Five Dances is a set of short pieces for bassoon quartet (three bassoons + contrabassoon). The dances are: Canon, Country Dance, Stamp, Steps of Two, and Backbeat.
Five Dances was premiered on February 15, 2013, in Goodwin Hall at Peabody Conservatory by bassoon students of Phillip Kolker.
5 Dances: No. 1, Canon
5 Dances: No. 2, Country Dance
5 Dances: No. 3, Stamp
5 Dances: No. 4, Steps of Two
5 Dances: No. 5, Backbeat
This performance took place at Peabody on January 30, 2014, featuring Dillon Meacham, Hanul Park, Jonathan Nitz (bassoons) and Alex Carlucci (contrabassoon).