John Yannelli, composer of chamber, orchestral and mixed ensemble pieces,
works in both traditional and experimental styles of music. His special interests are in the development of electronic
music, improvisation and composing for theater, dance and film. He has written for and conducted soloists and ensembles
ranging from solo oboe to full orchestra with jazz/rock band. Some of his more unusual combinations have been:
StoneMusic, where the entire ensemble performed on stones of varying shapes and sizes, and WaterHarvest,
for water persussion, winds voices.