Teddy Niedermaier | Piano Recital of Original Compositions

February 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
IL 60605
Teddy Niedermaier | Piano Recital of Original Compositions @ PianoForte Studios

Teddy Niedermaier, educator, composer and pianist, is an Associate Professor of Core Music Studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He previously taught music theory at the Oberlin Conservatory, and has served on the faculty at the European American Musical Alliance summer program in Paris since 2006.

Teddy completed a Doctor of Music degree in Music Composition in 2010 from Indiana University, where he studied with Claude Baker and David Dzubay. He earned two degrees in Music Composition (Master of Music and Bachelor of Music) from The Juilliard School as a student of John Corigliano, Samuel Adler, and Robert Beaser.

Teddy has received commissions from the Indiana University New Music Ensemble, Minnesota Youth Symphonies, Jasper String Quartet, New Juilliard Ensemble, New York Classical Players, Minnesota Symphonic Winds, Philomusica Chamber Orchestra of Minneapolis, Roosevelt University CCPA Wind Ensemble, Sheridan String Quartet, Sejong Cultural Society of Chicago, Gaudete Brass, Da Capo Chamber Alliance, Western Kentucky University, EAMA Chorale, and Hidden Valley Music Seminars. His compositions have been performed throughout the United States and in England, France, Germany, Ireland, Kosovo, Moldova, South Korea, and Japan. His music has aired multiple times on Chicago’s WFMT 98.7 FM. In 2011 he was nominated for the annual composition competition of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

As composer and pianist, Teddy has collaborated with such established artists as Thomas Stacy (New York Philharmonic), Robert Walters (Cleveland Orchestra), Elaine Douvas (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), Linda Strommen (Indiana University), Roger Roe (Indianapolis Symphony), April Clayton (Brigham Young University), Daniel Stolper (Interlochen Arts Center), Nicholas Stovall (National Symphony), Meng-Chieh Liu (Curtis Institute), Jennifer Berg (San Antonio Symphony), David Conte (San Francisco Conservatory), and Nathan Mills (Grant Park Festival Orchestra). Teddy publishes his own compositions as a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).



Three Korean Minyo (2014)……………………………………Teddy Niedermaier (b. 1983)
Milyang Arirang
Gunbam Taryung

Three Occasional Pieces

Wedding Day March (2012)

To Susan (2012)

Lullaby for Joonhyun (2014)

Princess Bari (2017, world premiere)

  1. Birth of Bari
  2. King Ogu’s anger
  3. Bari is drowned in the sea
  4. The monks rescue Bari
  5. Lullaby
  6. The intelligent young girl
  7. “…your mother is the paulownia…”
  8. King Ogu pleads for Bari’s return
  9. Bari’s journey
  10. King Ogu is healed
  11. Apotheosis of Bari


Fanfare Fantasy (2013)

Arirang Variations (2006)
Introduction and Theme
Variation 1: Adagio
Variation 2: Poco meno mosso
Variation 3: (Moderato)
Variation 4: Poco meno mosso
Variation 5: (L’istesso tempo)
Variation 6: (L’istesso tempo)
Variation 7: Moto prepetuo
Variation 8: (Adagio) mesto espressivo
Variation 9: Più mosso
Variation 10: Allegro precipitato
Variation 11: Presto (fugato)
Variation 12: Maestoso (Arirang)