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Rock Bottom named finalist in WASBE Competition

16 December 2021

 

Rock Bottom for Wind Ensemble has been named a finalist in the 3rd Annual World Association for Symphony Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) Composition Competition. The three finalist pieces will be performed at the WASBE Convention in Prague, Czech Republic on July 20, 2022. 

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We Seven now published through Murphy Music Press 

9 December 2021

 

We Seven for Wind Ensemble is has been picked up for publication through Murphy Music Press, LLC. Click here for more information. The Brass Band version will still be available directly from Jenkins via Square. Looking forward to working with Murphy Music Press!

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2022 International Trombone Festival 

28 November 2021

 

Dr. Bruce Faske was selected for the Performing Artist Showcase Recital at the 2022 International Trombone Festival at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR. His submission included a forthcoming work by Jenkins for trombone and piano written in memory of Dr. Faske's father. The conference will take place July 13-16, 2022. Check back here for more details.

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Virtual Coaching and Discussion at SUNY New Paltz 

11 November 2021

 

Jenkins coached and talked with the members of the SUNY New Paltz Symphonic Band as they rehearsed Kolo for their concert later this month.

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GMM Band Composition and Arranging Finalists

26 October 2021

Rock Bottom and Solar Flare have both been named finalists in the 2021 1st Annual Grand Mesa Publications Band Composition and Arranging Contest. Winners are expected to be announced in January 2022, so check back here for more details.

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24th IGEB International Conference 

21 September 2021

 

Jenkins's research paper titled "'Whatever you do, fund the band': George W. Landers and the Iowa Band Law has been selected for inclusion on the Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung & Förderung der Blasmusik's 24th International Conference to take place July 13-18, 2022 at the Instituto di alta formazione musicale “Conservatorio Claudio Monteverdi” in Bolzano, Italy.

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 The American Prize Finalist

28 May 2021

These Are Enough has just been named a finalist in the Composition-Choral Music (Professional Division) Category of The American Prize. Winners are expected to be announced next month, so check back here for more details.

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The American Prize Finalist

7 May 2021

Rock Bottom has just been named a finalist in the Composition-Band/Wind Ensemble (Professional Division) Category of The American Prize. Winners are expected to be announced next month, so check back here for more details.

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The American Prize Semi-Finalist

5 March 2021

Rock Bottom has just been named a semi-finalist in the Composition-Band/Wind Ensemble (Professional Division) Category of The American Prize. Finalists are expected to be announced next month, so check back here for more details.

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The American Prize Semi-Finalist

5 February 2021

These Are Enough has just been named a semi-finalist in the Composition-Choral Music (Professional Division) Category of The American Prize. Finalists are expected to be announced next month, so check back here for more details.

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CD Release

1 January 2021

Jenkins's piece Of Vigils and Storms is now available on Ablaze Records' newest CD, Orchestral Masters Vol. 7. The piece was recorded in the summer of 2019 by the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Mikel Toms. Order your copy here.

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U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S

26 October 2021

These Are Enough, premiere

Arkansas State University Chamber Singers

Ryan W. Sullivan, conductor

7:30pm, Riceland Hall - Fowler Center

Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, AR

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30 November 2021

Kolo

SUNY New Paltz Symphonic Band

Adam Fontana, conductor

7:30pm, Studley Theater

SUNY New Paltz

New Paltz, NY

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2 December 2021

Fountains

University of South Carolina Aiken Wind Ensemble

Hayes Bunch, conductor

7:30pm, Etherredge Center

University of South Carolina Aiken

Aiken, SC

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19 April 2022

We Seven

Stephen F. Austin State University Symphonic Band

Chris Kaatz, conductor

7:30pm, Cole Concert Hall

Stephen F. Austin State University

Nacogdoches, TX

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21 April 2022

Kolo

Arkansas State University Concert Band

Steven Riley, conductor

7:30pm, Riceland Hall - Fowler Center

Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, AR

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13 July 2022

Remnants

Bruce Faske and Lauren Schack Clark

International Trombone Festival

4:30PM, Recital Hall

University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR

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20 July 2022

Rock Bottom

Ensemble TBA

WASBE International Conference

Date and Location TBA

Prague, Czech Republic

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"instantly evocative...a slow-turning kaleidoscope"
- The American Prize (2016)
"'We Seven' is a delight – complex, powerful,
poignant music making"
- Judge's remarks at the 2017 Brass in Concert
"beautifully descriptive soundscape...a setting of
hope for the future"

- The American Prize (2021)
"tender scoring underlining the passion"
- Fanfare Magazine