L o n g e r    B i o g r a p h y

Orchestral Performances

  • "A Planets Odyssey" Piano Concerto to be premiered by Jeffrey Biegel and the Canton Symphony under Gerhardt Zimmermann in November, 2020

  • "Merlin" Viola Concerto to be performed by Brett Deubner and the Perrysburg Symphony under Travis Jürgens in Ohio in 2020

  • To Spring - An Overture to be performed by the Butler Symphony (Pennsylvania) under Matthew Kraemer in April, 2020

  • To Spring - An Overture to be performed by the Sierra Vista Symphony (Arizona) under Toru Tagawa in April, 2020

  • Fox Valley Fanfare to be premiered by the Fox Valley Symphony (Wisconsin) under Kevin Sütterlin in February, 2020

  • "Elvendream" Piano Concerto performed by Tammy Miller and the Lakeland Civic Orchestra under Matthew Saunders in November, 2019

  • Fanfare Acadien premiered and performed by the Acadiana Symphony in Louisiana in September and October, 2019

  • "Elvendream" Piano Concerto performed by Tammy Miller and the Oklahoma Composers' Orchestra under Jamie Whitmarsh in September, 2019

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by the Niš Symphony Orchestra in Serbia in April, 2019

  • "Elvendream" Piano Concerto performed by Tammy Miller and the Westminster College Symphony Orchestra under Melinda Crawford Perttu in April, 2019

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by the Falcón Symphony Orchestra under Ruben Capriles in Coro, Venezuela, on May 10, 2019

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by Bloomsburg University Symphony Orchestra

  • "Elvendream" Piano Concerto premiered by Tammy Miller and Orchestra Omaha under Kenneth Meints in April, 2019

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by Dordt University Symphony Orchestra

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by the Firelands Symphony Orchestra, Carl Topilow, Conductor, Sandusky, OH, in February, 2019

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by Kutztown University Orchestra, October, 2018

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by Old Dominion University Orchestra, September, 2018

  • To Spring - An Overture performed by Puget Sound Symphony, March, 2018

  • To Spring - An Overture premiered by Lakeland Civic Orchestra, Spring, 2016

  • Medicine Wheel - Performed at the Society of Composers Region VI Conference, February, 2016

  • Medicine Wheel - Premiered by the Black Hill String Retreat Festival Orchestra, August, 2012

  • Mountain Twilight - A Tone Poem premiered by Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Greenville, PA, February 2012

  • Light and Shadow in the Yosemite Valley premiered by the Ohio State University Symphony Orchestra, May, 2007

Recordings Distributed Internationally

  • Sonata for Piano, Nancy DeSalvo, Piano, 2018.

  • To Spring – An Overture, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Petr Vronsky, Conductor, 2017.

  • The Storr of Trotternish, Daniel Perttu, bassoon, and Nancy DeSalvo, piano, 2016.

  • Mountain Twilight, Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Michael Gelfand, Conductor, 2014.

  • Gloamin, Andrea Loewy, flute, and Yuling Huang-Davie, piano, 2012.

  • Light and Shadow in the Yosemite Valley, Ohio State University Orchestra, Marshall Haddock, Conductor.

International Chamber Music Performances

  • Three American Canvases, PEN Trio, Panama, June 2018

  • Three American Canvases, PEN Trio, India International Centre, New Delhi, May, 2018

  • Capricious Variations, ClarinetFest 2015, Presented by Asociacion para el Estudio y el Desarrollo del Clarinete (July, 2015, in Madrid, Spain), Phil Pagliolanga, clarinet.

  • Capricious Variations, various locations in Thailand, Phil Pagliolanga, clarinet.

  • Capricious Variations, Clarisax 2014 at Universidad EAFIT (March 23, 2014, Medellin, Colombia), Phil Pagliolanga, clarinet.

  • Gloamin, Andrea Loewy and Yuling-Huang Davie, various locations in China, 2009-2010.

  • Valediction, Kia-Hui Tan, various locations in China, 2007-2009.

  • Valediction, College Music Society International Conference (July, 2009, Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik, Croatia), Kia-Hui Tan, violin.

