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Previous Performances

 Nov. 13, 2012; The Call of Light for oboe/English horn and piano
  Kristin Kessler and Cynthia Stauffer; North Medford High School, Medford, OR
 Oct.27, 2012; For Persons Out-Of-Time for two pianos
  Mikiko Petrucelli, Mark Reppert; NACUSAsor Concerts, Rogue Comm. Coll., Medford, OR
 July 11, 2012; ScatterTime for saxophone quartet
  Mazama Saxophone Quartet; World Saxophone Congress, St. Andrews, Scotland
 June 16, 2012; (premiere) WindRiders for piano trio
  Delphi Piano Trio; NACUSAsf Concerts, Convenant Presby. Ch., Palo Alto, CA
 May 26, 2012; Spirals for trumpet, tenor sax, piano and bongo drums
  Dresser, Knippel, Petrucelli, Jeffs; NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Ashland, OR
 May 14 and 18, 2012; ScatterTime for saxophone quartet
  Mazama Saxophone Quartet; Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
 Mar. 13, 2012; Women's Voices, Women's Words for narr./singer, percuss. quartet
  Beatriz Abella, SOU Percussion Ens.; Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
 Mar. 11, 2012; The Return for piano trio; Schael, Wang, Lifchitz
  North/South Consonance Concerts, Christ and St. Stephen's Church, New York, NY
  Mar. 3, 2012; The Return for piano trio; Neist, Chaplin, Lewis
  Cascadia Concerts, Colonial Heights. Presby. Ch., Portland, OR
  Nov. 12, 2011; 3 Songs on Poems by Jeanne Watson for 2 sopranos, piano
  Sullivan, Workman, Reppert; NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Ashland, OR
 Oct. 1, 2011; (premiere) The Call of Light for oboe/E. horn and piano. Commissioned
  and performed by Kristin Kessler, with C. Stauffer; S. Oregon Univ., Ashland, OR
 May 18, 2011; ScatterTime for saxophone quartet
  SOU Saxophone Quartet; Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
 Apr. 28, 2011; ScatterTime for saxophone quartet
  SOU Saxophone Quartet; Sichuan Conservatory, Chengdu, China
 Mar. 23, 2011; Music for Midwinter for piano solo
  Julia Muench, Monmouth Cons. of Music; Middletown Township Lib., Red Bank, NJ
 Mar. 2, 2011; Leuwi Asih for oboe, clarinet and gamelan degung
  SOU Leuwi Asih Gamelan; Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
 Feb. 18, 2011 (premiere) ScatterTime for saxophone quartet
  SOU Saxophone Quartet; Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
 Jan. 16, 2011; "An Afternoon of Chamber Music by I'lana Cotton"
  Berlet, Cotton, Kessler, Kasdorf, Palzewicz, Petrucelli, Stubson, Tayloe, Truelove; Congregational UCC, Ashland, OR    More information on the concert
 Oct. 2, 2010; The Return for piano trio
 Stubson, Palzewicz, Petrucelli; NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Ashland, OR
 Jun. 6, 2010; Song of Praise for SATB, piano
  First United Methodist Church, Ashland, OR
 May 1, 2010; WindSong for soprano, flute, clarinet, piano, maracas
 SyZyGy Ensemble; NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Ashland, OR
 Jan. 16-17, 2010; Song of Praise for SATB, piano; 3 Rivers Chorale;
  Immanuel Meth. Ch., Cave Junction, and Newman Meth. Ch., Grants Pass, OR
 Jan. 9, 2010 (premiere) Open Source for trumpet and piano
  Dresser, Hoe; NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Ashland, OR
 May 30, 2009; Night Crossing for English horn, bass clarinet and piano
  Kessler, Kasdorf, Cotton; NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Ashland, OR
 Feb. 7, 2009 (premiere) True Love for SATB, text by Mechtild of Magdeburg
  Rogue Valley Choral Ens; NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Ashland, OR
 Jan. 17-18, 2009 (premiere) Night Crossing for English horn, bass clarinet and piano
  Kessler, Kasdorf, Cotton; Rogue Valley music Teachers benefit concerts
Jackson County Lib., Jacksonville, OR and Bethany Presby. Ch., Grants Pass, OR
 Nov. 8, 2008 (premiere) The Return for piano trio
  Composers Perf. Ens.; NACUSAsf Concerts, Palo Alto Art Ctr., Palo Alto, CA
 Oct. 25-26, 2008; Dó-Bá Quartet for string quartet; Tayloe, Stubson, Berlet, Truelove;
