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 23, 2019:Radiophrenia, a temporary radio station broadcasting sound art live from Glasgow's Centre for Contemporary Arts, will air the acousmatic composition This is only a test between 1:00 and 2:00 PM Glasgow time (i.e. between 8:00 and 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Savings Time). The transmission will be available on 87.9 FM in Glasgow, and via live streaming worldwide (to listen online, download and open the playlist file for your preferred streaming app:
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May 7, 2019: Tuba virtuoso Jay Rozen performed Poor Mr. Cabbage! for 2 tubas and percussion as part of his DMA recital at Stony Brook University's Cabaret Theatre. Assisting were Ryan Hayward, tuba, and Matthew Overbay, percussion.
April 16, 2019: Hasana Tanz was selected as the winning composition in the solo violin category in a competition sponsored by the Nova Chamber Orchestra of Argentina. The work will be performed by a soloist from the orchestra in an upcoming concert.
April 5, 2019:Andrew Stadler, trumpet, and Dan Velicer, piano, performed Winter on Andrew's DMA recital (University of Missouri Kansas City) at Leawood United Methodist Church, Leawood, Kansas.
October 7-14, 2018: Following its world premiere last May in Cerisy-la-Salle, France, the 12-hour dance video Le Ballet de la Nuit was screened during the 5th Encuentro internacional de video-danza y video-performance in Valencia, Spain, at Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània. (The seventh 1-hour segment of the video, Hercule amoureux, was choreographed, danced, recorded, and edited by Aurore Biry, with the score composed and performed by David Jason Snow). The video will also be screened in April 2019 at the University of Leeds, and in Halifax, Nova Scotia (date and venue to be announced).
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.
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.