NICK STRIMPLE
Composer   -   Conductor   -   Scholar   -   Author

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Partial List

2014: Shared Music - Shared Message. Live recording on CD of the Cantors Assembly and the Berliner Domkantorei at the Berliner Dom. Nick Strimple (Conductor)

 

2013: Maurice Rauch: Oib nit noch hecher. Choral Society of Southern California; Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale; YMF Debut Orchestra; Cantor Ira Bigeleisen, bass; Nick Strimple, conductor. Milken Archive of Jewish Music: The American Experience, Volume 12, Legend of Toil and Celebration. Available as digital download on Amazon Cloud, iTunes, or Classical Music Online. (Conductor)

2013: Shehecheyanu: Adat Ari El Turns 75! Music by Bigeleisen, Discount, Taubman, Zim, Rothblum, Ancis,Schlossberg, Lewandowsky, others. Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale; Cantors Ira Bigeleisen and Judy Dubin-Aranoff; other artists; Nick Strimple, conductor. Available from Adat Ari El, North Hollywood, CA. (Conductor)
 

2007: Christmas. Kimberly Locke's 2007 holiday album includes her #1 Billboard AC hits, Up On The Housetop, Jingle Bells and the single Frosty the Snowman. Also included: Ave Maria, Last Christmas, Merry Christmas Darling and Away In A Manger. Curb Records (Choral Arranger/Consultant)

 

2006: The Nativity Story. Music by Mychael Danna. New Line Records NLR39074 New Line Cinema (Choral Conductor)

 

2006: A Life in Jewish Music: Music by Rabbi Moshe J. Rothblum. Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale; Adat Ari El Congregational Choir; Cantors Ira Bigeleisen and Judy Dubin-Aranoff; other artists. Available from Adat Ari El, North Hollywood, CA. (Conductor)
 

2006: Max Helfman: Die Naye Hagode. Producer of the Year GRAMMY® Award for producer David Frost. Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra; Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale; and Choral Society of Southern California. Naxos American Classics 8.559440 [Milken Recorded Archive of American Jewish Music] (Conductor)

 

2005:  Judith Lang Zaimont: Meditations for the New Year. Choral Society of Southern California; other artists. Naxos American Classics 8.559444 [Milken Recorded Archive of American Jewish Music] (Conductor)

 

2003: Michael English Christmas Album. Curb Records D2-78714 (Arranger/Conductor)

 

2002: In Good Company: The Music of Robert Strassburg and Michael Isaacson. Los Angeles Zimriyah Chorale; Julieanne Klein; Cantors Aviva Rosenbloom and Ira Bigelseisen; other artists; Nick Strimple, conductor. Los Angeles Jewish Community Foundation. (Conductor)

 

2001: Rod Stewart: The Very Best Of. Warner Bros. Records RZ 78328 (Director)

 

1999: Judith Lang Zaimont: Radiance (selected choral music by Zaimont). Choral Society of Southern California. 4-Tay Records CD#4015 (Conductor)

 

1996: Viktor Ullmann: The Emporer of Atlantis (CD#Z6681); Hans Krasa: Brundibar and Hebrew and Yiddish folk songs by Viktor Ullmann, Gideon Klein and Sigmund Schul (CD#Z6680). Vermont Symphony Orchestra; Essex Children’s Choir and soloists; conducted by Robert DeCormier. Arabesque Recordings [Music from Terezin Series] (Consultant)

 

1996: Amy Beach: Service in A Major and Nick Strimple: Anthems. Choral Society of Southern California; Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir. Music and Arts Programs of America, Inc. CD#921 (Conductor)

 

1993: Lou Rawls: Christmas Is the Time. Capitol Records - Blue Note (Arranger/Consultant)

 

1993: Hail, Sacred Feast, (composer) included on With Heart and Voices: Anthems Across America. Madrigalia. Roger Wilhelm, conductor

 

1992: George Burns and Bobby Vinton: I Know What It Is to Be Young. Curb Records (Orchestrator)

 

1991: The Mike Curb Congregation: Tie a Yellow Ribbon. Curb Records (Choral Arranger)

 

1991: Rod Stewart: The Rhythm of My Heart. [Vagabond Heart CD] Warner Brothers Records. (Platinum)(Director)

 

1989: The Iron Triangle Soundtrack Album. Scotti Brothers Records (Composer/Conductor)

 

1987: Air Supply: The Christmas Album. Arista Records (Arranger/Conductor)

 

 

REMIERE HIGHLIGHTS

Zacharti Lach, premiered by the London Youth Choir conducted by Suzi Digby OBE at St. Sepulchre Without Newgate Church in London, England on 26 October 2015.

Two Flowers, premiered by the Hollywood Master Chorale at the Hollywood First Lutheran Church on 9 June 2013 (concert repeated on 22 June 2013) under the direction of Lauren Buckley.
 

RECENT FILM

100 Voices: A Journey Home

Strimple is featured in this documentary.

 

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)

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.


PHOTOS FROM THE ARCHIVE

Nick Strimple and Günter Einhaus in Nuremberg, 2000.

 

Strimple rehearsing in Norwich Cathedral, 1987.

 
 

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