Allison Adah Johnson

Selected Works

had had had a better effect for spoken word and electronics. Premiered at the World Electro Acoustic Listening Room (WEALR) at Cal State Fullerton New Music Festival.


You Never Can Tell incidental music for the George Bernard Shaw play, directed by John Bouchard, Keck Theatre, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA. Received Culley Fund Grant.


This Is Me In Transition commissioned by the Calliope Duo (flute and piano). Premiered at UC San Diego Alumni Festival.


Richard II incidental piano music for the William Shakespeare play, directed by John Bouchard, Keck Theatre, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA. Received Culley Fund Grant.


Neutral on a Moving Train commissioned by the Sonic Possibilities ensemble. Workshop and performance. Received Durfee Foundation Grant. Between the Cracks Forum (Corvallis, OR).


She Stoops to Conquer incidental music (for oboe, cello, trumpet, and harpsichord) for Oliver Goldsmith's play, directed by John Bouchard, Keck Theatre, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA. Received Subito Grant from American Composers Forum.


The Liar a musical theater collaboration with John Sparks and Patricia Zehentmayr. New Works Festival, Colony Theater (Burbank, California).


The Story of This Place collaboration with visual artist Kianga Ford. California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art (Newport Beach, California).


As You Like It songs and incidental music for the William Shakespeare play, directed by John Bouchard, Keck Theatre, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA.


Kudlit (for clarinet, percussion, and electronics). (re)sounding spaces, NYU(re)mix/(re)sound series, Silver Center at Waverly Place, New York, NY.


Fictive Highways/Synthetic Borders (for video, laptops, and live electronics). Performed at the New West Electro Acoustic Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival, Portland, OR. (Received American Music Center Grant.)


A Midsummer Night's Dream songs and incidental music for the William Shakespeare play, directed by John Bouchard, Keck Theatre, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA.


Translation (for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano), performed by Gerri Galyean, Reiko Manabe, Anthony Burr, János Négyesy, Päivikki Nykter, Reynard Rott and Andrew Infanti, at the UCSD Spring Festival, La Jolla, CA.


String Quartet #1 performed by János Négyesy, Peter Clarke, Päivikki Nykter and Reynard Rott, at the UCSD Spring Festival, La Jolla, CA.


croques mesdames (for violin and percussion), written for Päivikki Nykter and Aiyun Huang, performed at UCSD Recital Hall, La Jolla, California.


Verdigris (for mezzo-soprano), performed by Nina Eidsheim, "Chinary Ung Turns 60 Concert", Athenaeum Library, La Jolla, CA.


Temple Icons (for solo voice) performed by Ann Tedards at the Feminist Theory and Music VI Conference, Boise Idaho.


Selvedge (for flute, clarinet, and percussion) at the UCSD Spring Festival, San Diego and at the Frau Musica (nova) Festival in Cologne, Germany.


The End of Positivism (for carillon). Commissioned by the UCSD Alumni Association, UCSD Department of Music, and the University Carillonneur.


The Parallax Room (for trumpet, trombone, and percussion) at the University of California, San Diego; performed at Spruce Street Forum, San Diego.


Low / Lower / Higher Than Before (for bass flute, bass clarinet, and contrabassoon) at the University of California, San Diego.


Lancaran Salah Urat (for clarinet and Javanese gamelan) performed at the College Music Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.


Strophium (for 15 performers) performed by the CalArts New Century Players, Valencia, CA.


Sequitur (for clarinet and percussion) performed by Adam Korman and David Johnson at the Spring Music Festival, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.


Gangsaran (for Javanese gamelan) at the New Directions in Asian-American Music Festival, Santa Barbara, CA.