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Margaret Griebling-Haigh

Margaret Griebling-Haigh began her training in composition and music theory in early childhood with her parents, Mary Ann and Stephen T. Griebling. She studied piano with Margaret Baxtresser and oboe with Harvey McGuire and John Mack of the Cleveland Orchestra. She was principal oboist of the Akron Youth Symphony from 1976-8 under Music Director Paul Biss, and won concerto competitions with both the Akron Youth Symphony and the University Circle Youth Orchestra. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music with Robert Sprenkle and a Masters degree from the San Francisco Conservatory with Marc Lifschey. Before graduating from high school, she had already won many awards in composition, including a grant from BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) in 1975, and First Prize in the National Federation of Music Clubs' Competition for New Orchestral Works in 1978. She has received commissions from the Huntingdon Trio of Philadelphia

Archived Works List

Bocadillos (1994)
Instrumentation: Violin and Piano

Collioure (1991) Commissioned by the Huntingdon Trio
Instrumentation: English Horn, 'Cello and Piano

Commissariat Camels (1998) Poetry by Rudyard Kipling
Instrumentation: Tenor or Baritone and Piano

Coquin' arena (1998)
Instrumentation: Flute Choir

Homages (1989)
Instrumentation: Orchestra (3332 4221 timp 2perc harp pna strings)

from "Huntsman, What Quarry?" Poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay. I. The Princess Recalls Her One Adventure (1980) II. Hunstman, What Quarry? (1983)
Instrumentation: Baritone and Piano

Love Is Not Blind (1996) Poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Instrumentation: Baritone and Piano

Lullaby for Ariana (1985)
Instrumentation: Piano

Oh, Think Not I Am Faithful (1996) Poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Instrumentation: Baritone and Piano

The Seals Lullaby (1995) for Julia and Karl Kraus to celebrate the arrival of Milan. Poetry by Rudyard Kipling
Instrumentation: Baritone and Piano

Second Century Prelude (1987) for the 100th anniversary of the Tuesday Musical Club
Instrumentation: Brass Quintet (2111)

Sonata for Double Bass & Piano (1984)
Instrumentation: Double Bass and Piano

Songs for Young Lovers Poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay. I. Armenonville (1981) II. There at Dusk I Found You (1980) III. The Princess Recalls Her One Adventure (1980) IV. Song for Young Lovers in a City (1981) V. Huntsman, What Quarry? (1983)
Instrumentation: Soprano and Piano

Sonnets Poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay I. Sonnet xl (1986) II. Sonnet xv (1985) III. Sonnet xlii (1985)
Instrumentation: Soprano and Piano

Two Bagatelles for Bassoon and Oboe (1974)
Instrumentation: Bassoon and Oboe

Two Bagatelles for Two Trumpets (1992)
Instrumentation: 2 Trumpets

Undersea Odyssey (1970) I. Jellyfish II. Sea Turtles III. The Shark IV. Sea Squirt V. Queen trigger Fish
Instrumentation: Piano

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