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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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Variable Band Arrangements

9 July 2020

Jenkins has now created three variable instrumentation versions of three of his pieces: Fountains, Solar Flare, and Kolo. These three pieces can now be performed with six, nine, and ten performers respectively. Order your copies here.

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24th IGEB International Conference

9 April 2020

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 23-27, 2020 at the Conservatorio superior de música "Joaquín Rodrigo" in Valencia, Spain. Click here for more details.

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, this event has been postponed to July 2021.

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National Youth Brass Band of America Commission

18 December 2019

Jenkins has been commissioned by the National Youth Brass Band of America for a new piece to be premiered at their 2020 summer course. Click here for more details.

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, the premiere will occur at the 2021 summer course.

U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S

22 March 2021

Municipal Bands and the Iowa Band Law

Guest Lecture

10:00am, Online

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

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2 April 2021

Composition Masterclass

Guest Lecture

4:00pm, Online

Ohio University

Athens, OH

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19 June 2021

Dreams of America, premiere

National Youth Brass Band of America

TBA, conductor

Time and Location TBA

Missouri Western State University

St. Joseph, MO

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15-19 July 2021

"'Whatever you do, fund the band": George W. Landers and the Iowa Band Law

Paper Presentation

24th International IGEB Conference (Re-scheduled)

Conservatorio superior de música "Joaquín Rodrigo"

Valencia, Spain

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"instantly evocative...a slow-turning kaleidoscope"
- The American Prize
"'We Seven' is a delight – complex, powerful,
poignant music making"
- Judge's Remarks at the 2017 Brass in Concert
"[a] gifted composer with a talent for evocative, nuanced large-ensemble writing"
- KCMetropolis