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


*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


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


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