Compositions

*All self-published works can be obtained from the composer by emailing Gina Gillie: gilliegc AT plu DOT edu. Inquiries about commissions can be directed to the same address.


Solo Horn

Three Unaccompanied Pieces for Horn (2007

I. Transcension, II. Song, III. Ditty for Jonathan

Duration: 15 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: I. Transcension, II. Song, III. Ditty for Jonathan (Gina Gillie, horn)


Solo Piano


Conneaut Rag for Solo Piano (2021)


A solo piano version of the last movement from Three Paintings

Duration: 3.5 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($10+tax)


Lucas's Song for Solo Piano (2023)


A delightful solo based on an accidental melody played by the composer's nephew

Duration: 1 minute

PDF copies available from the composer for free

Listen on Youtube: Gina Gillie, piano


Horn and Fixed Media


Pale Blue Dot for solo horn and fixed media (2022)

Commissioned by the Seattle Symphony for the Octave 9 performance space

Duration: 7.5 minutes

Watch and Listen on Youtube: Gina Gillie, horn

PDF, audio, and video files are available from the composer ($25+tax) 


Horn and Piano

The Great Migration for Two Horns and Piano (2013) 

Through-composed programmatic duet that describes the migratory cycle of wildebeests through Tanzania and Kenya 

Commissioned by Michelle Stebleton

Duration: 10 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: Gina Gillie and Daniel Grabois, horns, Vincent Fuh, piano

Sonata for Horn and Piano (2018)

Commissioned by Steven Cohen for his CD project, Cruise Control 

I. Allegro moderato, II. Melodie, III. Rondo 

Duration: 17 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: I. Allegro moderato, II. Melodie, III. Rondo (Steven Cohen, horn, Jed Moss, piano)

Reverie for Horn and Piano (2019)

Commissioned by Ashley Gulbranson for the Phoenix Project, this piece is designed to be accessible to players dealing with focal dystonia or embouchure injuries. Also approachable for players with braces, limited range, and other playing limitations.

Duration: 10 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: Jena Gardner, horn, Joanne Chang, piano

Romance for Wagner Tuba and Piano (2019)

Commissioned by Robert Palmer

Also playable on Horn

Duration: 6 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($15+tax)


Escapade for Horn and Piano (arr. 2021)

An arrangement of the original composition for Contrabass Trombone

Duration: 5 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: Sibelius sounds

Song for the Lost for Horn and Piano (arr. 2023)

An arrangement of the original composition for trumpet

Duration: 4 minutes

Included in the Winds of Change horn edition available from Diversify the Stand


Trumpet and Piano


Song for the Lost for Trumpet and Piano (2021)

Commissioned by the Diversify the Stand Initiative

Duration: 4 minutes

Included in the Winds of Change trumpet book available from Diversify the Stand

Listen on Youtube: Ashley Killam, trumpet


Rise Above for Trumpet and Piano (2023)


Commissioned by Shelley Devlin

Duration: 5 minutes

Performance rights held until Fall 2024


New commission for two trumpets and organ (2024) forthcoming


Commissioned by Erika Schafer (The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

Duration: 8 minutes

Performance rights held until Summer 2025


Trombone and Piano


Escapade for Contrabass Trombone and Piano (2021)

Commissioned by Eric High (St. Norbert College)

Duration: 5 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($20+tax)

Escapade for Tenor Trombone and Piano (arr. 2022)

An arrangement of the original composition for Contrabass Trombone

Duration: 5 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($20+tax)

Song for the Lost for Trombone and Piano (arr. 2022)

An arrangement of the original composition for trumpet

Duration: 4 minutes

Included in the Winds of Change trombone edition available from the Diversify the Stand

Listen on Youtube: Myles Blakemore, trombone 



Euphonium and Piano


Song for the Lost for Euphoium and Piano (arr. 2022)


An arrangement of the original composition for trumpet

Duration: 4 minutes

Included in the Winds of Change tuba edition available from Diversify the Stand



Tuba and Piano


Song for the Lost for Tuba and Piano (arr. 2023)


An arrangement of the original composition for trumpet

Duration: 4 minutes

Included in the Winds of Change tuba edition available from Diversify the Stand

Horn and Tuba


Intrada for Joey (2021)

A fun and energetic concert opener for horn and tuba duet

Commissioned by Amy Laursen and Todd Cranson

Duration: 4 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music


Horn, Voice, Piano

To the Seasons for Soprano, Horn and Piano (2009)

Written for composer's DMA dissertation in 2009, published in 2012

I. To Summer, II. To Autumn, III, To Winter, IV. To Spring

Duration: 20 minutes 

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: I. To Summer, II. To Autumn, III. To Winter, IV. To Spring 

(Gina Gillie, soprano, Bernhard Scully, horn, Vincent Fuh, piano)


Horn, Woodwind, Piano


Three Paintings for Clarinet, Horn, and Piano (2021)

Commissioned by James Boldin, Scot Humes, and Richard Seiler

I. Highland Castle, II. Lavender Fields, III. Conneaut Rag

Duration: 12 minutes

Listen on Youtube: I. Highland Castle, II. Lavender Fields, III. Conneaut Rag

PDF only, copies available from composer ($25+tax)


Horn, Trombone, Piano


Whimsy for Horn, Trombone and Piano (2020)

