Refuge (2016)

Flute (piccolo), percussion, violin, and cello. 16 ½ mins.

A narrative suite following the conservation stories of three wild animals and their habitats in national parks. Composed in commemoration of the centennial of the National Park Service.
Score available for purchase. Please direct inquiries to Nell Shaw Cohen at

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Performance History
  • Cadillac Moon Ensemble, Landscape Music Composers Network concert celebrating National Park Service centennial at Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill NY, 9/09/16.
  • Selection “Where the Buffalo Roam,” Juventas New Music Ensemble, The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA, 7/16/23.
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