Rememoramini~ String Orchestra, Bandoneon and Piano

Release Date: July 28, 2023

Appears on the album "Dimensions Vol. 5" Navona Records:

Global Music Award Silver Medal Winner  

"DIMENSIONS VOL. 5" offers listeners a broad example of some of the most exciting work in contemporary orchestral music. Charlene Farrugia, piano; Franko Božac, bandoneon; Zagreb Festival Orchestra | Miran Vaupotić, conductor

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Sirens of the Salish Sea: 1. Soundness of the Sea for Violin and Orchestra

Appears on the album "Symphonic Chronicles Vol. 1"

Release Date: April 28, 2023~ Soundness of the Sea:Global Music Award, Silver Medal and Finalist in The American Prize

SYMPHONIC CHRONICLES VOL. 1 from Navona Records features the works of celebrated living composers from a wide variety of backgrounds and influences. The London Symphony Orchestra | Miran Vaupotić conductor and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra | David Watkin conductor

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Legends and Lights Insta size Tributum

Tributum for Celtic Bagpipes and Full Orchestra

Appears on the CD "Legends and Light Vol. 2" track 2. Winner ~The American Prize~Composition, Pop/Light Orchestral, Global Music Awards Sllver Medal ~Winner  Clouzine International Music Awards Best World Fusion Song

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Grammy Awardee, David Watkin with  Ryan Murphy ~ Uilleann Pipes and Lorne MacDougall ~ Great Highland Bagpipes

LEGENDS AND LIGHT VOL. 2 from Navona Records

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Bijoux (the Nebulae)

Appears on the CD/DVD "Origins: Life and the Universe" Track 3

Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra and Percussion~(Steel Plates,Anvil)

This CD/DVD compilation, with rich orchestral works and spectacular films created by eight composers is a visual and aural experience, of colors and shapes that fade and merge with beautiful original music with Images from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, European Southern Observatory, a Burmer Music Production. 

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Appears on the CD "Celebrate World Music!" Track 1

The NW Sinfonia Orchestra Elliot Grasso ~ Uilleann Pipes Kevin Auld ~ Great Highland Bagpipes.The CD album won the 13th Independent Music Awards for Best Contemporary Classical Album, Vox Populi Award for Album and  Instrumental "Tributum" by Nan Avant.

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CHAMBER WORKS and Music for Books


The Power to Act~Children's Book

A new children's book by Dr  Frank Clark, M.D., and Dr. Zainub Javed, M.D. ,  Illustrations by Daria Ponomarenko  ,Music by Nan Avant

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Cascades of Light by Nan Avant

Instrumentation: Two Pianos

Discover the latest collaboration with Dr. Clark, Dr. Zainub and illustrator, Daria Ponomarenko. The new children's book inspires young people ( adults too) to act with love, kindness, respect and  forgiveness, to name only a few of the characteristics this book encourages.

Dr. Frank Clark MD is a noted psychiatrist, author and clinical associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville. Dr Javed is a second-year psychiatry resident physician in Greer, SC and is an aspiring child and adolescent psychiatrist - hoping to cultivate a positive, empathic, and unified environment for her future pediatric patients. Artist and  illustrator, Daria Ponomarenko is a Ukranian artist living in Poland and has collaborated and two previous books with Dr Clark.

Cascades of Light for Two Pianos by Nan Avant composed for the book, The Power To Act.

Inside the new book you will find a QR code with a link to the  original soundtrack on this page, Cascades of Light for Two Pianos. Listen to music as you read this new beautiful book of poetry!

I was inspired while reading  " The Power to Act" and the thought of cascades came to me as a floods of light or waterfalls of light and love, which reflects the ideas in this wonderful book, " The Power to Act".


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Positively Haiku, Part 2: Peace, love, and discovery in 17 syllables

Frank Clark, MD poet and Ukrainian artist, Daria Ponomarenko completed their second inspiring book of positive affirmations and I have composed a new chamber work for guitar, piano, viola and cello to accompany this beautiful book. You can listen (QR code link) to the link below as you read and if you would like, you can follow the link to BandCamp and purchase your own download.

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Instrumentation:  Guitar, Piano, Viola and Cello

Positively Haiku

Music to Positively Haiku, a Children's book of Illustrated Affirmations in 17 Syllables by

Frank Clark, MD poet and Ukrainian artist, Daria Ponomarenko.

Positively Positive Music by Nan Avant

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Instrumentation: Two Flutes, Cello and Piano

Rememoramini Cover Instagram size


Instrumentation: Sextet: Bandoneon, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass

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New Latin Single Release~violin and piano

Pieza Latina for Violin and Piano

Instrumentation: Violin and Piano

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Roses for Oso Insta size

Roses for Oso~Andante for Piano

Instrumentation: Piano Solo

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Jazz & Latin Works

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Aloha 'Oe

Instrumentation: Jazz ensemble and horns. Live concert recording.

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Walt's Thyme cover for Spotify

Walt's Thyme

Instrumentation: Jazz ensemble and horns, two trumpets, three saxophones, trombone, piano, string bass, drum set. Live concert recording.

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Pieza Latina~violin~piano

Appear on the CD "Celebrate Dance"  Featuring the Tim Huling Jazz Ensemble, Bandoneon~Ben Thomas, Lisa Bergman~piano
Original music by seven composers celebrating the distinctive rhythms and dances of Central and Latin America. a Burmermusic production

Musica Bella Insta size

Musica Bella

Instrumentation: Jazz ensemble and strings: guitar, piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, bass guitar.

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Film Credits

Feature & Short Films

  • Unremembered // Directed by Greg Kerr
  • Spoopies: Tales of Horror // Animated by Ian Stewart
  • Herman Blue: Pumpkin Comic // Animated by Ian Stewart
  • The Ex Lunch // Directed by Jade Justad
  • BFF Best Friends Forever // Directed by Laurel Minter
  • The Snake and the Parrot // Directed by Amy Guggenheim
  • Wrong Room // Directed by Greg Kerr
  • Tilting At Windmills // Directed by Timothy Watkins
  • Three Actresses Walk Into A Bathroom // Directed by Jade Justad
  • Maria in the Kitchen // Directed by Nik Perleros & Laurel Minter
  • Three Mothers // Directed by Ian Stone
  • Crazy Train // Directed by Dom Zook
  • Remember Me // Directed by Ian Stone
  • Drug Along // Directed by Greg Kerr
  • Biggest Brother // Directed by Jeff Faulkner
  • Double Feature // Directed by Mark Tapio Kines (additional music)
  • The Ornament // Directed by Tony Knott
  • Alistair MacLean: Y’did Nefesh // Directed by Andy Spletzer
  • The Past, the Future and the Paparazzi Permit // Directed by Przemek Pardyak
  • The Last To Remember // Directed by Przemek Pardyak
  • A Play for the People // Directed by Przemek Pardyak
  • Mr. Chatterbox // Directed by Edward Rosenblum (additional music)
  • Glimpse // Directed by Greg Sommers
  • Mindgame // Directed by D. Allen 2005
  • The Library // Directed by Laurel Minter & Kai Wise co-composer
  • Twenty Dollar Bill // Directed by KC Franks


Postcards from Tora Bora
Female Faces of War: The Untold Story


TV Broadcasts and PSAs

Moyer Foundation Camp Erin PSA dr. Virginia Bogert WIF/Seattle
KCTS Channel 9 Reel NW Maria in the Kitchen


IPad Games

Wizard’s Castle HD Game for iPad and iPhone


Music for Books

Positively Positive Haiku: Positively Positive Music Haiky

Positively Positive Haiku Part 2: Positively Positive Music from the Heart