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NEWS

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• 2023 - Vesna Duo released a new video, Khorumi by Davitashvili/Harron. It is also available as a single on all streaming platforms (Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music) and Bandcamp.

• 2023 - Vic Firth released Elemental Culture's video of Kyoto by John Psathas. (Spotify, Amazon Music)


• 2023 - I was honored to receive the 2023 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from my Alma Mater. I am deeply grateful to the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts at Illinois State University for the recognition and invitation for a residency.

• 2023 - My first work for wind band, Slavdom, performed by Arkansas Tech University, under the direction of Dr. Dan Belongia, was featured on the album "Influences and Expressions" (under Tōnhesen record label). Stream it on Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, and Amazon Music

• 2023 - PNEUMA put out a new video: Book of Grooves: I. A Spanish Groove by Alejandro Viñao

• 2023 - The Rite of Spring arrangement has been published! Grab your copy.

• 2023 - I will be joining the esteemed faculty at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in the Fall.

• 2023 - PNEUMA put out a new single/video, produced by Blank House Media: Kars 1 by Tigran Hamasyan

• 2022 - My first work for wind band, Slavdom, was premiered and recorded at Arkansas Tech University under the baton of Dr. Dan Belongia. 

• 2022 - Vesna Duo performed a Fall Tour across Texas, Alabama, Indiana, and Arkansas. The performance included a concert at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis.

• 2022 - Vesna Duo was featured in The Wall Street Journal.

• 2022 - I was selected to serve on the Percussive Arts Society's Keyboard Committee.

• 2022 - My arrangement of The Rite of Spring is listed under 5 Best Creative Classical Music Arrangements by Reader's Digest UK.

• 2022 - The Rite of Spring has received its first review! Read it on Throw the Dice and Play Nice.

• 2022 - Vesna Duo's debut album The Rite of Spring is out!

To celebrate the launch, we had two magnificent performances in Manhattan in collaboration with Gotham Arts/Groupmuse, and Salon 58. 

• 2022 - Join us for our  Rite of Spring pre-release events in NYC on May 20 and May 22! 

• 2022 - The trailer for Vesna Duo's debut album Rite of Spring is out!

• 2022 - Featured as a soloist in the Viet Cuong's Re(new)al Concerto with Rei Hotoda & ROCO in Houston, TX

• 2022 - Vesna Duo was featured in the Virtual Showcase of Chamber Music America's Conference: Forward Together

• 2021 - Fall Tour to Russia and Poland

• 2021 - Joined the Tierras Percussion Competition organizational committee

• 2021 - PNEUMA won the Blank House Media Recording Competition

• 2020 - Became the Artistic Director of PNEUMA

• 2019 - Became a Marimba One Artist

• 2019 - Joined the At Percussion Podcast as a producer/co-host

• 2019 - Joined the distinguished faculty at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as Assistant Professor of Percussion

• 2019 - Won the co-principal position for the World Percussion Group and toured around England, Spain, and Portugal in the spring

• 2018 - Balkan Percussion Duo won Second Prize at the International Percussion Competition Luxembourg

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