1st Annual Quey Percussion Duo Composition Contest Winners Announced

1st Place Winner
“In The History of Man” Ben Wahlund (Aurora, IL)
Instrumentation – Marimba and Drum Set

2nd Place Winner
“Travelogue” Alphonse Izzo (Branford, CT)
Instrumentation – Marimba Duo

Honorable Mention
“Prelude and Episode for Percussion Duo” Ken Shorley (Nova Scotia, Canada)
“Ball Bearings” David Werfelman (Appleton, WI)


(In no particular order)

  • “Round and Round” Gordon Williamson (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • “Pieces for Quey” Matthew James Briggs (Bloomington, IN)
  • “Verve and Patter” Jon Poepke (Lufkin, TX)
  • “Queued, Cross, You Nip” J.C. Lowe (Kimberling City, MD)
  • “Sinopia” Cecilia Pattiz (New York, NY)
  • “The Forest Floor” Karl Warner (Simsbury, CT)
  • “The Chill of Autumn” Timothy A. Helisek (Northridge, CA)
  • “The Feast of Kings and Martyrs” Jonathan Little (Surrey, England)
  • “Percussion Duo” Pat Rozsa (Budapest Hungary)
  • “She Walks Burning Bright” Jessica Rudman (West Hartford, CT)
  • “The Trap Door” David Hertzberg (Sherman Oaks, CA)
  • “Feet on Fire” Svitlana Azarova (The Hague, Holland)
  • “Spectrum: All in two” Alisher Latif-zade (Brooklyn, NY)
  • “Ifilegia” Luigi Morleo (Bari, Italy)
  • “Tabah-tabuhan” Stuart Hinds (Lubbock, TX)
  • “Shall I compare thee…?” Michael John Mollo (Cincinnati, OH)
  • “Reflections in the Rain” Luca Vanneschi (Montepulicano, Italy)
  • “Overlooked…Declared World’s Oldest” James E. Holdman (Minneapolis, MN)
  • “Two Pieces for Percussion Duo” Randall Bauer (Princeton, NJ)
  • “Extrem” Shigeru Kan-no (Hilgenroth, Germany)
  • “Chamber-Invention for 2 metal percussions” Shigeru Kan-no (Hilgenroth, Germany)
  • “Hypnotize” Brian Wilshere (UK)
  • “The Autumn Sky” Ulf Grahn (Takoma Park, MD)
  • “Darkness” Francesc Teixido Ponce (Barcelona, Spain)
  • “702” Dwiani Indraningsri (Indonesia)
  • “Shrouded Lake, Adirondacks” Richard Johnson (West Hartford, CT)
  • “Trading Threes and Sixes” Alan Schmitz (Cedar Falls, IA)
  • “JMLBMOJH…” Claudio Parodi (Italy)
  • “Confrontation” Victoria Griffitt (Derky, KS)
  • “Jump and Jump” Jeong Yeon Lee (Okemos, MI)
  • “12 Variations on a Dodecahedron” Jocelyn Ho (Australia)
  • “Drifting Leaves” Tsai Tun Huan (Urbana, IL)
  • “Leaping Lizards” Aaron Einbond (Berkeley, CA)
  • “A Study in 8ths” Justin Tokke (NY, NY)
  • “White Elephant” Sarah O’ Halloran (Cork, Ireland)
  • “Gait” Hyekyung Lee (Columbus, OH)
  • “The Great Valley” Paul Epstein (Huntington Valley, PA)
  • “Percussion Suite” Matsuhito Ogino (Bloomington, IN)
  • “Motor Mallet Music” Douglas Ovens (Allentown, PA)
  • “Serial Box” Benjamin Fraley (West Hartford, CT)
  • “Dialogue for Two Percussionists” William Alexander (Edinboro, PA)
  • “Percussion Songs” Armand Russell (Santa Rosa, CA)
  • “Omens” Armand Russell (Santa Rosa, CA)
  • “Spiral Dance” Scott Roberts (Martin, TN)
  • “Football” Steve Bathory-Peeler (Northfield, MA)
  • “Eschering” Massimo Grazioto (Buccinasco, Italy)
  • “Sonatina for Marimba and Bass Marimba” John J. Lucania (Holmdel, NJ)
  • “Velocity” Joseph DeRaad (Big Bar, CA)
  • “Bacteriophage phi-x174” Marc Jensen (Minneapolis, MN)
  • “Doppelganger” Casey Congelosi (Boston, MA)
  • “I Meant You Have Blue Eyes” J. Anthony Allen (Minneapolis, MN)
  • “Flood” David Heuser (San Antonio, TX)
  • “Contemplations Beneath the Surface” Brian Baxter (Bloomington, IL)
  • “Feeling Feathers” Dmitry Kormann (Birmingham, UK)
  • “Stick Dance” Micky Landau (Vina del Mor, Chile)
  • “First Deconstruction (in Plastic)” John Kennedy (Santa Fe, NM)
  • “Ligneus Musica” Nathan Wright Shirley (Charlotte, NC)
  • “Duo for Ruth” Joshua Oxford (Ithaca, NY)
  • “Life and Death of a Small Fish” David Heetderks (Ann Arbor, MI)
  • “Hokey-Cokey” Amy Whitwam (Huddersfield, England)
  • “Summer Night Fantasy” Pin Hsin Lin (Baltimore, MD)
  • “Percusion” Alex Shor (Oak Ridge, TN)
  • “Oracion Afro-Cubano” Andrian Pertour (Australia)
  • “Spiralling Chains” David Charles Martin (London, UK)

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