Justin Giarrusso | composer


“Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” 

Alphonse de Lamartine

Copyright ©2011-2017 by Justin Giarrusso

December 8, 2017: Reading of A World Apart by FSU Opera Workshop

March 13, 2017: Performance of Theme and Variations at Arizona State University

November 19, 2016: Premiere of Dess(o)us Paris by Joseph Koeferl and OPUS C, conducted by James Chang at Florida State University

March 19, 2016: Premiere of The Long Rain by Carrie Miller at Florida State University

February 9, 2016: Premiere of Evening: New York at Florida State University

January 30, 2016: Premiere of Reeds ‘n’ Rites for fixed media at Florida State University

April 7, 2015: Reading of excerpts from Dess(o)us Paris by Michael Hill and the University of Louisville Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kimcherie Lloyd

March 29, 2015: Premiere of The Deep by the University of Louisville Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Quinn Dizon

February 18, 2015: Premiere of Mid-Park at 64th at the University of Louisvlle

July 11, 2014: Performance of Four Yankee Songs at Dreamland Performing and Visual Arts Space

June 16-28, 2014: Attended the Charlotte New Music Festival, where Theme and Variations for marimba and percussion was premiered by members of Iktus Percussion; and where Justin collaborated with choreographer Kiera Sauter to create a new piece for dance, Urge

May 29, 2014: Premiere of Sparkling Spring by the Auten Road Intermediate School Advanced Orchestra

May 11-23, 2014: Toured Costa Rica with the University of Louisville Sinfonietta

April 2, 2014: Premieres of Asphalt and Dangerous New Avenues on a University Composers Concert

April 12, 2014: Performance of Divertissement Concertante: Ritournelle as part of the Lexington Philharmonic’s New Music Experiment

March 24, 2014: Premiere of Out Damned Spot! by Danish ‘cellist Jakob Kullberg on a Guest Artist recital