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2018 and 2019

The following orchestral ,chamber music and choral performances of Nancy's music took place in 2018 and 2019


November 15, 2019

Night Forest (for Native American flute and string orchestra)

Seattle Pacific University

Seattle. WA

August 11, 2019

We the People(for brass quintet and organ) WORLD PREMIERE

Curv'd Aire Brass Quintet and Joan Chambers, organ


Tribute to the Ancients

Curv'd Aire Brass Quintet and brass playing


Davis Community Church, Davis, CA

June 8, 2019

Palo Alto (from San Andreas Suite)

Friction String Quartet

Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA


May 23, 2019

 Peninsula Suite

Ruth Asawa Sota Orchestra

555 Portola

Dan Kryston Memorial Theater

San Francisco, CA

April 16, 2019

 The Dawn of Freedom

Florida State University Symphonic Band

Tallahassee, Florida

March 22, 2019

 Woodwind Quintet

Contra Costa Arts Society featuring Quinta Quintet

Grace Presbyterian Church

Walnut Creek, CA

February 23, 2019

 American Hymn

Memphis Youth Symphony conducted by Andrew Crust

Mc Neill Concert Hall

Memphis, TN

February 9, 2019

 Two Pieces for Violin and Piano

Nacusa concert at St Tereas of Avila church

San Francisco, CA


January 29 at 3:00 PM, 2019

     Peninsula Suite    

 PACO Preparatory Ensemble

conducted by Debra Fong

Palo Alto Art Center

1313 Newell Rd in Palo Alto, CA


November 11 2018 at 3:00 PM

American Hymn

Midland Community Orchestra

conducted by Gina Provenzane

Bullock HS Auditorium

Midland, MI

November 7, 2018 at 8:00 PM

American Hymn

Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra

conducted by David Katz

St James Episcopal Church Cathedral

Chicago, IL

November 3  2018 at 8:00 PM

Solstice Circle

for oboe, cello and harp

NACUSA concert at Foothills Congregational Church, Los Alto, CA

November 4  2018 at 3:00 PM

Solstice Circle

for oboe, cello and harp

NACUSA concert at St Teresa Of Avila

Church in San Francisco, CA

November 3  2018 at 8:00 PM

American Hymn

American River College Orchestra

Sacramento, CA

September 29 and 30, 2018 at 2:00 PM

American Hymn

performed by The Contra Costa

Chamber Orchestra conducted by Chad Goodman

Campanil Theater in Antioch, CA

Walnut Creek Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

September 22, 2018

Trinity Alps

performed by The Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose conducted by Emily Ray 

Trianon Theater, San Jose

Date TBA

"We, the People"(for brass quintet and organ) 

World Premiere

Performed by the Curv'd Aire Brass Quintet

at Davis Community Church, Davis, CA

August 18. 2:00 PM

Woodwind Quintet

by the Wind Energy Quintet

Trinidad Bay Art and Music Festival

Trinidad Bay in Humboldt, CA

August 17, 2018 . 7:00 PM

True Mirage Theater

Coconut Grove, in Miami Beach, FL

Truncated Version of "Victoria, Who' for which I composed the music

Our musical will open the evening entitled "Resonation"

