Five Scenes

Performed by MacKenzie Reed

Perusal scores are downloadable and viewable but not printable.

Instrumentation: Solo piano

Duration: ca. 7 minutes 45 seconds

Movements: In five movements

Year composed: 2012

Place composed: Costa Mesa, California

Performances: Premiered by Lamar Sims, piano (with choreography by Stephanie Whittler, performed by City in Motion Dance Theater, Inc.), Kansas City, MO, May 2014; performed by Perry Mears, piano, Memphis, TN, June 2018; performed by Perry Mears, piano, Rock Island, IL, April 2019

Awards: Winner, first prize, 2018 Belvedere Chamber Music Festival Composition Contest

Program notes: Five Scenes is a series of five independent yet interrelated character pieces for solo piano, each developing a single idea or affect. The “scene” of each movement is left to the imagination of the performer and listener.