Performances

Photo by Thomas Hansen

Photo by Thomas Hansen

 

Audio ClipsAs Solo Cellist/Viola da gambist and/or Composer

  • October 20, 2017: Start performs her “Assisi Impressions” with flutist Caroline Pittman on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert at North Shore Baptist Church, Chicago.
  • August 31, 2017, 8 pm: Octocelli “Cello Explosion”. Start joins other area cellists in performances from solo  to octet, featuring music from the movies. First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo
  • August 27, 2017, 2 pm: Songs and Travels: Recent Compositions by Elizabeth Start: Free concert featuring music by Betsy Start, settings of Conrad Hilberry poems and compositions based on Alaska and VietNam travels. Performers include Carl Ratner, Lawrence Axelrod, Mark Portolese, Margaret Hamilton, Carolyn Koebel, and Elizabeth (Betsy) Start. First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo
  • April 22, 2017, the Chicago Composers Orchestra premieres Start’s “With the Flow”, based on the Chicago River, at St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron, Chicago
  • April 8, 2017, Start and Erin Villamizar premiere Start’s “Flight”, written in memory of Michael W. Chen, at his memorial celebration in Kalamazoo, MI
  • April 7, 2017, Start premieres her “A Cellist in Alaska” at the Electro-Acoustic Music Festival at Roosevelt University, Chicago
  • March 26, 2017, Start performs Arioso from her “Air Swiftly Flies” and her “Union” for solo cello (along with Bach’s D major viola da gamba sonata on viola da gamba) on an Early Music Michigan concert at First Congregational Church in Kalamazoo, MI.
  • March 19, 2017 her “Multiple Choice Piece” is performed by Start and David Peshlakai on the Cello Explosion concert at Ransom Public Library in Plainwell, MI
  • March 14, 2017, the Kalamazoo Symphony woodwind trio performs Start’s “Tangled Tango” and “True Blue” and her arrangement of “Tuileries”  at First Presbyterian Church in Kalamazoo
  • February 26, 2017, Start performs her Fused Art works and premieres her “Multiple Choice Piece” with Kerena Moeller, at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin, in collaboration with the Elgin Symphony
  • February 22, 2017, the Kalamazoo Symphony’s Burdick-Thorne String Quartet performs Start’s “Thynnine Wasp” at Kalamazoo College
  • January 28, 2017, Start’s “Thynnine Wasp” is presented as part of the final sweet sixteen at the String Quartet Smashdown in Austin, TX.
  • October 30, 2016, Start’s work “Gibbons” is premiered by Quintet Attacca woodwind quintet on a Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert at the Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL
  • September 17, 2016, Start’s “Burnham Block Bolero Boogie” for clarinet and cello was premiered during Doors Open Milwaukee
  • August 25, 2016, a new work by Start composed in memory of Phyllis Jansma, founder of the Chamber Music for Fun adult chamber music camp, is premiered at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
  • August 14, 2016 Start performs her “Enormous Leaf” for electric cello and processing at Constellation, Chicago, on Chicago Composers Orchestra’s Club Night
  • August 11, 2016 David Peshlakai performs Start’s “Verdisimilitude”, and Katelin Spencer and Octocelli premiere Start’s “Silence” for soprano and 8 cellos at First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo
  • July 25 and 26, 2016, a new work composed by Start during the Composing in the Wilderness program in Alaska will be premiered as part of the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
  • July 24, 2016, 2:30 pm, Jay Appaji, mridangam, and Mark Landson, violin, perform Olden Times from Start’s Suite for mridangam and violin on the Rising Stars series of the Basically Beethoven Festival in Dallas
  • May 22, 2016, 8:30 pm, Clocks in Motion percussion quartet premieres Start’s work “Spoiler: 5 Disruptive Vignettes” at Constellation, 3111 N. Western, Chicago
  • May 7, 2016, 8 pm, Rohan Krishnamurthy and Grace Park perform Start’s works for violin and mridangam (Dance Images, Dance Suite and Migration Too) at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center Up Close Concert Series, Foster City, CA.
