Graduated Dean’s List Combs College of Music 1975

MM Temple University 1991

LIST OF ORIGINAL WORKS AND PERFORMANCES
and Broadcasts

Sonata for Alto Sax and Piano(1975)
Rowan University 1975, Joseph Forziati-Sax Composer-Piano; New School of Music 1975 broadcast on NPR. James Kilik-Sax, Gregory Lenton-Piano; Crissey Concerts at the Settlement School of Music 1993, Joseph Forziati- Alto Sax, Joseph Nocella-Piano; National Association of Composers USA 1998,  Lisa Shiota-Sax, Victoria Squicciarini-Piano; 2005 Suburban Music School Faculty Recita,l Sam Lorber- Sax, Joseph Nocella-Piano.

Autumn Trilogy for Flute, Guitar Cello and Soprano(1975)
PPhiladelphia Ethical Society 1976 presented by NACUSA with support by PA State Council for the Arts, Dolores Ferraro-Soprano, Tom McAnulty-Guitar, Ron Lipscomb-Cello, David Reskin-Flute.

Improvisation for Viola and Piano(1976)
PMTA Convention 1976 at Villa Maria College, Erie Pa.; Temple University Composers
Concert 1977; Crissey Concerts at Settlement School 1991, Peter Nocella-Viola, Annette DiMedio-Piano.

Winter Elegy for Horn and Strings(1978)
Walnut Street Theater 1979, Marc Mostovoy and the Concerto Soloists with Robert Hall;
Wayne Coterie 1994, Peter Nocella-Conductor, Mike Contino-Horn.

Jazz Piano Sonata(1980)
PMTA Convention at Indiana University 1981; Painted Bride Art Center 1983;
2nd Movement Crissey Concerts at Settlement School of Music 1992, Tom Lawton-Piano.

Love Songs(1985)
Ethical Society 1985 Penn Alliance for American Music, DoloresFerraro-Soprano,Tom Lawton-Piano; Fleisher Art Memorial 2000 Composer Services Inc. Kay Standifer-Soprano, Stephen Campitelli-Piano; Dolores Ferraro Recital of American Art Songs (2004), Dolores Ferraro-Soprano, Tom Lawton-Piano.

Passage for Strings(1986)
Temple University Composer Concert 1987 conducted by Joseph Nocella;
Stockton Chamber Orchestra 1989 conducted by Peter Nocella.

Mood Changes for Jazz Big Band(1990)
Glassboro State Jazz Festival 1990 Camden County Jazz Ensemble,
Sal Scarpa-Conductor.

Dialogue for Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano(1990)
Settlement School of Music (Queen St.) 1990 Crissey Concerts, Florence Rosenswig-Violin, Peter Nocella-Viola, Tony Pierola-Cello, Tom Lawton-Piano; Suburban School of Music Faculty Concert 1996, Lenutta Antanisu-Violin, Peter Nocella-Viola, George Antanisu-Cello, Joseph Nocella-Piano.

Jackson Street for Jazz Big Band(1991)
Camden College 1991,Camden College Jazz Ensemble,Sal Scarpa-Conductor.

Nocella Brothers in Concert with Al Stauffer and Carl Mottola(1992)
Ethical Society 1992, Ron Nocella-Guitar, Joseph Nocella-Piano, Al Stauffer-Bass,
Carl Mottola-Drums.

Jazz Overture for Jazz Orchestra(1993)
Rowan Jazz Festival 1993 Rowan University Jazz Ensemble with Orchestra 2001, Dennis DiBlasio-Saxophone, John Thysen-Conductor.

Sonata for Two Guitars(1994)
Lansdowne Library 1994 Crissey Concerts, Jimmy Bruno and Ronald Nocella Guitars;
WRTI “Crossover” Show 2000 with Jill Pasternak and Jack Burkle (2nd movement).

Sonata for Guitar(1995)
Lansdowne Library 1995 Composer Services Inc. Concert, William Ghezzi-Guitar.

IAM Ver(Catullus) and Alleluia for acapella SATB chorus(1995)
Lansdowne Presbyterian Church, NACUSA concert conducted by Joseph Nocella.

Songs for a Season Slowly Dying for Mezzo-Soprano with Piano(1995)
Lansdowne Friends 1996 and Fleisher Art Memorial 1997, Ruth Ballis-Mezzo, Joseph Nocella-Piano; Fleisher Art Memorial 1999, Laurie McKenzie-Mezzo, Joseph Nocella-Piano; Crissey Concerts Lansdowne Presbyterian Church(2004), Paula Rivera –Mezzo, Joseph Nocella-Piano.

