Jane Ellen

Commissions

Albuquerque Civic Chorus, 2011; Enchanted Land, SATB/piano, text by Claire Roth, commissioned in celebration of the 100th anniversary of New Mexico statehood

Claribel clarinet choir, Oostende, Belgium, 2010; Glow

American Guild of Organists District VII Convention, San Antonio, TX, 2003; Danse des Esprits, organ solo

Canossian Daughters of Charity FdCC, hymn in honour of the canonisation of St Giuseppina Bakhita, 2000; Lead Us to Christ Jesus, SATB/keyboard, optional African percussion

MTNA Foundation State Composer for New Mexico, 2000; Images of Rome, three-movement suite for piano solo, accompanying descriptive text by Claire Roth

American Guild of Organists District VII Convention, Albuquerque, NM, 1993; To God Compose a Song of Joy, satb/organ, and handbells

New Music Across America Festival, 1992; Elegy for the Children of Sarajevo, woodwind quintet

New Mexico Quincentenary Visions of New Mexico, 1992; group of commissioned composers collaborating on dramatic musical play for youth choir and instrumental ensemble

New Mexico Arts Division/NEA, 1989; Song in the Night, viola, bassoon, and piano

New Mexico Women Composers' Guild, various works, 1988-96; including Gotham Suite, three-movement suite for piano

 


 

Churches, including:

St Michael and All Angels, Albuquerque, NM, patronal feast day 2006; Sword of Hope, SATB/organ; text by Claire Roth

Asbury United Methodist, Albuquerque, NM, 2005; Sing Out With Praise, SATB/SA youth choir, brass quintet, piano; text by Claire Roth

New Life Presbyterian, Albuquerque, NM, 2001; Hearts and Hands United, SATB, flute, and piano; text by Claire Roth

First United Methodist, Albuquerque, NM, 1999; Holy Infant, SATB/piano; text by Ann Cragg

St Luke's Lutheran, Albuquerque, NM, new organ dedication 1999; Sing to the Lord, SATB/SA youth, organ, and handbells

 


 

Performers and Ensembles, including:

Jay Hill; various arrangements for cabaret performances, 2010-2011

Dan Wright; various solos and duos for accordion 2009-2016

Hanson Yu, 2009; Away in a Manger, collaborative arrangement utilising two melodies, for violin and piano

Albuquerque Accordion Ensemble, 2006; Just For the Folk of It, medley of European folk tunes

Equinox Chamber Players, St Louis, MO, 2005; Lorena Remembered, fantasy on traditional melody; Farewell Father, Friend and Guardian, (arranged); both for woodwind quintet

Anthony Sanchez, 2004; Diary of a Soul, five movements for flute/piano

Quodlibet Renaissance Choral Ensemble, Albuquerque, NM; Air Raid, 2003, text by Claire Roth; Sweet Seduction and Dream Vacation, 2002, texts by Claire Roth; Eternal Ring and Per La Grazia di Dio, 2001, texts by Claire Roth