Daniel Nass

Composer | Collaborator | Commentator

UPCOMING

STEPHEN BAKER — BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH

Currently working on a toccata for organist Stephen Baker and Bethany Lutheran Church (Spencer, IA) for the 500th anniversary of the protestant reformation. Premiere takes place October 29, 2017.

THE DREAM SONGS PROJECT

The Dream Songs Project will be performing my Songs of Cowboys and Hobos in January, 2018 (dates/locations TBD).

SEEN/HEARD TRIO

Spitting Image Collective will be collaborating with Seen/Heard Trio on three new works. Tentative premiere scheduled for spring, 2018.

 

PERFORMANCE ARCHIVE

2017

STONE ARCH COLLECTIVE

Slevens

Performed by Stone Arch Collective

(WORLD PREMIERE)

June 2, 10 a.m.

Hiawatha Academy — Minneapolis, Minnesota

poem_is_done.jpg

THE POEM IS DONE: ART-A-WHIRL 2017

Roggenbuck Lieder — Book One

Performed by The Poem is Done

May 19, 9 p.m.

A-Mill Artist Lofts — Minneapolis, Minnesota

ZEITGEIST AND SPITTING IMAGE COLLECTIVE

Katla the Hag and Her Magic Britches

Performed by Zeitgeist

May 4-6, 7:30 p.m.

Studio Z — Saint Paul, Minnesota

(WORLD PREMIERE)

PUNK-ASS CLASSICAL X

Is Always Be

Performed by Caprice Saxophone Quartet

March 25, 7:30 p.m.

House — Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

2016

caprice.jpg

SPITTING IMAGE COLLECTIVE: CARICATURES

Is Always Be

Performed by Caprice Saxophone Quartet

(WORLD PREMIERE)

Three K² Rags (No. 1)

Performed by Stan Rothrock

May 13 & 15, 7:30 p.m.

Studio Z — Saint Paul, Minnesota

 

2015

lee.jpg

SARAH PORWOLL-LEE: HISTORY IS GOING TO CHANGE

Song of Unktehi

Performed by Sarah Porwoll-Lee, bass clarinet; Jeremy Johnston, percussion

Nine Wee Drams

Performed by Sarah Porwoll-Lee, clarinet; Ben Osterhouse, cello

December 11, 7:30 p.m.

Mound Westonka High School — Minnetrista, Minnesota

ZEITGEIST: NEW MUSIC CABARET

Roggenbuck Lieder — Book One

Performed by The Poem is Done

November 13, 7:30 p.m.

Studio Z — Saint Paul, Minnesota

SARAH PORWOLL-LEE: HISTORY IS GOING TO CHANGE

Song of Unktehi

Performed by Sarah Porwoll-Lee, bass clarinet; Jeremy Johnston, percussion

November 7, 6 p.m.

Studio Z — Saint Paul, Minnesota

SARAH PORWOLL-LEE: HISTORY IS GOING TO CHANGE

Song of Unktehi

Performed by Sarah Porwoll-Lee, bass clarinet; Jeremy Johnston, percussion

Nine Wee Drams

Performed by Sarah Porwoll-Lee, clarinet; Ben Osterhouse, cello

October 9, 12 p.m.

Kleinpell Fine Arts Center — River Falls, Wisconsin

SARAH PORWOLL-LEE: HISTORY IS GOING TO CHANGE

Song of Unktehi

Performed by Sarah Porwoll-Lee, bass clarinet; Jeremy Johnston, percussion

(WORLD PREMIERE)

October 3, 7:30 p.m.

Studio Z — Saint Paul, Minnesota

scherzo.jpg

VALLEY WIND QUINTET

Scherzophrenia

Performed by Valley Wind Quintet

July 5, 7 p.m.

Darrell Aderman Auditorium — Shell Lake, Wisconsin

SPITTING IMAGE COLLECTIVE: PUSH/BENd/PULL

Tres Furias

Performed by James DeVoll, flute; Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, tenor saxophone, Erika Blanco, violin; Carlynn Savot, cello; and Jeremy Johnston, vibraphone 

June 11, 7:30 p.m.

Dreamland Arts — Saint Paul, Minnesota

SPITTING IMAGE COLLECTIVE: PUSH/BENd/PULL

Tres Furias

Performed by James DeVoll, flute; Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, tenor saxophone, Erika Blanco, violin; Carlynn Savot, cello; and Jeremy Johnston, vibraphone 

May 3, 7:30 p.m.

Honey — Minneapolis, Minnesota

SPITTING IMAGE COLLECTIVE: PUSH/BENd/PULL

Tres Furias

Performed by James DeVoll, flute; Jeffery Kyle Hutchins, tenor saxophone, Erika Blanco, violin; Carlynn Savot, cello; and Jeremy Johnston, vibraphone 

(WORLD PREMIERE)

May 2, 7:30 p.m.

Studio Z — Saint Paul, Minnesota

RENEGADE ENSEMBLE: TEN

Roggenbuck Lieder — Book One

Performed by The Poem is Done

Quatre Études de Fromage

Performed by Stan Rothrock

April 24, 7:30 p.m.

The Baroque Room — Saint Paul, Minnesota

ÉCOUTER ENSEMBLE: THREE

Nishkaadizi-Nibi

Performed by Écouter Ensemble

February 2, 7:30 p.m.

Walter Hall — Toronto, Ontario

ÉCOUTER ENSEMBLE: THREE

Nishkaadizi-Nibi

Performed by Écouter Ensemble

January 24, 8 p.m.

Third Life Studio — Somerville, Massachusetts

 

2014

ÉCOUTER ENSEMBLE: THREE

Nishkaadizi-Nibi

Performed by Écouter Ensemble

(WORLD PREMIERE)

November 21, 8 p.m.

Spectrum — New York, New York

The poem is done: IF TWO THINGS DON'T FIT...

Roggenbuck Lieder — Book One

Performed by The Poem is Done

(WORLD PREMIERE)

November 1, 7:30 p.m.

Gamut Art Gallery — Minneapolis, Minnesota