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ABOUT SABRINA PENA YOUNG
Award-winning composer Sabrina Pena Young is a foremost expert on Virtual Opera Production and Music Technology. A sought after consultant and speaker in music, arts, and technology, Young continues to push musical boundaries. Critics have called her "Wagner 2.0"and "Talented" with her works presented at Art Basil Miami, Opera America in NYC. the Beijing Conservatory, ICMC, London's Angel Moving Image Festival, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, SEAMUS, the NY International Independent Film Festival, Miramax's Project Greenlight, TEDxBuffalo, the Holland Animation Film Festival, TEDx, and countless venues in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas.

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SCORES

FREE SCORES AVAILABLE

COMMISSION NEW MUSIC

CONTACT: spenayoung@gmail.com

PIANO


"In the Arms of Momma D" for Beginner/Student Piano Soloist

STRING AND ORCHESTRA

"A Glass of Water Lights the World" for Solo Cello

"Danza de la Muerta" Orchestral Miniature

Asphixivision for String Quarter (with parts)

PERCUSSION


"Agape" for Marimba Quartet

VOICE


"Song for the Forgotten Rose" for Soprano or Mezzo Soprano, Flute, Piano

"Spirit of Praise" World music church anthem

"Light" for Soprano Duet and Piano

"Light" for SATB and Piano

"Light" for SSA, Tape, Perc, and Elec. Piano

"Light" for SATB, TAPE, Elec Piano

LET'S MAKE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC TOGETHER!

Contact me at Spenayoung@gmail.com 

Whether the commission is for someone you love, a special occasion, for your ensemble, or because you love music, you will enjoy the important part YOU play in the creative process.

Some ideas for commissioned works include:

An original string quartet for a wedding
A romantic serenade for someone special
A choral work in a loved one's memory
A piece for the local youth orchestra or band
Radio and television jingles
Film music

PROGRAMMING A WORK

If you are interested in programming a composition or commissioning a new work, you can e-mail me through spenayoung@gmail.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

CREATION 
For SSA Choir, Tape, Optional Video, Percussion (3-6 players), and Electronic Keyboard. Sung in Swahili, Spanish, and English
complex multilingual intertwining of Afro-Cuban music and traditional choral music, the intermedia oratorio Creation celebrates diversity and the beauty of procreation. A celebration of culture, life, and humanity. To perform CREATION and acquire multimedia materials and click track, please contact me at: spenayoung@gmail.com


Free Download of Creation Score at Archive.org


FINAL CHORUS
Bwana Asifiwe "Come, Lord Jesus"
Performed by the Millikin University Women's Chorus and Millikin University Percussion Ensemble. Directed by Michael Engelhardt.



Song for the Forgotten Rose


A love song for Mezzo Soprano and Piano. Version available for Mezzo Soprano, Flute, and Piano. Please contact me at: spenayoung@gmail.com for more information.

    

SELECT PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

2015  Futurist Music Anthology:The Electroacoustic Mind of Sabrina Pena Young Album

2015  Moviestorm gets recognition at TEDx Talk by Libertaria Creator Sabrina Pena
            Young, Moviestorm.com

2014  TED Talk Singing Geneticists and EPIC Virtual Machinima Opera, TEDx Buffalo

2014  Opera for a New Generation, Faculty Matters Magazine

2014   Moviestorm Case Study: Libertaria, UK-Based Moviestorm

2014   Libertaria: The story behind the virtual opera, UK Moviestorm.com

2014   Virtual Opera Production: The Making of Libertaria Part 3, IAWM Music Journal

2014   Creation Electronica, Album

2014   Unravelling Music: Classic Chords Easy Ear Training, UK

2014   TedxBuffalo Announces Speakers for 2014 Event, Buffalo Rising

2013   Unravelling Music: Popular Progressions Album Published by Easy Ear Training

2013   Libertaria Soundtrack (Special Edition) Album

2013   South Florida Music Round-Up, Palm Beach Arts Paper

2013   All-Animated ‘virtual opera’ to premier in Lake Worth, Palm Beach Arts Paper

2013   5 Questions to Sabrina Pena Young on her virtual opera “Libertaria”, I Care If You Listen:  A Digital Magazine

