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Kevin M. Geraldi

DR. KEVIN M. GERALDI is Associate Professor of Conducting at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. As Director of Orchestral Activities and Associate Director of Bands, he conducts the UNCG Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and Casella Sinfonietta, and is associate conductor of the UNCG Wind Ensemble. In addition, he teaches graduate and undergraduate conducting, coordinates the Southeast Honors String Festival, is associate director of the UNCG Summer Music Camp, and co-directs the Carolina Band Festival and Conductors Conference. Previously, he taught at Lander University in Greenwood, SC, in the public schools of Westchester, IL, and served as assistant conductor of the Central Illinois and Michigan Youth Symphonies.

Dr. Geraldi appears regularly as a guest conductor and he maintains an active schedule as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the country. Dr. Geraldi has collaborated with artists including Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Philip Glass, Christopher Theofanidis, and Dmitry Sitkovetsky. A proponent of contemporary music and chamber music, he has commissioned and premiered numerous compositions and published articles in leading journals and other publications. He has recorded several commercially available compact discs, on the Equilibrium and Centaur Records labels, with the Minerva Chamber Ensemble, Casella Sinfonietta, and UNCG Wind Ensemble. With UNCG ensembles, he has performed in the Music Center at Strathmore, at the national CBDNA conventions in Austin, TX, and Greensboro, NC, at the American Bandmasters Association convention in Norfolk, VA, and twice at the NCMEA conference. He has presented clinics at the North Carolina and South Carolina Music Educators Association Conferences, and at National and Southern Division CBDNA Conventions.

Dr. Geraldi holds the Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in conducting from the University of Michigan where he studied with H. Robert Reynolds and Michael Haithcock. He received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Illinois Wesleyan University, where he studied conducting with Steven Eggleston. Additionally, he has studied conducting privately and in seminars with teachers including Gustav Meier, Kenneth Kiesler, Pierre Boulez, and Frederick Fennell. Dr. Geraldi is a recipient of the Thelma A. Robinson Award, presented biennially by the Conductors Guild and the National Federation of Music Clubs. In 2012, he was elected to membership in the prestigious American Bandmasters Association. He is a member of the Conductors Guild, the College Orchestra Directors Association, the College Band Directors National Association, the National Association for Music Education, Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and is a National Arts Associate of Sigma Alpha Iota.

ORCHESTRAL REPERTOIRE LIST – KEVIN M. GERALDI

Overtures, Incidental Pieces, etc.

• Berlioz – Rakoczy March
• Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture*
• Bernstein – Overture to Candide
• Brahms – Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
• Brahms – Hungarian Dances No. 5 and 6
• Chabrier – España*
• Copland – Our Town
• Copland – Outdoor Overture*
• Delius – “La Calinda” from Koanga*
• de Falla – Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo*
• Dukas – Fanfare from ‘La Peri’
• Dukas – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice*
• Franck – Le chasseur maudit
• Gliere – Russian Sailor’s Dance
• Glinka – Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila
• Gounod – Funeral March of a Marionette*
• Kabalevsky – Overture to Colas Breugnon*
• Kodaly – Ballet Music*
• Liadov – The Enchanted Lake*
• Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2*
• Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Intermezzo
• Mendelssohn – The Hebrides*
• Mozart – Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro
• Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov – Night on Bald Mountain*
• Nicolai – The Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture
• Nielsen – Festival March from Aladdin
• Respighi – Tarantella from La Boutique Fantasque*
• Rimsy-Korsakov – Russian Easter Overture
• Rimsy-Korsakov – Dance of the Buffoons from The Snow Maiden*
• Rimsy-Korsakov – Flight of the Bumblebee*
• Rossini – La Gazza Ladra
• Rossini – L’Italiana in Algieri Overture
• Rossini – Il Barbiere di Siviglia*
• Saint-Saens – Danse Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah
• Saint-Saens – Danse Macabre*
• Shostakovich – Festive Overture*
• Smetana – The Moldau
• Smetana – Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride*
• Strauss – On the Beautiful Blue Danube (waltzes)
• Sousa – The Liberty Bell*
• Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture
• Tchaikovsky – Marche Slav*
• Verdi – La Traviata: Prelude to Act I
• Verdi – Overture to Nabucco
• Wagner – Introduction to Act 3 of Lohengrin
• Wagner – Prelude to Die Meistersinger
Suites, Tone Poems, etc.

