Jenni Brandon

Composer and Conductor



Contemporary chamber music inspired by adventures in the
natural wonders and urban centers of California.

Music for Winds and Piano
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5 Frogs



5 Frogs
(Windependence Chamber Ensemble, Master Level (Grade 4)). For Woodwind Ensemble. Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48018979)

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The Dark Hills


The Dark Hills(Yale Glee Club New Classic Choral Series).  For Choral (SATB). Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019338)

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Earth Grown Old look inside


Earth Grown Old(CME Conductor's Choice).  For Choral (SATB, Piano). Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48019742)

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Make Music Sweet look inside


Make Music Sweet(CME Conductor's Choice). For Choral (SATB, Piano). Conductor's Choice.  Boosey & Hawkes #M051480005.

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A Universal Dream look inside


A Universal Dream. For SSAA choir, piano, Djembe. Published by Santa Barbara Music Publishing (SB.SBMP-1058)

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"Love Songs" for Soprano and Oboe PDF Print E-mail

Love Songs for soprano and oboe was commissioned by oboist Aryn Day Sweeney.  The texts - translations of Native American words - I chose to tell a story of the Native American woman – a story that she might tell to her child while she rocked the child to sleep. It is a story that I feel can be universally understood, but points to the strength of not only the Native American woman, but to the strength of all women to persevere, to raise children and to keep community strong against all odds.  It is a “love song” in that it goes beyond just romantic love, but tells of love for a child and love of the land.  

This work was premiered at Ball State University by Aryn Day Sweeney-oboe and Yoko Shimazaki-Kilburn-soprano in March 2014.

Listen to the work and take a look at the score


Jenni sings in Long Beach! Plus the release of a new CD! PDF Print E-mail

Jenni will join the Ceora Winds (Michelle Matsumune-flute, Heather Millette-clarinet, Christin Webb-bassoon) in Long Beach to sing a series of Shakespeare Songs
arranged by Christin and Michelle.  She will be singing these newly arranged songs on the Grace First Presbyterian Church concert series.

This will also be the release of Ceora Winds new CD Postcards which features Jenni's piece Spider Suite recorded by Ceora!  Jenni helped produce this debut CD of this exciting trio!


April 26, 2014
7:30 PM
Grace First Concert Series
Grace First Presbyterian Church(3955 Studebaker Road, Long Beach, CA)



Found Objects: New Reed Trio PDF Print E-mail

Found Objects: On the Beach for Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon

Jenni's newest work for Reed Trio tells of finding objects on the beach - from tumbled stones to sea glass; from driftwood to black feathers on the sand and the seashells that populate the beach as far as the eye can see.

Premiered by the PEN Trio (Nora Lewis-oboe, Phillip Paglialonga-clarinet, and Eric Van der Veer Varner-bassoon), this work is published by TrevCo Music Publishing on the new PEN Trio Collection Series!

Listen to recordings below from the premiere with the PEN Trio.

Interested in purchasing the score? Visit TrevCo Music Publishing


Winner of the Women Composers Festival of Hartford Composition Competition PDF Print E-mail

Jenni is the winner of the Women Composers Festival of Hartford 2014 International Composition Competition.  Her work In the City at Night for solo English horn will be performed by Charles Huang of Oboe Agosto during the festival.  The festival will take place March 5-9 throughout the town of Hartford, Connecticut.

Listen to an excerpt of the piece performed by Ryan Zwahlen from his CD "In the City at Night"


The Concert Singers named among Best Vocal Groups in Los Angeles! PDF Print E-mail

Jenni's choir The Concert Singers has been named among the best choirs and best vocal groups in Los Angeles!

Check out these links below to see The Concert Singers and others who made the list!


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