Commissions 

I find great importance in commissioning and performing new music for trombone. I have had the opportunity to work with wonderful composers, and I urge you to visit their websites and listen to their work. 

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Anthony O’Toole - Unititled - Premiered in 2019 at ITF.

Instrumentation: Trombone & Cimbasso

http://anthonyotoolemusic.weebly.com/

Mark Taggart (b. 1956) - Skitter - Premiered in 2019 at ITF.

Instrumentation: Trombone & Cimbasso

https://music.ecu.edu/about-us/faculty-staff-information/mark-richardson/

Sarah Hersh - A Fanfare, Crepuscular Rays, Galloping, and a Dance - Premiered in 2019 at the IWBC Conference.

Instrumentation: Trombone & Horn

http://www.sarahhersh.com/

Elyse Kahler (b. 1988) - The Hobbit and the Elf (10:00) - Premiered in 2019 at the IWBC Conference.

Instrumentation: Trombone & Horn

https://www.elysekahler.com/

Ken Davies - Parable of Differences - Premiered in 2019 at ECU.

Instrumentation: Trombone and Fixed Media

https://www.kendavies.net/

Adam Neal (b. 1981) - Work Songs (12:00) - Premiered in 2018 at ECU. 

Instrumentation: Trombone, Horn, & Tuba

http://www.adamscottneal.com/

Adam Neal (b. 1981) - Shoulder to Shoulder (8:00) - Premiered in 2018 at NACWPI Conference. 

Instrumentation: Trombone & Horn

"Written for Height Difference Duo"

http://www.adamscottneal.com/

Aiden Hartery (b. 1988) - In Conversation (7:00) - Premiered in 2018 at Appalachian State University.

Instrumentation: Trombone, Trumpet, & Piano

www.aidenhartery.com

Stephen Feigenbaum (b. 1989) - Monument (7:00) - Premiered in 2018 at Appalachian State University. 

Instrumentation: Trombone, Trumpet, & Piano

http://www.stephenfeigenbaum.com/

James Kazik (b. 1978) - *Sonata for Trombone - Premiered at University of Southern Mississippi by Jonathan McNeer in 2018

Instrumentation: Trombone & Piano

http://www.jameskazik.com/

Jose F. Hernandez (b. 1997) - Reflect (10:00) - Premiered in September 2017 at ECU. 

Instrumentation: Trombone & Piano

www.josefhernandez.com

Sheila Silver (b. 1946) - Down by the River (5:00) - Premiered May 2016 at Carnegie Hall

Instrumentation: Trombone Quartet

www.sheilasilver.com

Aiden Hartery (b. 1988) - Dual Posaune, for solo trombonist with a dual persona (12:00) - Premiered November 2013

Instrumentation: Solo Trombone

www.aidenhartery.com

Bekah Simms (b. 1990) - Fill Your Hands With Work and Lovers - Premier set for January 2016†

Instrumentation: Trombone, Bb Trumpet and Prepared Piano 

www.bekahsimms.com

Colin Taylor (b. 1991) - Fragmenting Sky - Premiered July 2013

Instrumentation: Piano, Percussion, and Trombone 

Commissioned by the Talahm an Eisc Trio for their summer 2013 recital  in St. John's Newfoundland. 

* Consortium Commission


Arrangements

 

Sam S Suggs (b. 1990) - Annie Laurie - Arthur Pryor (5:30) - Premiered April 2014

Instrumentation: Trombone Sextet (Solo Tenor, 3 Tenors, 2 Basses)

An exciting and fun arrangement of the classic show tune, Annie Laurie.  Sextet is organized into two trios. Arranged for the Yale Trombone Studio 2014/2015. 

Listen to a recording - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oob0ZMqebI

www.SamuelSSuggs.com


Sam S Suggs (b. 1990) - At the River - Aaron Copland (3:30) - Premiered April 2015

Instrumentation: Trombone Choir (6 Tenors, 2 Basses) 

A beautiful rendition of the classic American hymn commissioned for the Florida State Trombone Choir. Performed in Spring, 2015. 

Listen to a recording - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiu3tg04EFY

www.SamuelSSuggs.com