2013   Sabrina Pena Young’s Virtual Opera and Twenty-First Century Collaboration,
            Percussive Notes

2013   Virtual Opera Production: The Making of Libertaria Part 2, IAWM Music Journal

2013   Virtual Opera Production: The Making of Libertaria Part 1, IAWM Music Journal

2012   The Compositional Collective: Crowdsourcing and Collaboration in the Digital Age  New Music Box Fall 2012

2012   Women in Sound Art: 7 Musical Micro-Portraits ,TERZ  Magazine

2012   Tech Nerds: Contemporary Composition in the Digital Age, Future of Music Symposium, Oklahoma Composer’s Association

2011   Libertaria, Panpipes

2010   Unravelling Music: Introducing Intervals Published by Easy Ear Training, UK

2009   The Feminine Musique': Multimedia and Women Today (book)

2009   Soundcrawl Mainstage: Critic’s Choice, SoundCrawl, Nashville, TN

2009   Soundcrawl: Festival in a Box, SoundCrawl, Nashville, TN

2008  Origins Solo Electroacoustic Album

2008   "Intermedia: Redefining American Music at the Turn of the Third Millennium" Kapralova Society Journal

2008  Vox Novus International Mix 60x60         

2006   Cinema for Peace 2003 DVD Istanbul, Turkey

2006   "US vs. Them: The Creation of a Digital Audiovisual Landscape" Percussive Notes


2002   CD Release Conversations wit de Churen 2: All My Churen Main Title/Score


SELECT LIST OF WORKS, PERFORMANCES, COMMISSIONS/GRANTS


SELECT LIST OF FILM AND MUSIC WORKS (ALPHABETICAL)
University of South Florida Percussion Concert, 2000

Americana (film score), 2012, Mount Airy Productions, directed by Sean Fleck

American Recall (tape), 2011
New Horizons Festival, 2014
60x60 Athena Mix at the Athena Music Festival, Murray State, 2011
60x60 International Mix 2010

American Spam (tape), 2015
60x60 Wave Farm Mix, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, 2015
60x60 Wave Farm Mix, WGXC 90.7FM, Brooklyn, 2015

"Arts and Oppression" Honors Installation (composer/performer)
USF Honors Department multimedia collaboration dedicated to the artwork of Holocaust victims and early 20th Century African-Americans, University of South Florida, 1999

Baby Blues (blues/songwriter/singer)
Urban Night: Sounds, IAWM Congress on Women in Music, 2015
Unraveling Music: Popular Progressions, 2013, Easy Ear Training

Beautiful World (piano ballad), Unravelling Music: Popular Progressions, 2013, Easy Ear Training

Before the Dawn (tape), 2010, Easy Ear Training.com

Body Crash (tape), 2010, Album Unravelling Music: Introducing Intervals

Caribbean Canon (pop), Unravelling Music Album 3, 2013 (Release TBD)

Club Mango (tape) 2010, Album Unravelling Music: Introducing Intervals

Confessions of a Seven-Year Old Killer (tape)
Freeplay Concert Series Grand Valley State University, Michigan, 2007
"Voices on the Edge" Listening Room Project, Juried Traveling Exhibit Europe, China, United States, 2006
Electrolune (France), 2004
University of Maryland Art@Radio 2004
PULSEFIELD International Exhibition of Sound Art, 2003
(w/Dance Improvisation), 
Contemporary Music Festival (Tampa), 2000SYCOM Annual Concert (University of South Florida), 2000

Conversations on a Bus (simultaneous poetry), Flower in the Sidewalk, University of South Florida, 2001

"Conversations Wit de Churen' " (maintitle/filmscore)
New York International Independent Film Festival, 2003
Various Florida film festivals, New York film festivals, and New York clubs, 2002-2003
Self-titled CD, private release, 2002

Creation (Multimedia Oratorio)
Full Scale Multimedia Oratorio commissioned by the Millikin State University Women's Chorus and conducted by Michael Engelhardt. Completed in 2009, scheduled World Premier on April 16th, 2010 in Decatur, Illinois.

Winner of the 2011 Search for New Music Competition from the IAWM.

