50 Miniatures for Band Consortium

I am arranging/composing a series of 50 miniatures for concert band.

Each miniature will be grade 4-5 (some will be closer to 3.5 or 5.5)
.
Each miniature will be between 45 seconds and 3 minutes duration.

Each miniature will either be an arrangement of a piece that I originally wrote for a different instrumentation or it will be composed specifically for this project.
I expect for there to be somewhere between 70 and 100 total minutes of music.

I've been thinking that you can mix and match them, do miniatures in between longer works, use them as an opener or closer on a concert
(or on either side of intermission), use the ones that are 2+ minutes as standalone works, or even use them as sight reading or as a way to build up
a new/challenging piece with limited time. I will include a list of combinations that I expect to work together well, but I think that you will
end up finding several other interesting ways to combine them that I hadn't thought of.

The buy-in for this consortium is $400 and consortium members will receive:
-A PDF copy of the score and parts by January 1, 2023 (with a signed+personalized message from me)
-Your name, ensemble, and institution will be listed on the inside cover of the score
-One of the miniatures will be dedicated to you, your ensemble, and your institution (you can request a specific style/mood/grade level etc)
-Exclusive performance rights through June 1, 2023

Zoom residencies can be added for an additional $100

In-person residencies are also available: contact me at michael@michaelmikulka.com for specifics


Payment can be made with Venmo ( @Michael-Mikulka ), check (contact me), or with PayPal/credit card via the payment button below.

Purchase


For other potential payment options (or for more information), please reach out to me at michael@michaelmikulka.com


Additional details:
-Both transposed scores and C scores will be available for each miniature
-Each percussion part will draw from the same set of instruments across all 50 miniatures
-No mandatory auxiliary instruments, no uncommon percussion instruments
-There will be a zipped folder with the score and parts for each miniature so that you only have to print out / distribute the miniatures that you need

You can listen to recordings / view scores of my previous band compositions here:

Instrumentation:
Piccolo (for specific miniatures)
Flute 1+2
Oboe 1+2
Bassoon 1+2
Bb Clarinet 1+2+3
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone 1+2
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Bb Trumpet 1+2+3
F Horn 1+2+3+4
Trombone 1+2
Bass Trombone
Euphonium (TC part also provided)
Tuba
Timpani
Percussion 1-5


  


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