Highlights (April)

~Bachovich Works in Italian Competition!: Antonio Santangelo's International Competition for Percussion Instruments and Drumset will use the following Bachovich works as required pieces for their competition in September 2010:

-Snare Drum: 2008 PAS MassChap Snare Drum Collection (compiled by Samuel Solomon)
-Marimba: Fear of Silence (Joel Harrison)
-Vibraphone: Monte Nido (Richard Grimes)

~Competition: The IronWorks Percussion Duo & The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach are holding their 3rd Annual Composition Competition (2010). For more info, visit the Ironworks Percussion Duo online.

~Green Day: Bachovich Composer Trey Files is the drummer for the new Broadway production of Green Day's American Idiot, which opens this month.

~PAS Winner/Previously Published Work now with Bachovich::
Bachovich Music is proud to announce the publication of Soliloquy for solo vibraphone by Larry Spivack. This four-minute work won 2nd place in the 1980 PAS Composition Competition. It was published by the Lang Percussion Company in 1981 but has been out-of-print for many years. Larry Spivack recently revised the piece for the 2010 Edition in the Composer's Manuscript. Click HERE to watch video of Soliloquy.

~Other New Bachovich Compositions this Month:

-Perception Piece for multi-percussion duo by Jared Soldiviero

-Four for Flexatones for four flexatones (video) by Ju Ri Seo

-2010 MassChap Xylophone Collection compiled by Samuel Solomon

The Xylophone Collection was premiered at the 2010 MassChap "Day of Percussion". Bachovich congratulates the winners and contributors to this collection:

Daniel Adams
Andrew S. Allen
Jenica Anderson
Victoria Aschheim
Casey Cangelosi
Jamieson Carr
James Charrette
Jeremy Craycraft
Justin Doute
Kirk Etheridge
Kevin Fuhrman
Masaki Hasebe
Fusun Koksai
Gene Koshinski
Setsuko Kutsuno
David Luidens
Lily (Wen) Lu
Dean Marotta
Karlyn Mason
Matthew McDonald
Joe Millea
Robert O'Brien
Alex A. Orfaly
Kazuki Oya
Luke Short
Greg Simonds
Aaron Trant
Philip Trembley
Chun-yu Tsai
Ivan Wan
Nicholas M. White

Invited Composers:
Lou Bunk
Marti Epstein
Peter Gilbert
Lee Vinson
Judd Greenstein
Curtis K. Hughes
Keeril Makan
Nicholas Papador
Joseph Pereira
Adam Roberts
Rudolf Rojahn
Adam B. Silverman
Samuel Z. Solomon
Ken Ueno
Dalit Hadass Warshaw


~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.