as performed by:
The American Brass Quintet (John F. Kennedy Center, Washington, DC)
Ensemble Intercontemporain (Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris)
The New Juilliard Ensemble (Museum of Modern Art, New York)
The Harvard Wind Ensemble (Sanders Theater, Cambridge)
Banda Municipal de Bilbao (Euskalduna Palace, Bilbao)
The Yale University Band (Woolsey Hall, New Haven)
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.
Upcoming and recent concerts and events
- October 16, 2021: The Viennese collective and ensemble snim (Spontanes Netzwerk für Improvisierte Musik) will perform Psychodrama: three invitations to an encounter for conductor-therapist and neurotic ensemble as part of their annual music festival das kleine symposion at Echoraum in Vienna.
- August 27, 2021: The audiovisual composition 8-bit pseudo-random godhead generator was incorporated into nftapping, the world's first collaborative audiovisual project designed to become a non-fungioble token. The video, incorporating the work of 75 audiovisual artists, was featured at the Intervals International Media Art Festival in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia under the auspices of Pitch, a "creative engineering bureau."
- July 10-17, 2021: The Intermedia Department of Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków presented 500x1, a multimedia spectacle of one-minute audiovisual works celebrating the 500th anniversary of the installation of the Sigismund Bell in the tower of Wawel Cathedral in Kraków. Included in the program is the video Huk ("peal" in Polish), a visualization of the bell's audio waveform, by David Jason Snow. The program was presented at the Małopolska Garden of Arts in Krakow and in the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery from July 10 to 13; on July 17, the program was exhibited in the buildings on Hans Sachs Platz and Krakauer House in Nurnberg, Germany. The program has been archived on YouTube (Huk begins 26 minutes, 36 seconds into the video).
- May 20, 2021: The Brass Quintet Forum, a project initiated by members of the Annapolis Brass Quintet (1971-1993), has posted an archival recording of Dance movements performed by the quintet at Weill Recital Hall on March 11, 1988. The recording will remain online until August 2021.
- May 4 - June 30, 2021: The acousmatic composition The sum of all differences streamed on the website of the 2021 Journées Art & Science from Saint-Etienne, France.
- February 7, 2021: Crane School of Music faculty trombonist Christopher Hernacki performed Winter in a live streamed recital on Crane's YouTube channel accompanied by pianist Ling Lo.
Older concert and event information can be found in the News Archive.
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 $8.00 shipping (continental U.S. only). Please specify B♭ 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 David Jason Snow to place an order or to inquire about purchasing printed scores and parts for other works in the catalog.
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Updated August 27, 2021