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, Opera on Tap Twin Cities, and churches in the DC-metro area. 


He is opera commissioned by the College Light Opera Company (CLOC), The Pier Point Lobster Race, a one act operetta premiered in June 2018. 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
 Link to Sample
Year
 
 Operetta
Laura W. Fuentes
 8 Soloists, Double Chorus, and Chamber Orchestra
 Operetta- Recording
 2018
 
Opera
Laura W. Fuentes
 4 Women and Piano (also Pierrot Ensemble)
 Chamber Opera. Run time 26 minutes
 
 2017
 
Opera
Laura W. Fuentes
10 Soloists, Winds & Piano (also Chamber Orchestra)
 Original Farce. Run time 90 minutes
 
 2016
 
  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
  PDF
 2012
 
 Art Song Cycle
Laura W. 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
 2018
 
  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
William Cullent Bryant
SATB with Piano
 
 2013
 
Choral
All things on Earth shally wholly pass away
William Cullen Bryant
SSATB with piano
 
 2012
 
Choral
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 sample copies of his operas Brides and Mothers, The Pier Point Lobster Race, Do Not Disturb, Art Songs, or Choral Pieces. 

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