Compositions

*All self-published works can be obtained from the composer by emailing Gina Gillie at gilliegc AT plu DOT edu.


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


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


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


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

Commissioned by Elliot Higgins

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)


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

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

Duration: 5 minutes

PDF copies available from composer ($20)

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


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)


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)


Dragons for Solo Horn and Brass Choir (2017)

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

Duration: 6 minutes

PDF copies available from composer ($20)


Dragons for Solo Horn and Horn Septet (2017)

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

Duration: 6 minutes

PDF copies available from composer ($20)


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 copies available from composer ($15)


Philharmonic Fanfare (2019)

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

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: Sibelius with Noteperformer

Coming soon - a version for brass band, and one for saxophone ensemble!!


Tango for Woodwind Quintet (2020)

Written for the PLU Camas Wind Quintet

Duration: 5 minutes

PDF copies available from composer ($15)


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


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


Mountain Ascent for Horn Octet (2021)

An arrangement of the original composition for trombone octet

Duration: 10 minutes

PDF copies available soon from composer ($30)


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 the Diversify the Stand website

Listen on Youtube: Ashley Killam, trumpet


Song for the Lost for Trombone and Piano (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 website

Listen on Youtube: Myles Blakemore, trombone


Escapade for Contrabass Trombone and Piano (2021)

Commissioned by Eric High

Duration: 5 minutes

PDF copies available from composer ($20)


Escapade for Horn and Piano (2021)

An arrangement of the original composition for Contrabass Trombone

Duration: 5 minutes

Music is available through WaveFront Music

Listen on Youtube: Sibelius sounds


Intrada for Joey (2021)

Commissioned by Amy Laursen and Todd Cranson

Duration: 4 minutes

PDF copies available from composer ($15)


Conneaut Rag for Solo Piano (2021)

A solo piano version of the last movement from Three Paintings

Duration: 3.5 minutes

PDF copies available from composer ($10)


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

Performance and recording rights held until January 1, 2023


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

Premiere: September 30, 2022 at Octave 9

Watch and Listen on Youtube: Gina Gillie, horn

Performance and recording rights held until March 31, 2023


Miniatures for horn, tuba, and piano (in progress)

Commissioned by the Eastern Standard Trio

Duration: 8 minutes

Premiere: TBD