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I am a composer and music educator and this site features various works of mine. Whether you are a music educator, a professional musician or student, please check out my pieces for concert band, jazz ensemble, brass quintet, woodwind ensemble and orchestra. For information on where to purchase a piece, follow the link to the publisher's website or contact me. I hope you enjoy my music. For information on commissioning a work for your band or orchestra or to inquire about composer workshops, please contact me via this web site. Thank you for visiting.
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Oak Island OdysseyConcert Band - LEVEL: 4 (Difficult)
J.W. Pepper Editors' Choice 2013
 
Alfred Music Publishing
The Vikings, Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, the Freemasons, the Knights Templar, and Marie Antoinette; these are the legends of Oak Island and its two hundred year old tale of exploration and intrigue in Nova Scotia, Canada. With bold themes and energetic drive, this musical odyssey captures the sense of adventure that has surrounded the ongoing quest for buried treasure. Take your audience along for the ride with this excellent concert or contest piece.


Rock, Paper, ScissorsConcert Band - LEVEL: 2.5 (Medium Easy)
J.W. Pepper Editors' Choice 2013
 
Alfred Music Publishing
The title speaks for itself. There is plenty of fun (and melody) to go around. (paper and scissors optional).


MysterionConcert Band - LEVEL: 2.5 (Medium Easy)
J.W. Pepper Editors' Choice 2013
 
Alfred Music Publishing
Mystery and majesty combine to make this dynamic new march an attractive concert opener or festival piece. A bold opening, a solemn lyrical section, and a rhythmic transition, all with strong support from the percussion, bring the listener to a climactic ending. Memorable performances will ensue.


Baby That's What I Need (Walk Tall)Jazz Band - LEVEL: 1 (Very Easy)
NEW for 2013
 
Alfred Music Publishing
This tune is better known as “Walk Tall” and originally performed by Cannonball Adderley’s quintet. It has a gospel-flavored R&B groove. Features include lead trumpet range to written F top line, and a written tenor sax solo that trades with the ensemble. Cool chart.


DNAString Orchestra - LEVEL: 1 (Very Easy)
NEW for 2013
 
Alfred Music Publishing
The perfect code, or blueprint, for an enjoyable, playable, musical work! Everyone plays the tune, as well as the recurring motif. Add a touch of percussion to this calypso and you'll be able to replicate oodles of fun at concerts to come.


Avinu MalkeinuConcert Band - LEVEL: 3 (Medium)
NEW for 2013
 
Alfred Music Publishing
Avinu Malkeinu (Our Father, Our King) is an ancient Jewish prayer chanted during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. It is a centuries-old supplication for God’s mercy and grace. Its reverent and plaintive character is brought forth poignantly in this beautifully scored arrangement for band. Its lyrical nature and evocative colors will furnish your students with ample opportunity to work on expressive playing and your audiences will moved by its power.
             
Unionville Public School Concert Band - Premiere of Climb The Mountains Tall, Markham Theatre



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