Andrew Violette






Selected Performances




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  • June 15, American Composer's Alliance Anniversary Concert Series. Mr Violette with Ensemble Pi premieres Six Performances for cello, violin, piano, keyboard, flute and horn.

  • 2003, Weill Hall, Raemond Martin--baritone, premieres The Adulterous Woman.

  • 2002, Merkin Hall, Violette premieres Piano Sonata 7.
  • 2001 Song Set, The Love Duet and Love Songs premiere at Merkin Hall (Sherry Zannoth-soprano, Brad Cresswell-tenor, Violette--piano).
  • 2000, Merkin Hall, Songs for a Dead Hero premieres (Martin-baritone and Violette-piano). Death of the Hired Hand premieres on the same concert (Zannoth-soprano).
  • 1996 Here Art Center, Violette premieres Blues, Sonatinas.
  • 1987 Weill Hall, premieres of Pistis Sophia               Jennifer Lane-- mezzo soprano

    Little Boy Blue/Danny Boy (Stephen Sturk-tenor)

A Margarita Debayle (Cheryl Bensmen--soprano)

La Mejor Tinta (Paul Rowe--baritone)

3 Madrigals for SATB, violon,cello and piano

(above plus Bruce Wang-cello, Andrew Violette--piano), Intermezzo, Fantasy (Violette-piano), String Quartets 2 and 3 (Hampshire String Quartet), and Trio (John Rojak--bass trombone, David Wakefield--horn).

  • 1986 Weill Hall, premieres of String Quartet 1 (Hampshire String Quartet) and Piano Sonata 6 (Janice Weber--piano).
  • 1985 Weill Hall, Violette premieres Piano Sonatas 3 and 5.
  • 1984 Cornerstone Concert Series premieres of Pastorale (Rojak--bass trombone and Violette--organ) and American Songs (Burgundy Trio). Chaconne premiered at Pace University Downtown Dance Festival (Violette--percussion, William Moersh--marimba, Roger Zahab--violin).
  • 1983 Lincoln Center, Flute Sonata premiered (John Rank--flute). Pace University Battery Dance, Worldes Blis premiered by Bargemusic. The Space at City Center with Paul Sanasardo Dancers, Violette premieres Piano Sonata 4. Brooklyn Music School, the Odyssey Chamber Players (with Violette) premiere Quintett. Premiere of Harmonizations at Cornerstone Concert Series (Violette--keyboard).
  • 1982, Merce Cunningham Studio, Violette premieres 2 Pieces in F. Last Dance premieres at Joy of Movement Dance Umbrella (Andrew Thomas and Andrew Violette --duo pianists and percussion). Organbook premieres at Cornerstone Concert Series (Violette--organ). Marymount Theatre, Dance premieres (Violette keyboard) with Peggy Florin Dancers.
  • 1981 Emanuel Midtown Y Dance Series, Andrew Violette premieres Piano Sonata 2.
  • 1978 Group For Contemporary Music Concert, Black Tea premieres.
    Sonata #1 for Two Pianos), Amor Dammi Quel Fazzolettino and Fast/Short premiere at Emerson Theatre (Thomas and Violette--duo pianists). Piano Sonata 1 premieres on Concert Grande (WFUV-FM), (Violette--piano).

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