Elizabeth LaCroix

A Presence Close as Breath 12 mins
members of eighth blackbird
Premièred in Chicago, May 2008
Society of Composers Inc. / ASCAP Regional Award, Spring 2009.

Twelve Faces of the Emerald 12 mins
eighth blackbird with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley
Premièred in Chicago, May 2007
Third Prize in Prof. Ivan Spassov Competition, Bulgaria, November 2007.

A Million People on One String 7.5 mins
L'Orchestre National de Lorraine and conductor Diego Masson
Acanthes Festival in Metz, France, July 2008.

A variation on Robert Burns' Ae Fond Kiss 1 min
members of Psappha
St. Magnus Festival in Kirkwall, Scotland, June 2009

Sound Sketch: the fitful tracing of a portal ~5.5 mins
composed for pianist Ciro Longobardi
Premièred at the 36º Cantiere Internazionale D'Arte, Montepulciano, Italy, July 28, 2011
subsequent performances by Longobardi in Chicago, Toronto, and Parma, Italy

Miniature for Shulamit: A0 to C8 ~1.5 mins
composed in honor of Shulamit Ran on the occasion of her retirement from the University of Chicago
Premièred by pianist Amy Briggs, May 2015