Travis Jürgens

Music Director / Conductor

                    Orchestral Repertoire Studied

* indicates that the work has been performed.


Albéniz, Isaac

Lavapiés (orch. Jesus Rueda)


Arrington, Devin

*David's Harp [Midwest Premiere]


Ashear, Jeff

*11:1 for Orchestra [World Premiere]


Ayers, Jesse


*The Passion of John Brown 

*Veni Emmanuel 


Bach, Johann Sebastian

*Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047

Cantata 150

*Komm, süsser Tod - arr. Stokowski 

*Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze) - arr. Stokowski

*Schafe können sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze) - arr. Cailliet 


Baker, Malcomb Lynn

*Giving [World Premiere]


Barber, Samuel

*Adagio for Strings, op. 11

*Die Natali, Chorale Preludes for Christmas, op. 37

*Piano Concerto, op. 38

Symphony No. 1, op. 9 (in one movement)

*Toccata Festiva, op. 36 

Violin Concerto, op. 14 


Barrak, Rony

Boulder Sensations 


Bartók, Béla                                         
Concerto for Orchestra: I, IV


Bates, Mason

*Rusty Air in Carolina 


Beethoven, Ludwig van

Coriolan Overture, Op. 62

Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b

*Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

*Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica”

*Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60

*Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67

*Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68

Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

*Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

*Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125  

Overture to Egmont, Op. 84

Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43

*Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

*Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 (performed Finale)

*Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 


Berg, Alban

Violin Concerto 


Berlioz, Hector

*Le carnaval romain (Roman Carnival)

Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14


Bernstein, Leonard

Chichester Psalms

Mambo from West Side Story (arr. Byess) 

On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite

*Overture to Candide

*West Side Story Medley (arr. Moss)


Bizet, Georges
Carmen: Suite No. 1

*Carmen: Suite No. 2 


Boyer, Peter


Brahms, Johannes

*Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80

Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, op. 102 (Double Concerto) 

Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45

Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming) 

*Hungarian Dances Nos. 5, 6 and 7, arr. Schmeling

Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11

Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 

Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56a

*Violin Concerto in D major, op. 77 


Britten, Benjamin

Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, op. 33a

Matinées Musicales, op. 24 (1941) Second Suite of Five Movements from Rossini


Bruch, Max
Romance in F major, op. 85
*Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op 26, III


Bruckner, Anton

Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major (1878/80 version) 


Chausson, Ernest

Chanson Perpétuelle, op. 37 


Chen Yi

Celebration for Orchestra (2005)


Ching-Wen Chao

Athletics Overture (2009)


Collins, Quinn          

*Split [World Premiere]


Copland, Aaron

*Appalachian Spring (original 13 instrument version)

Appalachian Spring (full orchestra version)

The Tender Land Suite  


Corelli, Arcangelo

*Concerto grosso, op. 6, no. 8 in G minor (Christmas Concerto) 


Daugherty, Michael                           

*Strut for String Orchestra (1989)


Danielpour, Richard

A Woman's Life 


Debussy, Claude

*Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune

La Mer


Doles, Kurt

*Perpetua [Commissioned World Premiere]


Domenick, Antonio

*In Several Keys [World Premiere]


Dukas, Paul

The Sorcerer's Apprentice 



*Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104, II

Serenade,Op. 22, E Major

*Serenade, Op. 44, D Minor

*Slavonic Dances, op. 72 nos. 5-7   

Slavonic Dance, op. 72 no. 8              

*Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

Symphony No. 9 in E Minor: ("From the New World"), Op. 95


Elgar, Edward

Enigma Variations, op 36

Introduction and Allegro, op. 47 

Pomp and Circumstance, March in D Major, Op. 39 No. 1


Fauré, Gabriel

*Pavane, op. 50

*Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80: Suite

*Requiem, op. 48


Finzi, Aldo

Pavana per violino solista e archi


Frescobaldi, Girolamo
*Toccata, arr. Hans Kindler        


Fulton, Ruby



Garner, Erroll

*Misty (arr. Phillips)


Gershwin, George

*An American in Paris 
Rhapsody in Blue

*"Summertime," from Porgy and Bess (arr. Sayre)


Ginastera, Alberto

*Estancia: Four Dances, op. 8a


Glinka, Mikhail

*Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture


Gluck, Christoph Willibald
*Dance of the Athletes, from Paris and Helen 


Gould, Morton
American Salute


Gounod, Charles

Stéphano's Song from Roméo et Juliette'Que fait-tu, blanche tourterelle'


Grieg, Edvard

*Holberg Suite, Op. 40
*Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, op. 46


Griffes, Charles

The Pleasure-Dome of Kubla Khan


Glass, Philip

Double Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra


Handel, George Frideric

*Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351 (arr. Baines/Mackerras)
*Hallelujah Chorus, from Messiah
*Messiah, part I 
*Sinfonia and Triumphal Chorus, from Ariodante

*Solomon, HWV 67: Overture 


Haydn, Joseph

Symphony No. 22 in E-flat major (The Philosopher)

*Symphony No. 96 in D major (The Miracle) 

