Amanda Schoofs                                             Composer : Experimental Vocalist : Artist
You Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsYou Burn UsCorpus Femme VIICorpus Femme IXCorpus Femme XVICorpus Femme IVCorpus Femme XIICorpus Femme X
Corpus Femme IIFor Laura For LauraFor LauraFor LauraFor LauraFor LauraFor LauraSay Somethings 
(2008) for two female voices, alto saxophone, violin, upright bass, electric guitar, percussion, and drum kit (with or without dance)Fucking up the Status Quo
(2007) for female voice, violin, percussion (with or without dance)Cowboy Mouth
(2010) for laptop orchestra (with or without live processed voice and pitched instrument)Cowboy Mouth Detail
(2010) for laptop orchestra (with or without live-processed voice and pitched instrument)Fragility of Permanence
(2009) Solo for upright bass/voiceFragility of Permanence Detail
(2009) Solo for upright bass/voicePatet is a feeling is a pateT
(2007) for gamelan(un)focus – Detail, 2 of 16
(2006) for flute, trombone, tenor sax, voice and upright bass
Genesse Lake
(2005) solo for pianoThis is called breathing. 
(2012) for A clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
Image 1 of 6This is called breathing. 
(2012) for A clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
Image 3 of 6Acedia 
for soprano, viola, and percussion-noah bells/drum kit (with or without dancer)

Brazen + Bruised 
(2009) for female voice, ¾ violin and live-processed feedbackBrazen + Bruised Detail
(2009) for female voice, ¾ violin and live-processed feedbackInk Makes a Sound
(2008) solo for celloPlay With Me Then Discard 
(2008) for any performersSensurance
(2007) for performers and objects(dis)communicationXerographic Variations: Say Somethings V.2
(2011-present)Xerographic Variations: Fragility V.3
(2011-present)Xerographic Variations: Fragility V.3 Detail
(2011-present)Xerographic Variations: Fragility V.2
(2011-present)Third Impression
(2007) for any performers Fourth Impression
(2007) for any performersFifth Impression
(2007) for any performers
Schoofs' compositions extend from the experimental tradition and exist in the space between diverse artistic practices. Embracing multiple methods of notation her scores achieve equilibrium between composition and spontaneity in performance.
Solo
Devil's Door (in progress) for glockenspiel/voice

Steal Into the World (2013) A litany for solo voice. Created in response to artist/writer Paul Mitchell's body of work Is This Darkness in You Too?.

Fragility of Permanence (2009) for contrabass Listen/Score
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Three Portraits for Trombone (2008) for trombone

Ink Makes a Sound (2008) for cello Score

Genesse Lake (2006) for piano Listen


Solo and/or Ensemble
Corpus Femme (2013 - present) a visual and poetic score for female performer/s Score

Intimate Addictions (2014) a visual and poetic score for any instrumentation, with or without dance Score

You Burn Us (2013) a visual and poetic score for piano, percussion, voice, and strings. Can be performed as a solo, or in any ensemble format. Listen
Score Excerpts
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Play With Me Then Discard (2008) for any instrumentation Score


Ensemble
Infidelity of Dreams (2014) for clarinet, vibraphone, marimba, and piano

This is called breathing (2012) for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano Score

Acedia (2012) for mezzo-soprano, viola, and percussion More

Say Somethings (2008) for two female voices, alto saxophone, violin, upright bass, electric guitar, percussion, and drum kit Listen/Score

Fucking Up the Status Quo (2007) for female voice, violin, and percussion (with or without dancer) Listen

Patet is a feeling is a pateT (2007) for gamelan Listen

Sensurance (2007) For several performers, bows (traditional bows, e-bows, etc.) and objects with intense sentimental resonance Score

(un)focus (2006) for flute, trombone, tenor saxophone, female voice and upright bass Listen/Score


ElectroAcoustic
Cowboy Mouth (2010) for laptop orchestra (with or without live processed voice and pitched instrument) Listen/Score

Brazen + Bruised (2009) for live-processed female voice, and ¾ violin Score

a bit of nostalgia (2007) stereo fixed media Listen

Dis-communication (2007) for any performers in duets with electronic media Score


Conceptual
Xerographic Variations (2011-present) Score

Impressions (2007) a series for any instrumentation
Third Impression Score, Fourth Impression Score, Fifth Impression Score


Dance
For Laura (2013) a visual and poetic score for a small number of musicians Score

My Lipstick is the Color of Your Heart (2012) duet for movement and vocal artists created in collaboration with Laura Murphy More

Fragments for the Space Between (2011) for solo voice, stereo fixed media, and metal can resonators More


Film
Studies in Space (2012) a short film by Tate Bunker, music composed and performed in collaboration with Seth Warren-Crow More




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