  • April 27, 2016, 2 pm, Start premieres her work “Golden” for solo cello at Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s Listeners’ Club
  • April 3, 2016, 7:30 pm, Start premieres her work “Getting By” for theremini and live processing on Chicago Composers’ Consortium Concert at Experimental Sound Studio, 5925 N. Ravenswood, Chicago
  • December 31, 2015, Start performs works from her Fused Art CD on cello and electric cello at New Year’s Fest in Kalamazoo, MI 6:45 and 8:45 pm
  • November 15, 2015, the Kalamazoo Mandolin & Guitar Orchestra performs Start’s “Passacaglia” on the final concert of the 8th Michigan Festival of Sacred Music, Ladies Library Association, 333 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI
  • November 13, 2015, Start premieres “Dju-Tongo” by Yale Strom, for violin and cello, with Rachel Barton Pine, at Michigan Festival of Sacred Music’s Rachel Barton Pine recital at Portage Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 7028 Oakland Drive, Portage, MI
  • November 9, 2015, Start performs and her “To Hildegard” is presented at Michigan Festival of Sacred Music “Hildegard Then and Now”, Holy Family Chapel, 3427 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI
  • October 9, 2015, Start performs and her “More Talking Object Songs” are premiered at Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert, North Shore Baptist Church, 5244 N. Lakewood, Chicago
  • September 15, 2015, 6 pm, Start premieres her “Autumn Reflections” for theremini and flute (Start plays theremini) at the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music annual dinner, First Baptist Church, 315 W. Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • May 16, 2015, 7 pm, Start’s “To Hildegard” is presented at the Western Michigan University Medieval Congress in collaboration with the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music and the International Society of Hildegard von Bingen Studies.
  • April 26, 2015, 3 pm, the Chicago Composers Orchestra performs Start’s “Dreams of Summer” in a program presented by the Chicago Composers’ Consortium at Ebeneezer Lutheran Church, 1650 W. Foster in Chicago.
  • April 19, 2015, 7 pm, Start’s new film score for “Into the Cave of Wonders” is premiered live through Access Contemporary Music in collaboration with the Chicago Film Festival.
  • March 19, 2015, 7 pm, Due East flute and percussion duo performed Start’s “Moving Toward Evening” at Illinois State University
  • March 15, 2015, 3 pm, First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, Brandon Ridenour and his ensemble Useful Chamber premiered Start’s “Father Alfaro”, on a text of Conrad Hilberry.
  • February 26, 2015, baritone Brad Jungwirth and pianist Lawrence Axelrod premiered Start’s “Talking Object Songs” on texts of Conrad Hilberry, on a Chicago Composers’ Consortium Concert at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1218 W Addison St., Chicago.
  • December 5, 2014, 5-7 pm, First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, MI: As part of Arthop, Start releases a new CD of her compositions and displays fused glass works, all based on poems of Conrad Hilberry. This is the product of a Kalamazoo Artist Development Initiative grant through the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo.
  • November 16, 2014, 6:00 pm: Start performs on a concert in memory of cellist Marc Johnson at St. James, 65 E. Huron, Chicago
  • July 17, 2014, 9:00 pm: Start’s composition “To Hildegard” is premiered by Ensemble Assisi Suono Sacro at Sala San Gregorio, Assisi, Italy
  • June 29, 2014, 10:30 am: Start provides special music for First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, including her own work “When a Stone Sings”
  • May 20, 2014, 7:30 pm: Start performs on Michigan Festival of Sacred Music concert “Dreams & Memories: Holocaust Remembrance Music”, First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, MI
  • May 18, 2014, 1:00 pm: Start performs 2 works, including a premiere of a new composition, at the reopening ceremonies for the Ladies’ Library Association, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Date TBD, 2014, San Francisco: Awesöme Orchestra performs Start’s “Early Reflections” and “Echoes” with Rohan Krishnamurthy
  • March 28, 2014, Western Michigan University: Start and Ben Aldrich perform Start’s “Three Pieces for Theremin and Electric Cello” as part of Society of Composers, Inc. Region V conference
  • March 20, 2014, Illinois State University: Due East performs Start’s “Moving Toward Evening”
  • November 15, 2013, Ukrainian Institute, Chicago: Release party for ten x ten project, where Start is one of 10 composers paired with 10 print-makers, creating a book with companion vinyl recording; presented by homeroomchicago.org, Spudnik Press, and Accessible Contemporary Music.
  • October 19, 2013: Start’s “to remember…to believe” is premiered by Accessible Contemporary Music at the Elks Veterans Memorial, Chicago, as part of the Chicago Architectural Society’s weekend Open House Chicago event.
  • August 28, 2013: Start premieres “Assisi Impressions” with flutist Mary Stolper at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, MI as a preview concert for the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music. The remainder of the program includes the U.S. premiere of “Assisi Musings” and solo cello music by Start and others.
