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22 Jun 2018
Kerwin Young
Super-Mega props to my buddy Brian Tyler for a kick-ass score to Kevin Costner’s Yellowstone . A few months back, I read in Film Score Monthly that Brian had the gig, but totally forgot; until I saw his name appear in the opening credits. What ...
31 May 2018
Kerwin Young
Hot off the press is the newly composed and completed ballet suite, Dumas – Pushkin Suite . Mentioned in my latest blog, it remains highly anticipated in Europe (France, Russia, Prague, and Berlin). It’s a homage to two of the greatest literary...
14 May 2018
Kerwin Young
Kerwin Young composes new orchestral suite adulating two literary icons, Alexandre Dumas and Alexander Pushkin. His Dumas-Pushkin Suite is highly anticipated in both France and Russia. It’s only a matter of time before America recognizes it’s ge...
26 Apr 2018
Kerwin Young
On April 22, 2018, the University City Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of maestro Leon Burke III, premiered my Season of Autocracy. University City Mayor, Shelley Welsch, on the final day of her term, issued a proclamation in honor of the conc...
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30 Aug 2017
Kerwin Young
Every orchestra in America that isn’t serving it’s community with music composed by living composers, and programming that does not engage or reflect the ethnic diversity of its city or community at large, should be terminated. Any orchestra not s...
30 Aug 2017
Kerwin Young
When an orchestra decides to program a particular orchestral work by a composer, generally that means they are committed to honoring the instrumentation. After seeing the L.A. Phil perform Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7 “Leningrad”, I refuse to l...
30 Jul 2017
Kerwin Young
Kerwin Young composes Guanyin of the Southern Sea , a fantasy for guzheng, women’s chorus, and orchestra. Young is no stranger to Chinese instruments, having composed solo works for zheng, as well as suites for pipa, erhu, and guqin. His work h...
1 Jul 2017
Kerwin Young
One of our era’s brightest composers of prolific orchestral works, Kerwin Young again puts the pencil to the paper for his third orchestral work in 2017. On the heels of  Symphony No. 5  and  Season of Autocracy , there are no signs of Kerwin slow...
26 Jun 2017
Kerwin Young
Within a few days of completing Symphony No. 5 (Perseverance), I began a much shorter work for orchestra, Season of Autocracy ; which I’ve just completed.  With a duration a little north of nine minutes, it’s now edited, compiled, and ready for m...


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