Koolauloa Children's Chorus - The Ko'olauloa Children's Chorus performed More Than What We Seem in Xi'an and Shanghai, China in June 2012. The KCC includes children age 10-18 from the northeast coast of O'ahu and is directed by Esther Macy. The song was commissioned for their 2012 China tour, and emphasizes the power each person has to forward peace in the world. Watch on youtube
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall - Musicians from the Albany Symphony premiered Hall of Mirrors, a newly commissioned work for chamber ensemble, on May 20, 2012 as part of the American Music Festival. The concert featured eight new works, each inspired by the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY. More information available from the ASO site.
BYU Group for New Music - Sini-Tuulia Vinyard and Janessa Swensen of BYU's Group for New Music performed Kreutzerspiel from Movements for Piano on April 5, 2012. The retrospective concert featured works commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, including works by Lansing McKloskey and David Sargent, bookended by prepared piano works of John Cage.
Albany Symphony - The Albany Symphony commissioned a new work for chamber ensemble as part of their Capitol Heritage Project. The new work celebrates the history and unique acoustics of the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, once proclaimed by conductor George Szell to be the most acoustically perfect concert hall in the nation.
Tritium Trio - The Tritium Trio performed Synapse at BYUH on May 10, and at the Orvis Auditorium on the University of Hawaii campus on May 15, 2011. The trio, consisting of violinist Elaine Lu, cellist Pauline Bai and pianist Lin-Yu Wang, played a program of Bradshaw, Piazzolla and Brahms.
Dinosaurs - The BYU-Hawaii Chamber Orchestra performed World of Dinosaurs in combination with players from the Honolulu Symphony on March 22nd. Two concerts, along with activities for children and their families (dinosaur bone digs, face painting, fossil rubbings), highlighted the integral participation of elementary students in the work's creation.
Orchestra of Southern Utah - World of Dinosaurs, a piece commissioned by the Orchestra of Southern Utah, was premiered in Cedar City, Utah, February 12th and 24th, 2011. Co-written by brothers Dan and Keith Bradshaw, the work highlights ten dinosaurs from around the world and includes musical, poetic and artistic contributions from children in Cedar City, Utah and Laie, Hawaii.
Ignace Jang - Movements for Violin and Piano, a work commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, was premiered by violinist Ignace Jang and pianist Jonathan Korth on October 28th, 2010 at the Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawaii-Manoa campus. Listen to excerpts
Brian Stucki - A song cycle, The Dead Praying for Me, based on poems of Lance Larsen, was performed on November 8, 2010 at the Orem Public Library in Orem, Utah. Brian Stucki, tenor, and Tracey Bradshaw, piano, performed the work which is one of six song cycles commissioned by the Mormon Artists Group based in New York City. All six cycles were performed by singers from the Utah Lyric Opera. Listen to excerpts
songs/cycles score - The Dead Praying for Me has been published in "Songs/Cycles," a new collection of vocal music available for purchase through the Mormon Artists Group or through The publication also includes works by Murray Boren, Harriet Petherick Bushman, Charis Bean Duke, Lansing McKloskey and David Sargent. Purchase score.

- The Dead Praying for me was premiered 10/19/2010 by Brian Stucki and Tracey Bradshaw on BYU's Group for New Music recital in Provo, Utah.

- Sopranos Diane Reich and Anna Mooy performed Songs of Hannah at a recital in Laie, HI on October 12, 2010. Listen to excerpts

- In August 2009, the Melbourne Chamber Choir performed a new work for choir commissioned by Glenn Gordon, a reflection on the text of the hymn, "Come, Come, Ye Saints." Listen to excerpts

- Synapse was performed by Dinosaur Annex as part of their Young Composers Festival in Boston, MA in January, 2009. Listen to excerpts

- The Minnesota Orchestra performed Chaconne for Orchestra on October 26, 2007 as part of their Composer Institute. This performance has been twice broadcast as part of American Public Media's Performance Today. Listen to excerpts

- The American Music Center awarded Dan one of its Composer Assistance Program Grants in November 2007.

- Delights and Shadows, a new song cycle on poems by past U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser was performed at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and at the Chicago Cultural Center in September 2007. Ariel Bybee, Alison Dalton and Ann Chang-Barnes performed the work for Mezzo Soprano, Violin and Piano, which was commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition. The songs were premiered at BYU Hawaii on March 24th, 2007. Please see the article in Na Leo Ho'omaluhia for more information. Listen to excerpts