Kenneth Abeling served as Staff Arranger for five U.S. Army Bands throughout his 34-year Military career. He retired in 2017 as the First Sergeant and Enlisted Bandleader of the 85th Army Band in Arlington Heights, IL. During that time, he arranged almost exclusively for Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble. His Chamber Music or Small Ensemble arrangements and transcriptions are offered here. Ken holds ...read more
Deborah J. Anderson grew up in Tacoma, Washington, and began composing at the piano at age 6.
As a teenager she continued piano studies as well as voice. In college she majored in languages, later serving in the Peace Corps (Tunisia) where she taught English and studied the Arabic 'oud and popular Arabic songs. Later she fulfilled a life-long dream of learning to play the English Renaissance l...read more
Don A. Abernathy, has been a music educator in the public school, teaching in Utah since moving from Colorado in 2001. Retired since 2017, he now devotes more time to his considerable output in music composition and arranging. He received his two undergraduate degrees (BM & BME) from The University of Northern Colorado, and his Masters Degree (ME) from The University of Oklahoma.
After moving ...read more
Sid Acharya is an Award-Winning Australian composer and pianist who debuted his first release in 2018, Tomaree: An Ancient Summit, a score for an independent documentary. Sid was raised in England and Scotland and moved to Newcastle, Australia at age 10.
Sid currently composes for film, TV, sync libraries and commercials. Some of his previous and current clients include NASA, Houston Space Cen...read more
Stormcues Limited is an innovative, fully integrated multimedia and music publishing company dedicated to providing music production and post-production services for the film, television, videogame, multimedia and motion picture advertising industries. The company has been notably adept at scoring the kind of exciting yet varied range of music commonly heard in Hollywood motion picture advertising...read more
Kate Agioritis is an Australian composer, arranger, music educator and instrumentalist. She wrote and recorded her first song at age 10 and has been writing and arranging music ever since. Today, Kate has an extensive catalogue including various solo, chamber, orchestral and band works, with her small ensemble arrangements proving popular with student and adult performers worldwide. She founded Mu...read more
Jim has published with Shawnee, Celebrating Grace, Jubilate, Lorenz, Hope, Hinshaw, and the Korea Baptist Church Development Board. He was born in Missouri, and has served as Minister of Worship & Music at various churches in KY, AL, LA, FL, & VA. He served overseas for 20 years with the Korea Baptist Development Board in Seoul, South Korea, where he served a worship and music consultant.
Born and raised in Canada, Dr. Paul A. Aitken (b. 1970) is now Director of Music & Worship Arts and Composer-in-Residence at the Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise, Idaho where he oversees more than twenty ensembles and a professional staff of six spanning two campuses.
The first-ever winner of the ACDA Brock Student Composition Competition for his piece “Flanders Fields,” Aitken is freque...read more
Stephen Akina, originally from Honolulu, Hawaii enjoys an all-rounded music career as a composer, educator and church musician. He attended the University of Hawaii as an undergraduate, and his graduate studies at San Diego State University in music where he also served as an adjunct faculty member.
Akina is known as a film composer. His music is heard in numerous films, television shows, video ...read more
Ahmed Alabaca was raised in San Bernardino CA, and began composing and playing the piano at age 6, finding an escape and comfort in music. Ahmed moved to New York in 2006 and readily adjusted to the life of a struggling artist, buying a keyboard before buying a bed. For a time, all he did was compose and work, scoring several plays and an original musical. Ahmed earned his B.A. in Music from Hunte...read more
In 1988, during a study break in medical school, David Albracht began composing guitar chords and melodies to portions of the Psalms, word for word from the text of the KJV translation. Composing contemporary music to the Psalms has become a life work for David. To date, he has composed music for more than half of the 150 biblical psalms.
In 1996, David completed training at the Recordin...read more
Anderson F. Alden is an award-winning composer based in Los Angeles.
Anderson was one of the first four Composer Fellows with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under the direction of Pulitzer Prize-winner Steven Stucky. Anderson’s orchestral work Lift was selected to open the 2016 summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, and was performed by Thomas Wilkins and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, on a conce...read more
Debbie Allen is a public-school music educator, having taught at all grade levels in vocal and instrumental music. In addition to teaching assignments, Debbie served as the K-12 Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist for the Shawnee Mission School District in Kansas for 11 years. One of the achievements she is most proud of is becoming a Partner in Education with the John F. Kennedy Performing Art...read more
Kristen Allred loves composing piano, choral and instrumental music and currently has four pieces on the National Federation of Music Clubs repertoire list. She has over 80 published pieces, and is published by the Niel A. Kjos Music Company and Jackman Music.
