Shelley Washington

Let's Make Some Noise Together

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Piano + Double Bass + Drum Set + Vibraphone

Written for the ensemble Bearthoven in 2017. Performance at Roulette in Brooklyn in February of 2018. Mixed by William Gardner and video by Christopher Smith.

THE Farthest

SSSAAA Choir + Violin + Viola + Cello + Bass + Bari Sax + Electric Guitar + Piano + Drum Set

Commissioned by Dianne Berkun-Menaker for the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Silent Voices II concert, April 2018. Performed by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus accompanied by members of the ICE Ensemble. Premiered at National Sawdust, April 28, 2018.


Flute + Violin + Horn in F or Clarinet in Bb + Drum Set + Vocals (by instrumentalists)

Live performance at the U.S. National Archives with Wild Shore New Music in celebration of Seward's Day and the Alaska Sesquicentennial. March 30th, 2017.



For String Quartet using Voice + Body Percussion

The premiere of "SAY" by Schiele String Quartet as part of the Loud Box NYC "Playing Politics: Dirges For Democracy" concert. Held on November 4, 2016 at The City Reliquary in Brooklyn, NY.


12 banks, 7 Trains

Soprano, Alto and Baritone Voice using Body Percussion + Piano 4-Hands

Composer's Voice by Vox Novus presents “12 Banks, 7 Trains” performed Carla Wesby, soprano, Shelley Washington, alto, Brendan Littlefield, baritone, Markus Kaitila and Sara Bong, duo piano at the Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, New York, February 18, 2016.