Between 1999 and 2004, the Yesaroun’ Duo, Samuel Z. Solomon, percussion and Eric Hewitt, saxophones, commissioned and premiered twenty-six new works for saxophone and percussion and were featured in recitals all over the northeast United States, in Cuba, and in Italy.

Yesaroun’ has been Ensemble-In-Residence at Princeton University, Harvard University, and The Walden School, has been featured as soloists with the New England Conservatory Composers Orchestra in NEC’s Jordan Hall, performed as part of the Princeton Marimba Festival, New York City Day of Percussion, Harvard University Group for New Music, the 54th annual Cantors Assembly Convention, Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar, the Society of Composers Region 1 Conference, New England Conservatory Composers Series, Brandeis Composers Series, and has appeared on public radio.

Previous collaborations include those with composers Shawn Crouch, Adam B. Silverman, Roshanne Etezady, Dennis Desantis, Ken Ueno, Ross Popoff, Lei Liang, Danielle Schindler, Rebekah Griffin, Cody Wright, Pamela Madsen, Brooke Joyce, Loretta Notareschi, James K. Randall, Barbara White, Stefan Weisman, Miriama Young, Nico Muhly, Curtis Hughes, Tolga Yayalar, Dominique Schafer, Christopher Honett, Robert Hasegawa, Erik Spangler, Jefferson Friedman, and Shawn Michalek.


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