I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer. (Richard Strauss)

Witty, sometimes charming, evocative and extremely descriptive. (Pamela Zero)

News

a very small consortium premiered Tiny Cheesehead Fanfare the Fourth and reprised their performance of Tiny Cheesehead Fanfare the Second on February 23, 2018, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Forgotten at dawn... was chosen the winner in the chamber music category for the first Spontaneous Combustion New Music Festival Call for Scores. It was performed by Hub New Music on January 22, 2018, in Seattle and on January 23 in Portland. A recording of the piece by the Los Angeles New Music Ensemble is available on Centaur Records.

2017

In Excelsis Gloria, a short sketch for harp and treble choir, was selected as one of three pieces to be recorded by Olivia Jageurs and the Schola Cantorum of the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School as part of the 15 Second Harp project.

One Minute Iwona Glinka's solo flute recording One Minute, including Attack of the Tiny Cheesehead Music and almost winter, was released on May 5, 2017 by Sarton Records. It is available on Spotify, Amazon, and iTunes.

 

2016

I Look from Afar will be included in the Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols at the Episcopal Cathedral in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Dec. 18, 2016.

Iwona Glinka will record Attack of the Tiny Cheesehead Music and almost winter for release by Phasma Music as part of a project to record 60 one-minute pieces for solo flute. The “One Minute project,” including pieces by 40 composers from 18 countries, will be performed in concert November 6, 2016, in Athens, Greece.

Phase Snippet for harp and percussion was recorded by Calum Huggan and Olivia Jageurs for the 15 Second Harp project.

Desert Song Fragment for trumpet and harp was recorded by Imogen Hancock and Olivia Jageurs for the 15 Second Harp project.

a very small consortium will premiere Tiny Cheesehead Fanfare the Third on February 25, 2016, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

The Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble (CODE) has chosen Signaling as a winner of their 2016 YouTube Series Call for Scores.

Beth Griffith performed Soaring on February 18, 2016, on a Composer’s Voice concert at The Firehouse, Brooklyn, NY as part of her 15 Minutes of Fame set.