The score has been spiralbound and the parts have been taped according to the Major Orchestra Librarians’ Association’s guidelines. All that remains is to send the materials to the Knoxville … Continue reading
Premiere of “First In Flight” for Vibraphone and String Quartet
At the premiere of my new piece for vibraphone and string quartet entitled “First In Flight” in Asheville. http://www.dosiamckay.com/music/firstinflight.shtml Here I am introducing the piece to the audience.
Dress Rehearsal – Vibraphone and String Quartet
Rehearsing “First In Flight”. Sincerely yours conducting. http://www.dosiamckay.com/mp3/DosiaMcKay_Firstinflight.mp3 http://www.dosiamckay.com/music/firstinflight.shtml
Rehearsing with Vibraphone
“Less pedal in this section, match the articulation of the strings.” Rehearsing “First In Flight” with Jason DeCristofaro Listen to the MP3 sample: http://www.dosiamckay.com/mp3/DosiaMcKay_Firstinflight.mp3 Learn about the piece: http://www.dosiamckay.com/music/firstinflight.shtml
New Composition – Premiere in Asheville
Here is an article in the Mountain Xpress, the local Asheville paper, about the premiere of my piece for vibraphone and string quartet on the Composers’ Concert this Sunday. http://www.mountainx.com/article/51310/Johann-come-lately
In the Studio – Planning the New String Quartet
I have a premiere of a new string quartet in March in New York. I always begin with a sketch of the formal design.