Jared Knight received a commission from the TaiHei Ensemble (Eugene, OR) to compose a new bass clarinet solo. The composition, Black and Red (2019), was premiered in Tykeson Hall on 12 February 2019 by clarinetist Calvin Yue. Yue also gave the Portland, OR premiere at Lan Su Chinese Garden on 13 June 2019.
Jared Knight received an invitation to collaborate with the University of Oregon Percussion Ensemble (Eugene, OR) to compose a new percussion quartet. The composition, Goldbach's Conjecture (2019), was premiered in Aasen-Hull Hall on 26 February 2019.