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.
May 2018: David Jason Snow, in collaboration with choreographer/videographer Aurore Biry, has been selected to participate 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 is 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 will be screened in May 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.
May 12, 2017: The electroacoustic composition Mon coeur appartient à Dada was performed at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, Scotland, as part of the Sound Thought 2017 festival of music and sound research, composition, and performance.
May 2-6, 2017: The video Wake me when we get there was screened at Segnali 2017 in Perugia, Italy. The Segnali Audiovisual and Performance Arts international festival is sponsored by the Francesco Morlacchi Conservatory of Music of Perugia, the Pietro Vannucci Academy of Fine Arts of Perugia, and the Oreste Trotta Regional Sound Archive.
March 27, 2017: Hollie Lifshey, Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the Georgia State University School of Music, and principal trumpet with the South Carolina Philharmonic and Macon Symphony, performed Winter for trumpet and piano in recital at Metropolitan State University in Denver.
March 7-19, 2017: The electroacoustic composition Mon coeur appartient à Dada was featured on the audiograft jukebox, an audio server established in conjunction with the audiograft 2017 festival of experimental music and sound in Oxford, England, curated by the Sonic Art Research Unit at Oxford Brookes University and co-promoted by Oxford Contemporary Music. The composition was previewed for the festival on March 3 at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford in a LiveFriday event.
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.