Upcoming events

Thornton Edge in new music with a beat |
November 15, 2017

Donald Crockett leads Thornton Edge in a concert of toe-tapping music for ensembles large and small, including music by Dan Visconti, Don Freund, Sean Friar and Sarah Gibson.  Newman Recital Hall, USC campus, 7:30 pm.

Commission for HOCKET and Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra |
May 2018

Donald Crockett has been commissioned by the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra for a new work for HOCKET: 4 hands in and around a piano etc. etc. plus a conductorless chamber orchestra of nineteen musicians.  HOCKET is Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff, composer-pianists, who will lead the piece from the Steinway.  A co-commission consortium is in the works, with Kaleidoscope and Oberlin Sinfonietta so far; stay tuned for additional details.  The premiere will be with HOCKET and the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra in May 2018.

New Music USA commission for SAKURA cello quintet |
August 2018 premiere

Donald Crockett has received a commission from New Music USA to compose a major work for the outstanding young cello quintet, SAKURA, for late-summer 2017.  Stay tuned for details!  Updates on the project also available at the New Music USA website.