Compositions

Nearest Publishing sells the musical compositions of and accepts commissions for composer Eric Near. Eric has written numerous pieces in a variety of settings, and his pieces have been performed in several venues throughout Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Although he specializes in small ensemble works, Eric has created compositions for soloists & large ensembles and has written for movies & art shows.

To see the cost of commissioning a new composition, check out our pricing page.

To see samples of Eric's work, view the first page of some of his compositions listed below.

Samples

  • Agonizomai
    • Agonizomai
    • A “striving” composition, Agonizomai was written for Maple Leaf Brass, a brass quintet from Huntington, West Virginia. This popular composition has seen several concert performances and was even used by the quintet in a competition.
  • I'm Coming Home!
    • I'm Coming Home!
    • This heartwarming church choir piece entitled I'm Coming Home! was written for the homecoming of First Baptist Church of Ironton, Ohio.
  • Subroutine F
    • Subroutine F
    • Subroutine F is a percussion piece that features triangle, brake drum, vibraslap, celesta and piano.
  • ...to its own device
    • ...to its own device
    • The playful musical composition ...to its own device was written for and performed by the faculty woodwind quintet at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.