Jazz Tunes “Irascible You” and “Bahama Bop” 1997
Iracible You - WRTI “Crossover”(2000) with Jill Pasternak and Jack Burkle
Bahama Bop - WRTI “Crossover”(2001) with Jill Pasternak and Jack Burkle

Palm Sunday Cantata(1997) for Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists
St.Gabriel’s Church, Ecumenical Chorus 1998, David Mosteller-Baritone, Gayle Wieand-Soprano, Christofer Vogel-Conductor; 2009 Willow Grove Methodist Church Choir, Gayle Wieand-Soprano, Joseph Nocella-Conductor.

Songs of Sculptor (1998) for Baritone, Clarinet and Piano
Fleisher Art Memorial 1998, Crissey Concerts, David Mosteller-Baritone, Lisa Shiota-Clarinet,Victoria Squicciarini-Piano.

Our Story So Far(1999) music for Documentary Film.
Franklin Institute (1999-2004) continuous showings, Joseph Nocella on multi-keyboards.

Trio for Flute, Clarinet and Piano(1999)
Wallingford Arts Center 1999 Suburban Music School Faculty Concert; Penn State Abington NACUSA Concert 1999, Josephine Jones-Flute, Lisa Shiota-Clarinet, Stephen Campitelli-Piano; Philadelphia Ethical Society 2001 Composer Services Inc. Concert,Victoria Squiciarini-Piano, Hsing-I Ho-Flute Shiota-Clarinet

The African Mariner(2000) for Violin, Piano, Percussion and Two Narrators
Independence Seaport Museum 2000, Diane Monroe-Violin, Harvey Price-Percussion, Michal Schmidt-Piano, Charlotte Blake Alston and Thom Page Narrators.

Delaware County Symphony Jazz Ensemble (2000-2004) Joseph Nocella Pianist
Community Mass(2000) for SATB Chorus
St. Gabriel’s Church (Easter 2000) St .Gabriel’s Choir, , Joseph Nocella-Conductor.

The African Mariner(2001) for Violin, Piano, Bass, Percussion and Two Narrators
Independence Seaport Museum 2001, Diane Monroe-Violin,
Harvey Price-Percussion, Tom Lawton-Piano, Micha Jones-Bass,
Charlotte Blake Alston and Thom Page Narrators; WRTI-“Crossover” with Jill Pasternak
and Jack Burkle.

1427 Salon(Andrea Clearfield’s) (2001) Diane Monroe-violin, Joe Nocella-Piano
A Retrospective: The Music of Joe Nocella(2003) Delaware County Community College, Stephen Campitelli-Piano, Dolores Ferraro-Soprano, James Kenney-Guitar, Tom Lawton-Piano, David Mosteller-Baritone, Joseph Nocella-Piano, Ron Nocella-Guitar, Steve Selfridge-Sax, Rebecca Simon-Flute, Lisa Shiota-Clarinet, Victoria Squiciarini-Piano, Howard Thompson-Bass, Steve Darmafol-Drums.

Sonata for Saxophone and Piano(2005) Suburban Music Faculty Recital
Sam Lorber – Alto Saxophone, Composer – Piano

Toccata for Snare Drum and Piano(2005) Suburban Music School Faculty Recital
Ralph Sorrentino – Snare Drum, Joseph Nocella – Piano.

Media Jazz Festival (“Jazz by Night Celebration”) 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Stephanie Klein-Vocal (2007-2010), Joseph Nocella-Piano (2007-2010), Bob Carl-Bass(2007); Howie Thompson-Bass(2008); Craig Thomas-bass(2010); Steve Selfridge-sax(2009); Ron Nocella-guitar(2007,2008), Randy Sarles guitar(2010).

Suite for Concert Band(2007) Garnet Valley High School (Composer in Residence)
James Olson conducting

Second Piano Sonata (2007) Suburban Music School Anniversary Concert 2007; Delaware County Community College Lecture/Recital 2007; Crissey Concerts St. Joseph’s University Chapel 2008, Stephen Campitelli-Piano.

Twelfth Night(2008) Original Songs and Incidental Music for Shakespeare Play, Delaware County Community College, Directed by Stephen Smith,
Joseph Nocella-Piano.

Brass Fanfare and Two Spanish Dances for Flute and Guitar ensemble (2009)
Garnet Valley High School (Composer in Residence) James Olson conducting

Samba in c minor and Sarabande (2009) Suburban Music School Master Series, Wallingford Community Arts Center, Diane Monroe-Violin Joseph Nocella-Piano.

Sarabande and Bahama Bop (2010) Penn State University, Brandywine Campus
Lecture Recital-Diane Monroe – violin Joseph Nocella Piano

Lecture/Recital (2011) ) Penn State University, Brandywine Campus,Stephen Selfridge-Sax, Joseph Nocella-Piano

Dona Nobis Pacem(2010) Delaware County Community College Chorus 2010, Richard Belcastro-Conductor, Joseph Nocella-Piano; 2011 Blessed Virgin Mary Choir, Joseph Nocella-Conductor.

* This is a partial list, which does not include the works that have not received a performance or those that are in progress.