The Western and Northwestern divisions of the College Band Directors National Association have commissioned Viet Cuong to compose a work for wind band to be premiered at the Western/Northwestern conference in March 2022. Institutions are invited to become members of the commission consortium for a fee of $500.
- Benefits: score/parts in electronic PDF format; following premiere by the Puget Sound Wind Ensemble at the conference, March, 2020, exclusive performance rights to consortium members through May 15, 2023; recording of the premiere performance; names of consortium institutions and conductors to be listed in score/program notes
- Description: single movement, grade 3+, 5-7 minutes, standard wind band instrumentation, standard percussion (e.g., four timpani, bells, chimes, marimba, vibraphone, xylophone, bass drum, snare drum, tom-toms, cymbals—any additional miscellaneous percussion to constitute a small list)
- Timeline: payment of fee by consortium members by December 1, 2021; score/parts in electronic PDF format and recording to consortium members by June 1, 2022.
Thomas P. Rohrer