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Four musical compositions by Daniel Adams were performed during the Fall of 1998. Richard Nunemaker played the Houston premiere of Confluence for bass clarinet solo at a benefit concert for the Houston Composers Alliance at the home of Dr. Fred Sawin in Houston on September 17. The performance was repeated on a Houston Composers Alliance Concert held at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts on September 23.
A trio version of Lignumvitae, originally scored for multiple percussion solo, was performed by the University of South Florida Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Robert McCormich in Tampa, Florida on November 18.
Twilight Remembered, for flute and percussion solo was performed by the McCormick Duo on a faculty recital at the University of South Florida in Tampa on October 12. The McCormick Duo also performed Twilight Remembered in Orlando, Florida at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention on a concert sponsored by Grover Pro Percussion and the Avedis Zildjian Company on November 6.
Windward Passage for marimba/vibraphone and string quartet was premiered on November 21 by the Florida International University New Music Ensemble in Miami under the direction of Luis Gomez Imbert, Errol Rackipov, marimba/vibraphone soloist.
Eurydice V. Osterman's For My People was premiered in February at Southern Illinois University by Margaret Simmons and Jeanine Wagner. Two spiritual arrangements, Good News and I Want Jesus to Walk With Me were performed by the Huntsville Community Chorus, Huntsville, Alabama that same month.
Bruce Trinkley's In Almost July (poem by Deborah Austin) for mixed choir and piano, was performed at the Ithaca College Choral Festival by the Ithaca High School Choir on 11/14/97.
Phillip Schroeder's Movement: in Ten Parts (cl, pn) and Songs of My Affinities on six poems by Walt Whitman were performed by Robert Best (bar), Tamara Raatz (cl), Peter Kempter (vc), and Schroeder (pn) at San Jacinto Collge (TX) on September 16, Sam Houston State University (TX) on September 17, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery (NY) on September 20, Nazereth College and Ithaca College (NY) on September 22, Eastman School of Music (NY) on September 23, and Hochstein Music School (NY) on September 24.
Ira-Paul Schwarz's Celtic Concerto for penny whistle and orchestra was premiered March 15 by the Brockport Symphony Orchestra, James Walker conductor. Erie Canal Rhapsody for chorus, orchestra, string band and narrator was premiered August 9 by the Brockport Symphony Orchestra through a grant from the New York Council on the Arts.