Jonah Elrod

Composer

Recent and Upcoming Events:

2019

November 1 3:00pm

Composing the Soundscape: presenting my collaborative research project at the Luther College Agora event.

September 27 7:30pm

The Vulture Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; University of Nebraska Kearney New Music Festival.

September 25 7:30pm

Ancient Voices, Ancient Skies, Prairie Memory, and Cries of the Earth at Solstice Collaborative Recital featuring the music of Julia Ferris and Jonah Elrod from their summer 2019 collaborative research project; Noble Recital Hall, Luther College, Decorah, IA.

September 14 4:00pm

It Means ‘Light,’ Reflect without Blurring, Isochron, We are out of water, No River like Craving, Ambalangoda, and Urban Sky Glow Faculty Recital featuring the music of Jonah Elrod and a performance by Andrew Scheller; Noble Recital Hall, Luther College, Decorah, IA.

August 9 7:00pm

Ancient Voices, Ancient Skies fixed media (stereo); Iowa Composers Forum New Music Festival, The Lingonberry performance space, Decorah, IA.

July 26 all day (11:00, 12:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 8:30, 9:15)

Prairie Memory multimedia installation; multiple locations around Luther College, Decorah, IA.

July 24 8:18pm

Prelude and Dream for the Third Quarter Moon mixed fixed media and live improvised sound and video installation; outside the Sampson Hoffland Laboratories, Luther College, Decorah, IA.

July 22 4:45pm

MainiaM live improvised sound installation; outside the Main Building, Luther College, Decorah, IA.

July 9 8:45pm

Dreams of Saturn multimedia live improvised installation for the event of Saturn reaching opposition; outside Oneota Co-Op, Water St., Decorah, IA.

July 2 11:55am, 1:01pm, 2:22pm, 3:44pm, 4:55pm

SE2019102ES multimedia installation for the solar eclipse; multiple locations around Luther College, Decorah, IA.

June 21 8:42pm

Cries of the Earth at Solstice multimedia installation for the summer solstice; outside Preus Library, Luther College, Decorah, IA.

June 17 8:45pm

Ancient Voices, Ancient Skies multimedia installation; outside the Center for Fine Arts, Luther College, Decorah, IA.

April 14 7:30pm

Lilliputian Arctic Deviation sinfonietta performed by The Center for New Music Ensemble; University of Iowa

April 12 8:00pm

Ambalangoda fixed media (stereo); The Java House, Iowa City, IA. iHearIC

April 7 3:00pm

A Tree for Everyone, and a One for Every Tree Karen Johnson, flute; John Kilkenny, percussion; St. Matthew Catholic Church, Baltimore, MD.

April 2    6:30pm

    Athabasca    soprano voice and cello; Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Green Bay, WI. a very small consortium

March 31    4:00pm

    Ambalangoda    fixed media (stereo); Albuquerque, NM. Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference

2018

October 20    7:00pm

    The Vulture    Aliana de la Guardia, solo soprano; New School of Music, Cambridge, MA. New Gallery Concert Series, Season 19, Event #1

August 26 5:00pm

The Secret of the City fixed media (stereo); iHearIC radio broadcast on KRUI 98.7 FM

June 11

    Ambalangoda    fixed media (stereo), for the Cities and Memory: Sri Lanka project

May 28   

   The Night is Empty...    Emily Mehigh, clarinet and fixed media (stereo); Miniature Month of May project

May 17    5:00pm

    The Vulture   Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; New Music Gathering at Boston Conservatory at Berklee

May 17    20:04 CET (2:04pm EST in the USA) Listen here: https://www.sr.de/sr/sr2/index.html

    Quiet Beacon   Martin Tchiba, solo piano; live broadcast on German radio "SR 2 KultureRadio."

May 14    

    Blue Summer Dream    fixed media (stereo), for the Cities and Memory: Sound Photography project

April 15   7:00pm

    No River like Craving    fixed media (stereo);  iHearIC radio broadcast on KRUI 98.7 FM

April 8   7:00pm

    The Vulture    Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; iHearIC radio broadcast on KRUI 98.7 FM

February 11   7:00pm

   Isochron   fixed media (stereo); iHearIC radio broadcast on KRUI 98.7 FM

February 10   7:30pm

    We are out of water    fixed media (stereo); Iowa Composers Forum Winter Festival of New Music, Iowa City, IA.

2017

November 5   7:00pm

   Reflect without Blurring   fixed media (stereo version) iHearIC radio broadcast on KRUI 98.7 FM

August 7 - Launch date for the Cities and Memory: Politics and Protest project

    It Means 'Light'    fixed media (stereo);    http://citiesandmemory.com/protest/

June 18–24

    Instructor of Music Composition and Music Theory at Camp COFAC; UW-Stevens Point, WI.