• Bartok – Dance Suite
• Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
• Bizet – Carmen Suites No. 1 and No. 2
• Brahms – Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op. 56a
• Copland – Appalachian Spring (original version)
• Copland – Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
• Elgar – The Wand of Youth, Suite No. 2 *
• Gershwin – An American in Paris
• Grieg – Symphonic Dances
• Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
• Holst – The Planets
• Milhaud – La Creation du Monde
• Mussorgsky/Ravel – Pictures at an Exhibition
• Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf*
• Prokofiev – Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2
• Respighi – Pines of Rome
• Respighi – Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite I
• Respighi – The Birds*
• Rimsky-Korsakov – Capriccio Español
• Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherezade
• Strauss – Death and Transfiguration
• Stravinsky – Dumbarton Oaks
• Stravinsky – Eight Instrumental Miniatures
• Stravinsky – The Firebird: Suite (1919)
• Tchaikovsky – Capriccio Italien
• Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker Suite No. 1
• Turina – Danzas Fantasticas
• Wagner – Siegfried Idyll
• Wagner – Arrival of the Guests at Wartburg from Tannhauser
Symphonies

• Beethoven – Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
• Beethoven – Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”
• Beethoven – Symphony No. 4*
• Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C minor
• Berlioz – Symphonie Fantastique
• Brahms – Symphony No. 2 in D Major
• Dvorak – Symphony No. 7
• Dvorak – Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88
• Dvorak – Symphony No. 9*
• Mahler – Symphony No. 1
• Mahler – Symphony No. 4
• Rimsky-Korsakov – “Antar” Symphony*
• Schubert – Symphony No. 8
• Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5
• Sibelius – Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
• Still – Afro-American Symphony
• Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”
• Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4

Concerti

• Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
• Daugherty – Fire and Blood
• Daugherty – Le Tombeau de Liberace
• Debussy – Premiere Rhapsodie
• Finzi – Concerto for Clarinet
• Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue*
• Gliere – Horn Concerto
• Grieg – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
• Haydn – Concerto for Two Horns in E-flat
• Nielsen – Flute Concerto
• Peck – The Upward Stream
• Prokofiev – Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 16
• Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2
• Rutty – Piano Concerto
• Schumann – Introduction and Allegro appassionato
• Strauss – Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat
• Tchaikovsky – Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 23
• Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto
• Tchaikovsky – Rococo Variations*
• Ticheli – Concerto for Clarinet
• Vivaldi – Concerto for Two Trumpets
• Vivaldi – Concerto for Bassoon in E minor*
• Volkmann – Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 33
• Weber – Concertino for Clarinet, Op. 26
• Weber – Bassoon Concerto, Op. 75

Vocal Works

• Barber – Three Orchestrated Songs
• Beethoven – Ah, Perfido!
• Bernstein – “Glitter and Be Gay” from Candide
• Donizetti – “Chi mi frena in tal momento” from Lucia di Lammermoor
• Mahler – Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
• Puccini – “Mi chiamano Mimi” from La Boheme
• Ravel – “Asie” from Shéhérazade
• Verdi – “Lux Aeterna” from Requiem
• Wagner – “Wahn! Wahn! Uberall Wahn!” from Die Meistersinger
• Wagner – Wotan’s Farewell and Magic Fire Music from Die Walkure
• Weber – “Eist traumte meiner sel’gen Base” from Der Freischutz

Opera

• Glass – Galileo Galilei

Contemporary Works

• Bates – Mothership
• Bryant – Ecstatic Fanfare
• Bryant – Ecstatic Waters
• Daugherty – Red Cape Tango
• Hanson – Love Duet from Merry Mount
• Higdon – blue cathedral
• Locklair – Hail the Coming Day
• Schelle – Samurai
• Theofanidis – Rainbow Body
• Theofanidis – The Here and Now
• Tommasini – Sonic Dreams Made Real

String Orchestra Works

• Britten – Simple Symphony
• Elgar – Serenade
• Holst – St. Paul’s Suite
• Rutter – Suite for Strings
• Telemann – Overture-Suite: Don Quixote
• Ticheli – Rest
• Vivaldi – Concerto Grosso in D minor
• Warlock – Capriol Suite
• Washburn – Suite for Strings

