Highlights (June)

~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)


~Audio Music:

Check out Tom Hamilton's most recent release:

Pieces for Kohn / Formal & Informal Music
2-CD reissue of analog electronic music from the 1970s
featuring performances by Rich O'Donnell and JD Parran

For more info, click HERE.

Additionally, read Tom Hamilton's opinions on audio music (as answers to questions from writer Kurt Gottschalk) at the blog Spearmint Music.


~Drumset and Percussion Camp with Bachovich Media Artist Wes Crawford:

Wes Crawford announces his 2010 Drumset and Percussion Camp:

Our camp runs from JULY 11-24, 2010 and is open to all drummers/percussionists ages 13-18 with at least one year of experience with school band and/or private lessons. The camp is held at Goucher College in Towson, MD and room and board are provided (or you may commute). The camp is part of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute, which includes concurrent interacting camps for Jazz, Computer Music, Dance, and Musical Theatre! I hope that many of you will consider this camp for a fun intensive experience in drumming! We have an incredible lineup of Faculty this year!

In addition to camp director Wes Crawford, the camp faculty features Bachovich President Andrew Beall. For more information about the camp, click HERE.


~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:

-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


~We've Gone Global:

Bachovich continues to expand, with sales in Lithuania, Costa Rica, Japan, France, Belgium, Poland, England, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, China, Taiwan, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Hungary.