Orchestral Works


Orchestral Suite from Pearl the Opera (2020)

Full orchestra - 2,2,2,2; 2,2,0,0; Timp; Percussion, Strings [~10']

Commissioned by the Durham Symphony Orchestra, William Henry Curry, Conductor.

Premiere: Durham Symphony Orchestra, Maestro William Henry Curry, Conductor, Durham Armory, Durham, NC

December 4, 2021

​What the Soul Remembers (2009)

Full orchestra - 2,2,2,2; 2,2,2,1; Timp; Piano; Strings [10']

Program Notes

Commissioned by the Fort Wayne Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota to honor three former SAI members (Wilda Gene Marcus, K Marie Stolba, and Colleen Benninghoff. 

Premiere: Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Maestro Andrew Constantine, Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN

October 10, 2009

​​La Loba (2009)

Chamber orchestra - 1,1,1,1; Ocarina; 1,1,1,0; 2 perc; piano; strings [7']
Program Notes

Reading by Alarm Will Sound, Duke University.
Premiere: Interested in premiering this work, please contact mail@amyscurria.com

We Are Met at Gettysburg - Co-composed with Steve Heitzeg (2002)

Full orchestra - 2 (pic),2,2,2; 4,3,3,1; timp; 3 perc; piano; strings [18']
Program Notes​​

Commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra.
Premiere: The Philadelphia Orchestra, Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero, Temple University Music Prep Children's Choir, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

January 4, 2003

Reviews and Articles

The New York Times

Civil War News

The Morning Call



Blessings of Liberty (2001)

Full orchestra - 3 (pic),2,2,2; 4,3,3,1; timp; 2 perc; harp; strings [5']
​Program Notes​​​​
Commissioned by the Vermont Youth Orchestra.
Premiere: The Vermont Youth Orchestra, Maestro Troy Peters, Flynn Center, Colchester, VT.

May 5, 2002

Five Haiku (1998)

​soprano, tenor, and chamber orchestra
Premiere: Pamela Hay, soprano, Jay Bitner, tenor, Peabody Conservatory Ensemble, Maestro Brian Stone, Goodwin Recital Hall, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD.
April, 1998

​Beyond All Walking (1998)

Full orchestra - 2,2,2,2; 4,2,2,1; timp; 3 perc; harp; piano; strings [10']
​Program Notes​​​​

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1998 Winner of the Symphony in C Composers Competition for Young Composers.
Premiere: Haddonfield Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Daniel Hege, Tweeter Center, Camden, NJ.
May 2, 1998