James Oliverio








Example of Solo Timpani writing (above & below)



Publishers for these scores include:

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FOR COPIES of the SCORES and /or PERFORMANCE PARTS, please contact RENTALS @ OMI Music Group.


  • Flying the Secret Skies (2008) Orchestral Soundtrack to the William VanDerKloot film.
  • Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear (2008) A Childrens’ Ballet based on the story by Ken Kesey, premiered by Eugene Ballet
  • Voyage to Tomorrow (2008) for Chorus, Orchestra and Digital Media.
  • SMOKE|WIRE|ROCK (2007) for the INGENUITY Festival of Art and Technology.
  • Timpani Concerto #2 (2007) for Ben Ramirez. 
  • DRUMMA v2.0 (2006) for distributed percussion ensemble and interactive virtual environment.
  • In Common: Time (2005) for distributed performance ensemble and online interactive virtual environment.
  • Hands Across the Ocean (2004) for distributed performance ensemble and online interactive virtual environment.
  • The Messenger (2001) for Percussion, Orchestra and Digital Media.
  • Generations (2000) for Chorus and Orchestra. Commissioned and premiered by Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra.
  • Dreamers, Then Remembering, Open the Sky (1998) for MIDI Percussion Soloists and Symphonic Band.
  • DRUMMA (1998) for Large Percussion Ensemble and Timpani soloist.
  • A Thousand Lifetimes (1997) A symphonic suite in three movements for 5 singers and orchestra.
  • Timpani Concerto #1 (1996) adapted from the orchestral score for Symphonic Winds and Timpani Soloist.
  • StarChild:  the Opera (1996) a multimedia opera for live performers and large-scale digital media.
  • Three Scenes for Flute and Orchestra (1995) premiered by soloist Christina Smith & Columbus Symphony Orchestra.
  • The Science of Imagination (1995) for orchestra and large-scale digital media.
  • Dark Serenade (1994) for Piano, Cello and Orchestra.
  • To Boldly Go…(The Explorer) (1992) Commissioned and World Premiered as the opening for the four-year Cultural Olympiad preceding the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.
  • Children of a Common Mother (1992) for Four Ethnic Storytellers and Multicultural Percussion Orchestra.
  • Pilgrimage: Concerto for Brass (1992) for orchestra and brass soloists.
  • Common Ground (1992) a thirty-minute ballet score for full orchestra, premiered by Atlanta Ballet
  • Imaginary Worlds (1992) chamber ensemble with electronics.
  • The Lessons of Time (1992) a large-scale choral and orchestral piece.
  • Songs Without Words (1992) for chamber ensemble.
  • Voyage Through the Musical Universe (1991) for orchestra and narrator.
  • The Story of Snow White:  A Child’s Introduction to the Symphony Orchestra, Second Edition (1991)
  • Concerto for Orchestra (1990)
  • Winds of the Magic Wood (1990) for woodwind quintet and narrator.
  • Timpani Concerto #1: The Olympian (1990) for Timpani and Orchestra, premiered by the Cleveland Orchestra.
  • Drawn to the Light (1989) a large-scale choral and orchestral piece.
  • Anniversary Overture (1988) for symphony orchestra.
  • American Suite (1988) for symphony orchestra.
  • Go Gently, My Friend (1986) for symphony orchestra.
  • J’ai Plus de Souvenirs (1978) for Soprano and amplified Double Bass quintet.
  • Aradia (1978) for acoustic and electronic chamber ensemble.
  • Piano Sonata #1 (1976) for Two Pianos.
  • Etude for Four Harps (1975)
  • Dantreume Leu Pliska (1975) for Timpani and amplified Double Bass.
  • The Fall of Babylon (1974) for Mezzo Soprano and Wind Quintet.