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Music of Patricia Morehead featured on Sacred Concert

Music of Patricia Morehead featured on Sacred Concert

Four works by Patricia Morehead were featured on “Sacred Music Concert: A Musical Pilgrimage in Devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary” presented by oboist/scholar Alicia Cordoba Tait and others at St. Procopius Abbey in Lisle, IL, on March 24, 2013. The concert was part of the Seventh Annual Benedictine Pedagogy Conference and consisted of sacred …

Prairie Portraits performed in Athens, Greece

Prairie Portraits performed in Athens, Greece

Athanasios Zervos, alto saxophone, and Monica Andrianopoulou, piano, performed beautifully Pat’s Prairie Portraits in Athens, Greece on February 5th, 2013, at Nakas Hall. The work, originally written for English horn and piano, is very effective on saxophone and is available from Jeanné, Inc.

MAVerick Ensemble performs O Rubor Sanguinis

Pat Morehead’s work for clarinet and cello Variations based on O Rubor Sanguinis will be performed on February 24 by the MAVerick Ensemble. See details on their website at www.maverickensemble.org.

Hanging from the Edge

Hanging from the Edge

Pat Morehead’s Elegy, new works by Sarah J. Ritch and John Elmquist, and music by Howard Sandroff, Elliott Carter  and Karheinz Stockhausen will be featured in a concert on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 3PM at the University of Chicago under the sponsorship of the Renaissance Society, in Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall 4th fl., …

“Variations” for solo piano

“Variations” for solo piano

Esteemed pianist Jeffrey Jacob (who has recorded the complete piano music of George Crumb) has released his performance of Pat Morehead’s Variations for solo piano as part of his series “Contemporary American Eclectic Music for the Piano” on the New Ariel label. Described by the Warsaw Music Journal as “unquestionably one of the greatest performers …

CUBE plays two works by Pat Morehead

CUBE plays two works by Pat Morehead

On Monday, June 18, 2012 two of my works were performed by CUBE on a concert at Pianoforte Chicago, 408 S. Michigan ave., titled “Vanishing Points/Quantum Leaps.” The two works included a world premiere of a new work for double bass and speaker, The Stutterer, a setting of a poem by Chicago poet Nina Corwin (pictured). It will be performed …

Prairie Portraits at Katerina’s

Prairie Portraits at Katerina’s

On Saturday, June 23, 2012 my piece Prairie Portraits in the version for saxophone and piano was premiered at Katerina’s, 1920 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago, as part of their Summer Art-Music Series. This concert featured visiting artist Athanasios Zervas (pictured) – composer, saxophonist, and assistant professor at the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki Greece – along with Philip Morehead, piano. A versatile piece, it has now …

Pat Morehead featured at IDRS Conference

Pat Morehead featured at IDRS Conference

On Saturday, July 7, 2012 three pieces of mine were performed at the IDRS (International Double Reed Society) conference at Miami U, Oxford, Ohio. The three pieces are: Conversations for oboe and percussion Elegy for English horn and piano Meditation and Exultation (dedicated to Alicia in honor of the Virgin Mary) for solo oboe d’amore Alicia Cordoba Tait, oboe, …

Meditation and Exultation (2012)

Meditation and Exultation (2012)

Patricia Morehead’s newest work is a piece for oboe d’amore solo dedicated to Alicia Cordoba Tait in honor of the Virgin Mary. About Meditation and Exultation – my oboist friend Alicia Cordoba Tait is a Marian scholar at Benedictine University. We are long-time friends (she’s a fine oboist, of course). I am lucky that I …