April 7, 2015
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater contemporary music series
Premiere of Bits Into Pieces for pianist Jeri-Mae Astolfi who also plays touch-controlled iPads. Using TC-11 real-time synthesis software created by Kevin Schlei. See http://www.bitshapesoftware.com. Also featuring a performance of Three Postcards from Paris.
Premiere of Summer Ostinato for two accordions on September 20, 2015 on the Music From Almost Yesterday Concert series in Milwaukee.
On May 22, Sunday was the first in-house performance of and sections from my new saxophone quartet’s middle movement “The Center Does Not Hold”. Commissioned by Ancia Saxophone Quartet of Minneapolis. Complete premiere is planned in 2016-17 season.
“Tandem Pieces”, a new piece for French horn and accordion will premiere in September of 2016 with Greg Flint, horn, and Stas Venglevski, bayan.
A Yehuda Yannay Autobiographical Concert with a premiere of his Two Alleys in Old Tel-Aviv for string quartet has taken place in Berlin on April 30, 2017 at the Mendelssohn Foundation. The Gutmann-Maile Ensemble Berlin performed the piece twice, with an interlude with the composer’s comments.
Upcoming commissions for choir and a bassoon solo work