Neil Gladd - Resume

EDUCATION: BA in Musicology from Virginia Tech, 1978

1982-83     Mandolin Instructor, Shenandoah College & Conservatory of Music
1982-          Music Editor, Plucked String Editions
1987-88      Newsletter Editor, Classical Mandolin Society of America
1988-92      Mandolin Instructor, Levine School of Music, Washington D.C
1991-97      Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress
1995-97      Editor, Mandolin Quarterly
1997-          Performing Arts Examiner, U.S. Copyright Office

9/25/82       Concerto soloist with Handel Festival Orchestra, Kennedy Center
5/24/83       Concerto soloist with the New Music Orchestra, Washington, DC
7/8/83         Soloist at "A Festival of Mandolins", Providence, RI
4/7/84         Recital, Smithsonian Institution
4/27/85       Concerto soloist with Alexandria Symphony, Alexandria, VA
10/4/85       Recital, Women's Music Festival/85, Boston
5/11/86       Soloist with Washington Bach Consort
6/15/86       Soloist at Mandolin Festival, Schweinfurt, WEST GERMANY
6/24-26/86 Soloist at Mandolin Festival, Linkoping, SWEDEN
7/6/86         Soloist at Mandolin Festival, Malmedy, BELGIUM
2/24/87       Recital, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
2/26/87       Recital, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
2/28/87       Recital, Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, NY
3/1/87          Recital, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
4/17/88       Concerto soloist with the Georgetown Symphony, Washington, DC
11/17/88     Recital, Daemen College, Amherst, NY
11/18/88     Recital, Conrad Grebel College, Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
4/29/89       Recital at U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC
6/13/89       Duet Concert w/Masayuki Kawaguchi, Levine School, Washington, DC
1/18/90       Recital, St. Christopher's School, Richmond, VA
4/17/90       Lecture/Recital, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
7/8/90         Featured soloist, Mandolin Festival in Malmedy, BELGIUM
7/15/90       Recital, Burgh House, Hampstead, London, ENGLAND
9/21/91       Music by Black Composers, Dumbarton Methodist Church
5/4/92         Lecture/Recital, International Mandolin Festival, Kobe, JAPAN
9/23/93       Recital, Market 5 Gallery, Washington, DC
10/21/93     Mandolin Chamber Music, Market 5 Gallery, Washington, DC
12/2/93       Music of the Art Deco Period, Market 5 Gallery, Washington, DC
4/17/94       Soloist, Gala Mandolin Concert, Merkin Hall, NY
6/95            Guest artist, American Mandolin & Guitar Summer School, Bristol, RI
12/95          Concerto soloist with Washington Chamber Symphony, Kennedy Center

10/12/96     Respighi: Feste Romane - McLean Orchestra, Col. Arnald D. Gabriel
10/98          Respighi: Feste Romane - National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
1/6/00         Mahler: 7th Symphony - National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
8/17,19/00 Mozart: Don Giovanni - Wolf Trap Opera Company
9/15-17/00 Stravinsky: Agon - Ballanchine Festival, Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra
11/2/00       Mahler: 8th Symphony - Choral Arts Society, Norman Scribner
12/6-8/00    Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet - Philadelphia Orchestra, Rostropovitch

1991          "The Polka Dot Conspiracy", National Women's Museum
1992          "Much Ado About Nothing", Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC
                         (w/ Kelly McGillis and David Selby)
1992          "Assassins", Signature Theatre, Arlington, VA
1993          "The Comedy of Errors" Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC
1994          "The Comedy of Errors" Shakespeare Free for All, Washington, DC

1982           WGMS - Interview and short performance
1984           WGMS - Interview

12/92          The American Experience: "If You Knew Sousa" (PBS)

1984  THE SOLO MANDOLIN: BAROQUE TO MODERN (Plucked String Discs, PSD 002)
   (music of J.S. Bach, Leoni, Stauffer and Gladd)
   (from the production at the Shakespeare Theater)
   (four early songs on companion CD)
1996  BACH ON THE BANJO (Albany)
   (five pieces with banjoist John Bullard)
1998  MANDOLIN X 4 (PLucked String Discs, PSD 006)
   (music of Johann Hoffmann and Pamela Marshall)

COMPOSITIONS: (All works published by Plucked String Editions)
Etude (1981) 1' ms
Partita a Dodici Toni (1982) 10' PSE 012
Sonata I for Solo Mandolin (1983) 13' PSE 015
Sonata II for Solo Mandolin (1989) 15' PSE 040
Concerto in G for Mandolin and Strings (1979) withdrawn
The Red Bach Book: 3 Rags After Bach (1980/82) [arr. Mand Orch] 8' PSE 001

Canon in D (1978) [3 Vn/Fl, continuo] ms

Le Tombeau de Scarlatti (1977) 4' ms
Premiere Livre de Pieces de Clavecin (1978) 10' ms
Farewell to a Hubbard Harpsichord (1980) 3' ms

