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Two of Stipp's organ works were featured on the radio broadcast
"PipeDreams" for the week of July 14, 2014. They were "Pastorale"
and "Processional on Lead on O King Eternal." To listen online,
Recent premiers of compositions:
"Sonata for Viola and Organ" at Pasadena Presbyterian Church,
Pasadena, CA, on 6/21/17. Performed by the composer and Rebecca
Lester, violoist. To see the video of the performance,
"Fatal Arrhythmia" for solo trumpet, at the Scholes Street Studio,
Brooklyn, NY, on 5/14/17. Performed by Kate Amrine, trumpeter.
"Capers" and "Brief Capriccio," two works for solo flute, were
performed by Iwona Glinka, internationally renown flutist, at a
concert in Athens, Greece, on 11/6/16. These two works can be
listened to on the just-released CD "One Minute--Iwona Glinka,
Flute Solo" produced by Sarton Label. Full physical and digital
distribution via Warner Music, Naxos Music Library, eClassical,
iTunes, and more. This CD won the Silver Medal -- Outstanding
Achievement at the Global Music Awards competition.
"Sonata for Bassoon and Organ" at Pasadena Presbyterian Church,
Pasadena, CA, on 7/20/16. Performed by the composer and Theresa
"Mad Dash" for alto saxophone and toy piano was premiered by the
"For Now Chamber Players" at the University of North Georgia on
"Disturbing Interruptions" for organ, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic
Church, Milwaukee, WI, on 11/1/15. Performed by David Bohn. Neil
was awarded into the Fifteen Minutes of Fame with this one-minute
work along with 14 other one-minute works by 14 other composers.
"Sonatina for Organ" at First Friends Church, Whittier, CA, on
9/4/15. Performed by Russ Litchfield.
"Sonata for Flute and Organ" at Pasadena Presbyterian Church,
Pasadena, CA, on 7/15/15. Performed by the composer and Elizabeth
"Sonata Divertimento" for organ at United Methodist Church of
Garden Grove, CA, on 3/15/15. Performed by Adan Fernandez in a
concert sponsored by the American Guild of Organists, Orange
"Suite for Organ and Strings" 1st movement, at the Christian
Fellowship of Art Music Composers (CFAMC) convention at Biola
University, La Mirada, CA, on 10/10/14. Performed by Amanda
Sansonetti, violin, Joycelyn Choo, violin, Anna Ivanov, viola, Chrissy
Shattuck, cello, and Neil Stipp, organ.
"Sonata for Clarinet and Organ" at Pasadena Presbyterian Church
on 7/16/14. Performed by the composer and Jennifer Showalter,
clarinetist. To hear the 5th and final movement of the sonata, click
"Prelude on Wye Valley" for organ solo at Cathedral of Our Lady of
the Angels, Los Angeles, CA, on 8/14/13. Performed by the composer.
"Sonata for Cello and Organ" at Pasadena Presbyterian Church on
7/24/13. Performed by the composer and RusLan Biryukov, cellist.
"What Child is This?" A Christmas anthem for SATB chorus and
oboe. Premiered in the "Songs, Strings, and Steps" Christmas
concerts at Central Heights Church in Abbotsford, British Columbia,
in four performances on Dec 20-22, 2012. Total attendance was 3,400.
Oboist was Peter Gal, and the choir was the "iSing" vocal ensemble.
Received second prize from the audience vote in the choral ensemble
"Toccata Exultate" for organ solo at Cathedral of Our Lady of the
Angels, Los Angeles, CA, on August 15, 2012. Performed by the
"Sonata for Oboe and Organ" at Pasadena Pesbyterian Church, on
7/25/12. Performed by the composer and Jennifer Spier, oboist. Click
"Suite for Flute, Clarinet, Viola, and Cello" at Biola University,
11/8/11. The performers: Andrea Ludwig (flute), Garrett McPherson
(clarinet), Amanda Sansonetti (viola) and Christine Choy (cello).
"Trio Sonata on a Dorian Mode" (for organ) at St. Paul's Episcopal
Church In Yuma, AZ, on 10/23/11. Performed by the composer.
"String Quartet No. 1" at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, 8/10/11.
Performed by David Stenske and Lynn Stenske, violins, Cynthia Fogg,
viola, and Tom Flaherty, cello.
A recent composition, "Six Miniatures for Orchestra" can be heard
with a MIDI version: click here
To hear a MIDI version of the "String Quartet No. 1": click here