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    2008 Dahlia hybrid personally named after Ramona. Gordon Stach, Originator

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    Judith Forst, Mario Bernardi

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    Chanticleer

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    MDR Rundfunkchor

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Highlights

 
2020
TBAAlchemist (première): Bella Voce Women’s Ensemble (Reno, NV)
 
2019
December 17Celebremus (première of SATB arrangement): Orpheus Choir of Toronto
Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto, ON
May 11How the Blossoms are Falling; Celebremus: Concord Women’s Chorus
Trinity Episcopal Church, Concord, MA
April 27Autumn Glory (première): Amabilis Singers (New Westminster, BC)
New Westminster Christian Reformed Church, BC
AprilSalve Regina: Coral Libera (Mendoza, Argentina)
Festival Internacional “Música Clásica por los Caminos del Vino”
Mendoza, Argentina
March 24How the Blossoms are Falling: University of Toronto Women’s Chamber Choir
100th Anniversary of the Faculty of Music
MacMillan Theatre, University of Toronto, ON
 
2018
 
Nov 18, Sept 29
O Lacrimosa: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
BBC Radio 3 broadcasts
March 10Laudate Dominum: Richmond Chorus (BC)
Fraserview MB Church, Richmond, BC
March 9To Every Thing There is a Season: Elektra Women’s Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Shaughnessy Heights United Church, Vancouver, BC
March 5Missa Brevis: Coral Santiago Apostol (Spain)
Basilica Pontifica San Miguel, Madrid, Spain
February 14–17Celebremus: Texas All-State Treble Choir
Texas Music Educators Association Conference
San Antonio, TX
 
2017
 
November 7, 9
How the Blossoms are Falling: Vox Grata (Nashville, TN)
Second Presbyterian Church, Westminster Presbyterian, Nashville, TN
October 7Celebremus: Cantata Women’s Choir of Lawrence University
Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
May 13Night: Elektra Women’s Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Dunbar Ryerson United Church, Vancouver, BC
 
March 31–April 12
Salve Regina: Cornell University Chorus (Ithaca, NY) – Atlantic Tour
Harrisburg, PA | Charlotte, NC | Atlanta, GA | Hilton Head, SC | Charleston, SC | Richmond, VA |Washington, DC | Ithaca, NY
 
2016
November 22Naomi’s Road (excerpt): UBC Opera Ensemble
Installation of Professor Santa Ono as 15th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC
November 16–20Naomi’s Road: Tapestry Opera (Toronto, ON)
St. David’s Anglican Church, Toronto, ON
June 2Naomi’s Road (excerpt)
Bravo! A Vancouver Opera Concert in Honour of James W. Wright
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC
April 9, 10Laudate Dominum: Capilano University Singers and Festival Chorus
Capilano University, North Vancouver, BC
 
2015
Nomination: YWCA Woman of Distinction Award
December 13Du Fremde: Musik: Florivox Women’s Choir (Toronto, ON)
Grace Church on-the-Hill, Toronto, ON
November 14, 15O süsses Licht: Da Capo Chamber Choir (Kitchener-Waterloo, ON)
St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON
October 15Included in “The Life and Works of Four Female Canadian Choral Composers”: Rachel Rensink-Hoff
ACDA Choral Journal Vol. 56 No. 3
September 26
August 2–7
Padre Pio’s Prayer: Amabilis Singers (New Westminster, BC) – Italy Tour
Pantheon, Rome | Chiesa di Santa Maria in Portico a Fontegiusta, Siena | Abbazia di Sant’Antimo Therma Tettuccio
Montecatini Terme |Basilica di San Vitale, Ravenna
 
2014
November 28Salve Regina: Ensemble Ylajali (Bodø, Norway)
CD release: Mary’s Song
November 2How the Blossoms are Falling: Elektra Women’s Choir (Vancouver BC)
CD release: All My Heart is Listening
May 31Te Deum: Shaughnessy Heights Sanctuary Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver, BC
May 3Ruht Wohl: Vancouver Cantata Singers (BC)
Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, BC
April 20Te Deum (première): Shaughnessy Heights Sanctuary Choir
Shaughnessy Heights United Church, Vancouver, BC
March 8Padre Pio's Prayer (première): Amabilis Singers (New Westminster, BC)
New Westminster Christian Reformed Church, BC
February 2–March 28Naomi's Road: Opera Nuova (Edmonton, AB)
School tours throughout Alberta
 
