Stacey Berk 

Stacey Berk, Professor of Oboe and Composition
Department of Music

Office: NFAC 304



Professor Berk is an active composer, with many commissions for wind band, chamber music  and double reed works. Her composition Avian Suite, written in memory of a former student, was premiered October 2012 by the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra. The woodwind quintet version of the work was performed by UWSP students on Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio in November 2014. 

Her composition Flight, for solo oboe and wind ensemble, was premiered October 2011 with Nancy Ambrose King, oboist and the UWSP Wind Ensemble, Prof. Brendan Caldwell, conductor. It was performed again in 2012 with Professor Berk as soloist with the UWSP Wind Ensemble at the Wisconsin Music Educators Association Conference October 26th. 


For sound clips and more information about many of Stacey Berk's works, please visit​.

Large Ensemble and Large Chamber Ensemble Works

Sounds of the Seasons (2022) for young band
Reflections (2018) for symphony orchestra
• Avian Suite (2012) for small orchestra
Flight (2011) for solo oboe and wind ensemble
Alice in Wonderland (2007) ballet for symphony orchestra
Alice in Wonderland (2007) ballet for fl, ob, clar, bsn, hn, tpt, vln, cello, perc
Phrygian Festival Overture (2006) for concert band
Fanfare Jubilee (2004) for wind ensemble
Summer Scenes (2003) for 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 clar, 2 bsn, 2 hn, vibraphone, marimba
Novae (2000) for concert band
Portraits of the Odyssey (1998) for wind ensemble
Portraits of the Odyssey (1997) for 2 fl/picc, 2 ob, Bb clar, Bb bass clar, 2 bsn, 2 hn
Doodling Through History (1996) for 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 clar, 2 bsn, 2 hn with narration
A Prayer of the Holy Name (1992) for SATB choir, based on 15th century text

Small Ensemble and Solo Works 

Avian Suite (2011) for Woodwind Quintet
Swingin' the Spring for double reed quintet
The Reed-Makin' Blues for double reed quintet
Ladder Jive for double reed quintet
Little Child for soprano and harp or piano
Cornucopian Fanfare for horn octet
Tzango! for saxophone quartet
A Moon and a Mountain Away for double reed quartet with narrator
Pasticcio Dandy for oboe trio (also a version for reed trio)
Myths for Solo Oboe
Valley Song I for tenor and piano
Valley Song II for tenor and piano
Oboi, Oboi! for 2 oboes and 2 english horns
Hungarian Wraps a Reed for double reed quartet
Fanfare for the Common Mandrel for double reed quintet
To Daffodils for medium voice and english horn