for unpublished works, please email: erberkeryilmaz@gmail.com

* denotes published work

Solo and Chamber Works

- Suite - for Piano, 2003

(first performance by Erberk Eryılmaz, in Ankara, Turkey, in 2004)

 

- 1936 - for Two Pianos, 2004

(first performance by Erberk Eryılmaz and Cihan Yücel, in Ankara, Turkey, in 2004)

 

- Sonata - for Piano, 2005

(first performance by Erberk Eryılmaz, in Ankara, Turkey, in 2005)

 

- Burlesco - for Bb Clarinet and Piano, 2005

(first performance by Daniel Liptak and Erberk Eryılmaz, in Montpelier, Vermont, in 2009)

 

- Sonata - for Viola and Piano, 2006

(first performance by Sema Hakioğlu and Erberk Eryılmaz, in Ankara, Turkey, in 2006)

 

- Duos - for Two Violins, 2006

(first performance by Jordan Santiago and Lucia Giraudo, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2006)

 

- Rhapsody - for a String Instrument (Violin, Viola, Cello) and Piano, 2007

(first performance by Jordan Santiago and Erberk Eryılmaz, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2007)

 

- Piano Quintet - for Piano and String Quartet, 2007

(first performance by Carla Rincon, Lucia Giraudo, Steve Larson, Han-Wei Lu, Erberk Eryılmaz, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2008)

 

- Four Turkish Folk Songs - for Soprano Saxophone and Two Percussionists, 2008

(first performance by Nick Statzer, Mike Lunoe, and Matt Del Ciampo, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2008)

- Miniatures Set No.1 - for Clarinet(or Saxophone), Violin and Piano, 2008

(first performance by Anatolian Trio, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2008)

- Miniatures Set No.2 - for Clarinet(or Saxophone and Piano, 2009

(first performance by Gökberk Eryılmaz and Erberk Eryılmaz, in Ankara, Turkey, in 2009)

 

- A Poem - for Narrator and Two Percussionists, 2009

(first performance by Mike Lunoe, Shane Jones and David Toub, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2009)

 

- *Miniatures Set No.3 - for Viola (or Clarinet), Piano and Optional Darbuka, 2011

(first performance by Laura Krentzman and Erberk Eryılmaz, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2011)

 

- *Miniatures Set No.4 - for String Quartet, 2012

(first performance by Carpe Diem String Quartet, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2012)

 

- *Tepki 1 (Reaction 1) - for Solo Piano, 2013

(first performance by Erberk Eryılmaz, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2013)

 

- Lament for Muammer Aksoy - for Alto Flute, Cello, Cura, and a Percussionist, 2013

(first performance by Annie Gordon, Cody Green, Colin Pinto-Martin, Erberk Eryılmaz, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2013)

- *Dances of the Yoğurt Maker - for String Quartet or Saxophone Quartet, 2014

(first performance of the saxophone quartet version by Asylum Quartet, in Stores, Connecticut, in 2014)

(first performance of the string quartet version by Alyssa Wang, Mellissa Stewart, Laura Krentzman and Evan Kahn, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in March 2015)

- *Flying Sirto - for Violin and Piano, 2014

(first performance by Janet Jacobson and Patricia Guadognoli, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2015)

 

- Songs are against war - for Soprano and Piano, 2014

(first performance by Ayse Goknur Shanal and Patrick Keith, Sydney, Australia, in April 2015)

 

- *Thracian Airs of Besime Sultan - for String Quartet, 2015

- *Miniatures Set No.5 - for Saxophone, Viola and Percussion or String Quartet and Percussion, 2015

- *Miniatures Set No.6 - for Violin and Percussion, 2015

(first performance by Alyssa Wang and Abby Langhorst, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2016)

- Açış ve Türkü - for Viola and Electronics, 2016
(first performance by Laura Krentzman at the University of Texas-Austin, at LaTex Electronic Music Festival in 2016)

- *Hoppa! 2 - for String Quartet
(commissioned by Del Sol String Quartet and premiered at their 25th Year Anniversary Celebration Concert in San Francisco, in November 2017)

- *Dance Airs with Lots of Davul and Darbuka - for Bb Trumpet (or Amplified Clarinet), Amplified Cello and Percussion, 2017
(commissioned by Drumpetello [Mary Thornton, trumpet, Carrie Pierce, cello and Matthew McClung, percussion] for the group’s 2017-2018 concert season)

- *Hoppa! 3 - for String Quartet and Darbuka, 2018
(orchestral version commissioned by Houston Symphony, for the symphony’s Resilient Sounds project in June 2019)

- *Sokak Havaları (Street Airs) - for String Quartet and Turkish Folk Percussion, 2018
(commissioned by Apollo Chamber Players, for the group’s holiday celebration concert in December 2019)

- *Miniatures Set No. 7 - for Oboe, with Optional Drone (violin, viola, or cello) with Optional Percussion, 2018
(commissioned by River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, for orchestra’s principal oboist/artistic director Alecia Lawyer 
for ROCO’s 2018-2019 concert season)

