2017 Forum

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The 2017 SCL Forum will be held at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, 24-25 March 2017.

All concerts will take place in Wilson Hall
100 Glasgow St
Lexington, VA 24450

Instructions upon arrival at Washington and Lee

Your destination is Wilson Hall, home to the Music and Art Departments, part of the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

Wilson Hall is located on the corner of West Nelson Street (US-60) and Glasgow Street.

To GPS the location, use this address: 100 Glasgow Street, Lexington VA 24450

There is a free parking deck directly across West Nelson Street.

Just off of the lobby in Wilson Hall you will find room 2010, our designated Green Room for composers throughout the Forum. There you will find name tags, snacks, and other information, beginning at 3:00 on Friday.

Your options for Lodging and Eating in Lexington.

Lunch ($10.47 per person) and Business Meeting
Noon Saturday
Directions to The Marketplace


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Friday, 24 March

Concert 1 — 4pm

Richard Pressley: Patina

Christopher Cook: Dreamscape

Bennett F.O. Lewis: Alone

Gary Powell Nash: Shepherd’s Song at Christmas

Jonathan McNair: Postscripts

Mark Prince Lee: IO/F-3

Michael Young: Six Inventions (2016)

Concert 2 — 8pm

Alan Kinningham: The War Within

Douglas Hedwig: Its Soul of Music Shed

Rodney Waschka II: Confrontations

Robert Michael Daugherty: A Color Palette

David Caudill: In This First Light

Saturday, 25 March

Lunch and Business Meeting — noon

We will convene in the “back dining area” of The Marketplace, which is downstairs in the University Commons. The cost is $10.47 per person, including tax. Cash and credit cards accepted at the door.

Directions to The Marketplace

Concert 3 — 3pm

Larry Barnes: Max does Tai Chi 24

Kenneth R. Benoit: Shakespeare Songs: The Comedies

Ken Davies: Twitter Rhapsody for clarinet and fixed audio

Mark Francis: 2 Machado Songs

Betty R. Wishart: Night Visions Suite

Brandon R Kreuze: Five Miniatures for Solo Trumpet

Concert 4 — 5pm

Jane Patterson: Songs of the East

Leonard V. Ball, Jr: Summer Heat

Greg Carroll: Elegy

Tayloe Harding: Songs of Love

Harvey Stokes: Piano Sonata No. 6

Concert 5 — 8pm

David Mitchell: A Summer Song Swirls Through the Branches of a Willow Tree

Terry Vosbein: Un Petite Poisson et un Petite Oiseau

Jon Jeffrey Grier: Voices from the Village

Scott Robbins: Meditation for Clarinet and Marimba

David Mahloch: Twilight with Emily D


Hillsdale College
Hillsdale, Michigan

Brad Blackham, piano
Stacey Jones-Garrison, percussion
Kristi Matson, soprano
Andrew Sprung, clarinet


Anna Billias, piano
Michael Colavita ‘18, narrator
Christopher Dobbins, conductor / trombone
Heather Dobbins, bassoon
Luke Farley ‘18, trumpet
Jordan Goldstein ‘18, conductor
Julia Goudimova, cello
Camilla Higgins ‘18, conductor
Tessa Horan ‘18, horn
Jaime McArdle, violin
Wenle Mu ‘20, clarinet
Gregory Parker, baritone
Ting-Ting Yen, piano

Cantatrici and the Men’s Glee Club

University Wind Ensemble


Elizabeth Bachelder, piano
Larry Barnes, Tai Chi 24 form
Deidre Emerson, cello
Marcia France, flute
Benedict Goodfriend, violin
Mary Hellmann, piano
Sarunas Jankauskas, clarinet
Eun Kyong Jarrell, piano
Noah Karkenny,  clarinet
Chris Magee, trumpet / flugelhorn
David Mitchell, guitar
Ashley Spice, trumpet
Alan Weinstein, cello
Scott Williamson, tenor
Arianna Wyatt, soprano
Michael Young, piano

There is a $25 fee for attending the Forum. Payment may be made in one of three manners:

1) Paypal – Send to southeasterncomposersleague@gmail.com. Under “special instructions to seller” type 2017 SCL Conference Fee and your name.

2) By a check at the Forum

3) By a check mailed to:

Paul Schreiber
Southeastern Composers League
318 W. Jefferson Ave
Greenwood MS 38930-3408