Acknowledged as an authority on the music of Edward Elgar, the Elgar Society in England has sponsored Maestra Diehnelt’s conducting of Elgar’s Symphony No.1, the tone-poem, In the South, and the Cockaigne Overture. In 2010, Ms. Diehnelt was invited to be a founding member of the  North America Branch of the Elgar Society .

Maestra Kim Diehnelt is performance-ready to conduct and rehearse the orchestral, chamber, and choral works of Edward Elgar. 

Elgar Essays

Podium Time with Elgar: A composer's use of time

Elgar Coaching Notes

Elgar: Sea Pictures

         The complete lyrics for Sea Pictures are available here

Elgar: Violin Sonata

Elgar: String Quartet

Elgar: Piano Quintet

Elgar: Symphony No.1

Elgar Arrangements

Score and parts available at Sheet Music Plus

Elgar: Symphony No.1 "Adagio"
arranged for String Quartet

Elgar: Sea Pictures, op 37
arranged for Voice and String Quartet
movements available separately

1. Sea Slumber-Song
2. In Haven (Capri)
3. Sabbath Morning at Sea
4. Where Corals Lie
5. The Swimmer


2018 Awards

KISMET Foundation 2018 Artist-in-Residence. Yarmouth, ME.


Commissioning Projects

Work for full orchestra commissioned by the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra, IL. Striadica: A Symphonic Passage premiere May 13, 2018.

Mourret for clarinet and string trio, premiere October 2018, Chicago, IL.

Work for hand bell choir, premiere December 2018, Damascus, MD.

Guide to Commissioning Works

You may want to commission a work in honor of a special person or event, offer it as a gift or tribute, or use it to provide repertoire for outstanding artists or instrument types.

A guideline for commissioning rates is available through New Music USA.

Commissioning lets you bring beauty and art into the world!

Looking for Sheet Music?

Please contact Kim Diehnelt for ordering copies of her original works.

Select arrangements of "gigging music" for professional musicians are available at Sheet Music Plus.

ASCAP Composer


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Providing Original Music for Special Occasions

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Founding Member of North American Elgar Society


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