WIND REPERTOIRE LIST – KEVIN M. GERALDI

Full Ensemble Works

• Alford, Kenneth – The Army of the Nile
• Alford – The Vanished Army
• Arnold, Malcolm – English Dances
• Babin, Victor – Hillandale Waltzes
• Bach, Johann Sebastian/Goldman,Leist – Fantasia in G Major
• Bach/Moehlmann – Prelude and Fugue in D minor
• Bach/Moehlmann – Prelude and Fugue in G minor
• Bach/Cailliet – Fervent is My Longing
• Bach/Cailliet – Little Fugue in G minor
• Bach/Reed – My Jesus! O What Anguish!
• Bennett, Robert Russell – Suite of Old American Dances
• Bernstein, Leonard/Grundman – Candide Suite
• Bernstein/Polster – Four Dances from West Side Story
• Biedenbender, David – Luminescence
• Biedenbender – Daybreak Crossing
• Broege, Timothy – Sinfonia V
• Bryant, Steven – Solace (world premiere)
• Bryant – Dusk
• Bryant – First Light
• Bryant – The Marbled Midnight Mile
• Bryant – sevenfive
• Bryant – Ecstatic Fanfare
• Chance, John Barnes – Elegy
• Chance – Variations on a Korean Folk Song
• Chance – Incantation and Dance
• Colgrass, Michael – Raag Mala
• Copland, Aaron – Emblems
• Copland – Down a Country Lane
• Copland – Outdoor Overture
• Copland – Lincoln Portrait
• Crockett, Donald – Dance Concerto (consortium premiere)
• Daugherty, Michael – Vulcan
• Daugherty, Michael – Niagara Falls
• Delle Cese, D. – L’Inglesina
• Dello Joio, Norman – Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn
• Dello Joio – Variants on a Mediaeval Tune
• Djupstrom, Michael – Homages
• Dooley, Paul – Meditation at Lagunitas
• Ellerby, Martin – Paris Sketches
• Erb, Donald – Symphony for Winds
• Etezady, Roshanne – Tiktaalik (consortium premiere)
• Etezady – Milestone
• Feld, Jindrich – Divertimento
• Freund, Donald – Jug Blues and Fat Pickin’
• George, Ryan – Firefly
• Gillingham, David – Heroes, Lost and Fallen
• Gillingham – When Speaks the Signal-Trumpet Tone
• Gould, Morton – Ballad
• Grainger, Percy – Colonial Song
• Grainger – Children’s March
• Grainger – Molly on the Shore
• Grainger – Shepherd’s Hey
• Grainger – Irish Tune from County Derry
• Grainger – Bell Piece
• Grainger – Mock Morris
• Grainger – Country Grardens
• Grainger/Osmon – Down Longford Way
• Grainger/Goldman – Spoon River
• Grainger – Lincolnshire Posy
• Grainger/Daehn – Themes from “Green Bushes”
• Green, Jonathan – Leviathan’s Wrath
• Gregson, Edward – Festivo
• Griffes, Charles T. – Poem
• Hanson, Howard – Chorale and Alleluia
• Hesketh, Kenneth – Danceries
• Higdon, Jennifer – Oboe Concerto (consortium premiere)
• Hindemith, Paul – Symphony in B-flat
• Holst, Gustav – First Suite in E-flat
• Holst – Second Suite in F
• Iannacone, Anthony – After a Gentle Rain
• Ito, Yasuhide – Festal Scenes
• Ito – Gloriosa
• Ives, Charles, Schuman/Rhoads – Variations on “America”
• Ives – March: Omega Lambda Chi
• Jacob, Gordon – William Byrd Suite
• Kramer, Timothy – Mosaics
• Latham, William – Three Chorale Preludes
• Lehto, Jukka Pekka – Kellojen Legenda
• Lindroth, Scott – Passage
• LoPresti, Ronald – Elegy for a Young American
• Mackay, Neil – Symphony
• Mackey, John – Hymn to a Blue Hour
• Mackey – Aurora Awakes
• Mackey – Strange Humors
• Mackey – Redline Tango
• Mackey – High Wire
• Mackey – Clocking
• Maslanka, David – Give Us This Day
• Maslanka – Hell’s Gate
• Mendelssohn, Felix, Geraldi/Asbill – Overture, Op. 24
• Mennin, Peter – Canzona
• Milhaud, Darius – Suite Francaise
• Mitchell, Daniel – The Dawning of a Soul
• Nelhybel, Vaclav – Symphonic Movement
• Nelson, Ron – Resonances I
• Nelson – Morning Alleluias for the Winter Solstice
• Newman, Jonathan – My Hands are a City (consortium premiere)
• Newman – Avenue X
• Newman – De Profundis
• Pann, Carter – Four Factories (world premiere)
• Pann – Slalom
• Pann – Hold This Boy and Listen
• Persichetti, Vincent – Masquerade
• Persichetti – Psalm
• Persichetti – Symphony No. 6
• Press, Jacques – Wedding Dance
• Puckett, Joel – Avelynn’s Lullaby
• Puckett, Joel – Blink
• Puckett, Joel – it perched for Vespers nine
• Puckett – Ping, Pang, Pong
• Puckett – Short Stories (world premiere)
• Qian, Chen – Come, Drink One More Cup
• Reed, Alfred – Armenian Dances
• Reed, H. Owen – La Fiesta Mexicana
• Rindfleisch, Andrew – American Scripture (consortium premiere)
• Ritter-George, Thom – Suite in F
• Salfelder, Kathryn – Cathedrals
• Schuller, Gunther – Blue Dawn Into White Heat
• Schuman, William – Chester
• Schuman – George Washington Bridge
• Shostakovich, Dmitri – Folk Dances
• Shostakovich – Galop
• Sparke, Philip – Sunrise at Angel’s Gate
• Stamp, Jack – Four Maryland Songs
• Stucky, Steven – Funeral Music for Queen Mary
• Susato, Tielman/Dunnigan – Suite from The Danserye
• Suter, Anthony – To Shine, Singing Over Waterless Seas
• Syler, James – Sinfonietta (consortium premiere)
• Tchesnokoff, Pavel, Houseknecht – Salvation is Created
• Ticheli, Frank – Gaian Visions
• Ticheli – Symphony No. 2
• Ticheli – Sanctuary
• Ticheli – Blue Shades
• Ticheli – Simple Gifts
• Ticheli – Nitro
• Ticheli – Postcard
• Ticheli – Wild Nights
• Tull, Fisher – Sketches on a Tudor Psalm
• Turina, Joaquin/Krance – Five Miniatures
• Turrin, Joseph – High Flight
• Washburn, Robert – Symphony
• Welcher, Dan – Minstrels of the Kells
• Welcher – Songs Without Words
• Welcher – Laboring Songs
• Welcher – Zion
• Williams, Clifton – Symphonic Dance No. 3, “Fiesta”
• Wilson, Dana – Day Dreams
• Woolfenden, Guy – Illyrian Dances
• Young, Charles Rochester – Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Chamber Ensemble Works

