Sean Pflueger
 Bass-Baritone & Composer

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Composition Resume and Works

Sean Pflueger is a Washington DC-area singer and composer with a focus on works for the voice. His music has been performed by Riverbend Opera Company, Forgotten Opera Company, James Madison University, and churches in the DC-metro area. Prior works for the stage include Children in the Mist, a horror opera for 14 soloists and chorus based on the Stephen King short story "The Mist," which premiered at the 2012 Capital Fringe Festival; Brides and Mothers, a chamber opera for 4 women; and Do Not Disturb, an original farce for 10 soloists, piano, and woodwind quartet,  premiered at the 2016 Capital Fringe Festival. Hailed for its "fine, contemporary musical score" (MD Theatre Guide) and "complicated and beautiful melodies," (DC Metro Theatre Arts),Children in the Mist was awarded Best of the Capital Fringe from DC Theatre Scene, and a Top Pick by Huffington Post and Brightest Young Things. Other major works for the voice include a 5-song cycle for female voice  What's for Dinner: A guide to managing expectations, 12-song cycle of William Blake poems entitled The Songs of Innocence, an oratorio, The Joyful Mysteries, and choral settings of the poetry of William Cullen Bryant, including “Thy Creation,” “All things on earth shall wholly pass away,” and “The Prairies”. Mr. Pflueger's arrangements for voice, piano, and winds have been used in concert and church performances throughout the Washington D.C. Metro area. Mr. Pflueger studied composition with John Hilliard at James Madison University and is the recipient of the Strauss Fellowship from the Arts Council of Fairfax County for music composition.


List of Works

Type
Work
 Text
 
 Instrumentation
Notes
Year
Opera
Laura Wehrmeyer Fuentes
 
10 Soloists, Winds & Piano
 Original Farce. Run time 90 minutes
 2016
Opera
Laura Wehrmeyer Fuentes
 
 4 Women and Piano
 Chamber Opera. Run time 25 minutes
 2017
  Opera
Sean Pflueger
 
14 Soloists and chorus, Winds, and Piano
Based on the Stephen King short story entitled "The Mist",  Run time 2 hours 15 minutes
 2012
 Art Song Cycle
Laura Wehrmeyer Fuentes
 
 5 Sons for female voice (High/Low)
 5 songs including:  An ode to lifestyle magazines, The party line, Having it all, The bake sale, and Chicken dinner, impromptu
 2017
  Art Song
Cycle
Songs of Innocence
William Blake
 
Voice and Piano
  12 songs including: The Ecchoing Green, Little Lamb, The Little Black Boy, The Chimney Sweep, A Cradle Song, A Little Boy Lost, A Little Boy Found, The School Boy, The Chimney Sweeper, Nurse's Song, Holy Thursday, Infant Joy
 2006
Choral
The Prairies
William Cullen Bryant
 
SSATB with Piano
 2015
  Choral
The Barley was Reaped/Thy Creation
William Cullent Bryant
 
SATB with Piano
 2013
  Choral
All things on Earth shally wholly pass away
William Cullen Bryant
 
SSATB with piano
 2012
  Choral
 For I know the plan
Jeremiah
 
SSATB with piano
 2014
Choral
O Sacrum Convivium
Traditional
 
SSATBB with Piano
 Soprano and Tenor Soloists
 2014
Sacred Solo
Jubilate Deo
Traditional
 
 Voice and Piano
 2016

Contact the Composer

Sean Pflueger's works are available for perusal and/or purchase. (Children in the Mist is unavailable due to rights reverting to the author.) 

Contact the composer to get copies of his opera Do Not Disturb, Art Songs, or Choral Pieces. 

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