  • July 13, 2013: Start premieres “Assisi Musings” with flutist Andrea Ceccemori at Chiesa di Santo Stefano, Perugia, Italy, as part of the Assisi Sacred Music Festival. The remainder of the program is solo cello music by Start and others.
  • June 26, 2013: Due East premieres Start’s “Moving Toward Evening” at Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert
  • February 13, 2013: Start performs her “Three Etudes for Electric Cello and Processing” at the national conference of Society of Composers, Inc.
  • December 24, 2012: Start premieres “Midwinter Carol” at Holy Family Chapel, Nazareth, MI
  • November 8, 2012: Start performs with CUBE
  • October 13, 2012: Start performs “Rising” with Phillip Chen on annual fund-raising dinner for Michigan Festival of Sacred Music
  • September 28-29, 2012: Carlo Aonzo and Rene Izquierdo perform Start’s “Pale Cliffs” in Milwaukee and Madison, WI
  • September 23, 2012: Start premieres “Rising” with Phillip Chen on memorial service for W.C.Chen, Kalamazoo College
  • July 8, 2012: Performance of Start’s “Influences” at the International Double Reed Society Conference, Miami University, Ohio
  • June 2, 2012: Start performs solo cello at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts annual Art Fair
  • May 26, 2012: Start composes music cues and performs for All Ears Radio Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI
  • May 24, 2012: Start performs 6 new works by Chicago Composers’ Consortium members, including her own “Called Hers”, in a collaborative concert with CUBE Ensemble, North Shore Baptist Church, Chicago
  • May 7, 2012, 7:30 pm, Start performs her 3 Etudes for Electric Cello and Processing at a Chicago Cello Society program; Poco Frenetica, from her “Air Swiftly Flies” is also performed, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston
  • April 29, 2012, Start premieres her “Influences” with Shawna Lake, Laura Ross, and Shirley Trissell at First Congregational Church in Crystal Lake, IL
  • April 9, 2012, 8 pm, Start performs solo works by Robert Fleisher and herself at Northern Illinois University
  • April 3, 2012, noon, Start appears with WMU Collegium Musicum for Artbreak at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
  • February 14, 2012, Start presents an all-school convocation for Northern Illinois University music school on entrepreneurialship in music
  • January 17, 2012, 2 pm, Start presents her “Cello as Muse” program at the Kiva at Friendship Village, Kalamazoo.
  • November 17, 2011, Start’s new works for viols are premiered on a concert presented in collaboration between the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music and WMU Collegium Musicum
  • November 10, 2011, Start performs with MusicAEterna on opening night concert of the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music www.mfsm.us
  • November 8, 2011, Start appears on Art Break at Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
  • October 29, 2011, Start appears with the Chicago Composers Consortium, Curtiss Hall, Fine Arts Building, Chicago
  • July 27, 2011, Carlo Aonzo performs Start’s Pale Cliffs with Fabrizio Giudice on OperaEstate Festival Veneto 2011 in Bassano del Grappa, Italy
  • May 20, 2011, Carlo Aonzo performs Start’s Pale Cliffs with Katsumi Nagaoka in Arenzano, Italy
  • March 14, 2011, Start performs on cello, electric cello, and viola da gamba, providing a program in contrasts for the Ladies Library Association, Kalamazoo, MI
  • February 28- March 4, 2011, the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra performs Start’s Echoes as part of its Kids Concerts program, Chenery Auditorium, Kalamazoo, MI
  • February 11, 2011, dal niente premieres Start’s Options on a Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert
  • January 24, 2011, Start joins the CUBE Ensemble for a live broadcast performance on WFMT-FM Chicago
  • November 15, 2011, Start performs three of her solo cello works as part of the program for the Chicago Musicians Club of Women
  • November 11, 2010, the Avanti Guitar Trio premieres Start’s Passacaglia arrangement for 3 guitars on a Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert at the Music Institute of Chicago
  • October 24, Start performs her Prayer and Meditation on a Benefit Concert for Pakistan Flood Relief, presented by the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music at First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo
  • June 16, 2010, Carlo Aonzo premieres Start’s mandolin concerto with the Kalamazoo Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, MI
  • May 22, 2010, the Kalamazoo Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra premieres Start’s Passacaglia at the Ladies Library Association, Kalamazoo, MI
  • April 24, 2010, Start’s “Whirlwind” is performed by SIU Percussion Ensemble on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
  • April 23, 2010, Start’s “Whirlwind” is performed by SIU Percussion Ensemble on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert, Sherwood Conservatory, Chicago.
