DMA candidate Steven Snowden wins 2011 MACRO competition

DMA candidate Steven Snowden wins 2011 MACRO competition with his percussion trio A Man With A Gun Lives Here.  This work, selected anonymously from a pool of over 100 submissions, was origianlly commissioned by Austin's own line upon line percussion.  
 
This award comes with a cash prize and a performance of his winning work at the 2012 MACRO conference in Madison, WI as well as a commission from the Truman State University Percussion Ensemble.  This new work will be premiered in October of 2012 at the Truman State New Music Festival where Snowden will be the featured guest composer.