Music Visions and Lullaby for Bass Clarinet being performed by the fabulous Jessica Lindsey.
UNC Charlotte concert includes Music Visions and Lullaby for Bass Clarinet

On Thursday, April 21, Sheila will be the guest of UNC Charlotte, where Jessica Lindsey will perform several of Sheila’s

March 28, 2016
Scene 3 rasheed and burka
A Thousand Splendid Suns, New Workshop Video

The new video from our 2nd workshop in Key West is now available. You can watch the entire first Act

February 14, 2016
Workshop Beginning

We are very excited to begin rehearsals tomorrow for Act I of A Thousand Splendid Suns.  Leslie Swackhamer, our brilliant director,

January 7, 2016
A Thousand Splendid Suns, The Opera

Sheila is embarking on her most ambitious opera to date: A Thousand Splendid Suns, based on the internationally best selling

August 8, 2012
The Wooden Sword
New Production of The Wooden Sword

The Stony Brook Opera presents the New York premiere of The Wooden Sword, winner of the 2007 Raymond and Beverly

March 12, 2011
The Wooden Sword
Wooden Sword Premiere

On November 5, 7, and 13, 2010, The University of Connecticut gave a stunning premiere performance of The Wooden Sword, a

January 26, 2011
The White Rooster,
A Tale of Compassion
The White Rooster Premiere

With a preview performance in Ottawa followed by three performances at the Smithsonian’s Freer Sackler Gallery in Washington DC in

January 25, 2011
Gil Kalish and Tina Dahl in rehearsal
August 2010

We haven’t updated the website in some time but Sheila has composed a lot of music — mostly opera– in

August 10, 2010
17th Century Tibetan Singing Bowl in Sheila's rock garden
July 2010

Having just been awarded the 2007 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in Composition in the field of chamber opera, Sheila

July 10, 2010
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