Compositions by Richard Roberson

Compositions by Richard Roberson

  • Date: March 9th, 2021
  • Location: Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts, Parmer Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Cost: Free

Richard Roberson Faculty Composition Recital

Faculty and Students from the Messiah University Department of Music will present a program of compositions by Richard Roberson, Dean of the School of the Arts. Most of the pieces on the program will receive their first performance. The program will include pieces written over a broad period of time, from the 1970s until now.

Fanfare for an Uncommon President (2004)
The President's Brass conducted by Timothy Dixon
Written for the inauguration of Kim Phipps as President of Messiah University

Jeremiah Songs (1974)
Damian Savarino, Bass-Baritone, Patrice Ewoldt, Piano
Blake Songs (1977/1980)
Tara Savarino, Soprano, Patrice Ewoldt, Piano

Concertante, for Bassoon and Chamber Ensemble (1983)
Todd Goranson, Bassoon, Timothy Dixon, Conductor

Victimae paschali laudes (1994)
Messiah University Chamber Singers, directed by Joy Meade

Piano Trio (2021) - Movement I
Peter Sirotin, Violin, Ai-lin Hsieh, Cello, Ya-Ting Chang, Piano

Open to on campus faculty, staff and students only. Must show Messiah ID for entrance. Must wear face mask and social distance at all times. This event will be live-streamed.

*All performance details are subject to change, pending changes to our on-campus circumstances.  Please see for updates.

Richard Roberson