Commissioned by the North Dakota Trombone Choir, Dragon Curve was premiered at the University of North Dakota's Trombone Day on Saturday, March 4. Additional performances by the University of Southern Mississippi Trombone Choir in Chattanooga on March 7 and Knoxville on March 8.
Dimitri Kakavelakis put together a great presentation about the Southern Miss Trombone Choir's concert at UTC, which included Dragon Curve. Click on the picture below to view.
Quincunx for tuba/euphonium quartet and wind ensemble will receive a couple of performances this spring:
To honor the Sailor and four Marines killed in the July 2015 shooting, a consortium of 68 high school, university, community, military, and brass bands joined Chattanooga composer Kenyon Wilson to create a new work for concert band. The full list of commissioning ensembles is available here.
"What music often does is give us the chance to create community, because that experience of all of us listening to this at the same time is again a memorial to those heroes." – Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke