NICK STRIMPLE
Composer   -   Conductor   -   Scholar   -   Author

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SPEAKING & CONDUCTING ENGAGEMENTS

Nick Strimple is available for performances, clinics, lectures and workshops on a variety of subjects including Holocaust music, choral music, 20th Century music, Jewish music, the music of Dvořák and other Czech composers, the aesthetics of sacred music, interfaith dialogue, and the continuing problem of genocide.

 

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An avid composer whose recent works include Sinfonia Breve, Music for the Blue Rose, Pirke Avot, and Harpsichord Concerto, Strimple writes both  original works and arrangements for chorus, voice, chamber ensemble, solo instruments, orchestra, film, television and recordings.

 

LITERARY WORKS

With scholarly achievements in diverse areas, Strimple is available to write articles, books and reviews. Recent publications include his latest book, Choral Music in the Nineteenth Century (Amadeus Press); chapters in the new Cambridge Companion to Choral Music (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and Franz Liszt: A Chorus of Voices (Pendragon Press, 2012); and the article “Choral Music in Theresiensatdt 1941-1944” in the Orel Foundation Online Journal (May/2010).

 

(l-r) Hon. Elizabeth Coker, President of the Baylor Alumni Association; Hon. Lyndon L. Olson, Jr., former Ambassador to Sweden; Nick Strimple, Baylor Alumni Association 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient; and Jeff Kilgore, Executive Vice President and CEO of the Baylor Alumni Association. Waco, TX, January 25, 2013. (photo courtesy of Jose's Photography, (c) 2013 www.josesphotography.com)

 

Nick Strimple (center) with members of the Los Angeles Interfaith Symposium and Concert Executive Committee: (from left) Dr. Richard Braun, Mnsgr. Alexei Smith, Rabbi Edward Feinstein, Rev. Dr. David Worth. Beverly Hills, 2008. (photo courtesy of JMCLA)

 

Nick Strimple with Suzi Digby, OBE, Guy Jonston, and Rachel Staunton

(l-r) Guy Johnston, Suzi Digby OBE, Nick Strimple, and Rachel Staunton immediately following the premiere of Zacharti Lach on 26 October 2015 (photo courtesy of Suzi Digby OBE)

 

SPEAKING & CONDUCTING HIGHLIGHTS

2015

Cambridge University Queens' College, England

In-residence

National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Visiting Scholar/Clinician

 

2014

International Viktor Ullman Conference, Israel

Lecturer

 

2013

Cal State University, Los Angeles Summer Choral Festival

Lecturer

 

2012

Cal State University, Los Angeles Summer Choral Festival

Lecturer

 

American Choral Directors Association National Convention

Lecturer

 

Cantors Assembly Mission to Germany

Guest Conductor at the Berliner Dom and Munich's Herkulessaal

 

RECENT COMMISSIONS

Corpus Christi

commissioned by The Golden Bridge. Scheduled for premiere 17 September 2016.

Prelude and Fugue

commissioned by Jo-Michael Scheibe for the USC Thornton Chamber Singers. Scheduled for premiere 21 October 2016.

A Christmas Flourish

commissioned by the USC Thornton University Chorus. Scheduled for premiere 30 November 2016.

The Praise of Christmas

commissioned for Voce by Anne Denholm, The Royal Harpist. Scheduled for premiere in December 2016.

Variations for Organ

commissioned by Weichung Zhou.

As Yet Untitled (for Violin & Piano
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commissioned by Jaroslav Svěcený and Václav Mácha.

 

Sappho Fragments

commissioned by the ISHA Trio.

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Chapter in Jewish Resistance Against the Nazis, edited by Patrick Henry. (Catholic University of America Press, 2014)

 

Choral Music in the Twentieth and Early Twenty-first Centuries, chapter in The Cambridge Companion to Choral Music, edited by André de Quadros. (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

 

RECENT MUSIC PUBLICATIONS

Teach Us, O Lord for two-part chrous, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

God Is With Us for unison chrous, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

The Mother of God for SSAA and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

In My Craft or Sullen Art for SSAA and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

Leshoni Konanta Elohai for cantor, SATB chorus, and piano, published by Pavane Publishing, 2016.

Lord, You've Been Our Dwelling Place for SATB, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 

Daily Prayer for SATB, organ, and optional congregation, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 

Two Little Pieces on Text by Dr. Watts for SATB chorus, published by Pavane Publishing, 2015.

 
 

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