CYBERNATION (tape)
Vox Novus 60x60 Dance at Gallapagos Art Space, NYC, 2009
Zlatko Cosic Video Collaboration, Gavle, Sweden, 2009
Zlatko Cosic Video Collaboration, Gavle, Sweden, 2008
Elektra Special, French Television Broadcast, TNA, 2008
Stimulatania Art Gallery, Strasbourg, France, 2008
CSUF Annual New Music Festival, CSU Fresno, CA, 2008
60x60 Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England, 2008
Zlatko Cosic Video Collaboration, Duquesne Univ., PA, 2008
60x60 Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY 2008
60x60 University of Central Florida, FL 2007
Vox Novus 60x60 International Mix, NY, NY 2007
Collective: Unconscious New York, New York, 2007
EuCuE, Concordia Univerisity Montreal, Quebec, 2007
Arts NOW Series Raleigh, North Carolina, 2007

Danse' Amoebe (supercollider)
Origins album, CD Baby, 2008
 Art@Radio, University of Maryland, 2004
Florida International University Student Composer Recital 2003
IEEE and Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) conference, 2003

Danza de la Macabre (orchestra miniature), 2009, Vox Novus 60x60 Orchestra Project 2011

Desert Run (tape), 2010, Album Unravelling Music: Introducing Intervals

A Doll's Wish (string orchestra), Reading by the University of South Florida Orchestra, Tampa, Florida1998

Eight Children's Songs (children's choir), Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa, Florida, 2001

Elton’s Journey (pop), Unravelling Music Album 3, 2013 (Release TBD)

Endless Tunnel (multi-percussion solo)
Arts and Oppression, University of South Florida Honors Installation, 1999
Sigma Alpha Iota American Musicale (Delta Chi), 1999

Enigma (video/score)
Fresh Minds Festival, Fall 2015
Score only, Origins album, CD Baby, 2008
Australasian Computer Music Conference (Australia), 2005
SUNY Remix Sound Series, 2005
University of Texas Gamma UT Conference, 2005
X International Electroacoustic Music Festival "Primavera en la Habana 2004" (Cuba), 2004
EARS: Electroacoustic and Research Society Inaugural Video Concert (Florida International University), 2004
International Computer Music Conference, 2004

Eva Sleeps Tonight (tape), 2010, Easy Ear Training.com

ETASL (tape/performance art)
SYCOM Concert, Tampa, Florida, 2001
Hispanic Heritage Festival, University of South Florida, 2000

Fallen (tape) 2010, Album Unravelling Music: Introducing Intervals

Final Transmission, Origins album, CD Baby, 2008

Flower in the Sidewalk (director/producer)
Funded by a grant from the University of South Florida
Urban arts extravaganza of forty artists, 2001


A Glass of Water Lights the World (violincello)
Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Miami, Florida, 2003
Spotlight on Women Composers, Boston, 2010

Gray Woman of the Glade (percussion, tape), CCHS Time Capsule, Davie, Florida, 1995

Horizon (full orchestra) Contemporary Music Festival (Tampa), Florida Orchestra
Commissioned by Sigma Alpha Iota (Delta Chi Chapter), 2000

Hot Sauce (Malletkat, machinima animation) 2015, Urban Night: Sounds, IAWM Congress 2015

Halloween Horror 3000 (HH3K) (tape) 2012, Easy Ear Training Halloween Track

Home Grits (country), Unravelling Music: Popular Progressions, 2013, Easy Ear Training

Innermost Thoughts of the Distorted Psyche (video/score)
Eastman School of Music Women in Music Festival 2007 Rochester, NY 2007
Athena Music Festival Murray State University, KY, 2007
SEAMUS National Conference Beall Micro Hall, Eugene, Oregon, 2006
IAWM International Congress Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Miami, Florida, 2006
Women and Identity Festival, Deep Listening Institute New York, 2005

Juan Si Remix (Music Video of Juan Si Gonzalez's Patriot Games), International New Media Festival Miami, Florida, 2007

