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Beth Wiemann

Beth Wiemann is an American composer.
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Beth Wiemann was raised in Burlington, VT, studied composition and clarinet at Oberlin College and received her PhD in composition from Princeton University. Her works have been performed nationally and internationally by the ensembles Continuum, Transient Canvas, Earplay, Guerilla Opera, and others. Her compositions have won awards from the Orvis Foundation, Copland House, the Colorado New Music Festival, New York Treble Singers, and regional arts councils. She teaches clarinet, composition and music theory at the University of Maine. 

Recordings of Wiemann's music include Why Performers Wear Black, on Albany Records in 2004, and works on the New Focus Recordings, Navona, Ravello, Capstone, innova and Americus record labels. A release of her chamber opera I Give You My Home for Guerilla Opera was released on Parma in 2023, and also made into a film released by Guerilla. Her compositions are available from American Composers Edition in New York.

Domestic Shorthair

Clarinet, Electronics

2023

5:25

American Composers Alliance

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