News, Performances, and Press


Friday, June 9th

For immediate release:

CD, Streaming, and MP3 ordering information for “Blood, Forgotten.”
NAXOS Records.
Including Emily Ondracek-Peterson and the Voxare Quartet.
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Naxos website link

Amazon link


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An interview with Mark and the Voxare Quartet at CDN.

‘Blood, Forgotten’: Composer Mark Nowakowski and the Voxare String Quartet





Choir of the Pontifical North American College, Rome
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Sunday, May , 2017
Italian Premiere of “Sub Tuum Praesidium.”

 



 

Ursinus College Wind Ensemble

Featuring the world premiere of Mark’s “Freedom Songs”
April 21, 2017 at 7:30pm
Lenfest Theater, Ursinus College
More information



 

Kammerraku Moment

part of Kyo-Shin-An Arts NYC Concert Series
Featuring a reprise of “The 26” for Shakuhachi and String Quartet
James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi
The Ciompi Quartet

April 23, 2017, 4pm
Tenri Cultural Institute
New York, NY
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Composers, Inc. performance
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Hit After Hit
with Jack van Geem and Friends
Including Mark’s solo marimba work,
“Juggernaut.”

Saturday March 11, 8pm
Green Room at SF War Memorial
401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102



 

Three Notch’d Road: Flower of Paradise
Music Inspired by the Virgin Mary
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Including the world premiere of
“Sub Tuum Praesidium.”

A free pre-concert lecture with violinist
David McCormick and composer Mark Nowakowski
begins one hour before each performance.

Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:30pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, Staunton
Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:30pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Ivy




The Bach and Beethoven Ensemble
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Humanities in Spaaaace: Orbits
Including the world premiere of “O Dulcis Electe.”
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
DePaul University Student Center
2250 North Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, IL, 60614




2016:

Cracow Brass Quintet – Vavel Fanfare
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The Cracow Brass Quintet will revisit their interpretation of Mark’s Vavel Fanfare on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at 3pm. The free concert will be part of the Nowy Bulwar(T)Sztuki at Zalew Nowuhucki in Nowa Huta, Poland.
Event link #1.  Event link #2.


New Music USA grant for Mark Nowakowski & Three Notch’d Road!
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Mark has received a generous grant from New Music USA to compose a work for the Virginia based Baroque ensemble Three Nothc’d Road. Tentatively titled “Sub Tuum Praesidium,” the premiere is currently set for February 2017. Please check out our official grant page for more information!

 

 


 

Talk about music composition at Benedictine University in Lisle, IL.
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Polish premiere of Metanoia!
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POLISH PREMIERE of cello octet “Metanoia” along with
Pawel Lukaszewski’s “Placido.”

Philharmonic Hall, Czestochowa, PL. 12.9.15 at 7pm.

Admission free!

 

 


 

 

 

O Sacrum Convivium part of new CD
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As part of their celebration of 800 years od Dominican life, Dominicana Records has released the latest effort from the Dominican House of Studies Schola: “Gaudeamus.” This CD includes a beautiful rendition of Mark’s O Sacrum Convinvium.

Ordering information may be found here.

 

 

 


 

 

More Chicago premieres!
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World premiere of Metanoia!
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The Monteverdi Cello Octet is preparing for a series of Italian premieres of Mark’s latest work, “Metanoia,” for cello octet.

The world premiere performance will be held October 30, at 8pm, at the main hall at the Conservatorio in Bolzano, IT.

Further information forthcoming.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Full length CD recording on the way…
Voxare

The acclaimed Voxare Quartet has recently completed a full length recording of Mark’s string works titled: “Blood, Forgotten.”

 

 

The album will contain:

  • String Quartet #1: Songs of Forgiveness
  • Blood, Forgotten (for amplified violin and multimedia.)
  • String Quartet #2: Grandfather Songs (In Memoriam Henryk Gorecki.)
  • O ausnij mi, usnij (O sleep for me, sleep)

Release information is forthcoming.

 

 


 

 

World premiere of The 26.
schleferThe world premiere of “The 26” – commissioned by Kyo-Shin-An Arts , will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at 4pm at the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York City.
A video of the premiere will be posted on the
“watch” portion of this website.