Composer David Jason Snow is the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the ASCAP Foundation, BMI, Meet the Composer, the Maryland State Arts Council, Musician magazine, and Keyboard magazine, and has been an artist resident at Yaddo and the Millay Colony for the Arts. He holds degrees in music composition from the Eastman School of Music and Yale University, where his principal teachers were Joseph Schwantner, Warren Benson, Samuel Adler, and Jacob Druckman.
June 27, 2018: The acousmatic composition La relativité pour les nuls (i.e. Relativity for dummies) will be premiered as part of Musinfo's Journées Art & Science 2018 festival in Bourges, France.
May 17, 2018: David Jason Snow, in collaboration with choreographer/videographer Aurore Biry, participated in a dance film project sponsored by the Centre de vidéo-danse de Bourgogne (France), based on the 1653 Ballet de la Nuit by Louis XIV. The project's goal was the creation of a 13-hour long dance film divided into one-hour segments, each segment produced by a different filmmaker and scored by a different composer. The complete film was screened on May 17, 2018 at the Château de Cerisy-la-Salle in Normandy, France, from sunset to sunrise.
July 15, 2017: La Banda Municipal de Bilbao (Spain) released a new compact disc of band music titled Bidaiak (in Basque, “trip”) containing works recorded live at the the Euskalduna Palace in Bilbao under the direction of Maestro José R. Pascual-Vilaplana during the 2016-17 concert season. Performances include Guernica by David Jason Snow, Les mans del vent by Albert Guinovart, and Metamorphosis by Santiago Quinto Serna.
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Scores and parts for the compositions Winter and A Baker's Tale for trumpet and piano are available for sale directly from the composer for $20.00 (U.S.) each, plus $5.00 shipping (continental U.S. only). Please specify Bb or C trumpet part; if you want both parts, add $4.00. Pay with personal check or via PayPal (please add a $2.00 PayPal service charge). Contact us to place an order or inquire about international shipping rates.