Posts Tagged "Concert Band Repertoire"

Country Sketches debut!

I enjoyed a wonderful debut last night with the Westminster College Symphonic Band of Country Sketches! I owe many thanks and have lots of admiration for Dr. R. Tad Greig. During my time in the Mercer Area School District, it has been wonderful to see the steady rise and the commitment to excellence that has been instilled in the band program at Westminster. It was also great sharing the stage with former...

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Featured Music at CMU Pre-College Summer Camp

I am pretty excited to be included on the CMU Pre-College Summer Wind Ensemble program on Saturday, July 21, 2012. The Wind Ensemble is once again under the direction of a great colleague and conductor, Mr. Drew Fennell. I had the pleasure of catching up with Drew a few weeks ago – a long overdue visit for both of us, but a great visit nonetheless. Drew previously programmed Shine! with the group in 2009,...

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New Music for 2012-13

New Music for 2012-13

A new year brings new opportunities to share exciting music with your ensembles. There are plenty of good choices out there among the new literature being published, and I hope you will consider several of these works below for your ensembles. Winds of a New Day (1.5) – An energetic concert opener suitable for an elementary band. It is listed at the Grade 1.5 level, but is certainly within reach of an...

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Journey has arrived!

Thank you friends and colleagues for your patience and support over the last four years. It has been a long process to be sure, but I am pleased to announce that Journey to the Prairie is now available from Manhattan Beach Music. It may be ordered direct from MBM or you can order from JW Pepper as well. Journey to the Prairie was written in one night – I couldn’t turn off the sounds. As Quincy says...

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