COMMISSIONED WORKS Concert Music: • Ghost of the White Deer, Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra - Dallas Symphony Orchestra (2018) • Snake Oil for Saxophone, Cello and Piano - Zinnia (2018) • Oshta (Four) for Solo Violin - Irina Muresanu (2017) • Muscogee Hymn Suite for Solo Baritone, Children’s Chorus and Orchestra - Tulsa Symphony (2016) • Standing Bear: A Ponca Indian Cantata for Solo Baritone, Piano and String Sextet - Hildegard Center for the Arts (2015) • Misha' Sipokni' (The Old Ground) Oratorio for Solo Soprano, Solo Tenor, Solo Baritone, Chorus, Children’s Chorus and Orchestra - Canterbury Voices (2015) • Toklo (Two) for Northern Plains Flute and Clarinet - R. Carlos Nakai (2014) • Oka' Aya’sha' (The Water Place) for Chorus, Woodwinds and Percussion - University of Chicago/Canterbury Choral Society (2014) • Pisachi (Reveal) for String Quartet - ETHEL (2013) • Waktégli Olówaŋ (Victory Songs) for Solo Baritone and Orchestra - South Dakota Symphony (2012) • Visions of a Child (A Pueblo Lullaby) for Chorus - Santa Fe Desert Chorale (2012) • Theme music for To the Wonder - Directed by Terrence Malick (2012) • Taloowa' Chipota (Children’s Songs) for Youth Choir, Piano and Cello - American Composers Forum ChoralQuest Program (2011) • À Bec Quintet for Woodwind Quintet - R. Carlos Nakai (2008) • Shakamaxon for String Orchestra - Philadelphia Classical Symphony (2007) • Nitoshi' Imali, Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra - Joyce Foundation (2006) • Lowak Shoppala' (Fire and Light) for Orchestra, Children’s Chorus, and Narrator - American Composers Forum Continental Harmony Program (2006) • Film score for Indian Country Diaries: A Seat at the Drum - Native American Public Telecommunications/Adanvdo Productions, Lincoln, NE (2005) • Worth of the Soul: A Tribute to American Indian Warriors for Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Chorus - Dr. Matthew Inkster, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA (2004) • Tracing Mississippi, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra - Christine Bailey, Principal Flute of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (2002) • Iholba' (The Vision) for Solo Flute, Chorus and Orchestra - National Symphony Orchestra (1999) • Dream World for Woodwinds, Percussion and Narrator - New Jersey Chamber Music Society (1997) • Diva Ojibway, Operetta Score - Native Earth Performing Arts Society, Toronto, ON (1994) • Thunder Song for Solo Timpani - Alex Orfaly (1997) • Inchokkillissa for Guitar and Percussion – James Perez Bonney (1994) • Oktibihah for Solo Timpani, Strings and Piano - (1994) • Winter Moons, Ballet Score - Dr. Patricia Tate, University of Wyoming (1991) Film and Media: • To the Wonder - Terence Mallick (2012) • Spider Brings Fire - Chickasaw Nation (2010) • Meeting in the Center with Respect - Fort Collins Museum (2009) • Indian Country Diaries: A Seat at the Drum - Native American Public Telecommunications/Adanvdo Productions (2005) • American Composer Forum - promotional DVD (2003) • First Americans Journal - Native American Television (1994) Discography: • Four Strings Around the World. Includes Tate’s Oshta (Four). Performed by Irina Muresanu, Solo Violin. Sono Luminus (2018). • Documerica. Includes Tate’s Pisashi (Reveal). Performed by ETHEL String Quartet. Innova Records (2015). • Works by Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate. Includes Tracing Mississippi and Iholba'. Performed by Christine Bailey Davis and Thomas Robertello, flutes, with San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Symphony Chorus, dir. Edwin Outwater. Azica Records (2008).
Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate (Chickasaw) is a dedicated American Indian classical composer and pianist who expresses his native culture in symphonic music, ballet and opera. All of his compositions have been commissioned by major North American orchestras, ensembles and organizations and his works are performed throughout the world.