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Piece Title : Pa Qua
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Level : Graduate
Composer / Arranger : Baskin, Jason
Composer / Arranger Details:

Jason Baskin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Missouri Western State University and a Master of Arts from Truman State University, with additional studies at Otto-Friedrich Universität in Bamberg, Germany.  He has studied percussion with Dr. Dennis Rogers, Kevin Bobo, Tracy Thomas, Doug Auwarter, Michael Winkler, and Dr. Michael Bump.  Study in composition was conducted under Dr. Matthew Gilmour and Dr. Warren Gooch.

Jason has independently performed as a solo recitalist in the United States and Germany.  He has performed professionally as a percussionist with the St. Joseph Symphony, Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra, and the Maples Repertory Theatre.  In 2003, he was accepted to perform with the Mid-America Productions National Wind Ensemble, giving a concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City under conductor H.R. Reynolds.  In 2008, he participated as both a performer and a composer in the soundSCAPE Music Festival in Pavia, Italy, working again under percussionist Kevin Bobo, and under composers Giovanni Albini and Brian Hulse.

Beyond his reputation as a performer, Jason is also known for his scholarship.  A prolific composer, he has composed and arranged numerous percussion solos and ensembles, performing their premieres in the United States, Germany, and Italy.  He is also known for producing high-quality percussion transcriptions, and is collaborating with a number of artists to release transcriptions of their drumset parts.

As an educator, he has served as a music and percussion instructor and clinician in the Midwest.  From 2005 through 2007, Jason taught a range of ages through Missouri Western State University’s Western Institute as a percussion instructor.  From 2008 through 2010, he taught and directed at the collegiate level while attending Truman State University on a graduate assistantship.

Jason currently lives in Kansas City, MO.   He performs regularly in Kansas City and in St. Joseph, and is developing a studio for private instruction.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :5 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Tuned Percussion / Percussion Ensemble
Instrument / Discipline : Percussion Quintet
Instrumentation : Chimes / China Cymbal / Crash Cymbal (x3) / Crotales (Set of) / Glockenspiel / Marching Bass Drum (x4) / Ride Cymbal / Snare Drum (x2) / Tambourine / Wood Block / Xylophone
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums : NA
Written for / Commissioned by : Not a Commissioned Work
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Year Composed / Copyright Date :2010 /  2010
Duration :40Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :Various
Special Needs :The ride and crash cymbals must be suspended.
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Programme Notes / Performance Details :

Pa Qua is an eight-movement suite for percussion quintet. This piece was written as the composer`s graduate thesis in composition.  It makes use of the eight trigrams found in the I Ching, drawing upon the attributes of each element as source material.

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