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|Work Title||World Order 5|
|Composer||Young, Sabrina Pena|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||2008|
|Dedication||Commissioned by the Kansas State University Percussion Ensemble directed by Kurt Gartner.|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||8 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Modern|
|Instrumentation||6 percussion, tape, optional video|
Sabrina Pena Young was awarded the a Composer Assistance Grant from The American Music Center for the upcoming world premier of World Order #5 on November 8th by the Kansas State University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Kurt Gartner.
World Order #5 has been commissioned by the KSU Music Department and is the second piece composed specifically for this talented ensemble.
The American Music Center awarded a Composer Assistance Grant for the upcoming premier of World Order #5, to be performed at the McCain Auditorium by the Kansas State University Percussion Ensemble (directed by Kurt Gartner).
World Order #5 is written for percussion sextet, video, and tape and is fifth in a series of electroacoustic pieces about contemporary society. This has been a successful series of works, with premiers at Turkey's Cinema for Peace, Pulsefield International Exhibition of Sound Art, and at the New York International Independent Film Festival (filmscore). World Order #5 follows the eventual demise of the human race in 2095 due to an HIV virus mutation and the continued economic disparity between the nations.