Quirks of Quarks composed by Dana H. Joras
Written for solo Piccolo
Quirks of Quarks was awarded 2nd place in the 2013 International Piccolo Symposium Jan Gippo Piccolo Composition Competition. This piece uses the appropriately named particles to portray six distinct characters while utilizing the full range of the piccolo and some extended techniques. Finalist – 2014 NFA Newly Published Music Competition.