Other Performances Selected from a National Pool

  • Coahuiltecan Visions.  College Music Society 2017 National Conference (San Antonio, TX).

  • Algonquin Visions.  National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors 2017 National Conference (October, 2017, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL).

  • Torngat – A Sonata for Trumpet and Piano.  2017 International Trumpet Guild Conference (June, 2017, Hershey, PA).

  • Algonquin Visions.  College Music Society Northeast Conference (March, 2017, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY). 

  • A Triptych of Fugues.  Society of Composers Region VIII Conference (March, 2017, Washington State University, Pullman, WA).

  • Callanish. Premiered in November, 2015, at Young Harris College in Young Harris, GA, where I served as a featured guest composer.

  • Capricious Variations. College Music Society National Conference (November, 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana). 

  • Six Preludes for Piano. Society of Composers Region VI Conference (March, 2015, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR). 

  • Capricious Variations. Denison University “Tutti” New Music Festival (February, 2015). 

  • The Storr of Trotternish. Society of Composers National Conference (March, 2014, Ball State University).

  • The Storr of Trotternish. Society of Composers Region IV Conference (October, 2013, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY). 

  • Toccata for Piano Duo. Denison University “Tutti” New Music Festival (February, 2013). 

  • Tarantella Folli. Society of Composers Region VI Conference (October, 2012, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX). 

  • Three Draconian Dames. Society of Composers Region III Conference (March-April, 2012, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia).  Three Draconian Dames was accepted for performance, but the performance could not occur due to lack of travel funding. 

  • A Scottish Triptych. College Music Society Midwest Regional Conference (March, 2012, Harper College, Chicago, Illinois).

  • College Music Society Northeast Regional Conference (March, 2012, State University of New York at Fredonia).  Toccata for Piano to receive third performance. Pieces selected from national submission pool.

  • College Music Society South Central Regional Conference (March, 2012, East Central University, Ada, OK).  A Scottish Triptych was accepted for performance, but the performance could not occur due to lack of travel funding.  Pieces selected from national submission pool.

  • University of Alabama at Huntsville New Music Festival (February, 2012).  Three Draconian Dames received premiere performance.

  • Tonospheres for Violin and Cello. College Music Society Northeast Regional Conference (March, 2011, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania). 

  • Towers of Dalmatia. United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium (January 7-8, 2011, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia). 

  • Towers of Dalmatia. Society of Composers Region V Conference (October, 2010, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois). 

  • Towers of Dalmatia. Society of Composers National Conference (November, 2010, University of South Carolina). 

  • Gloamin.  Society of Composers Region V Conference (October, 2009, Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa). 

  • Valediction. College Music Society National Conference (October, 2009, Portland, Oregon). 

  • Rhapsody for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano.  College Music Society Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference (March, 2009, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia).

  • Rhapsody for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano.  Society of Composers Region VI Conference (February, 2009, Oklahoma City University).   

  • Prism. Society of Composers Region VIII Conference (October, 2008, California State University, Stanislaus, in Turlock, California).

  • Prism. Society of Composers National Conference (February, 2008, Georgia State University). 

  • Tonospheres. Society of Composers Region IV Conference (October 26-28, 2006, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee).

  • Valediction. Iowa Composers’ Forum/Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers Joint National Conference (September 28-30, 2006, Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa). 

  • Reflecting Pool. Society of Composers/College Music Society National Conference (September 13-17, 2006, San Antonio, Texas).

  • Valediction. Society of Composers Region VI Conference (February 9-11, 2006, Rice University, Houston, Texas).

  • Tonospheres. Society of Composers Region V Conference (November 11-13, 2005, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana).  Tonospheres for violin and cello received second performance.  Pieces selected from national submission pool.

  • Reflecting Pool. Society of Composers Region VI Conference (February 24-26, 2005, University of Texas at San Antonio). 

  • Séance.  Society of Composers National Conference (March 2-6, 2004, University of Central Oklahoma).  Séance for string quartet received second performance by The University of Central Oklahoma Faculty Quartet.

© 2017-19 by Daniel Perttu. 

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