  • March 30, 2010, Start performs her “A Day Late and a Quarter-tone Short” at John Eaton 75th Birthday Tribute Concert, Sherwood Conservatory, Chicago. She also performs Eaton’s “Fantasy Romance” for cello and piano with Philip Morehead.
  • March 29, 2010, Start’s “Whirlwind” is performed on Southern Illinois University-Carbondale’s “Outside the Box” festival.
  • December 4, 2009, Start’s “Ruminations” is performed on IAWM concert at Sherwood Conservatory, Chicago.
  • November 15, 2009, Start’s “Ruminations” is performed on Michigan Festival of Sacred Music, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • October 25, 2009, Start’s “Ruminations” is performed on CUBE’s “Sounding the Sacred” concert in Hyde Park (Chicago).
  • May 11, 2009, Start’s “Camping in the Rafters” is premiered by Julia Miller and Lawrence Axelrod on Chicago Composers’ Consortium Cyber-Victorian Parlor Concert.
  • May 3, 2009, Start’s “Inspired by Mozart” is premiered at First Congregational Church, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • April 17, 2009, Eric Mandat performs Start’s “Roundabout” at University of Wisconsin-Madison Clarinet Festival. Start also performs her “Elizabethan Fantasy” and “A Love Song”, and solo work by Martha Horst, and premieres a new work by Lawrence Axelrod with Axelrod and Mandat.
  • April 11, 2009, Start’s “Three Pieces for Theremin and Electric Cello” are performed by Start and thereminist Ben Aldrich on Southern Illinois University-Carbondale’s “Outside the Box” festival. Start also performs a solo cello work by Martha Horst and cello and electronics work by Timothy Edwards
  • April 9, 2009, Start’s “Ain’t that Trillin’? A Mazurka” is performed by pianist Lawrence Axelrod on Southern Illinois University-Carbondale’s “Outside the Box” festival
  • November 22, 2008, Start and Ben Aldrich premiere her “Three Pieces for Theremin and Electric Cello” on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert at Columbia College, Chicago
  • November 9, 2008, Start performs on the Michigan Festival of Sacred Music program “The Sound & Spirit of Kalamazoo”, hosted by PRI’s Ellen Kushner
  • October 12, 2008, pianist Lawrence Axelrod premieres Start’s “Ain’t That Trillin’?”, on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert “Mazurka Mania” at North Shore Baptist Church, 5224 N. Lakewood Ave., Chicago
  • October 10, 2008, Start performs on Kalamazoo Bach Festival’s opening concert
  • August 12, 2008, Start performs with singer Emily Lodine and the flute/harp duo Capriccio on “Rush Hour” series concert at St James Cathedral in Chicago
  • June 13, 2008, Detroit Inst. of Arts, Rohan Krishnamurthy and Ayano Ninomiya perform Start’s new works for mridangam (South Indian drum) and violin
  • April 14, 2008, Start performs her “Masks” for electric cello and piano, with Lawrence Axelrod, on a second Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert during the new music festival at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
  • April 13, 2008, repeat of Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert of November 18, 2007: Eric Mandat performs Start’s “Roundabout” for solo clarinet, and Start performs her solo cello pieces “Union” and “Elizabethan Fantasy”, during the new music festival at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
  • April 9, 2008, Start performs her “Four Briefs” and “Elizabethan Fantasy” at her alma mater, Northern Illinois University School of Music
  • March, 2008, Rohan Krishnamurthy and Ayano Ninomiya perform Start’s new works for mridangam (South Indian drum) and violin in multiple venues:
    March 25 Valparaiso University
    March 26 Hope College
  • March 14, 2008, the String Orchestra of Kalamazoo performs Start’s “Dreams of Summer” at First Congregational Church, Kalamazoo.
  • March 13, 2008 the String Orchestra of Kalamazoo performs Start’s “Dreams of Summer” at Disciples of Christ Church, Kalamazoo
  • February 24, 2008, Rohan Krishnamurthy performs Start’s “Early Reflections” and “Echoes” as mridangam (South Indian drum) soloist with the McHenry County (IL) Youth Orchestra.
  • February 9 and 23, and May 17 and 31, , 2008, Start provides musical cues for performance/tapings of All Ears Theatre radio plays
  • January 27, 2008, Rohan Krishnamurthy performs Start’s “Early Reflections” and “Echoes” as mridangam (South Indian drum) soloist with the Lakeshore (Chicago) Symphony.
  • November 18, 2007, Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert: Eric Mandat premieres Start’s “Roundabout” for solo clarinet, and Start performs her solo cello pieces “Union” and “Elizabethan Fantasy”.
