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Darin Templeton

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M.M., B.M. in Composition, University of Redlands. A.A. Arizona Western College. Winner of SAI Composer's Award, 2003-2004, 2005-2006; ASCAP Plus Award, 2005-2010.

Over 1500 scores printed so far! If you have a request for a certain ensemble, email me, and I'll consider it in the future. Most of my current projects involve other copyrights so I'm not as active on here right now.

Feel free to perform these compositions or arrangements whenever you like, and please send me a program or an email afterwards. I am just curious to hear about you, your ensembles, and your performances all over the world! Thank you- DT

Upcoming Events:

In 2014, Cuatro Puntos will release a new recording featuring: DARIN TEMPLETON: String Quartet No. 1 DARIN TEMPLETON: String Quartet No. 2 NICOLE CHAMBERLAIN Elasticity for flute, viola, cello

Latest News:

01/24/14, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Glastonbury, CT. Cuatro Puntos Quartet performed String Quartet no. 2, Op. 13. Performers: Aaron Packard, violin Annie Trépanier, violin Kevin Bishop, viola Pablo Issa Skaric, cello.

11/23/13, Von Der Mehden Recital Hall, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. Cuatro Puntos Quartet performed String Quartet no. 1, Op. 4. Performers: Aaron Packard, violin Annie Trépanier, violin Kevin Bishop, viola Pablo Issa Skaric, cello.

10/04/13, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Glastonbury, CT. Cuatro Puntos Quartet performed String Quartet no. 1, Op. 4. Performers: Aaron Packard, violin Annie Trépanier, violin Kevin Bishop, viola Pablo Issa Skaric, cello.

04/13/11, Arizona Western College, Yuma, AZ. AWC Guitar Ensemble performed arrangements of Delibes "Flower Duet" and Dvorak "Slavonic Dance." Performers: Miguel Arvisu, Isaiah Matlock, Alex Ponce, Carl Posch, Darin Templeton.

June 09, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA. The CSMA Youth Orchestras performed selected new arrangements of solo violin favorites..

06/20/08, 7:00pm, Cibola auditorium, 4100 W. 20th Street, Yuma, AZ. The WSCM Quartet will premiered String Quartet no. 2 in C minor Op. 13 at the "Strings Del Rio Festival." Performers: Neli Nikolaeva, Laurel Diskin, violins; Kevin Bishop, viola; Maksim Velichkin, cello.

06/08/08 CSMA Showcase Concert, 3:00pm/7:30pm, University of Redlands Memorial Chapel, Redlands, CA. The Youth Orchestra of the Community School of Music and Arts performed several orchestrations of solo violin standards that were commissioned from me. (Those in the public domain appear here on SibeliusMusic.com) Composers include: Debussy, Dancla, Wieniawski, Kreisler, Ruegger, and Klauss.

04/19/07 The WSCM Quartet performed String Quartet Op. 4 at "Celebration of Strings," Historic Yuma Theater, Yuma, AZ. Performers: James Tan, Laurel Diskin, violins; Kevin Bishop, viola; Nick Bertani, cello.

03/07/07 The WSCM Quartet performed String Quartet Op. 4 at Eagle Rock, CA.

12/11/06 A new CD has been released, featuring my String Quartet and Fughetta, performed by the WSCM quartet- James Tan, Rebecca Juarez, violins; Kevin Bishop, viola; Nick Bertani, cello. Click on the link for details or go to the WSCM site.

Half of the proceeds go to the Western Society of Chamber Music, a non-profit organization dedicated to sponsoring live performances of chamber music and providing scholarships for young musicians. The cd makes a great holiday gift too ;D

10/08/06 Mvt. 2 Adagio Cantabile, from String Quartet Op. 4 performed at Pilgrim Congregational Church, Pomona, CA. Performers: Laurel Diskin, Rebecca Juarez, violins; Kevin Bishop, viola; Jackson Wilson, cello.

9/21/06 The WSCM Quartet performed String Quartet Op. 4 and Fughetta Op. 2 #2 at Northwood High School in Irvine, CA, presented by WSCM Outreach. Performers: James Tan, Rebecca Juarez, violins; Kevin Bishop, viola; Nick Bertani, cello.

9/20/06 The WSCM Quartet performed String Quartet Op. 4 and Fughetta Op. 2 #2 at Hill Auditorium, Ontario, CA. Performers: James Tan, Rebecca Juarez, violins; Kevin Bishop, viola; Nick Bertani, cello.

9/19/06 The WSCM Quartet performed String Quartet Op. 4 and premiered Fughetta Op. 2 #2 for the Spinet Organization. Performers: James Tan, Rebecca Juarez, violins; Kevin Bishop, viola; Nick Bertani, cello.

4/15/06 Trio for Clarinet, Horn, and Violoncello Op. 11 premiered by Melanie Morley (clarinet), Eduardo Contreras (horn), and David Meyer (cello).

4/14/06 Invention Op. 9 premiered by harpsichordist Irmengard Jennings.

3/18/06: The Redlands Symphony Orchestra performed Mozart's "Haffner" Serenade K.250, featuring two new cadenzas from me as well as well-known cadenzas by Fritz Kreisler. The new cadenzas were commissioned and performed by concertmaster Pavel Farkas. It has been a pleasure to collaborate with Mr. Farkas. Update: recorded excerpts are now attached to the scores below- click on mp3.

11/05: String Quartet in F Major has been premiered by the University of Redlands Student String Quartet. Performers: Carolyn Labutta- vn.1, Gerry Whitney- vn.2, Kevin Bishop- viola, Daniel Mullikin- cello. Mp3's of the live performance have been added to the scores below. The piece has also been performed at Hill Auditiorum as part of the Chaffey Chamber Music Series.

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