Shut Up (Main Title) (1999) 1'30" ms

Sonatina (1979) 4'30" ms
The Red Bach Book: Three Rags After Bach (1980) 8' ms

Partita a Dodici Toni (1982) 10' PSE 012
Canon in D (1978) [3 Vn/Fl, continuo] ms

Contemporary American Music that includes the Mandolin, CMSA Newsletter, 2/1987
An Introduction to Composing for the Mandolin
International League of Women Composers Newsletter, 5/1987
The Classical Mandolin: An Attempted Definition, CMSA Newsletter, 8/1987
Sigr. Leoni of Naples, FRETS, 9/1987
The Classical Mandolin in America, Pt. 1, CMSA Newsletter, 11/1987
The Classical Mandolin in America, Pt. 2, CMSA Newsletter, 5/1988
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Recordings in the Library of Congress, What's on Tap, 9/1995
Searching for Mandolin CDs, Mandolin Quarterly, Fall 1995
Evan Marshall Interview, Mandolin Quarterly, Spring 1996
Black Musicians in American Mandolin History, Mandolin Quarterly, Winter 1996
Homer and Jethro Discography, Mandolin Quarterly, Winter 1997

Anonymous (18th c.)  Three Divertimenti [2 Mand or Gtr] PSE 002
Arrigoni, Carlo  Sonata in D [Mand, B.C.] PSE 013
Barbella, Emanuele  Six Duettos [2 Vn or Mand, opt. Bass] PSE 005
Goichberg, Sol  Thirty-Five Progressive Mandolin Etudes PSE 010
Leoni, Sigr.   Two Airs for Solo Mandolin PSE 003
Sousa, John Philip  The Stars and Stripes Forever [arr. Mand Orch] PSE 014
Stauffer, Aubrey  Storm at Sea PSE 016
Three Centuries of Mandolin Concert Solos PSE 029
    Leoni of Naples: La Chasse de L'isle Adam
    Leoni of Naples: L'avez vous vu mon bien aime
    Antoine Riggiere: La Furstemberg
    Carlo Munier: Love Song
    Vincent Leon: Leon's Caprice Waltz
    Valentine Abt: The Piper
    Mendelssohn/Abt: Spring Song
    Giuseppe Pettine: My Old Kentucky Home, Caprice
    Samuel Siegel: Caprice de Concert
    Aubrey Stauffer: D Concerto
    Hawthorne/Stauffer: The Mockingbird
    Bizet/Stauffer: Toreador SOng
    Sol Goichberg: Capriccio in D  (first publication)
    Sol Goichberg: Fantasy (first publication)
    Ebbe Grims-land: Nutids Manalag
    Chester Mais: Scherzo-Rhapsody (first publication)
    Carol Ann Weaver: Lyra (first publication)
    Graham Powning: Eucalypts (first publication)
    Pamela J. Marshall: Mandolin Night (first publication)

PREMIERES GIVEN: (Red = works written for Neil Gladd)
Ayton, Will (b.1948) - Three Movements for Mandolin and Guitar (1984)
Bauer, Walter K. (b.1899) - Polish the Pick [Mand, Gtr] (1983)
Burgess, Marjorie - Fly White Butterfly (1986) [Sop, Mand, Pno]
Healey, Derek (b.1936) - Cinque Miniature (1962) [Fl, Mand, Cel]
Israel, Brian (1951-1986) - Concerto for Mandolin (1985)
     Surrealistic Serenade (1984) [Mand, Vc]
Mais, Chester -  Scherzo-Rhapsody (1985) [solo Mand]
Marshall, Pamela (b.1954) - Mandolin Night (1985) [solo Mand]
     Mandolin Concerto (1987) [El-Mand, Tape]
Moore, Carman (b.1936) - Sonata: Variations for Mandolin and Piano (1965)
Norgaard, Per (b.1932) - The Chase (1984) [solo Mand]
Shore, Clare (c.1954)  - Four Vocalises (1985) [Sop, Mand]
Spiegel, Laurie (b.1945) - Song without Words (1985) [Mand, Gtr]
Vercoe, Elizabeth (b.1941) - A la fin - tout seul (1985) [Mand, Pno]
     Jazz Suite (1987) [El-Mand, Pno]
Weaver, Carol Ann (b.1948) - Lyra (1983) [solo Mand]

Bardwell, William (1915-1994) Little Serenade (1953) [Picc, Xyl, Mand]
     Concerto for Mandolin (1954)  US
Grims-Land, Ebbe (b.1915) Nutids Manalag (1975) [Solo El-Mand]
Israel, Brian (1951-1986)  Sonatinetta (1984) [Mand, Gtr]
Mikheyev, Boris (b.1940) Three Pieces for Domra
Mitchell-Davidson, Paul Rondo for mandolin and guitar (1982)
Surdin, Morris (b.1913) Concerto for Mandolin and Strings
Weaver, Carol Ann (b.1948) Die Zeit ist Kurtz (1982) [Bar, Mand, Pno]
     Salterello (1986) [El-Mand, Pno]