- *Flying Horon - for Flute (or Violin), Percussion and Electronics, 2019
(commissioned by Kenyon Williams and Tiana Grisé, for faculty recital at Minnesota State University in September 2019)

- *Tupan and Davul - for Piano Four-Hands, 2019
(commissioned by ZOFO Duet, for the group’s 2019-2020 concert season)

- *Insistent Music - for Violin and Piano or Piano Quintet, 2019
(the piano quintet version was commissioned by Bowen-McCauley Dance Company for the dance company and Hoppa Project’s Kennedy Center performance in March 2020, the violin and piano version was commissioned by Duo Dramatique, for the group’s 2019-2020 concert season)

- *Folk Art - for Amplified String Quintet, Percussion, Piano, and Recorded Folk Music, 2016-2019
The set includes:
Folk Song (an instrumental piece in the style of Turkish folk songs)
Folk Dance (based on Kerimoğlu Zeybeği, a dance in 9 beats from the Aegean coast of Turkey)
Folk Hand-Crafts (inspired by the Central Anatolian rug patterns seen on kilim)
Aksak Ska (inspired by the influence of folk music on 90's popular music, Ska in irregular meters)
Folk Poetry (based on "Was Her Face the Moon or Sunlight" from Eastern Anatolian folk poetry)  
(the set was premiered by Apollo Chamber Players and Erberk Eryılmaz)

- *Rakı Havası (Rakı Air) – Woodwind Quintet and Optional Davul, 2019
(commissioned by WindSync Woodwind Quintet, for the group’s 2019-2020 concert season)
 

Conducted Works

- Suite - for Strings and Percussion, 2007

(first performance by the Presidential Symphony Orchestra of Turkey, in Ankara, in 2008)

- Miniatures Set No.1 - for Solo Clarinet(or Solo Saxophone, Violin and Chamber Orchestra, 2008

(first performance by soloists: Daniel Liptak, Anna Griffis, conductor: Erberk Eryılmaz and Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2009)

- *Miniatures Set No.2 - for Solo Clarinet(or Solo Viola) and Chamber Orchestra, 2009

(first performance by soloist: Daniel Liptak, conductor: Erberk Eryılmaz and Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2009)

- Concerto - for Solo Piano and Orchestra, 2010

(first performance by soloist: Erberk Eryılmaz, conductor: Joseph Hodge and Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra, in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2010)

Lament - for Solo Cello, Strings, Celesta, Harp and Percussion, 2011

(first performance by soloist: Oğuzhan Kavruk, conductor: Vakhtang Matchavariani and the Presidential Symphony Orchestra of Turkey, in Ankara, in 2011)

 

- *Miniatures Set No.3 - for Solo Viola or Solo Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra, 2011

(first performance by soloist: Murat Gedikli, conductor: Erberk Eryılmaz and Hacettepe Chamber Orchestra, in Ankara, Turkey, in 2012)

 

- Miniatures Set No.4 - for String Orchestra, 2012

(first performance by conductor: Geeoffrey Larson and Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra, in Seattle, Washington, in 2013)

- *Viola Concerto - for Solo Viola and Chamber Ensemble, 2012

(first performance by soloist: Laura Krentzman, conductor: Daniel Nesta Curtis and Carnegie Mellon University, Contemporary Music Ensemble, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2013)

- *Tepki 2 (Reaction 2) - for Orchestra, 2014

(first performance by conductor: Erberk Eryılmaz and Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic)

 

- *Dances of the Yoğurt Maker - for Flute, Clarinet, One Percussionist and String Quintet, 2014

(first performance by conductor: Daniel Nesta Curtis and Tepki music collective, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 2014)

 

- *Flying Sirto - for Solo Violin and String Quintet(or String Orchestra), 2014

(first performance by soloist: Andres Cardenes, conductor: Erberk Eryılmaz and Wild Shore Festival for New Music soloists, in New York City, New York, in 2014)

- *Concerto - for Solo Wind Instrument(Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone), Ensemble, and Imaginary Folk Dancers, 2014

(first performance by soloist: Alberto Almarza, conductor: Erberk Eryılmaz and an ensemble, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in March 2015)

- *Thracian Airs of Besime Sultan - for Solo Clarinet and Orchestra or Ensemble(clarinet, string quintet and one percussionist), 2015

(commissioned by Apollo Chamber Players, first performance by Ismail Lumanovski and Apollo Chamber Players, Timothy Pitts and Matthew McClung, in Houston, in 2015)

- *Miniatures Set No.5 - for Solo Viola, Strings and Percussion, 2015

- *Hoppa! 1 - for Solo Violin and Orchestra, 2016
(commissioned by violinist Andres Cardenes)

- *Hoppa! 3 - for Solo Violin and Chamber Orchestra, 2018
(commissioned by Houston Symphony, for the symphony’s Resilient Sounds project in June 2019)

- *Wrestling Airs - for Two Davuls and Chamber Orchestra, 2019
(commissioned by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, for the orchestra’s 2018-2019 concert season)