July 21, 2018


by the Susquehanna Symphony

conducted by Sheldon Bair

Elizabethtown College Music Camp

Elizabethtown, PA

June 24, 2018

Reflections on the Hudson

by the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra

conducted by Hanrich Claassen

Carnegie Hall, NY, NY

June 19, 2018

Reflections on the Hudson

by the Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra

conducted by Hanrich Claassen

Sotille Theater, Charleston, SC

June 8, 2018, 8:00 PM

Voci Nuove

Flowers by the Sea

NACUSA Choral Concert featuring 


conducted by Dr Bryan Baker

St Mark's Episcopal Church

Palo Alto, CA

June 5, 2018


by the Susquehanna Symphony

conducted by Sheldon Bair

Humbert Memorial Band Shell

Bel Air, MD

June 3, 2018

San Andreas Suite

performed at CMNC Workshop

College of Marin

835 College Ave

Kentfield, CA



May 27, 2018

Amber Waves

performed by pianist Ron Levy

Unitarian Society of Ridgewood

Ridgewood, New Jersey

May 5, 2018


by the Susquehanna Symphony

conducted by Sheldon Bair

Bel Air HS

Bel Air, MD


May 6, 2018

Peninsula Suite

by the National String Symphonia

conducted by David Fanning

2:00 PM at Sts Philip and James Catholic Church

Baltimore, MD

March 7, 2018 at 12:00 noon

San Andreas Suite

The Divisa Ensemble

Throckmorton Theater

Mill Valley, CA

The Transit of Venus

by The South Bay Philharmonic

conducted by George Yefchak

Footthill Presbyterian Church

San Jose, CA


April 22 at 3:00 PM

American Hymn

was performed by The Nova Vista Symphony

conducted by Anthony Quartuccio 

Smithwick Auditorium at Foothill College

Los Altos, CA

March 16 and 17

American Hymn

was performed by The Peninsula Symphony conducted by Mitchell Sardou Klein

locations TBA



December 16 and 17 at 7:30 PM

"Nowell" for piano solo

commissioned and

premiered by Ron Levy, pianist

Orpheus Club Men's Chorus

United Methodist Church

Ridgewood, NJ


November 11 & 12

"The Islet and thePalm"

for soprano, violin, cello and piano

NACUSA concert at Foothill Congregational church,

Los Alto, CA


Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church

Belmont, CA

November 12 at 8:00 PM

"Amber Waves", "Images of the West" and 

"Pacific City"

for piano, violin and cello, and violin, viola, cello and piano respectively.

Fortnightly Music Club

Pal Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

August 27, 2017 4:00 PM

"""Mulholland Recollections"

for viola and orchestra

New Millennium Chamber Orchestra

conducted by James Richard Frieman

Donny Lobree, viola soloist

First Presbyterian Church

Palo Alto, CA


July 8, 9, 13, 15 2017

"American Hymn"

The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra

conducted by Hanrch Claassen

Vienna Muth Halle

Vienna Musikverein

Prague Dvorak Hall

Munich Sophiensaal

June 24, 2017

My piano works

Adirondak Morn and Amber Waves

 will be performed at an anniversary concert

of the National League of American Pen Women

Pen Arts Bldg

Washington, DC

June 3 and 4, 2017

Mulholland Recollections

for viola and orchestra

Donny Lobree, violist

New Millenium Chamber Orchestra

conducted by James Richard Frieman

Transfiguration Episcopal Church

3900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo, CA


First Presbyterian Church

1140 Cowper

Palo Alto, CA

June 3, 2017

Pacific City

for violin, viola, cello and piano

NACUSA concert featuring The Ives Collective

Lucie Stern Community Center

Palo Alto, CA

May 10, 2017

"One of Nature's Majesties "

for clarinet, bassoon and piano

A trio from The Peninsula Symphony

I will also appear on a panel discussion

Silicon Valley Association

101 W. Santa Clara St

San Jose, CA


April 21

New work for chorus and orchestra

"Forever in My Heart"

April 23, 2017 in Center Space 

to celebrate 40 year Anniversary of Mission College

and the 10 year Anniversary of The Mission College Orchestra

Conducted by Joseph Ordaz

Mission College Center Space

Santa Clara, CA

May 19 and 20

"The Transit of Venus"

The Peninsula Symphony

Conducted by Mitchell Klein

Locations and times to be announced

April 11, 201

       "Rondo for Ron"  

for flute, clarinet and piano

performed by Marcia Anderson, clarinet

Deborah Rebeck Ash, flute

Heidi Cowan, pianist

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Ann Arbor, MI  

April 9, 2017

"Images of the West "

for violin and cello

World Premiere by Duo Terlano

(Johannes Dietrhich and Marie Cadixux)

