Composition List (by instrumental groups) BRASS THE IMNAGE [SIC] OF GIRL-CLOUD PENSIVE (2012), 7:30 – tuba and piano, for Jason Byrnes. Premiered at the 2012 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Austria. CHAMBER ENSEMBLE LULU OF THE PLAINS (2018), 45:00 – mezzo-soprano, flute, clarinet, piano, two percussion, violin, cello. Optional video and […]

STRANGE ANGELS: EXPLORING THE PARANORMAL (conceived in 2010; instrumentation and compositions evolving each performance) – an evening length program of chamber compositions (Shadows Red With Distant Suns, A Miasmatic Company of Ghosts, From a Far Corner of Memory [1972]); electronics (Strange Angels, Voiceless Transit [w/acoustics]), and folk-oriented tunes (UFOs Over […]

The music of Paul Elwood has been performed by the North Carolina Symphony, the Charleston Symphony, the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Darius Milhaud Conservatoire, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra String Quartet, the Callithumpian Consort of the New England Conservatory, the Seattle Chamber Players, newEar New Music Ensemble, bouzouki […]

The 1986 Kansas State Bluegrass Banjo Champion, Elwood has collaborated with diverse players including bluegrass legend John Hartford, composer Christian Wolff, percussionist Famoudou Don Moyé (Art Ensemble of Chicago), guitarist Jean-Marc Montera (France), percussionist Eddie Prévost, Native American musician Robert Mirabal, cellist Hank Roberts, bassists Robert Black and Bertram Turetzky, […]

2017 PUNJABI PODCAST – string quartet, 5 minutes. Premiered by All Strings Considered, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas, August 24, 2017. BLUE PILLARS OF NIGHT – saxophone quartet, 10 minutes. Commissioned by Jon Gudmundson and the Strange Angels Quartet. Premiere pending in 2018. LEFT-HANDED COMPLIMENT – two players: box, violin […]