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3rd Annual Composition Competition Now Open
Submissions are now being accepted for the 3rd Annual Composition Competition 2022. Please visit the Composition Competition Page for more details. Deadline is July 1, 2022. March 12, 2022: Eastern Standard were featured performers at the 2022 Southeast Horn Workshop, hosted by Dr. Abigail Pack and the UNCG Horn Studio at the University of North Carolina/Greensboro. November 1-5, 2021 From November 1-5, 2021, Eastern Standard toured Delaware and Eastern Pennsylvania, performing at a variety of locations, including Temple University, Delaware State University, the University of Delaware, and public school programs in Avon Grove, PA, Sussex, Dover, and Wilmington, DE. May 1, 2021 Eastern Standard was invited to perform at the 53rd annual International Horn Symposium. They recorded a one-hour performance for the event, which was available oin demand throughout the conference in August of 2021.
January 27, 2020
2nd Annual Composition Competition Now Open
Submissions are now being accepted for the 2nd Annual Composition Competition 2020. Please visit the Composition Competition Page for more details. Deadline is October 1, 2020.
November 12, 2019
1st Annual Composition Competition Winners
Daniel Morrison was awarded first prize for his piece "Gallus Rex". Andy Junttonen received honorable mention for his piece, "Three Miniatures". Both works will be premiered during Eastern Standard's January 2020 tour.
February 22, 2019
2nd Album Release!
"Wanderlust" is released and available on BandCamp. It will be available on all major streaming platforms and a limited edition hard copy version will also be available for a short time. Check back for more details as the album becomes live everywhere!
February 20, 2019
Eastern Standard announces new Composition Contest
Feburary 10, 2019
Eastern Standard performs at the Northeast Horn Workshop, held at Hofstra University.
February 3-6, 2019
Eastern Standard performs at Nazareth College, IUP, and West Chester University.
September 16-23, 2017
Eastern Standard gives performances and masterclasses at IUP, Heinz Chapel (Pittsburgh), ETSU, Tennessee Tech, UT-Martin, MTSU, UT Knoxville, and Marshall University.
June 21-23, 2017
Eastern Standard completes recordings for their second album, which is slated for release in the Fall of 2017. The album will include works by Murchison, Ingram, Goodman, Vasquez, Litton, Young, and Martynuik. All of these works were commissioned by Eastern Standard. More information about each work can be found on our "Commissions" page.
March 8, 2017
Eastern Standard wins a commissioning grant through the International Horn Society. The grant will provide funds for Octavio Vasquez to write a three-movement work (12 minutes in duration) that is intended to be a more substantial concert piece. The work is set to be completed and premiered in the Fall of 2017.
April 29, 2017
Eastern Standard performs at the 2017 Northeast Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference, Ithaca, NY.
Eastern Standard performs at the 2017 Northeast Horn Workshop, Hartford, CT.
January 24-28, 2017
Eastern Standard performs in concerts throughout Arizona, at Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), Phoenix College (Phoenix, AZ), Rosie's House (Tempe, AZ) and at the Southwest Horn Conference (Phoenix, AZ).
Eastern Standard records their second album, including six of seven new pieces commissioned by them since June of 2016.
June 14, 2017
Eastern Standard performs at the 3rd annual International Fellowship of Conductors, Composers, and Collaborators festival, Indiana, PA.
May 30, 2016
Eastern Standard performs at the 2016 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference, Knoxville, TN.
April 13, 2016
Eastern Standard performs and gives master-classes at Nazareth College, Pittsford, NY.
January 22, 2016
Eastern Standard performs at the 2016 Northeast Horn Workshop, Indiana, PA.
December 23, 2015
Eastern Standard releases their first album, Eastern Standard, on Bandcamp. It is available for purchase/download there and on Itunes, Amazon, CdBaby, and many more websites.
August 8, 2015
Eastern Standard performs at the 2015 International Horn Symposium, Los Angeles, CA.
July 30-August 4, 2015
Eastern Standard records their first album, including three new works for horn/tuba/piano that they commissioned, Indiana, PA.
April 12, 2015
Eastern Standard performs at the 2015 Northeast Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference, Ithaca, NY.
January 24, 2015
Eastern Standard performs at the 2015 Northeast Horn Workshop, State College, PA.
November 16-21, 2014
Eastern Standard performs and gives master-classes at Penn State (State College, PA), and throughout Long Island, NY.
November 13, 2014
Eastern Standard performs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.
October 13, 2014
Eastern Standard gives their debut performance at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.