Clarinetists and Saxophonists~

Please consider joining our Consortium for a new exciting Double Concerto for Bb clarinet, alto saxophone and wind ensemble by prize winning and Pulitzer Prize Finalist composer, Carter Pann. (www.carterpann.com/)

Information for Double Concerto

Each clarinet/saxophone duo, ensemble,  or university will pay a $2000 fee and receive:

  • Autographed copy of score and solo parts
  • Full set of ensemble parts, pdf or printed
  • Exclusive performance and recording rights until June, 2020
  • Names listed in published score

Anticipated completion of work is November, 2018. Performances may be scheduled at any time thereafter.


If additional spots become available, those who have expressed interest will be contacted.

Please contact David Stambler (dbs12@psu.edu) and Anthony Costa (ajc26@psu.edu) with requests for confirmation and/or questions: 

Carter Pann


Composer/pianist Carter Pann (2016 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Music) has written for and worked with musicians around the world, garnering performances by ensembles such as the London Symphony and City of Birmingham Symphony, the Tchaikovsky Symphony in Moscow, many radio symphonies around Europe, the Seattle Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, the youth orchestras of New York and Chicago, and countless wind ensembles.

He has written for Richard Stoltzman, the Antares Ensemble, the Capitol Saxophone Quartet, the West Coast Wind Quintet, the River Oaks Chamber Ensemble and many concert pianists. His String Quartet No. 2 “Operas” was commissioned by the Takács Quartet to premiere in the 2015-16 season. Pann has been awarded a Charles Ives Fellowship, a Masterprize seat in London and five ASCAP awards over the years. His numerous albums encompass solo, vocal, chamber, orchestral and wind music and have received two Grammy® nominations to date. He currently teaches at the University of Colorado in Boulder.