Elizabethtown Church of the Bretheran

Elizabethtown, PA


March 15, 2017

"A Recollection"

for solo piano

Performed by Andrea Doyle

Pittsburgh Piano Teacher's Association

Pittsburgh, PA

March 14, 2017


for flute, violin and piano

performed by Debbie Ash and friends

Mu Phi Epsilon concert

Ann Arbor MI

February 5, 2017

"Amber Waves" and

"Piano Prelude"

performed by  Libby Kardontchik

NACUSAsf concert

Foothill Presbyterian Church

San Jose, CA


November 13, 2016

"Growth" (from Journey of the Heart"

performed by  Lebanon Valley College Symphony

conducted by Johannes Dietrich

101 N. College Ave

Annville, PA


November 12 and 13

"One of Nature's Majesties"

performed by The NACUSAsf Ensemble

Foothill Congregational Church, Los Altos

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church.

Belmont, CA

November 30, 2016

"San Andreas Suite"

performed by The Divisa Ensemble

Devil's Canyon Brewing Co.

935 Washington St

San Carlos,CA

October 9, 2016

"Yellowstone Suite" and


performed by:

Natalia Colocci, flute Claudia Bloom, violin

Lucinda Breed Lenicheck, cello and

Richard Sogg, piano

Fortnightly Music Club at The Palo Alto Art Center

1313 Newell, Palo Alto, CA

July 1

"American Hymn"

(for orchestra)

Missouri Symphony Orchestra

203 S 9th St

Columbia, Missouri

June 25 at 8:00 PM
NACUSA Concert
"Tribute to the Ancients"

(for brass quintet)
Performed by The Menlo Brass Quintet
St Marks Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, CA



April 30, 2016
"Afternoon in Asbury Park"

(for trumpet and piano)
Grace Reid, piano  John Schroeder, trumpet
"Highbridge Recollections"

(for alto sax and piano)
Judy Bingman, alto sax  Nancy Bloomer Deussen, piano

 at the NLAPW Conference in Washington, DC

April 17, 2016

"Piano Prelude"

performed by Libby Kardontchik

NACUSA concert

Foothill Presbyterian Church   San Jose, CA



April 17, 2016

Concert of Chamber works sponsored by NLAPW
Works by Nancy Bloomer Deussen

"Tribute to the Ancients"

(for brass quintet)


"A Day in the City"

(for Saxophone quartet)


"Yellowstone Suite"

(for flute, violin cello and piano)

Natalia Colocci, flute,  Colyn Fischer, violin,  Glenn Fisher, cello  Richard Sogg, piano



(for flute, violin and piano)

American Pen Women Chamber music Concert

San Jose Women's Club, San Jose




Feb 14, 2016

"San Andreas Suite"

at  Northern Calif Chamber Musicians Workshop

San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA




February 7, 2016

"Journey of the Heart"

(world Premiere)

Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose

Conducted by Emily Ray

Trianon Theater  N 5th St  San Jose, CA






 November 7, 2015    

 "Yellowstone Suite"

(flute, violin, cello , piano)

 NACUSA Concert at San Francisco Community Center,

San Francisco, CA



 November 7 and 8, 2015


(world premiere)

 Transfigurtion Episcopal Church San Mateo, CA

 St Marks Episcopal Church Palo Alto, CA 

 New MIllenium Chamber Orchestra conducted by James Frieman

Masterworks Serenade prepared by Bryan Baker




May 31, 2015


(East Coast Premiere)

 Heritage United Methodist Church Choir,

 Suncoast Singers of Florida, East Lake HS Choir        conducted by Robert Knabel

 Heritage United Methodist Church

 2680 Landmark Dr, Clearwater, FL



 May 23, 2015

 American Hymn

(for orchestra)

 La Canada Presbyterian Church Orchestra

 La Canada, CA   



 May 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM

 "Central Coast Concerto"

 (for piano and orchestra)

