Stephen Gorbos










The Tennessee Tech University Percussion Ensemble is leading a consortium to commission a new work by Stephen Gorbos. Stephen is the Associate Professor of Music Composition and Theory at the Catholic University and has served on faculty at Yale University. If you are not familiar with this work, please check it out.

This commission will be composed for 4-6 players and will be approximately 6-10 minutes in duration. The work will be organized in 3 movements and is loosely based on the process of making bourbon.

1. Distillation: metallic sounds
2. Aging: wood
3. Packing/drinking: skins

The cost for each consortium participant is $175 and Stephen will have the piece completed by February 1, 2016. If you are interested in participating, please contact Colin Hill at