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MARIMBA DUO (2023) by Ben Goldberg (Bio listed below)


Primary Commissioners: Brian Zator and Cory Doran

Title: TBA
  • Instrumentation: two marimbas (both 5.0-octave) 
  • Duration: ~8 minutes, depending on tempo
  • Mood: groovy, incessant, melodic, rhythmic, intense
  • Difficulty: suitable for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professionals; rhythmically dense, hockets, independence

JOIN THE PREMIERE PERFORMANCE CONSORTIUM
  • Send email to Brian Zator with your interest to join
  • Cost: $50 (USD) - Professionals; $30 (USD) - Students (undergraduate and graduate levels)
  • Exclusive Performance Period for Consortium Members: the entire 2023–24 academic year (September, 2023 through August, 2024)
  • Listing on Published Score: each consortium member will be listed on the info page of the score
  • Score Delivery: PDF score and parts will be emailed to all consortium members starting September 1, 2023
  • Public Availability: For sale to all starting in August, 2024

PAYMENT INFORMATION: Zamiki Music PayPal 

CONTACT BRIAN ZATOR TO JOIN AND FOR MORE QUESTIONS. brian.zator@tamuc.edu


Ben Goldberg is a New York-based composer who has received awards for his concert music, film music, and academic achievements. He has been the Composer-in-Residence for the Garden State Philharmonic and the Baltimore chamber orchestra Symphony Number One. Goldberg has won composition competitions held by the American Prize in Composition, Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Joliet Symphony Orchestra, Lexington Philharmonic, and Susanville Symphony. His composition Reconnecting, scored for Drum Circle and Orchestra, has been featured in Symphony magazine, and at presentations for The League of American Orchestras and Percussive Arts Society national conferences. He has given presentations of his works at the Juilliard School and UC Davis.

His music has been broadcasted in over thirty countries and featured internationally in films, television programs, podcasts, video game apps, and advertisements.

Goldberg studied composition at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, and was the recipient of the school’s Film Scoring Achievement Award. In 2018 he joined Moravian University as adjunct faculty where he teaches composition and film scoring.

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