Greg regularly receives commissions for musical groups of all types. If you are interested in a commission, contact Greg here.
Commissions in Progress
"Orchestral Work" to celebrate the 10th anniversary of McCall SummerFest, for the SummerFest Orchestra, Eric Garcia, Music Director.
"On the Air" for the Washington State University Symphony Orchestra, Danh Pham, Music Director, and recordings of themes scored for WSU faculty ensembles for radio broadcast to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Northwest Public Broadcasting.
Recently Completed Commissions
Sioux Center Shuffle for the Sioux Center High School Jazz Band, Sioux Center, Iowa, Meghan Powell, Director.
It's Santa for the Brigham Young University Idaho Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Big Band, Nori Brower and Mark Watkins, Directors.
Conspiracy Theory for the Spokane Falls Community College Jazz Band, David Larsen, Director.
Clarino for solo trumpet and wind ensemble for Dean McNeill, Trumpet Professor and Director of the School of Music at the University of Saskatchewan.
Lone Stars for the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Jazz Orchestra, Kris Berg, director
After Charlie, big band version, written in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Charlie Parker's birth, for the Jazz Education Network All Stars Big Band. Premiered at the 2020 JEN Conference with Yasinitsky conducting. Soloists include Tia Fuller, Sean Jones, Roxy Coss, Mark Whitfield, Ellen Rowe and Bob Breithaupt. Watch video.
Best of Friends for the Stanford Jazz Band, Mike Galisatus, Director. Watch video of a performance by the Washington State University Jazz Big Band.
Prairie Fire for the University of Wyoming Jazz Band, Ben Markley, director.
JEN-TEN written in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Jazz Education Network. Premiered at the keynote session of the 2019 international JEN Conference by the JEN All Star Big Band with Yasinitsky conducting. Soloists included Bob Sinicrope, bass; Roxy Coss, tenor saxophone; Francisco Torres, trombone; Sean Jones, trumpet; and Bob Breithaupt, drums. Band members included Jeff Coffin, Claire Daly and Liesl Whitaker. Watch video.
My Man Dave for the University of New Hampshire Jazz Band in honor of Professor Emeritus David Seiler. Premiered October 16, 2019 at the University of New Hampshire.
Heartfelt and Diabolical for alto saxophone and piano for Vanessa Sielert, Director of the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho. Premiered at the 2018 WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music. Also performed at the conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance. Listen on Spotify.
Partial Eclipse for Big Band in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Las Vegas Academy. Included on the YAZZ Band CD. Listen here.
True North for the Michael Garding Big Band, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the British Columbia Interior Jazz Festival. Listen here. Watch video of the premiere performance here. Listen to a recording by the YAZZ Band on Spotify.
Drive for the Washington State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble in honor of Kirk Schulz, 11th President of Washington State University. Listen to Drive here.
Singular Vision, commissioned by the Sound Alliance at Brigham Young University, Idaho, directed by Mark Watkins. Listen here.
Nighthawk in Flight, commissioned by the Washington State University Wind Ensemble. Listen here.