Other works

Wiley Middle School Alma Mater
​1 minute, 7 sec
WMS Alma Mater Music and Lyrics
by Karen Kachelmeier Robertson

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Clarinet Cafe
for 7 Bb Clarinets, 2 Bass Clarinets, and Drumset
Clarinet Cafe is a light-hearted jazzy tune written for clarinet ensemble and drumset.  This piece was written for the 2012 Western International Band Clinic in Seattle, WA, where it was premiered that November.
Midnight Rhapsody
for Solo Clarinet and Piano
Midnight Rhapsody, written for solo clarinet and piano was entered into the 2010 I.C.A. Composition Competition, and was featured in the June 2010 edition of their magazine "The Clarinet," where Mr. Eric P. Mandat, with Michael Norsworthy and Gregory Oakes, wrote the following about the piece:

"Karen Kachelmeier's Midnight Rhapsody is a charming eight minute, one movement work.  I was reminded of the music of Arvo Part or in some instances Philip Glass as the work employs a type of minimalist ostinato type piano part.  Its simplicity is lovely and it's easy to get lost in the subtle change of harmony from one bar to the next.  For clarinet players, the work is suitable for a high school student and beyond.  It presents few technical challenges, save for the end where some altissimo-register playing is introduced.  It is tuneful, straightforward and type of piece that would go well for any type of high school competition or recital."