May 2 - Dead Elvis by Michael Daugherty, the Colburn School, Los Angeles.
May 5, Cinco de Mayo - Danzon No. 2 by Arturo Marquez performed by the Rochester Philharmonic (Jeff Tyzik); Duluth-Superior Symphony (Dirk Meyer); and Dallas Symphony (Alastair Neale).
May 13 - Release of Redes DVD by Naxos, with a score by Silvestre Revueltas.
May 20 - Murmurations by Derek Bermel performed by A Far Cry, Jordan Hall, Boston.
May 21 - Metro Chabacano by Javier Alvarez, Chamber Orchestra of San San Antonio conducted by Carlos Izcaray.
May 23 - The JACK Quartet gives the world premiere of a new work by Derek Bermel
in New York City's 92nd St. Y, presented as part of the New York Philharmonic Biennial.
May 25 - Niagara Falls by Michael Daugherty performed by UCLA Symphonic Band, Travis Cross conducting.
May 26, 28- Decoration Day by Charles Ives, Toronto Symphony conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.