Commissioned by the Triskelion Trio

Duration: 4 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: Sibelius with NotePerformer


Horn, Tuba, Piano


Five Quirky Miniatures for Horn, Tuba, and Piano (2022)

Commissioned by the Eastern Standard Trio

Duration: 8 minutes

Premiere: TBD

Music is available through WaveFront Music


Brass Trio


Trio for Brass for Trumpet, Horn and Trombone (2014)

I. Fanfare and Chorale, II. Lament, III. Tango

Duration: 12 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: II. Lament, III. Tango (Members of PLU Lyric Brass)


Scenes from the Bayou for Trumpet, Horn and Trombone (2016)

Commissioned by James Boldin and the Black Bayou Brass for their CD project, Scenes from the Bayou

I. Morning on the Bayou, II. Chasing Prey, III. Bayou Boardwalk, IV. Cypress Trees, V. Fire in the Sky 

Duration: 12 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: I. Morning on the Bayou, II. Chasing Prey, III. Bayou Boardwalk, IV. Cypress Trees, V. Fire in the Sky (Black Bayou Brass)


Dualities for Trombone Trio (2024)

Commissioned through a consortium led by Morgan Fite

I. Serenity, II. Immolation

Duration: 6 minutes

Music under contract until Spring 2025


Brass Quintet

New commission (2024) forthcoming

Commissioned by the International Women's Brass Conference

Duration: 10 minutes

To be premiered at the IWBC 2025


Woodwind Quintet

Tango for Woodwind Quintet (2020)

Written for the PLU Camas Wind Quintet

Duration: 5 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($15+tax)


Horn Ensemble


Horn Quartet No. 1 (2015)

Commissioned by John Hargreaves

I. Adagio and Allegro, II. Andante, III. Variations on Ich Schell Mein Horn

Duration: 18 minutes

Music is available through Wavefront Music

Listen on Youtube: I. Adagio and Allegro, II. Andante, III. Variations on Ich Schell Mein Horn 

(Gina Gillie, Mark Robbins, Gustavo Camacho, Becky Miller, horns)

Dragons for Solo Horn and Horn Septet (arr. 2017)

A horn octet (solo horn and seven horns) arrangement of Dragons for brass choir

Duration: 6 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($20+tax)


Mountain Ascent for Horn Octet (arr. 2021)

An arrangement of the original composition for trombone octet

Duration: 10 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($30+tax)


New commission for horn sextet (2024) forthcoming


Commissioned by Sarah Schouten (Penn State University)

Duration: 4 minutes

Performance rights held until Fall 2025


Trombone Ensemble


Mountain Ascent for Trombone Octet (2020)

2022 International Women's Brass Conference Composition Competition Winner

Commissioned by Jeremy Marks

Duration: 10 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: University of North Texas Trombone Consortium


Large Brass Ensemble


Dragons for Solo Horn and Brass Ensemble (2017)

Written for Kerry Turner and participants of the PLU High School Brass Workshop 

Instrumentation: Solo horn, 2 trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, euphonium, tuba

Duration: 6 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($20+tax)


Philharmonic Fanfare (2019) for symphonic brass 

Commissioned by the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra for their 75th anniversary season

Instrumentation: 3 trumpets, 4 horns, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone and 1 tuba

Duration: 4 minutes

Original version for symphonic brass is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: Sibelius with NotePerformer


Philharmonic Fanfare (arr. 2023) for British Brass Band


An arrangement of the original composition for symphonic brass

Instrumentation: Standard British Brass Band

Duration: 4 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($75+tax)



Large Woodwind Ensemble


Philharmonic Fanfare (arr. 2022) for saxophone ensemble


An arrangement of the original composition for symphonic brass

Instrumentation: 3 soprano saxophones (alternate part: alto sax for 3rd soprano), 3 alto saxophones, 3 tenor saxophones, 2 baritone saxophones, and 1 bass saxophone

Duration: 4 minutes

Available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: South Sound Sax Ensemble on KING FM


Choir


To Spring for Women's Choir, Horn and Piano (arr. 2014) 

An arrangement of the last movement from To the Seasons. Also available with harp instead of piano.

Duration: 5 minutes

PDF only, copies available from composer ($75+tax)

Listen on Youtube: Northwest Repertory Singers, Gina Gillie, horn



Orchestra


Reverie (arr. 2023) for solo horn and string orchestra


An arrangement of the original composition for solo horn and piano from 2019

Duration: 10 minutes

PDF only, copies available for sale from composer ($100+tax)

To be premiered by Symphony Tacoma in April 2024


The Great Migration (arr. 2023) for two horns and symphony orchestra


An arrangement of the original composition for 2 horns and piano from 2012

Duration: 11 minutes

Premiered by the Holyoke Civic Symphony in December 2023

PDF only, copies available for sale from composer ($150+tax)



Wind Ensemble


Song for the Lost (arr. 2023)


A wind ensemble arrangement of the original composition for trumpet and piano.

Duration: 5 minutes

Premiered by the PLU Wind Ensemble in November 2023

PDF only, copies available for sale from composer ($75+tax)


Forthcoming Commission (summer 2024)


A new concert-opener for wind ensemble, commissioned by the Interlochen Center for the Arts

Duration: 5 minutes

To be premiered at the Interlochen Symphonic Band Camp