 New Millenium Chamber Orchestra

 conducted by James Frieman

 Shauna Pickett-Gordon, piano soloist

 Fortnightly Music Club

 Palo Alto Cultural Center Auditorium

 Newell and Enbarcadero, Palo Alto, CA



 May 9, 2015

 "Reflections on the Hudson"

 (For orchestra)

 The Northern Neck Orchestra

 conducted by Guy Hayden    

 Kilmamoch, VA


"Parisian Caper"

 Clarinet: Michael Kimbell,

Alto Sax: Linda Wilson,

Piano: Libby Kardontchik

 NACUSA Concert

 Foothills Congregational Church

 461 Orange Ave Los Altos, CA



January 11, 2015
"Peninsula Suite"

for string orchestra and solo string quartet
Michigan Philharnonic conducted by Nan Washburn
774 N. Sheldon Rd
Plymouth, MI 48170

Composers, Women Composers, San Francisco Bay Area Composers, Pianists, Entertainers, Classical Music, Nancy Bloomer Deussen, Nancy Van Norman, National Association of Composers, Commissions, band, chorus, orchestra, recorder consort, flute, clarinet,






 November 20, 2014

 Schnectedy Symphony Orchestra Fund Raiser

 "Woodwind Quintet"

Schnectedy, New York



November 11, 2014 at 7:30 PM

 "The Transit of Venus"

(for orchestra)

Houghton College Philharmonia Orchestra

Conducted by Jeffrey Clark 

Wesley Chapel at Houghton College

Houghton, New York    



November 1, 2014


1-Driftwood 2-Postcard From Mallorca

(for flute, violin and piano) NACUSA Concert "New American Chamber Music"           

         Foothills Congregational Church

Los Altos, CA  



June 17, 2014

"San Andreas Suite"

performed by the Divisa Ensemble
Jewish Community Center
3921 Fabian Way

Palo Alto, CA


June 15, 2014

"Two Pieces for Violin and Piano"

Anat Kardontchik, violin

Libby Kardontchik, piano

Haven Heights United Methodist Church

Pittsburgh, PA



May 31, 2014

"Yellowstone Suite"

 for soprano and alto recorders, harpsichord and viola da gamba

World Premiere

Quartetto Paradiso

Trinity Presbyterian Church

San Carlos, CA



May 18, 2014

"Suite for Ingrid"

for sax quartet and piccolo

Helene Rosenblatt, piccolo and Elements Sax quartet

Temple Beth Torah

Wetherfield, CT



May 18, 2014

"The Transit of Venus"

(symphony orchestra)

Women's Oakland Community Orchestra

Oakland, CA



April 27, 2014

"Two Pieces for Violin and Piano"

MGeoff Noer, violin, Nancy Bloomer Deussen, piano

NACUSAConcert at Foothill Presbyterian Church

San Jose, CA



April 26, 2014

"Two Pieces for Violin and Piano"

Vera llyushina, Violin, Nancy Bloomer Deussen, piano

NLAPW Conference

Atlanta, GA




April 13, 2014

"Canticles for Brass Quintet"

"A Day in the City"

for sax quartet (World Premiere)

"Rondo for Ron"

"Woodwind Quintet #2"

Performed by The Messiah Brass, Sereno Sax Quartet, MCO Woodwind Quintet, Libby Kardontchik, piano

San Jose Women's Club

San Jose, CA



March 9, 2014

"Rondo for Ron"

"Parisian Caper"

Fortnightly Music Club

Lucie Stern Ballroom

Palo Alto, CA



April 27, 2014

"Two PIeces for Violin and Piano"

MGeoff Noer, violin, Nancy Bloomer Deussen, piano

NACUSAConcert at Foothill Presbyterian Church

San Jose, CA





November 29, 2013

"Rondo for Ron"

for flute, clarinet and piano

Palisades Virtuosi

Carnegie Hall

New York, NY



November 9, 2013

"San Andreas Suite"

for flute, violin, viola and cello

Divisa Ensemble

Bankhead Theater

Livermore, CA

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