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Nancy Wegrzyn

Composer Nancy Wegrzyn received her education at SUNY Fredonia and studied music composition with Drs. Walter S. Hartley and Donald Bohlen.

She has been commissioned by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Delaware Valley Opera, Monticello Central School District, Fallsburg Central School District, American Virtuosi and Weekend of Chamber Music organizations. These commissions have included several “Meet the Composer” Grants from the NYS Council on the Arts.

Ms. Wegrzyn is a performer as well, serving as principal viola of the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra, Hudson Opera Theatre Orchestra, Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra, and Orange Classic Choral Society Orchestra.

1982 Andante and Allegro – String Quartet  (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1984 Serenity and the Mooncat – English Horn & Viola

1985 Theme and Variations – Woodwind Quartet  (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1987 The Scheme – Musical – (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1990 The Book of Revelation – Chorus and Orchestra (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1992 The Beggar’s Prologue – Opera  (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1995 Duo for Two Violas (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1996 Courtyard Lullaby – String Orchestra  (“Meet the Composer Grant)

 1997 Deirdre at the Grave of Naoise – String Orchestra (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1998 Libera Me – Chorus and Orchestra – (commissioned by Monticello Central Schools)

1998 Elegy For Al – String Orchestra

2000 Celebration for Concert Band  (commissioned by Fallsburg Central Schools)

2004 The Piece – Orchestra and Chorus

2006 Fantasy Creatures – Three Miniatures for Oboe, French Horn, Viola, and Piano

2009 The Road – Chorus, Solo Viola, Piano

2005-present:  Nutcracker Festival – Arrangements of characteristic dances for various chamber ensembles

2008 Timeline Project – arr. of public domain music for chamber musicians  

2010 Restoration Project – arr. of public domain music for chamber musicians

2012 Steps and Sounds of Spanish Cultures – arr. of Public domain music for Chamber


2011 – Brush Up Your Shakespeare – musical arrangements for Weekend of Chamber       Music/American Virtuosi organizations (“Meet the Composer Grant)

1999- present: arrangements of pieces in the public domain for Monticello CSD students