Celebration Fanfare for concert band or wind ensemble is an inspiring concert piece I adapted from the version that I wrote for professional orchestra.
It is my hope that this piece will add to the standard repertoire and inspire young musicians to achieve their best in music.
American Fantasy – A Tribute to the Patriotism of George M. Cohan for concert band is a concert piece I adapted from the orchestra version written for professional orchestra. Beginning with my original American Fantasy Fanfare introduction it takes the listener on a whirlwind trip through I’m A Yankee Doodle Dandy and You’re a Grand Old Flag written and made famous by George M. Cohan with quotes of America the Beautiful and The Star Spangled Banner.It is wrapped up with the American Fantasy Fanfare for a spectacular ending.
Saints!!! for concert band is a concert piece adapted from the version I wrote for professional orchestra. The piece is an uabashed romp through traditional songs about saints including When The Saints Go Marchin’ In, St. Louis Blues, and St. James Infirmary Blues. The introduction is an homage to the traditional New Orleans street funeral parade that breaks into a celebration.
A Caroling We Go is a fun medley of caroling songs of the holiday season for children’s choir set in a sparkling and picturesque orchestral arrangement. Included are: Here We Come A Wassailing, Over The River And Through The Woods, Bring A Torch Jeanette Isabella, Pat A Pan, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, and a reprise of Here We Come A Wassailing with a special holiday message for the audience.
Pictured is the Octavo Piano - Vocal part.