I’m currently accepting commissions for ensembles of all skill levels for 2020 and 2021. My rates typically vary by duration, instrumentation, deadline, and use—a multi-movement piece for orchestra is more labor-intensive than a two-minute piece for two performers. That said, I enjoy working with students, ensembles, and educators, and I’m happy to explore options if you’re on a limited budget. For more information, contact me directly at: megan[dot]dejarnett[at]gmail[dot]com. We’ll talk more about your project and work to create the right piece for you.
Please note that due to demand and my own creative schedule, I may require a six-month minimum period in which to create your piece. This varies from project to project, but I’m making an effort this year to budget my time in a way that’s healthy for me.
A sampling of recent commissions:
- silhouettes, commissioned by Willis Dotson and Jared Jarvis.
- Your Mouse God is Dead, commissioned by Ian Stahl and John Pisaro.
- RPM (brass quartet expansion), commissioned by Phantom Brass.
- multitudes, commissioned by Robin and Steve DeJarnett.
- He Probably Just Likes You, commissioned by the Nash Composers’ Coalition.
- Red Light Horizon (big band), commissioned by Julie Bounds for Santa Teresa High School Jazz Band I.
- Tipping Point, commissioned by Tess Galbiati.
“Whether delicately sewn or boisterously uprooted, Megan’s creative practice consistently upturns a soil rich in expressive detail. Her capacity to nurture a tender, budding seed matches her wildest winds and quakes – forms and sonic eruptions emerge as outgrowths of clear trajectory. Megan prunes down to the articulation and masterfully landscapes entire forms.”
“I highly recommend working with Megan!!! She’s fantastic!”
“I love how Megan writes music like a blizzard, with all these delightful crunches in it.”
“… a bright and welcome contrast.”