
Vitterbo University
La Crosse, WI

October 25, 2013: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Indiana State University Music Now Festival
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Landini Center for Performing Arts
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN

October 4, 2013: Inaugural Fanfare for Brass and Percussion
Lafayette College Concert Band
Inauguration of President Alison Byerly
Lafayette College
Easton, PA


2012-2013 SEASON

April 23-25, 2013: SUNY Plattsburgh Composer-in-Residence Series
April 25 events:
   4:00 Lecture
   6:30 Pre-concert Talk
   7:30 Concert [featuring my pieces and the music of William Pfaff]
Pieces: Water Lilies for Solo Piano, and Lacrimosa
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Krinovitz Recital Hall
SUNY Plattsburgh
Plattsburgh, NY

March 25-30, 2013: Recording Sessions for New CD
Strange Flowers to be released Fall 2013.

March 15, 2013: Sonata rapsodica
Michael Lippard, clarinet
Justin Badgerow, piano
College Music Society Northeast Regional Conference
Keene State College
Keene, NH

February 22, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia
Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi and Holly Roadfeldt, pianos
Denison University Tutti New Music Festival
Denison, OH

February 18, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia
Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi and Holly Roadfeldt, pianos
University of Akron
Akron, OH

February 17, 2013: Humming Spheres for Two Pianos
duoARtia
Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi and Holly Roadfeldt, pianos
Kent State University
Kent, OH

February 5, 2013: New Music Lafayette III
This will be a concert of the pieces that will be recorded for my upcoming CD Strange Flowers. Works to include:
   Dying Light for Cello and Piano
   Lacrimosa for Solo Piano (World Premiere)
   Water Lilies for Solo Piano
   Sonata rapsodica for Clarinet and Piano
   A Strange Flower for Birds and Butterflies for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano
Marianne Gythfeldt, Clarinet
Larry Stomberg, Cello
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Williams Center for the Arts 8:00 p.m.
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

January 31, 2013: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Methodist Country House
Wilmington, DE

January 22, 2013: Lacrimosa for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Crosslands
Kennett Square, PA

December 24, 2012: Cathedral for Alto Saxophone and Organ
Michael San Gabino, saxophone
Bert Adams, organ
Park Ridge Presbyterian Church
Park Ridge, IL

December 13, 2012: Water Lilies for Solo Piano
Holly Roadfeldt, piano
Willow Valley Lakes
Lancaster, PA

December 8, 2012: On Vincent's Swirling Skies
Lafayette College Concert Band
Kirk O'Riordan, conductor
Additional Repertoire:
Holst, First Suite in Eb; Copland, Emblems; Mahler "Um Mitternacht"; Mackey, Aurora Awakes
Williams Center for the Arts 8:00 p.m.
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

December 4, 2012: Cathedral for Alto Saxophone and Organ
Timothy McAllister, saxophone
Eric Budzynski, organ
Northwestern University
Alice Millar Chapel, 12:15 p.m.
Evanston, IL

November 5 2012: Cathedral for Alto Saxophone and Organ
Rick van Matre, saxophone
Peter Richard Conte, organ
Cincinnati Museum Center
Music in the Museum Series, 7:30 p.m.
Cincinnati, OH

October 1, 2012: Ductus figuratus
Aura Ensemble
Rob Smith, director
Dan Gelok, saxophone
Moores Opera House, University of Houston
Houston, TX 7:30 pm
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September 16-22, 2012: AVIDduo Texas Tour
Leonardo's Sketchbook
Brittany Primavera, flute
Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, saxophone
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September 12, 2012: Four Hypnotic Dances (Preview Performance)
Lafayette College Music Faculty Recital
Laura Oltman, guitar
Williams Center for the Arts 8:00 p.m.
Lafayette College
Easton, PA

July 19, 2012: Leonardo's Sketchbook World Premiere
AVIDduo
Brittany Primavera, flute
Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, saxophone
Janáčkova konzervatoř a Gymnázium v Ostravě
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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July 13, 2012: Moments, once remembered for Sopranino Saxophone and Guitar (official World Premiere)
16th World Saxophone Congress
Duo Brioso
Farrell Vernon, saxophone
Laura Lydy, guitar
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July 11, 2012: Ostinati for Soprano Saxophone, Violin, and Piano
16th World Saxophone Congress
Stephen Fischer, saxophone
Rachael Fischer, violin
Linda Li-Bieuel, piano
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