Works

Composer/Producer Adam Reifsteck collaborates with and writes for a wide array of musical ensembles and artists. He embraces improvisatory approaches to composition that go beyond the notes on the page in order to connect the performers with the listeners on a deeper sensory level and believes in creating accessible concert experiences that resonate with diverse audiences. Below are selections from Adam’s classical catalog.

Scores and parts to some titles are available on Sheet Music Plus. All music is professionally typeset and easy to read; page turns conveniently placed whenever possible. Please contact Adam to request individual parts to a score or other scores not currently available for purchase.

Note: Adam Reifsteck is a Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) affiliated composer. By obtaining a license with BMI, you gain not only legal access to publicly perform Adam’s music, but all of the works in BMI’s repertoire. With a license, you support composers and writers while complying with copyright law.

Chamber Music


Instrumentation: flute and piano
Premiere Performance: 4/27/2014 – Spectrum – New York, NY
Recording Sample: Roberta Michel, flute; Geraldine Anello, piano


Premiere Performance: 4/04/2013 – Eavesdropping presents iConcert – The Tank – New York, NY
Recording Sample: Andrew Yee, cello; Adam Reifsteck, electronics


Instrumentation: 2 flute, 2 violins, viola, cello
Premiere Performance: 6/07/2012 – iConcert – Good Shepherd School Auditorium – New York, NY
Recording Sample: Flutronix and Attacca Quartet


Instrumentation: flute, violin, cello, vibraphone
Premiere Performance: 6/07/2012 – iConcert – Good Shepherd School Auditorium – New York, NY
Recording Sample: Cadillac Moon Ensemble


Instrumentation: brass quintet
Premiere Performance: 11/04/2011 – Gaudete Brass Quintet Concert – Roosevelt University – Chicago, IL
Recording Sample: Gaudete Brass Quintet


Instrumentation: saxophone quartet
Premiere Performance: 1/09/2011 – Mana Quartet – Peace Memorial Concert Series – Clearwater, FL
Recording Sample: Mana Quartet


Instrumentation: countertenor, horn, 2 violins, viola, cello, piano
Alternate Instrumentation: 1 fl./pic., 1 cl., 1 ob., 1 bn., 2 hn., 1 tpt., 1 tbn., chimes, vib., glock., perc., pno., mezzo sop., strgs.
Premiere Performance: 3/25/2011 – WMP Concert Hall – New York, NY
Recording Sample: Tyler Wayne Smith (countertenor), Caia LaCour (horn), Marc Giosi (piano), Attacca Quartet


Instrumentation: clarinet, violin, piano
Premiere Performance: 4/19/2008 – New Sounds Festival – Western Michigan University – Kalamazoo, MI
Recording Sample: I. Into The Earth | Michael Tolbert (clarinet), Nelly Shmuckler (violin),
Jean-Pierre Caltiz (piano)


Instrumentation: woodwind quintet
Premiere Performance: 4/7/2005 – Composers Concert – Duquesne University – Pittsburgh, PA
Recording Sample: Western Michgian University Graduate Woodwind Quintet: Danielle Breisach (flute), Ryan Estes (oboe), Michael Tolbert (clarinet), Dan Spencer (horn), and Jason Kramer (bassoon)


Instrumentation: 3 narrators, piano, synthesizer, sound samples
Premiere Performance: 12/3/2005 – Senior Recital – Duquesne University – Pittsburgh, PA
Recording Sample: IV. From the Earth Man Was Made | Adam Reifsteck (narrator, piano, synthesizer, programming)


Instrumentation: soprano saxophone, flugelhorn/trumpet, synthesizer, piano, bass, drums
Premiere Performance: 12/3/2005 – Senior Composition Recital – Duquesne University – Pittsburgh, PA
Recording Sample: Jeff Hart (soprano saxophone), James Withrite-Reig (flugelhorn/trumpet),
Adam Reifsteck (synthesizer), Greg Barbone (piano), Diana Gomes (bass), and Chris Parker (drums)

Sacred Choral


Premiere Performance: 4/20/2008 – Western Michigan University Chorale Concert –
Dr. Karl Schrock, conductor – St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish – Portage, MI
Recording Sample: Western Michigan University Chorale


Instrumentation: SAATTBB a cappella choir
Premiere Performance: 3/31/2003 – Duquesne University Student Composers Concert – Pittsburgh, PA
Recording Sample: Duquesne University Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Brady Allred with guest conductor Adam Reifsteck and bass soloist Benjamin Fillipone


Instrumentation: SATB, piano, flute, cello
Premiere Performance: 4/2006 – St. Joseph Catholic Church – Battle Creek, MI
Recording Sample: Duquesne University Chamber Singers, Dr. Brady Allred (conductor),
LeAnn Belasco (flute), and Elliott Anderson (cello)

Solo Keyboard


Instrumentation: organ
Recording Sample: Adam Reifsteck, organ


Instrumentation: piano
Premiere Performance: 12/3/2005 – Senior Recital – Duquesne University – Pittsburgh, PA
Recording Sample: I. Allegro | Adam Reifsteck, piano