Symphony No. 99 in E-flat major
*Symphony No. 100 in G major (Military)

*Symphony No. 103, E-flat major (Drum Roll)

*Symphony No. 104, D major (London; Salomon)


Heitzeg, Steve

*Ghosts of the Grasslands


Higdon, Jennifer 

*blue cathedral 


Hindemith, Paul

Symphonie Mathis der Maler


Hirsch, Robert

Concerto Gross: A concerto for three kazoos and orchestra 


Holst, Gustav
Brook Green Suite

*The Planets (mvts I-IV) 

*St. Paul's Suite, op. 29, no. 2


Honegger, Arthur

*Concertino for Piano and Orchestra


Hua, Wu

Ye Shen Chen (arr. Guangying Feng)


Hüe, Georges

*Fantasie for Flute and Orchestra 


Hsu Tsang-Houei

Deux Mouvements pour Orchestre à Cordes, Op. 26

Nü-guan-zi, Op. 14


Ives, Charles

*Central Park in the Dark


Jones, Samuel



Khachaturian, Aram

*Gayane: Sabre Dance


Kodály, Zoltán 

Dances of Galanta 


Lasser, Philip

The Circle and the Child: Piano Concerto


Liszt, Franz
*Les Préludes (Symphonic Poem No. 3)

*Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major 


Márquez, Arturo

*Danzón No. 2 


Mahler, Gustav

Symphonic Movement: Blumine

Symphony No. 1 in D Major (Titan) 

Symphony No. 2 in C Minor (“Resurrection”), I-III

Symphony No. 4 in G Major

Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor/D Major


Mendelssohn, Felix

*The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's cave), Op. 26

From Elijah, Chorus: “He, watching over Israel”

*Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 25, I
*Symphony No. 4 in A major, op. 90 "Italian"


Michael, Chip
*Trumpet Concerto, III [World Premiere]


Midkiff, Jeff

*Mandolin Concerto: "From the Blue Ridge" 


Milhaud, Darius

*Concerto for Percussion and Small Orchestra, op. 109 


Mozart, Leopold

*Die Schlittenfahrt, II 


Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Concerto No. 5 in A Major for Violin, K. 219 "Turkish"

Divertimento No. 3 in F Major, K. 138 (125c)

Exsultate jubilate K. 165 (158a)

Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat major, K. 447 

*Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture 

*Serenade in G, K. 525 “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”

Serenade in B-flat, K. 361 "Gran Partita"

*Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 “Haffner”

Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504 “Prague”

Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543

*Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

*Die Zauberflöte, K. 620 (The Magic Flute): Overture


Mussorgsky, Modest

*Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)

Needham, Clint
*Suburban Grooves (2014)

Nytch, Jeffrey


Symphony No. 1 ("Formations")


O'Dell, Adam

*The Black Hills [World Premiere] 


Orff, Carl
Carmina Burana


Pangrazio, Nathanael

*Civil War Suite: Lew Wallace [World Premiere]

*Orchestral Poem No. 2 [World Premiere]

*Orchestral Poem No. 3 "December" [World Premiere]

*Overture to the Beginning of Time [World Premiere]

*Poem for Strings  [World Premiere]

*Winter [World Premiere]


Parker, Jonathon

*Mystery Lie [World Premiere]


Pärt, Arvo

Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

*Silouan's Song ('My soul yearns after the Lord...') [Colorado Premiere]


Polzak, Gregory

*Vatnajökull  [World Premiere]


Pons, Josep

Sinfonia No. 10 in A Major


Prokofiev, Sergei

From Lieutenant Kije: Troika, op. 60

*Peter and the Wolf, op. 67
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26 

Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, op. 100


Puccini, Giacomo
*Capriccio Sinfonico 


Rachmaninoff, Sergei

*Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43

Symphonic Dances, op. 45

*Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14 


Ravel, Maurice

*Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose): 5 pièces enfantines (Suite)

*Pavane pour une infante défunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess) 


Rautavaara, Einojuhani

Cantus Arcticus - Concerto for Birds and Orchestra


Respighi, Ottorino
From Antiche danze ed arie: Suite II: 4. Bernardo Gianoncelli (1650): Bergamasca
*Pini di Roma, P. 141 (Pines of Rome)


Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolai

*Capriccio espagnol, op. 34

Scheherazade, Op. 35


Rodrigo, Joaquin

Concierto de Aranjuez


Rogerson, Chris

*Oaken Sky [Midwest Premiere]


Rosauro, Ney

Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra 


Rossini, Gioacchino

La Gazza Ladra: Overture


Rowan, Kyle

Visions of the beloved disciple


Saint-Saëns, Camille 

*Danse macabre, op. 40

*Symphony No. 3 in C minor, "Organ," op. 78 

*Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 22

Sammut, Eric

*Sugaria: Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra 


Scearce, J. Mark

This Thread (2002) 


Schubert, Franz

*Rosamunde: Overture, D. 644
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485

*Symphony No. 7(8) in B minor, D. 759 “Unfinished”

Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944 Great


Schumann, Robert

*Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op 120 (1851 revision)

Zigeunerleben, Op. 29 No. 3             


Shostakovich, Dmitri
*Festive Overture, op. 96

Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 10

Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47

Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60 (Leningrad) 


Sibelius, Jean

Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47

*Finlandia, Op. 26/7

Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43

Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, op. 82 


Smetana, Bedřich

*From Ma Vlast: 2. "Vltava (The Moldau)"  


Sor, Ferran

Overture to the Ballet Hercule et Omphale


Stamitz, Carl
Viola Concerto in D major, op. 1


Strauss, Johann (Jr.)

*Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410 (Voices of Spring) 

*Overture to Die Fledermaus


Strauss, Richard

Also Sprach Zarathustra, Trv 176, Op. 30

Ein Heldenleben, TrV 190, op. 40 (A Hero's Life; A Heroic Life)

Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, TrV 117, op. 11 


Stravinsky, Igor

The Firebird: Suite (1919 version)

Four Norwegian Moods

*Scherzo à la Russe

Suite - Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale)


Starer, Robert

*Invocation for Trumpet and Winds


Still, William Grant

*Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American Symphony)


Sungji Hong

Shades of Raindrops


Taylor, Stephen Andrew

In the Balance                                    


Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Nutcracker, op. 71
*Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a

*Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23
Serenade in C, Op. 48

*Serenade in C, Op. 48, IV

*Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36

Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

Symphony No. 6 in B Minor “Pathétique,” Op. 74
*Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35, III


Tomsic, Amra

*Pace Plateau [World Premiere]


Tower, Joan



Tymoczko, Dmitri

Power Chords for orchestra with solo string quartet


Vaughan Williams, Ralph

*Fantasia on "Greensleeves" 
Symphony No. 1 "A Sea Symphony"


Verdi, Giuseppe  

Ballet Music from Macbeth 

*La forza del destino: Overture 

*Nabucco: Overture

Triumphal March from Aida


Wagner, Richard

*Siegfried Idyll
Overture to Der fliegende Holländer

*Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

*Overture to Rienzi 


Ward, Robert

Symphony No. 7 “Savannah”


Weber, Carl Maria von

*Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, op. 73  


Whitesides, Myranda

*Chacon [World Premiere]


Yoshimatsu, Takashi

Saxophone Concerto (“Cyberbird”), Op. 59


Opera / Musical Theatre


Bruce, Neely

*Hansel and Gretel: an opera in two acts 


Gounod, Charles



Lambert, Lisa / Greg Morrison

*The Drowsy Chaperone 


Loesser, Frank

*How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 


Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus 

Cosi fan Tutte: No. 11 aria & previous recitative from #23

Die Zauberflöte: No. 8 recitative 

*Le Nozze di Figaro


Puccini, Giacomo 

Suor Angelica

Gianni Schicchi


Sullivan, Arthur 
*The Pirates of Penzance


Verdi, Giuseppe 

Aida: Act I, Scene 1 to letter N; Act IV


Orchestral Pops


Adam, Adolphe C./arr. Luck

*Cantique de Noel


Anderson, Leroy

*A Christmas Festival

*Sleigh Ride


Bernard, Felix/arr. Custer

*Winter Wonderland    


Briggs, Greg (arr.)

*The Christ Child's Lullaby

*The Huron Carol

*O Come, O Come, Emmanuel


Cerulli, Bob

*Christmas Sing-a-long


Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel/arr. Baynes

*Christmas Overture


Davis, Chip (arr.)

*Stille Nacht 


Dowty, Marcus (arr.)



Emerson/Lavender (arr. )

*Holiday Favorites


Finnegan, John

*Selections from Christmas Singalong


Gillespie & Coots/arr.Isaac

*Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town


Gould, Morton

*Serenade of Carols


Hanson, Wesley
*A Christmas Package


Herold, Steve (arr.)

*Auld Lang Syne 

*Hard Times Come Again No More

*The Holly and the Ivy


Hayman, Richard

*Carol of the Bells 


Holst, Gustav (arr. Briggs)

*In the Bleak Midwinter


Leavitt, John (arr.)

*Ring Merry Bells


Leontovich-Wilhousky / arr. Hayman

*Carol of the Bells: Ukrainian Christmas Carol


Mendelssohn / arr. Chip Davis 

*Hark the Herald Trumpets Sing  


Metheny, Pat / Lyle Mays, orch. O'Neil 

First Circle


Regney, Noel/arr. Crocker/Moss

*Do You Hear What I Hear


Rodgers & Hammerstein / arr. Bennett

The Sound of Music: Selections


Schifrin, Lalo / arr. Custer
Mission: Impossible Theme

Shore, Howard / arr. Whitney

*Symphonic Suite from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring


Seal/Mark Batson, orch. O'Neil

Get it Together 


Torme & Wells/arr. Leonard/Lowden     

*The Christmas Song


Williams, John & Patrick Doyle                 

*Selections from Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire


Williams, John / arr. Burden

*Star Wars Medley 

Williams, John
*Jurassic Park


Zimmer, Hans / arr. Lopez 

*Concert Suite from The Dark Knight