Current Events


Current Events and News

Pears (baritone & electronic accompaniment) - English - Words by Linda Pastan - 2022 - Composer's Voice virtual concert - Andrew White - May 14, 2022. Click here to watch to this performance.

The Peninsula Singers performed Grant Us Peace (SATB) April 30 & May 1, 2022. Details are included in the link which appears to the left.

O Absalom (TTBB) was released on a 2021 album titled PANTA RHEI (everything flows) performed by Seattle Pro Musica conducted by Karen P. Thomas.

​The Golden Gate Men's Chorus of San Francisco performed Haneirot Halalu as part of their 2021 Holiday concerts.

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Three Miniatures (flute and harp) - 2021. Follow this link to go to the product page for this title. Follow this link to hear a  synthesized performance. 

Three Miniatures (tenor saxophone and harp) - 2021. Follow this link to go to the product page for this title. Follow this link to hear a synthesized performance.

December 2021: Dr. Hoffman arranged his piano piece, “Get me a rag!” “Just a minute...” for Ragtime Ensemble.

Summer, 2021: An orchestral accompaniment for Nature (SATB & piano) was published by ECS Publishing Group.

The Indiana State School Music Association included my composition O Absalom for male chorus among their required titles for the return-to-school 2021-2022 school year.

July, 2021: Kindle the Taper was published by Ione Press, Inc., a BMI-affiliated division of ECS Publishing Group, Catalog Nos. 8974 (choral score), 8974A (full score), 8974B

(instrumental parts). Just in time for the 2021 holiday season of live and virtual performances: Chanukah text by Emma Lazarus; setting for mixed chorus and harp or piano, with

optional trumpet, horn, and cymbals. Dr. Hoffman will provide links to to order the music and to a recording when available. #livemusic2021 

June 24, 2021: Author/composer Byron Adams authored an entry for Dr. Hoffman that was published by the Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians Online

Editor of Scrapbookers by Leanna Kirchoff which one first place in the Vocal/Piano category in the 2020 Paul Revere Awards from the Music Publishers Association.

May 7, 2021 - Saint John's University Men's Chorus performed O Absalom (TTBB).

December 2020 - Jacksonville Children's ChorusDarren Dailey, artistic director and conductor performed Haneirot halalu (tenor solo, SATB) - during the time of COVID-19. #rare