2013
November 9Mésange: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC) – 30th Anniversary Concert
Shaughnessy Heights United Church, Vancouver, BC
September 28Missa Brevis: Coro El León de Oro (Luanco, Austurias, Spain)
Iglesia parroquial de Nava, Asturias, Spain
June 23Missa Brevis: Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC
April–May 2013Naomi's Road: Vancouver Opera’s ‘Opera in the Schools’ touring production
Performances throughout the province of British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State
 
2012
Noted as one of Canada’s four most prolific women composers in
The Cambridge Companion to Choral Music | Cambridge University Press
Sept–NovemberNaomi's Road: Vancouver Opera’s ‘Opera in the Schools’ touring production
Performances throughout the province of British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State

November 18
November 17
O süsses Licht: Vancouver Peace Choir (BC)
St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Vancouver, BC
St. Andrew’s United Church, Port Moody, BC
November 13O Lacrimosa: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
BBC Radio 3 broadcast

July
May 26
Mésange: Hexaphone (Victoria, BC)
Kathaumixw International Choral Festival, Powell River, BC
Lutheran Church of the Cross, Victoria, BC
January 24Salve Regina: Women’s Voices Chorus (Chapel Hill, NC)
University United Methodist Church, Chapel Hill, NC
 
2011
DecemberMissa Brevis: El Coro Averroes de la Universidad de Córdoba | La Iglesia de San Agustín, Córdoba, Spain
September 25Salve Regina: Coro sine nomine (Teramo, Italy)
Chiesa di S. Agostino, Teramo, Italy
April 29Laudate Dominum: Capilano University Singers and Festival Chorus
Capilano University, North Vancouver, BC
January 4O Lacrimosa: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
BBC Radio 3 ‘Euroclassic Notturno’ broadcast
 
2010
November 12 O Lacrimosa: MDR Rundfunkchor (Leipzig, Germany)
125th anniversary of the Peterskirche, Leipzig, Germany
August 2Salve Regina: Surrey Youth Chamber Choir (BC)
Kathaumixw International Choral Festival, Powell River, BC
May 1Surge illuminare Jerusalem (première): Lyric Singers (Surrey, BC) – 15th Anniversary Concert
Holy Trinity Cathedral, New Westminster, BC
MarchRefractions: Required contemporary work | Knigge International Piano Competition, Vancouver
Recital Hall, University of British Columbia
 
2009
“Tension in Imagery: A cappella choral settings of Rainer Maria Rilke’s poetry by Ramona Luengen”
Master of Music Dissertation Topic, Melanie J. Marlin | University of Alberta
November 14O süsses Licht: Da Capo Chamber Choir (Kitchener-Waterloo, ON)
St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Kitchener, ON
May 17Missa Brevis: Glendale College Concert Singers (CA)
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Glendale, CA
April 25Salve Regina: Modulation Ensemble vocal féminin (Montréal. QC)
Chapelle Notre Dame de Bon Secours, Montréal. QC
March 1How the Blossoms are Falling (première): Elektra Women’s Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Tapestry International Celebration of Women's Choirs | Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC
 
2008

November 29
November 28
My World, My Heart (première): Island Voices Chamber Choir (Northern Vancouver Island, BC)
Comox United Church, Vancouver, Island, BC
Maritime Heritage Centre, Campbell River, BC
October 30–
Nov 1
Celebremus: Western Michigan University Cantus Femina
Convention of the National Collegiate Choral Organization, University of Cincinnati, OH
SummerSalve Regina: Angel Wings Children’s Chorus (Japan)
Japan Choral Association Children’s Choral Festival
January 27Salve Regina: Donne Amabile Women’s Choir (Kendall, England) – Inaugural concert
Kendal United Reformed Church, Cumbria, England
 