  • November 16-18, 2007, Start performs as soloist with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, on electric cello, in her arrangement of Moreve/Kay’s 1960’s classic tune “Magic Carpet Ride” (11/16 in Schaumburg, IL, 11/17 and 18 in Elgin, IL)
  • November 8, 2007, Michigan Festival of Sacred Music, Start performs with Capriccio, and Capriccio performs Start’s “Unity” for flute, piccolo, harp and electric harp, commissioned and premiered by Capriccio in 2006
  • August 12, 2007, Edinburgh (Scotland) Fringe Festival, “St. Giles’ at Six” series, the Sutherland Piano Quintet performs Start’s “Toward Dance, Too”
  • August 9, 2007, Edinburgh (Scotland) Fringe Festival, Palmerston Place Church, the Sutherland Piano Quintet performs Start’s “Toward Dance, Too”
  • May 24, 2007, Portage Northern High School Concert Band premieres Start’s concert band arrangement of her own “Buoyancy”, originally for symphony orchestra
  • March 25, 2007, First Baptist Church chancel choir premieres Start’s “Look to the Lord and be Radiant” for SATB a cappella choir
  • March 22, 2007, Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY, Carlo Aonzo and Rene Izquierdo perform Start’s Pale Cliffs for mandolin and guitar
  • March 15, 2007, Rohan Krishnamurthy and the String Orchestra of Kalamazoo, Barry Ross, conductor, premiere Start’s “Early Reflections” for mridangam (S. Indian drum) and strings. Also on program, Start’s “Echoes” for mridangam and strings
  • March 9, 2007, Madison, WI, Carlo Aonzo and Rene Izquierdo perform Start’s Pale Cliffs for mandolin and guitar
  • March 7, 2007, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Helen Bader Recital Hall, Milwaukee, WI, Carlo Aonzo and Rene Izquierdo perform Start’s Pale Cliffs for mandolin and guitar
  • March 4, 2007, First Baptist Church Community Arts Program, Kalamazoo, MI, Carlo Aonzo and Rene Izquierdo perform Start’s Pale Cliffs for mandolin and guitar; Start also joins them in performing a work by Cauciello
  • March, 2, 2007, premiere of “Masks” for electric cello and piano, Chicago Composers’ Consortium, Columbia College, Chicago (E. Start, cello, Lawrence Axelrod, piano)
  • 2007 All Ears Radio Theatre with original music cues by Start on February 17, March 17, and April 7, performed at First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, delayed broadcast on WMUK 102.1-FM
  • January 22, 2007, premiere of “Toward Dance, Too” for piano quintet, Central European University, Budapest
  • December 9, 2006, Michigan Bach Collegium performs “Adam”, “Carol”, “The Animals”, and “Shepherd”, Start’s settings of Conrad Hilberry’s “Christmas” poems, Cathedral of Christ the King, Kalamazoo, MI. Start also performs on the program.
  • November 5, 2006, Start and David Murray repeat October 22nd performances of Start’s “Knot” and duos by Edwards and Kertsman on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert, Swedish American Museum Center, 5211 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL
  • November 4, 2006, Capriccio (Donna Milanovich and Stephen Hartman) premieres Start’s “Unity” at the Frank Lloyd Wright Unity Temple concert series, Oak Park, IL
  • October 29, 2006, Pinotage performs Start’s “More Sign Songs”, settings of poems by Conrad Hilberry, at the Sonic Impact event, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
  • October 22, 2006, Start premieres her duo “Knot” along with duos by Timothy Dwight Edwards and Miguel Kertsman, with David Murray, double bass, on a concert of the Chicago Composers’ Consortium, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
  • October 14, 2006, Start premieres her work “Union” at Jon and Mary Beth’s wedding, Kalamazoo, MI
  • September 16, 2006, Duo Breve performs Start’s “Bits-O-Bugs” at the College Music Society’s annual conference, San Antonio, TX
  • July 7, 2006, Start performs her works as part of the Chicago Composers’ Consortium’s electronic party at Rubin Gallery, 3318 N. Halsted, Chicago
  • June 16, 2006, 8 pm, Park Club of Kalamazoo, performs two sonatas by Gaetano Boni with Italian mandolin virtuoso Carlo Aonzo.
