Kaplan Commissioning Project
Saint Mary’s University Concert Band
The ninth Helen and Sam Kaplan Foundation Commission for a new Concert Band composition written by a composer of Jewish heritage is outlined below. Any questions prior to application submission should be directed to Dr. Janet Heukeshoven, Director of Bands, at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. firstname.lastname@example.org
Amount of Commission:
• $7,000.00 plus travel/expense allowance for a campus residency at the premier of the composition.
Description of the Composition:
• The work will be scored for standard full Concert Band instrumentation, appropriate difficulty level for advanced high school bands and small college ensembles.
• Length of composition: approximately 5-8 minutes in length.
• The composition must be based on Jewish melodic or thematic material, either folk or religious sources.…
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