2007
August 29
June 10
Piano Concerto: Jane Coop, piano; CBC Radio Orchestra; Alain Trudel, conductor
CBC Radio National broadcasts
May 23–31Salve Regina: Smith College Chamber Singers (Northampton, MA) – Italy Concert Tour
April 14Assumpta est Maria (première): Judith Forst, mezzo-soprano; Elektra Women’s Choir
20th Anniversary Concert | Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC
March 18Missa Brevis: Kanta Cantemus Korua (Madrid, Spain)
Parroquia de San Fermin, Pasaia Antxo, Spain
 
2006
December 2To Every Thing There is a Season (première): Cantores Celestes (Toronto, ON)
Runnymede United Church, Toronto, ON
November 1–15Naomi’s Road: Vancouver Opera’s ‘Opera in the Schools' touring production
20 performances – Canadian War Memorial Museum, Ottawa
September 2005–
June, 2006
Naomi's Road: Vancouver Opera’s ‘Opera in the Schools' touring production
150 performances in schools and communities in British Columbia, Alberta and Washington State
September 30Piano Concerto (première): Jane Coop, pianist; CBC Radio Orchestra; Alain Trudel, conductor
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC
MayRecipient of British Columbia Choral Federation Herbert Drost Award for distinguished service
MayNominated: YWCA Woman of Distinction Award
 
2005
December 9O Lacrimosa: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
BBC Radio 3 broadcast
 
2004
December 23O Magnum Mysterium: Laudate Singers (North Vancouver, BC)
St. Andrew’s United Church, North Vancouver, BC
May 15O süsses Licht: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
CBC Broadcast
March 19Recipient: Inaugural Vancouver Arts Award
Celebremus: Service for Queen Anne’s School Caversham | Westminster Abbey, London, England
 
2003
July 15–24A Mother to Her Dead Child: Vancouver Opera Composers’ Workshop Competition
Awarded prize commission – 45-minute opera for young audiences for 2005
 
2002
December 15, 16Agape (première): Vancouver Men’s Chorus (BC)
St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Vancouver, BC
August 9–20O süsses Licht: Phoenix Chamber Choir – Europe Tour
St. Eligius Kirche, Essen | Erlöser Kirche, Lüdenscheid | Maria Laach Monastery, Germany
L’Église paroissiale de Clervaux, Luxembourg
August 4In tiefen Nächten (prèmiere): Elora Festival Singers | Elora Festival, St. John’s Church, Elora, ON
June 16Du Fremde: Musik (première): A Vancouver Women’s Chorus (BC)
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC
 
2001
November 17O süsses Licht (première): Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver, BC
September 5Celebremus: Mount Holyoke Glee Club | Gettell Amphitheatre, Mount Holyoke College, MA
May 27Three Easy Songs (première): Novosingers of the Coastal Sound Music Academy (Surrey, BC)
Chandos Pattison Auditorium, Surrey, BC
May 5Refractives (première): Ramona Luengen, piano | Langley Community Music School – Official Opening
Langley, BC
 
2000
December 16O Magnum Mysterium (première): Laudate Singers (North Vancouver, BC)
St. Andrew’s United Church, North Vancouver, BC
 
December 15
December 15
December 14
O Lacrimosa: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
NRK (Norwegian Radio) broadcast
BBC Radio 3 broadcast
Csütörtök Bartók Radio (Hungary) broadcast
September 24Letters on Sunspots (première): Gemini (BC)
Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, BC
May 21O Lacrimosa: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Vasárnap Bartók Radio (Hungary) broadcast
MarchMésange: Associated Publishers Award for Choral Composition
Association of Canadian Choral Conductors
 
1999
AugustRuht wohl: Vancouver Cantata Singers (BC) | Germany tour
AprilMissa Brevis; Celebremus
San Francisco Girls’ Chorus (CA)
 
1998
 
November 22
November 15
Salve Regina: Voici Women’s Vocal Ensemble (Oakland, CA)
First Congregational Church, Berkeley, CA
St. John the Evangelist Church, San Francisco, CA
March 27Ruht wohl (première): Vancouver Cantata Singers
Ryerson United Church, Vancouver, BC
 
