Trevor Babb

Guitarist – Composer

Past Concerts

September 2017

DMA Recital – Yale School of Music – New Haven, CT

·       Music by Cretella, Janacek, Trigos, Bach, Kerekes, and Vleggaar.

August 2017

CD Release Concert – Firehouse 12 – New Haven, CT

·       Featuring Music from Debut CD, Warmth on Innova Recordings

May 2017

Original Gravity Concert Series – Idle Hands Brewing Company – Malden, MA

·       Music of Paula Matthusen

April 2017

Mountain Chamber Music Society – St. Andrew's Episcopal Church – Denver, CO

·       Prize winners' concert for Denver Classical Guitar Competition.

·       Premiere of a new work by Chris Cretella.

February 2017

Uncertainty Music Series – Never Ending Books – New Haven, CT

·       Improvised music for solo electric guitar and electronics.

December 2016

New England Chamber Players – Loring-Greenough House – Jamaica Plain, MA

·       Music for guitar and winds by Robert Beaser and Ferdinand Rebay.

November 2016

Electric Guitar Music Before 1980 – Firehouse Space – Brooklyn, NY

·       Recital of early electric guitar music by Feldman, Zorn, Nordheim, Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Bryars, and Fox.

September 2016

Music for a Sustainable Planet – Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall – New York, NY

·       Performance of Yuri Boguinia's In All with Aeon Ensemble

Music for Guitar and Organ – St. Thomas's Episcopal Church – New Haven, CT

·       Recital of guitar and organ music with Simon Jacobs featuring music by Diblasio, Krouse, Fox, Eespere, Pinkham, and Jacobs.

June 2016

Performance Fellow at the Nief-Norf Summer Festival – University of Tennessee, Knoxville – Knoxville, TN

·       Two week festival of contemporary music with various performances in several different venues throughout the city of Knoxville.

May 2016

Solo recital – Deerfield Presbyterian Church – Deerfield, NJ

·       World Premiere of XII Variaciones y fuga sobre la folia de España by Juan Trigos.

April 2016

New Haven Guitar Quartet – Quinnipiac University – Hamden, CT.

March 2016

Lecture Recital – International Guitar Research Centre Conference – University of Surrey – Guildford, UK

"New Modes of Listening and an Embrace of Rock in Tristan Murail's Vampyr!"

February 2016

New Haven Guitar Quartet – Suzuki Music School of Westport – Westport, CT

January 2016

Solo Electric Guitar Performance – Spectrum – New York, NY

  • World premier of Paul Kerekes's trail.

 December 2015

Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra – Capital Community College – Hartford, CT

·       Performance of Derek Bermel's Canzonas Americanas

November 2015

Princeton Sound Kitchen ­– Taplin Auditorium – Princeton, NJ

·       Performance of Yuri Boguinia's In All with So Percussion and the Aeon Ensemble

October 2015

Caution Tape Sound Collective – Array Music Space – Toronto, ON

·       World Premieres of works by Jason Doell, Bekah Simms, and Patrick Arteaga.

September 2015

New England Chamber Players – Kings Chapel – Boston, MA

·       Performances of works by Kreuzter and Piazzolla.

Simon Jacobs – Organ Recital – St Thomas's Episcopal Church – Hamden, CT

·       World Premiere of Simon Jacobs' Sonata for Electric Guitar and Organ.

July/August 2015

Bang on a Can Summer Festival Fellow

·       Three-week music festival with various performances including several world premiers.

April 2015

Solo Concert Tour in Maryland and Virginia

·       Frederick Presbyterian Church – Frederick, MD

·       St. Bridget's Catholic Church – Richmond, VA

·       Harman Chapel at Bluefield College – Bluefield, VA

Concerto with Yale Band

·       Ice by Elizabeth Kelley for electric guitar and wind ensemble

March 2015

Solo Electric Guitar Concert

·       Razzo Hall at Clark University – Worcester, MA

Solo Classical Guitar Recital

·       Trumbull Congregational Church – Trumbull, CT

February 2015

Yale Concert Band – Woolsey Hall – New Haven, CT

·       Banjo/Guitar on Kurt Weill's Little Threepenny Music

January 2015

First Presbyterian Church – Boulder, CO

·       Solo repertoire and English songs with tenor, Steven Soph

October 2014

KEYS Program Fundraiser Concert

·       Salem Lutheran Church – Bridgeport, CT

June 2014

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival New Music Workshop

·       World premieres of new works by Jenny Beck, Bekah Simms, and Nicole Murphy.

May 2014

Church of the Redeemer – New Haven, CT

·       Carol Barnett's "The World Beloved – A Bluegrass Mass"

April 2014

Stamford Chamber Music Group – Pound Ridge, NY

·       Private House Concert

February 2014

Music by Van Stiefel – Yale Guitar Extravaganza

·       Smoke and Mirrors by Van Steifel

Music of Jack Vees – Yale School of Music Faculty Composer Recital

·       Refutation of Gravity (The Reputation of the Masses) by Jack Vees

December 2013

Yale Guitar Chamber Music

·       US Premiere of Duell by Jörg Widmann.

May 2013

Conservatoire de Musique de Genève – Geneva, Switzerland

·       Solo guitar music by composers living in Switzerland

·       World Premiere of D'un Reve II by Nicholas Bolens

March 2012

New Music New Haven – Yale School of Music

·       World Premiere of hedgehog by William Gardiner

December 2011

Vista Concert – Yale School of Music

·       Poèmes de la mort by Frank Martin

April 2011

Yale Recital Chorus and Orchestra

·       Oceana by Osvaldo Golijov

November 2010

Yale In New York – Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – New York, NY

·       Music by David Lang and Benjamin Verdery

April 2010

Benson Forum on Creativity – Eastman School of Music – Rochester, NY

·       World Premiere of Lenten Music by Eugene Astapov

November 2009

Apeiron Chamber Choir – Rochester, NY

·       Music by Britten and Castelnuovo-Tedesco

October 2009

WXXI Backstage Pass – Rochester NY

·       Music by Harry Partch with Ossia New Music

Ossia New Music – Rochester, NY

·       Zwei Gefuhle by Helmut Lachenmann Obituary – “kunst” and il pleut sur la vi(ll)e floating (wo)man by Justin Hoke (World Premieres)

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