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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Purchase these scores through your sheet music dealer:

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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Guest composer at Heidelberg University in Ohio PDF Print E-mail

Jenni is a featured guest composer during Heidelberg University's New Music Festival this weekend.  Come hear works by Jenni and composer Bret Bohman as well as performances by faculty and visiting ensemble the Delphi Trio.


Friday March 27, 2015 - 7pm Meet the Composers and 8 pm concert

Saturday March 28 - 3pm Talk with Jenni and the Delphi Trio, 7pm concert

Sunday March 29 - 3pm concert

Where: Brenneman Music Hall, Heidelberg University, Tiffin, Ohio



Update on current projects PDF Print E-mail

Jenni's Current Projects:

Final editing of score and parts for We Are Joy, a work commissioned by the Long Beach Camerata Singers under the direction of Dr. Robert Istad.  This work, with original text by Oliver Mayer, will receive its world premiere in October of 2015 in Long Beach, California. More details to come!

A new work for Flute choir and SATB choir commissioned by the Holland Chorale under the direction of Meredith Bowen, Ars Voce under the direction of Mark Wells, and the West Michigan Flute Association under the direction of Julie Sooy. Original text written by Oliver Mayer celebrates the Latino community in West Michigan as well as the spirit of the Latino culture in the United States. 

Double Helix for bassoon and piano was just completed by Jenni and was commissioned by bassoonist Christin Schillinger.  This work draws its inspiration from the sculpture of the same name by Long Beach sculptor Susan Hawkins. This work will receive its premiere this summer.


New work published by Imagine Music PDF Print E-mail

Colored Stones

Colored Stones for solo bassoon is now published by Imagine Music Publishing! This work is the winner of the 2014 Bassoon Chamber Music Composition Competition and will be featured as a competition piece during the 2016 Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition and Bassoon Symposium.

This work is now recorded on the new MSR Classics release Elements  which features the winning works of the BCMCC from 2012 & 2014.





Solo Clarinet work featured on new release PDF Print E-mail

 Seule is the debut solo CD of clarinettist Virginia Figueiredo.  "Seule" is a French word meaning "alone" and refers to the clarinet as a solo instrument on this CD. 

Jenni's work Starry Night for solo B-flat clarinet was written for Virginia and receives its debut recording on this CD. This three-movement work explores the starry skies, the beauty of the night, and dreaming at the sight of stars.  This work is published by Jenni Brandon Music, and the CD is available through CDBaby.com, Amazon, and iTunes.


New CD features "Dog Tales" for soprano, flute, clarinet, piano PDF Print E-mail

Jenni's work Dog Tales for soprano, flute, clarinet and piano is featured on this new release recorded by Conundrum on Albany Records.  From the Diamond Grid was recorded in North Carolina at the gorgeous Manifold recording studio by Conundrum.  Jenni helped to produce this CD, and other composers included on this CD are Eric D. Sharp, Kenneth Froelich, Mark Carlson, Eric Knechtges, Rachel DeVore Fogarty, Mark Louis Lehman, and Igor Stravinsky.

Dog Tales was commissioned by Conundrum and is published by Graphite Publishing.


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