Tony Boutté, tenor, and Amanda Ross, trumpet, to perform and record "Florida Man" with brass quintet at University of Michigan. Dates TBA.
Untitled song cycle, commissioned by OperaRox Productions, to premiere at New York Opera Fest, June 2017.
The Na Wai Chamber Choir, of which Ms. Kaufman is Composer-in-Residence, premieres Untitled during Hawaiian choral tour, Hawaii, July 2017.
Violinist Julia Connor to perform Scratch the Surface at Women Composers Festival of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut. The piece was a winner of the Women Composers Festival of Hartford 2017 Score Call.
Passepartout Duo premieres Rock, Paper, Scissors, University of Miami Society of Composers, Inc. Ensemble-in-Residence, at University of Miami.
Caprice, for Miclen LaiPang (violin), premieres in Clarke Recital Hall, University of Miami, at 7:00 p.m.
Winning piece of Ensemble Ibis Composition Competition, "Peapõrutus," to be performed by Ensemble Ibis on February 19 at 4 p.m. in Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami Frost School of Music.
Dana Kaufman is a 2016 Finalist for The American Prize in Chamber Music for Halcyon Disquiet, commissioned by the Charlotte New Music Festival.
Texas Man, commissioned for the Tony Boutté, tenor, and saxophone quartet to premiere at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where Ms. Kaufman will be Guest Artist.
Be Still My Heart, commissioned by and dedicated to Jace Saplan and the Na Wai Chamber Choir, premieres at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ms. Kaufman is Composer-in-Residence with the Na Wai Chamber Choir.
Dancers from University of Miami perform "Wound" from "Scratch the Surface" with violinist Joohyun Lee in the East Ballroom of the Student Center Complex.
Violinist Joohyun Lee performs Scratch the Surface at the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. Date and time TBA.
Three Beasts for soprano and guitar trio to premiere at SoundSCAPE Festival.
Jennifer Voigt (soprano) and Tyson Voigt (percussion) to perform On the Move (I rörelse) at Connecticut Summerfest: New Music Festival at the Hartt School, West Hartford, Connecticut.
Violinist Julia Connor to premiere commissioned work Prelude and Postlude for a Bach Sonata, written to be performed along with J.S. Bach's Violin Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV 1005, at New England Conservatory master's recital.
On the Move (I rörelse) for soprano (Jennifer Voigt) and percussion (Tyson Voigt) to be featured, along with a repeat performance of Florida Man, commissioned by Verified Brass Quintet and featuring Philippe Brunet, Jess Hawthorne, Szilard Molnar, Jens Peterson, Cameron Ghahremani and Ryan Townsend (tenor).
On the Move (I rörelse) to be performed by soprano Jennifer Voigt and pianist Jared Peroune. The piece is a 2016 New American Voices Composition Competition Finalist.
Scratch the Surface for solo violin to be performed by Joohyun Lee on the Frontwave New Music Festival in Palm Beach, Florida.