Lady Robotika (dance), Unravelling Music Album 3, 2013 (Release 2015)
Libertaria: The Virtual Opera (animated opera), 2013
Science fiction animated opera starring an international cast. Includes Metal InkBaby Machine, Pilar of the Underground, Lullaby, Lost Confession, Lonely Mother's Cry, Absolution and many other operatic numbers for SATB, virtual choirs, tape, animation.
Opera America, NYC TBD, Fall 2015
VideoTeque at AnimaSyros, Fall 2015
3rd Hildegard Festival of Women in the Arts, 2015
Urban Night: Sounds, Rebellion, IAWM 2015 Congress on Women in Music
Women’s Work Music Video Competition, 2014
TEDxBuffalo 2014 (presentation), 2014
Holland Animation Festival, 2014
Buffalo State, Presentation, 2014
Women in the Arts Festival Buffalo, NY, 2014
Online screenings, continuous, 2013-present
Women Composer’s Festival of Hartford (presentation), 2013
University of Maryland, Opera Presentation, Anna Rubin, 2013
Buffalo State Composer Talk, 2013
Moviestorm, 2013
Classical Concerts at Calvary, World Premier, 2013
Future of Music Symposium, Opera Presentation, 2012
Future of Choirs Workshop, Perry R. Cook, 2012

Light (Soprano Duet, Pno; SATB & Tape) 2012
Originally part of the Creation Oratorio
Association of Dominican Classical Artists, (Strings,pno, voice) 2012
Future of Music Symposium (tape/video), 2012

Looking Glass I (video, score)
Score only, SoundCrawl: Mainstage Critic's Choice (CD)
Score only, SoundCrawl:Festival in a Box (CD)
Score only, Nashville's First SoundCrawl 2009
Score only, Origins album, CD Baby, 2008
"Imagine" Exhibition, Atlas Gallery, Miami, Florida 2007

Lonely Mother’s Cry (soprano/pno/strings) 2012, Association of Dominican Classical Artists

Lullaby (composite video/score)
Score only, Origins album, CD Baby, 2008
University of South Florida Student Film and Video Association Annual Competition, First in Experimental Video, 2001
(w/performance art), University of South Florida Electronic Music Club Concert, 2001
(score only), Art@Radio, University of Maryland, 2004
 

Mermaid Song (tape), 2010, Easy Ear Training.com

Metamorph (synthesizer, video, tape)
Score only, Origins album, CD Baby, 2008

MNEO (video; music by Seth Keith) IEEE and Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) conference, 2003

Millieval (French Horn), Performed by Frank Kalan, Tampa, Florida, 1999

Monica (Film Score), Directed by Rob Cabrera, Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2012

Morgana (tape) Origins album, CD Baby, 2008

Mr. PotatoHead's Debut (tape) Art@Radio, University of Maryland, 2004

"The Mysterious Monsters" (director, score)
Video Project with ArtREACH, arts program for homeless children
Young at Art Children's Museum, 2005

On the Edge of Time (for an unspecified number of sound producers) Palm Beach Atlantic Percussion Concert, Florida, 1997

Origins (debut solo electroacoustic album), 2008

Origins (video, score), 2008 
Title track, Origins Album, CD Baby and i-Tunes, 2008
Score only, 
Women Composers Spotlight, 2010

Pink Slips and Baby Shoes (folk ballad), Unravelling Music Album 3, 2013 (Release TBD)

Pleasant Morning (pop), Unravelling Music: Popular Progressions, 2013, Easy Ear Training

Portrait of Urban Life (video/score)
Art Miami, Miami, Florida, 2007
IEEE and Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) conference, 2003

Psychosis I: Dissociation (CG Animation/Score)
Music Festival Austin, Texas 2007
Zero Gravity Exhibition, Art Basil, Miami 2006

REQUIEM (video/score) 2008 Beijing Congress on Women in Music Beijing Conservatory, China

Revolution Devolution (tape), 2010
Urban Night: Sounds, IAWM Congress, 2015
Wkms, Public Radio Station. 2010
Vox Novus 360 Degrees Scarlet Mix
Vox Novus Order of Magnitude Series

ROY (musique concrete)
Arts and Oppression, University of South Florida Honors Installation, 1999
University of South Florida Student Composer Concert 1999

Serenade (video/score) IEEE and Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) conference, 2003

