"Erich Stem has an ear for sophisticated and intriguing spacing and textures...”

 - J. Reinthaler, Washington Post

Erich Stem's music has been performed live around the globe in places such as New York City, Boston, San Antonio, Los Angeles, Miami, England, the Netherlands, and Romania and can be heard on albums by critically acclaimed groups such as counter)induction, Aurelia Saxophone Quartet, SOLI Chamber Ensemble, and the Cadillac Moon Ensemble. His commissions include music for recognized artists such as saxophonist Johan van der Linden and flutist Lindsey Goodman

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Featured Music

Shenandoah

Commissioned by the James Madison University Symphony Orchestra; written as part of America By: A Symphonic Tour.

Kayak

Commissioned by NSO percussionist Scott Christian; for solo Marimba & Vibraphone and Orchestra.

Firefly

Commissioned by clarinetist Carrie RavenStem and the IU Southeast Concert Band; for Eb Clarinet and Wind Ensemble.

“Erich Stem’s Revisited filled the auditorium with the rich and beautiful sounds of the East. Inspired by Japanese Shakuhachi music, the three movements of this piece are unique and beautiful... echoing the feeling of poetry with fluid lines and sophisticated nuances.”

– Boston Theatre Review

Upcoming Events

February 25, 2023

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

World Premiere of Kayak by the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra

College Park, MD

Performed as part of the Solo Series, featuring National Symphony Orchestra percussionist, ScottChristian, Marimba and Vibraphone and David Neely, Directing.

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