• Bernard, Emile – Divertissement
• Clemens, James – Celebration Fanfare
• Daugherty, Michael – Ladder to the Moon
• Druschetzky, Georg – Partita No. 6 in E-flat
• Dubois, Theodore – Premiere Suite
• Engebretson, Mark – Acrylic Waves
• Gabrieli, Giovanni – Canzon Quarti Toni
• Gabrieli – Sonata pian’ e forte
• Gabrieli – Canzon septimi toni No. 2
• Gilbert, Peter – Fanfare
• Gounod, Charles – Petite Symphonie
• Griffes, C.T./Thurston – Poem for Flute and Chamber Ensemble
• Haydn, F. J. – Serenade No. 5 in E-flat Major
• Hidas, Frigyes – Concerto for Bassoon
• Hindemith, Paul – Konzertmusik fur Blasorchester, Op. 41
• Hummel, Johann Nepomuk – Octet-Partita in E-flat
• Husa, Karel – Divertimento for Brass and Percussion
• Jacob, Gordon – Old Wine in New Bottles
• Lindroth, Scott – Stomp
• Mackey, John – Songs from the End of the World (world premiere)
• Mendelssohn, Felix – Nocturno
• Mozart, W.A. – Serenade No. 10, K. 361a, “Gran Partita”
• Mozart, W.A. – Serenade No. 11, K. 375
• Mumford, Jeffery – a focused expanse of evolving experience (world premiere)
• Nagel, Robert – Divertimento for Winds
• Puckett, Joel – Southern Comforts
• Spittal, Robert – Consort
• Stravinsky, Igor – Symphonies of Wind Instruments
• Tommasini, Matthew – Torn Canvases
• Uhl, Alfred – Drei Tanzstücke
• Warlock, Peter – Capriol Suite
• Vizzutti, Allen – Cityscape
• von Weber, Carl Maria – Concertino for Oboe and Winds
• Warlock, Peter – Capriol Suite
• Weill, Kurt – Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
• Weston, Trevor – Life Goes (premiere)
• Woolfenden, Guy – Suite Francaise

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