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Lincoln Highway Suite (2013) Orchestral suite in five movements *A transcription for concert band will be completed by August 2013*
2(+picc).2.2.2;; timp+2 perc.; strings (, minimum:
Composed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln Highway
Dubuque Symphony (William Intriligator, cond.), June 30, 2013: special preview performance of the third movement
Omaha Symphonic Winds (Bill Hall, cond.), October 27, 2013: Official Nebraska Premiere of the third movement (band version)

On Ninth Street (2012) 8' for jazz ensemble
Las Vegas Academy Jazz Ensemble (December 7, 2012)

Mele Ho'oipoipo (2011) 4.5' for concert band
Written for the 111th Army Band: Hawaii Army National Guard Band

Concerto for Electric Guitar and Symphonic Band (2010) 29' (in three movements: 11.5, 8, 9.5)
Chris Ladd and The Hartt School Wind Ensemble perform movement I. The Hartt School. (March 11, 2012)
Chris Ladd and the Univ. of South Dakota Symphonic Band perform movement I. South Dakota Bandmasters Convention. South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD (February 10, 2012)
Chris Ladd and the Univ. of South Dakota Symphonic Band perform movement I. USD in Vermillion, SD. Aalfs Auditorium (February 12, 2012)

Mini-Concerto for Electric Guitar and Chamber Ensemble (20 performers + soloist) (2010) 12'
Chris Ladd and the Central Connecticut State University Chamber Players. CCSU in New Britain, CT. (May 6, 2010)

Why Waianae? (2007/rev. 2008) for wind ensemble 10'
*** Full Length MP3 (low bitrate: 56 kbps) ***

Jet Setting (2007) for chamber orchestra 12' or 13' (two versions)
March 11, 2007 --- Beall Concert Hall, Eugene, OR
*** FULL LENGTH MP3 of Jetsetting (low bitrate: 48 kbps)***
*also a third verison for 1(+picc).1.1.1;; timp/perc., pno, strings max min.

"Two Stars, Bitonal" (2005) for jazz ensemble:big band (2 alto sax, 2 tenor saxes, baritone sax; 4 trumpets; 3 trombones and bass trombone; piano, vibraphone, bass, guitar, drums)
Commissioned by the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing, and Visual Arts Jazz Band
Oregon Jazz Ensemble: Beall Concert Hall, Univ. of Oregon (October 24, 2005)
Las Vegas Academy Jazz Band: LVA Theatre (December 14, 2005)

Haystacks (2004) for orchestra 15'
[2(+picc).2(+eng hn.).2. bass cl., 2; 5(2 in the balcony).4(2 in the balcony).3.1; timp. 2 perc. glockenspiel and vibraphone placed in the concert hall, pno (doubling Moog synth onstage, and synth strings with speakers in the rear of the hall); strings (violins I,II,III, viola, cello, contrabass)
UNLV Symphony Orchestra, George Stelluto cond.: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (May 3, 2004)
Las Vegas Music Festival Finale Concert, George Stelluto cond.: Artemus Ham Hall (August 25, 2004)
Commissioned by the UNLV Symphony Orchestra/Las Vegas Music Festival
MP3 excerpt

Haiku Settings (Winter) (2004) 8'
II. All are captured but the snow
for string orchestra
UNLV String Orchestra, George Stelluto cond.
May 3, 2004: Compositions of Nolan R. Stolz @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas 1PM
MP3 sample of Haiku Settings (Winter) for string orchestra

Untitled (2002) orchestra piece for 2.2(+eng hn).2.bass cl.2; 2.3(1.offstage solo).2. tuba, timp., 2 perc. harp, piano; strings

Puget Sound (2000) (Text by Nicole Laundrie, originally from H2Eau, a song cycle for voice and piano)
for Solo Soprano Voice and Wind Ensemble 4'
3 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 3 Clarinets, 2 Bass Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 2 Alto Saxes, 2 Tenor Saxes, Baritone Sax, 2 Horns, 3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Euphonium, 2 or 3 Tubas, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Bells, Timpani, Triangle, Crash Cymbals, Suspended Cymbal, Wind Chimes, Gong, Snare Drum, Bass Drum
Milwaukee Concert Band, Dennis Benjamin, director. Paula Garcia, soloist.
Youth in America Music Award Winner
February 18, 2001: Cousins Center St. Francis, WI 2PM


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