~2010 PAS NYC Weekend of Percussion (Feb 19-21):
This year's "Weekend" features Bachovich Artists Joseph Gramley, Wes Crawford, Jonathan Haas, Rolando Morales-Matos, Javier Diaz, and Andrew Beall
~Bachovich Welcomes New Composers:
-Stanley Leonard - March & Scherzo and Madras, timpani solos from a legendary timpanist
-Gene Koshinski - Capriccio, viola solo by Henry Vieuxtemps, transcribed for solo marimba
~Scholarships Available From Bachovich Composer Joe Tompkins!:
Rutgers University Percussion Program Faculty:
Alan Abel, Philadelphia Orchestra
Markus Rhoten, New York Philharmonic
Joseph Tompkins, New York Freelance
$15,000 Undergraduate Scholarship in Percussion Program (renewable annually): live and recorded auditions accepted (unedited DVD's only), submit application at http://www.rutgers.edu or schedule live audition at http://www.music.rutgers.edu
$25,000 Mason Gross School Graduate Scholarship (awarded to two graduate applicants department-wide): live and recorded auditions accepted (unedited DVD's only), submit application at http://www.gradstudy.rutgers.edu or schedule live audition at http://www.music.rutgers.edu
-Other scholarship monies and TA/DA monies available to competitive applicants.
-Live audition dates:
Undergraduate auditions February 6th, 2010 and March 1st, 2010
Graduate auditions February 12th, 2010 and March 1st, 2010
-Certain fees apply. See audition website for details.
~Other New Exciting Publications Available This Month:
-Fer Barre Kona Jeno ("Don't Play Favorites"): West African Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra by Kakraba Lobi/Valerie Naranjo/Andrew Beall
~Tour Through Europe!: This month, Bachovich composer Stefano Del Sole will embark on a masterclass/concert tour, presenting his music at the Music Conservatories in Bari and Venice, at the Conservatoire National de Musique in Lyon (France), and finally at the Music Conservatory in Rodi Garganico.
~We've Gone Global: Bachovich continues to expand, with sales in Japan, France, Belgium, Poland, England, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, China, Taiwan, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Hungary.