  NACUSAsor Concerts, Cong. UCC, Medford, OR and Methodist Ch., Ashland, OR
 Aug. 5, 2008; Speed Trap Blues for brass quintet
  SOU Brass Quintet; Oregon Shakespeare Fest. Green Show, Ashland, OR
 Aug. 2, 2008; Piano Improvisations with poet Lawson Inada
  I'lana Cotton, pianist; Jackson County Library, Jacksonville, OR
 May 31, 2008; Speed Trap Blues for brass quintet
  SOU Brass Quintet; 1st Presby. Ch., Medford, OR
 May 16-18, 2008; Who Will Feed the Children? for SSA, piano; Rogue Valley Peace
  Choir Spring Concert; 1st Presby. Ch., Medford, and Unitarian Ctr., Ashland, OR
 Apr. 12-13, 2008 (premiere) Awakening for keyboard ensemble
  Rogue Valley Branch OMTA commission for benefit concerts; RVMTA Ens.;
Jackson County Lib., Jacksonville, and Bethany Presby. Church, Grants Pass, OR
 Apr.5, 2008; The Light of Darkness for wind quintet
  Rogue Valley Wind Qt.; NACUSAsor Cons., Newman Meth. Ch., Grants Pass, OR
 Feb. 23, 2008; The Light of Darkness for wind quintet
  Rogue Valley Wind Qt.; NACUSAsor Concerts, Meth. Ch., Ashland, OR
 Dec. 30, 2007; Songs for the Journey Piano Improvisations. I'lana Cotton, pianist;
  Living Earth Circle Labyrinth Walk, Unitarian Ctr., Ashland, OR
 Nov. 16, 2007; Music for Midwinter for piano solo
  Max Lifchitz; 2007 Nat'l CMS Conf., and Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
 Sept. 23, 2007; Song of Praise for SATB, piano
  Bethany Presby. Ch., Grants Pass, OR
 Jun. 16, 2007; Alleluia! for SATB, percussion, piano
  San Jose Symphonic Chorus; NACUSAsf Concerts, Palo Alto Art Ctr., Palo Alto, CA
 Mar. 10, 2007; Dó-Bá Variations for piano duet
  Cotton, Sacco; SyZyGy Concerts, First Meth. Ch., Ashland, OR
 Jan. 6-7, 2007; Dó-Bá Variations for piano duet
  Cotton, Sacco; RVMTA benefit concerts, Jackson County Lib., Jacksonville and Bethany Presby. Ch., Grants Pass, OR
 Aug. 9, 2006; Speed Trap Blues for brass quintet
  SOU Brass Quintet, Oregon Shakespeare Fest., Carpenter Hall, Ashland, OR
 Aug., 2006; Music for Midwinter for piano solo; Max Lifchitz, pianist
  Release of North/South Recordings CD "American Women Composers"
 Jun. 3, 2006; (premiere) Dó-Bá Quartet for string quartet
  Ives Quartet, NACUSAsf Concerts, Palo Alto Art Ctr., Palo Alto, CA
 Apr. 29, 2006; Speed Trap Blues for brass quintet
  SOU Brass Quintet, SyZyGy Concerts, First Meth. Ch., Ashland, OR
 Mar. 18, 2006; Music for Midwinter for piano solo; Max Lifchitz, pianist
  2006 CMS Conference, NE Chapter, Wilkes Univ., Wilkes-Barre, PA
 Feb. 18, 2006; Music for Midwinter for piano solo; I'lana Cotton, pianist
  Changing Woman for flute, clarinet, bassoon and piano; SyZyGy Ens.
SyzyGy Concerts, First Meth. Ch., Ashland, OR
 Dec. 5, 2005; Music for Midwinter for piano solo; Max Lifchitz, pianist
  Piano Fest '05, Christ and St. Stephen's Church, New York, NY
Also: Jul. 2, 2005, Rosario/12 Concerts, Rosario, Argentina
Also: Mar. 29, 2005, University at Albany, Albany, NY
 Jun. 29, 2005; (premiere) RagaPlay for alto sax, piano, bass and percussion;
  Fireworks Ens., Oregon Bach Festival Composers' Symposium, Eugene, OR
 Feb. 12, 2005; Music for Midwinter for piano solo; I'lana Cotton, pianist
  NACUSAsf Concerts, Palo Alto Art Ctr., Palo Alto, CA
 Dec. 6, 2004; Music for Midwinter for piano solo; Max Lifchitz, pianist
  North/South Consonance Concerts, Christ and St. Stephen's Church, New York, NY
 Oct. 17-22, 2004; Artist-In Residence, The Bryn Mawr School, Baltimore, MD
  Week-long residency in multi-arts approach to fostering individual creativity, using improvisation as a tool for exploration; 24 classes and workshops, in K-12 fine arts and performing arts classes.
 Mar. 4, 2004; "Music for Midwinter: I'lana Sandra Cotton in a concert of her
  works" Rogue Valley Manor, Medford, OR. Piano improvisations and compositions.
 Feb. 15, 2004; "Music for Midwinter: I'lana Sandra Cotton in a concert of her
  works" Solo Piano Concert, Jacksonville County Lib., Jacksonville, OR.
Piano improvisations with poet Lawson Inada, and piano compositions, including premiere of Music for Midwinter for piano solo.