May 31   7:00pm

    Urban Sky Glow    James Waller, marimba; Jonah Elrod, live electronics; New Music on the Bayou Festival: Stone Theatre, Ruston, LA. 

April 17    7:30pm

    Reflect without Blurring    fixed media (stereo version); Michelsen Hall, UW-Stevens Point, WI.

March 27   7:30pm

    Urban Sky Glow     Brian Baldauff, marimba; Jonah Elrod, live electronics; Michelsen Hall, Stevens Point, WI.

February 25    7:30pm

    Urban Sky Glow    Brian Baldauff, marimba; Jonah Elrod, live electronics; UW-Oshkosh, WI.

February 25    2:30pm

    The Vulture    Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; Jenson Noble Recital Hall, Decorah, IA.

February 24    8:00 and 9:00pm

    Reflect without Blurring    fixed media (stereo version); Luther Planetarium, Decorah, IA.

2016

November 14    7:30pm

    Urban Sky Glow    Brian Baldauff, marimba; Jonah Elrod, live electronics; Michelsen Hall, Stevens Point, WI.

September 1    2:30pm

    The Vulture    Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; Coe College Marquis Hall, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

August 8    7:00pm

    The Vulture    Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; Arts Building West Lobby, University of Iowa

May 13    8:00pm

    Jezreel    film and soundtrack collaboration with Krista Hershberger; The High Ground Cafe, Iowa City

May 11    7:00pm

    Jezreel    film and soundtrack collaboration with Krista Hershberger; University of Iowa

May 7    7:30pm

    Doing Not-Doing    8 channel fixed media; University of Iowa

April 23    2:00pm

    Urban Sky Glow    Shelby Tracy, solo marimba; Jonah Elrod, live electronics; University of Iowa

April 14 - 16    8:00pm

    Flood    stereo fixed media for Rebekah Chappell MFA Thesis Concert; Space Place Theater

April 9    10:00am

    Urban Sky Glow    Shelby Tracy, solo marimba; Jonah Elrod, live electronics; Exchange of Collegiate Midwestern Composers Festival: Boulder, Colorado

April 3    7:30pm

    Urban Sky Glow    Shelby Tracy, solo marimba; Jonah Elrod, live electronics; Riverside Recital Hall

January 29    8:00pm

    Reflect without Blurring    stereo fixed media; The High Ground Cafe, Iowa City

2015

December 13    7:30pm

    Reflect without Blurring    8 channel fixed media; University of Iowa

December 2, 3, and 5    8:00pm

    Interrupted    collaborative works with visual artists; David Thayer Theater

November 19    7:30pm

    The Vulture    Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; Public Space One

November 7    2:00pm

    Panel presentation on iHearIC at the Midwest Composers Symposium; Indiana University

November 1    7:30pm

    The Vulture    Lisa Neher, solo mezzo-soprano; Riverside Recital Hall

October 30    8:00pm

    The Secret of the City    collaboration with International Writer's Program; Space Place Theater

October 5    11:30am

    Presentation of my own work to the Weird Music class; University of Iowa

September 20    7:30pm

    Isochron    stereo fixed media and dancers; Riverside Recital Hall

May 9    7:30pm

    No River like Craving    stereo fixed media; University of Iowa

April 11    7:30pm 

    Where the room isn't    stereo fixed media; University of Iowa

2014

December 14    7:30pm       

    IC1223    4 channel sound installation; Becker Communication Studies Building

December 13    7:30pm       

    Eco-Location    University of Iowa Laptop Orchestra; Riverside Recital Hall

November 19    3:30pm        

    Eco-Location    University of Iowa Laptop Orchestra; Shambaugh Auditorium

November 14    7:00pm    

    Twin Dreams    CCM Percussion Ensemble; Patricia Corbett Theater, Cincinnati

November 7    8:00pm       

    Eco-Location    University of Iowa Laptop Orchestra; UCC Recital Hall

October 12     2:00pm

    Ancient Echoes    Andy Thierauf, solo percussion; Old Capitol Building

October 4    7:30pm               

    molto agitato    JACK Quartet; Riverside Recital Hall

2013

November 16    10:00am

    Wraith    Michael Penick and Casey Rafn; University of Michigan

September 15    7:30pm

    Wraith    Jim Judd and Casey Rafn; University of Iowa

April 22    7:00pm

    A Spotless Moon    Michael Gruetzner, Elizabeth Purvis, Christian Newman, Will Kramer; University of New Mexico

March 26    8:00pm

    A Spotless Moon    Michael Gruetzner, Elizabeth Purvis, Christian Newman, Josh Nation; University of New Mexico