1997
November 16Celebremus: Elektra Women’s Choir, The Richmond Singers, A Vancouver Women’s Chorus
Tapestry: A Celebration of Women’s Choirs
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC
March 5–7Salve Regina: Elektra Women’s Choir
Association of American Choral Directors Convention, San Diego, CA
 
1996
October 26O Lacrimosa: Phoenix Chamber Choir (Vancouver, BC) | Holmens Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark
Concert broadcast live-to-air on Danish National Radio
Aug 9–July 30Salve Regina: Elektra Women’s Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Fourth World Symposium on Choral Music
St. James Church, Sydney | Sydney Opera House | Wesley Uniting Church, Melbourne, Australia
Auckland Cathedral, New Zealand
SummerSalve Regina: Peninsula Women’s Choir (Palo Alto, CA)
European Tour: Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia
MayStabat Mater awarded Outstanding Choral Composition of the Year
and Outstanding Choral Event of the Year, Association of Canadian Choral Conductors
 
1995
December 2Frühlingslied: musica intima (Vancouver, BC)
Ryerson United Church, Vancouver, BC
November 17Stabat Mater (première): Judith Forst, mezzo-soprano; Elektra Women’s Choir;
CBC Vancouver Radio Orchestra; Mario Bernardi, conductor | St. John’s Anglican Church, Vancouver, BC
Stabat Mater: Vancouver New Music Award for Composition of the Year
November 11Ubi caritas (première): Chor Leoni Men’s Choir
Canadian Memorial Church, Vancouver, BC
May 4Four Riddles (première): Vox Yuventa, Burnaby (BC) District Youth Choir
West Burnaby United Church, BC
 
1994
 
 
 
October 16
September 25
Celebration!!!: Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, Elektra Women’s Choir, musica intima, Phoenix Chamber Choir,
UBC University Singers, Zvonimir Croatian Choir
Gala Concert: 1994 CBC Radio Choral Competition winners
CBC Broadcast
Metropolitan Tabernacle, Vancouver, BC
 
May 29
May 16–20
Frühlingslied (première): The 1994 National Youth Choir of Canada
CBC National Broadcast
Tour: Saskatoon, Regina, Swift Current, Lethbridge
 
1993
Named Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre
 
October 24
October 5
October 2
September 10
August 3
O Lacrimosa: Chanticleer (San Francisco, CA)
CBC National Broadcast
German Broadcast: West Deutscher Rundfunk
Grosse Sendehalle Deutschlandfunk, Cologne, Germany
Schloß Ahaus, Germany
Première: 1993 World Symposium on Choral Music | Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver
AugustGuest Composer, 1993 World Symposium on Choral Music, Vancouver, Canada
June 6Laus Trinitati (première): Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Christ Church Cathedral, Montréal, QC
 
1992
 
November 29
October 26
March 16
February 20
February 12
Refractions: Jane Coop, piano
Artists Recital Series: Lorne Watson Recital Hall, School of Music, Brandon University
Arts and Culture Centre, St. John's Newfoundland
CBC National Broadcast
CBC-McGill Radio Concert Series: Pollack Hall, McGill University, Montreal
Recital Hall, University of British Columbia School of Music
May 10Cityfolk (première): Vancouver Men’s Chorus and Elektra Women’s Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC
April 5Tenebrae factae sunt (première of arrangement for women’s choir and strings): Elektra Women’s Choir (Vancouver, BC)
Ryerson United Church, Vancouver, BC
 
1991
 
December 15
November 3
Grow Old with Me (première): Vancouver Cantata Singers and the Winds of Vancouver
CBC National Broadcast
Hotel Vancouver Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
 
1990
Oct 24–
November 4
Ma non e una cosa seria – incidental music
International Luigi Pirandello Conference | Robert Gill Theatre, Toronto, ON
JulySalve Regina: Elektra Women’s Choir
Kathaumixw International Choral Festival
Powell River, BC
 
June 3
May 5–11
Tenebrae factae sunt: The 1990 National Youth Choir of Canada
CBC National Broadcast
Alberta Tour: Jack Singer Hall, Calgary | Southminster United Church, Lethbridge |
Gaetz United Church, Red Deer | All Saints Cathedral, Edmonton