"Silicon Valley Moms: Views from a California ESL Class"
was commissioned and premiered by
Voices of Silicon Valley under the direction of Cyril Deaconoff in a
series of two concerts on May 30 and 31, at St. Timothy Lutheran
Church, San Jose, and First Presbyterian Church, Oakland, California.
Here is a link to a
Spanish language article about the project:
Dr. Deaconoff also gave a first performance of his own arrangement of "Feels Like a Passacaglia" for organ and handbells at the First Presbyterian Church, Oakland, on International Womans Day.
Cellist Dmitri Atapine with pianist Hyeyeon Park presented the WORLD PREMIERE of "Andean Suite" on February 20, 2015, on a program entitled "The American Cello," in Nightingale Hall at University of Nevada, Reno.
Recent CD releases featuring the music of Monica Houghton:
The Argenta Trio performed "Wilderness Portraits: Three Places in Nevada" on the Argenta Concert Series in April 2014, together with works by Beethoven and Brahms.