News & EVENTS
The Invention Project
Pianist Lorenzo Marasso performed the 15 Inventions and Sinfonias of J.S. Bach, each paired with 15 new works (world-premieres) commissioned specifically for this occasion. McKinley joined 14 other amazing composer colleagues as part of this project, including Anne LeBaron, Michael Finnissy, Nina C. Young, Giacomo Platini, Daniel Corral, Tom Flaherty, Roberta Vacca, Wayne Marshall, Vera Ivanova, Jeffrey Holmes, Jack Van Zandt, Bernhard Lang, Carmelo Lacertosa, and Morgan Hayes.
The entire concert is available on demand via YouTube below.
New CD Announcement
New CD: "Three Scenes"
McKinley's latest CD, "Three Scenes" was released on July 12, 2019 on Navona Records. The CD features three recent works: Six Movements for Brass Quintet, Aria, and Four Grooves.
New CommissionS in 2019
"Betwixt bach" - for solo violin
Commissioned for the 300th anniversary of the completion of the Bach Six Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin, McKinley will compose a set of connecting movements, including a prelude and postlude, for violinist Erik Rohde to be premiered in the fall of 2020.
Soliloquy III for solo Dulcimer
Commissioned by Alex Lubet, McKinley will compose a solo work for mountain dulcimer to be premiered in the fall of 2019.
Shadow DanceR: JanačEk Trio