~Congratulations!: To the winners of the Ironworks Percussion Duo 2nd Annual Composition Contest: Joel Harrison (1st place) with marimba duet Why Has the Hunter Not Returned?, and Tizoc Ceballos (2nd place) with multi-percussion duet Ollin. Joel also recently received 3 new composition grants and released a new CD, Urban Myths, on Highnote Records. For more information on Joel, please visit www.joelharrison.com. For more information on Tizoc, please visit tizocceballos.com.
For more information on the Ironworks Percussion Duo, visit www.ironworkspercussion.com.
~Gold Medalists: Congrats to the Boston Crusaders Percussion Ensemble for winning the DCI Percussion Ensemble Competition with the 3rd Mvt. of Bachovich composer Andrew Beall's percussion concerto, Affirmation.
Watch the video on Youtube and below:
~CimbFest a Success: In June, Bachovich composer Richard Grimes hosted and directed the first American Concert Cimbalom Festival (www.cimbfest.com) in Lancaster, MA at Atlantic Union College.
~Bachovich Welcomes New Composers: Jared Soldiviero and his groovin' multi-percussion duet Palindromes; Pablo Bagilet and his heart-wrenching Argentinean Suite for vibraphone, Tizoc Ceballos and his award-winning multi-percussion duet Ollin, and Rich Greenblatt and his 3 hot jazz vibes CDs: Mooin', Hot & Dry , and Hat Trick.
~We've Gone Global: Bachovich continues to expand, with sales in England, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, China, Taiwan, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Hungary.