Janice Giteck - Composer
Whidbey Island


"Om Shanti" performed by NIEF-NORFM at 6th International Conference on Music and Minimalism, June 25, 2017 at University of Tennessee.

Missouri Contemporary Ballet choreographed and performed live, "Om Shanti", April 7 and 8, 2017.

In October, 2016, Janice joined the staff of the Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island, as Educational/Development Associate.

Contemporaneous New Music Ensemble of NYC performed “Breathing Songs from a Turning Sky”at Saint Peter’s Church, mid-town Manhattan, September 20, 2016.

"A Tribute to Janice Giteck", April 12, 2016 at Cornish College of the Arts, featuring Breathing Songs from a Turning Sky, Leningrad Spring, and Snow Mandala. Cornish Calendar of this event.

Details of the event have been published at Second Inversion website.

Erato, Canadian chamber music ensemble will perform “Callin’ Home Coyote” for Tenor, String Bass and Percussion, on May 28, 2016 at Orpheum Annex in Vancouver BC.

‘Native Seattle in the Concert Hall: An Ethnography of Two Symphonies’ (published 2016 in Ethnomusicology Journal, newly posted on this site.)

‘Home (revisited)’ as danced by Rebecca Krohn, choreographed by Emily Kitka, produced by Jean-Pierre Frohlich: Facebook link.

CD Release: American Dreams, St. Helens Quartet plays two string quartets by Giteck: Ricercare (Dream Upon Arrival) and Where Can One Live Safely, Then? In Surrender, August 2015. Performances: 9/16, Jack Straw Studio; 9/17, Steve Jensen Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Whidbey Island Studio Opens: Individual instruction in music composition, theory, score analysis and creative project consultation. All ages and levels welcome! September, 2015.

Composer-in-residence (2013-2015) with Seattle Symphony and regional Native American Tribes: Potlatch Symphony (Native Lands Project). Performances at Benaroya Hall, Seattle and East Shore Uniterian Church in Bellevue, WA.


Launch of affiliation with Frog Peak Music (a composers collective). Twelve scores (and performances materials) available for purchase at www.frogpeak.org. October, 2015

A selection of scores and recordings are also available by contacting Janice Giteck through this website.