Singularity (animated short film), 2015, Circuit Bridges concert Buffalo and NYC)

Ska-Ha (pop), Unravelling Music Album 3, 2013 (Release TBD)

A Song for Ebony (solo piano) Flower in the Sidewalk, 2001

Sludge (tape)
Art@Radio, University of Maryland, 2004
Phi Mu Alpha American Composer's Concert, University of South Florida, 2001

Summer School Rock (classic rock), Unravelling Music: Popular Progressions, 2013, Easy Ear Training

Tewaizations Intermedia Concert (co-producer, composer, performance art, percussion)
Intermedia concert collaboration, Deep Listening Institute New York, 2005

Tewaizations Study 1 (video, Malletkat) Tewaizations, Deep Listening Institute NY, 2005

Tewaizations Study 2 (video, Malletkat, performance art) Tewaizations, Deep Listening Institute NY, 2005

Theme for Young Love (mezzo soprano, piano, flute) Plantation Baptist Church, Florida, 2006

TimeMan (animated short) 60x60 Presenter’s Mix, Crete, 2014

To Her Child (mezzo soprano, soprano)
Palm Beach Atlantic "Composer Jam", 1998
Trippin' (sax, piano)
Flower in the Sidewalk, 2001

Turtle Songs (video, piano) Performed by the piano studio of C. Sidaras, Ohio, 2008

Udu Invasion (symphonic band) Reading by the University of South Florida Symphonic Band, 1999

Urban Night: Sounds, (animated jazz concert), IAWM 2015 Congress
Includes works Baby Blues, Revolution Devolution, Hot Sauce, and Rebellion

Untitled Walk #3 Installation (tape, performance art) Multimedia collaboration, Florida International University, 2004

US vs. Them (percussion ensemble, video, tape, performance art)
Score only, Origins album, CD Baby, 2008
Millikin State University Percussion Ensemble, Albert Taylor Theater, Illinois 2008
Article "US vs. Them: The Creation of a Digital Audiovisual Landscape" (Percussive Notes), 2006
Kansas State University Percussion Ensemble, McCain Auditorium 2005

Valley of the Shadow (stop motion animation/score)
Score only, Origins album, CD Baby, 2008
EARS: Electroacoustic and Research Society Inaugural Video Concert (Florida
International University), 2004

Virelaan (Percussion Ensemble, Handbell Choir, Video, Tape) ercussion Ensemble, 09
Millikin University Percussion Ensemble, Albert Taylor Theater, 2012
Millikin University Percussion Ensemble, Albert Taylor Theater, 2011
Millikin University Percussion Ensemble, Albert Taylor Theater, 2008

"Voices of the Churen" (film score, main title)
Directed by Kalup Linzy, New York International Independent Film Festival, NY 2002
CD Release Conversations wit de Churen 2: All My Churen, R-4U Productions, 2002

"The War" (film score) Finalist in Miramax Project Greenlight Competition, 2002

Warrior Poet (symphonic band) Contemporary Music Festival (Tampa), University of South Florida Symphonic Band, 2000

WKMS Radio (jingles) WKMS NPR Radio Station in Western Kentucky, 2009

World Goes Round and Round, Wedding Song (ballad, voice, piano, animation)
Urban Night: Sounds, IAWM Congress on Women in Music, 2015

World Order #1 (dance mix) Origins Album, CD Baby, 2008 Art@Radio, University of Maryland, 2004

World Order #2 (video/score)
DVD Compilation Release of Cinema for Peace 2003 Istanbul, Turkey, 2006
Cinema for Peace (Turkey), 2003
IEEE and Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) conference, 2003

World Order #4 (cello, narrator, percussion, performance artists, piano, tape, video)
Florida International University New Music Ensemble Concert, Florida International New Music Ensemble, 2004
Florida International University Student Composer Concert, Florida International New Music Ensemble, 2004

World Order #5 (percussion ensemble, video, tape)
University of Northern Colorado, 2009
Angel Moving Image Festival, London 2009
Murray State University New Music Concert, 2009
Feminist Theory and Music Conference 2009 at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro 2009
Kansas State University Percussion Ensemble 2008

Recipient of American Music Center CAP Grant 2008