  • June 11, 2006, 2:00 p.m.,First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, MI, Trio Dagoba performs Start’s Circuits
  • June 10, 2006 7:00 p.m., Ann Arbor, MI Trio Dagoba performs Start’s Circuits
  • June 9, 2006 7:00 p.m., Homer Community Center, Homer MI, Trio Dagoba performs Start’s Circuits
  • June 8, 2006 at the Kalamazoo College Light Fine Arts Building, Barry Ross, Rohan Krishnamurthy and Leslie Tung premiere Start’s Migration
  • May 28 2006, Santa Cruz, CA, Trio Dagoba premieres Start’s Circuits
  • May 1, 2006 Start’s work for piano trio, Toward Dance, premiered by the Lincoln Trio in collaboration with the Chicago Composers’ Consortium at the Music Center of Chicago in Evanston
  • April 2, 2006 Start’s Water Music is premiered by Corlyn and Joseph Schreck with the Kalamazoo Mandolin Orchestra, Community Arts Program at First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo
  • March 17, 2006 Start performs as cellist and composer with Chicago Composers Forum
  • March 12, 2006 a new commissioned work for electric cello and acoustic instruments is premiered on a CUBE concert in Chicago
  • February 28 – March 3, 2006 Start’s “Echoes” is performed by Rohan Krishnamurthy and the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra on their Kids Concert series.
  • February 26, 2006, Unna, Germany, Duo Ahlert & Scwhab performs Start’s Pale Cliffs
  • January 11, 2006 Start’s “Duo” for English Horn and cello is performed on “the Definiens project” Crescent Series in Culver City, CA
  • December 19, 2005 Start performs her Divergence and Repercussions with the Chicago Composers’ Consortium at the Roy O. Disney Hall at CalArts
  • December 01, 2005 Start performs interludes and underscores to poetry reading by Conrad Hilberry, Community Arts Program at First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo
  • October 30, 2005 Start performs many of her works with the Chicago Composers’ Consortium at Chicago’s Green Mill
  • October 15, 2005 Start’s electronic work “little girl” is performed on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concert
  • September 25, 2005 Start participates in John Cage’s Musicircus with the Chicago Composers Forum at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago
  • September 25, 2005 Capriccio performs Start’s “Bits-O-Bugs” at the University of Wisconsin-Richland
  • June 4, 5, 2005 Start’s “Echoes” is performed by Rohan Krishnamurthy and the Kalamazoo College and Community Orchestra, Dalton Theater, Kalamazoo College
  • May 5, 2005 Start’s “Echoes” is premiered by the Kalamazoo College Chamber Orchestra to great success at the Kalamazoo Juvenile Facility
  • May 5,7, 2005 Start’s “Pale Cliffs” performed with the Chicago Composers’ Consortium, on a concert by German duo Alhert and Schwab
  • May 4, 2005 Start’s “Pale Cliffs” premiered live on Chicago’s WFMT-FM
  • May 5 & 7 2005, The German mandolin and guitar duo, Ahlert & Scwhab (www.ahlert-schwab.de), premiere Start’s “Pale Cliffs” on Chicago Composers’ Consortium concerts May 5,2005, 8 pm, at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston, and May 7,2005, 7:30 pm, at the Somnambulist Music Series in Chicago. They will also appear live on WFMT-FM on May 4 at 4 pm. www.c3composers.org
  • March 9, 2005, soprano Diane Ragains and cellist Marc Johnson perform Three Songs in faculty recital at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
  • February 15, 2005, Pinotage performs More Sign Songs on a guest artist recital at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
  • December 12, 2004, Elizabeth Start performs her own “Air Swiftly Flies”, Laura Schwendinger’s “Rapture”, and premieres a new piece by Paul Chihara, for the Chicago Composers’ Consortium, with pianist Helen Lukan
  • November 9, 2004, Pinotage performs Sign Songs, and More Sign Songs at the 2004 Festival of New American Music, California State University, Sacramento
  • October 29, 2004, 8 p.m.: Chicago Composers’ Consortium, DePaul University, Chicago
  • October 22, 2004, 25th New Music and Art Festival, Bowling Green State University:
    The critically-acclaimed Chicago-based ensemble Pinotage performs selections from Start’s “Sign Songs” and “More Sign Songs”
  • October 6-9, 2004, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
    Start performs during the conference of the International Society of Hildegard von Bingen Studies: “Bridges to Infinity”, 20th Anniversary Celebration and International Symposium
  • September 26, 2004, 3 p.m.: Pinotage performs Sign Songs and More Sign Songs, Lake Forest, IL
  • September 26, 2004, 4:30 p.m.: CD Release Concert, “From the Start”, First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, MI

As Orchestral Cellist