Dr. Cayla Bellamy releases new album of contemporary works for bassoon

Bellamy album coverDr. Cayla Bellamy, CSU’s bassoon professor, has recently released an album titled “American Bassoon Voices, Contemporary Works for Solo Bassoon,” published by Mark Records and available on Apple Music and Spotify. Performing collaborators include CSU faculty pianist, Jooyeon Chang and the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony from Iowa conducted by Jason Weinberger. Compositions include “There and Back, a work that Dr. Bellamy premiered in 2022 by CSU faculty member, Kevin Poelking, and “Glean” by CSU music composition major, Jalen Jamal (Thompson), which was commissioned and premiered by Bellamy in 2022. Other pieces on the album were all composed since 2010.

Read about all the composers and pieces.