She has a degree in Piano Pedagogy from Utah State University where she was awarded Teacher of the Year from the USU Youth Conservatory....read more
Mary Kay Altizer is currently the Department Chair of the Performing Arts at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, CA. She conducts the orchestra, oversees the piano department, and has developed and teaches the digital recording and production program, utilizing Pro Tools and Logic Pro X. In addition to being a professional pianist and violist, she is a writer and arranger and has written ...read more
Gregory W. Amerind (b. 1957) has been performing since the age of 5 studying piano, trumpet, and voice throughout his school years, majoring in music and theater at UCLA and Cal State University, Northridge, and at Arizona State University. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education, Master of Music degree in Voice Performance, and Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree in Choral Conducting.
A ...read more
Mr. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Music in organ performance, cum laude, from Birmingham-Southern College, where he studied organ with James Cook and James Dorroh, choral conducting under Hugh Thomas and Tom Gibbs, piano with Alison Lee, bassoon with Jack Sharp, voice with Jane Glaser, and composition with Charles Mason. He won first prize in numerous organ playing competitions including the Atlan...read more
Linda Slaton Anderson’s compositions are reflections of her religious faith and of her desire to create uplifting, inspirational music. Her songs express themes of peace, hope, and love. After receiving an undergraduate degree in the French language from Birmingham-Southern College and a degree in French Civilization from the Sorbonne in Paris, and later an M.S. degree in counseling, Linda’s...read more
A native of New Jersey, Joe grew up with a variety of musical styles and influences from progressive rock, R&B and fusion. He combined those influences at the University of Southern California into the world of Film Scoring. Studying with some of the biggest names in composition and performance gave Joe a very schooled approach. He can now pull from many sources when producing music. He is a drumm...read more
Richard Andrews has been an educator and church music director as well as a composer and a pianist. As a pianist his chief interests are composition and improvisation,
His early influences included Harlem stride pianist Willie "the Lion" Smith, and, when he was a student at Juilliard, his composition teacher, Vincent Persichetti. He completed his B.S. degree in composition at Juilliard, and his...read more
Jonathan Andrews has been in Church Ministry for over 30 years. And has been a Pastor at the same church since 2001. He understands the unique challenges facing the Church and the importance of songs that teach deep theological truths while giving the musician something worth playing and singing.read more
Jonathan Annis is a graduate research assistant at the University of Oklahoma pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in music composition. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Carson-Newman college with majors in music composition, music theory, and saxophone performance, and a Master of Music degree from the University of Oklahoma in music composition. His primary composition teachers inclu...read more
Born and raised in Limassol, Cyprus, Aris Antoniades has composed the original soundtrack for the Cannes listed short-film Not Now (Short-Film Corner 2014), as well as five other films. His latest soundtrack for the film Ophelia, by Katalina Gutierrez, is currently in audio post-production.
Mr. Antoniades' concert music is heavily influenced by his Greek heritage: merging Hellenic folk dance r...read more
Antonius is a musician born in the Netherlands and currently living and working in California. He studied piano at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and composition at the Rotterdam Conservatory. He studied Indian classical music with, and was assistant to, legendary composer Terry Riley. His works have been performed by The Netherlands Ballet Orchestra, Volti, Roomful of Teeth, Lydia Forbes, Ma...read more
Diana L. Appler received her early musical training at the University of Oregon, graduating in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. Over the last 30+ years she continuously used that training to further develop her love of music. She has served more than 25 years in various US Army bands, mostly as principal clarinetist, culminating as the First Sergeant/Enlisted Bandleader of the 56th Army Ba...read more
Carmen Jude Aquila's music has been performed around the world, from Long Island to Beijing. World-renowned conductors the likes of JoAnn Falletta and Edwin London have brought Carmen's music to life with ensembles as prestigious as the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Cleveland Chamber Symphony.
Carmen's BM in composition was awarded in 1998 with honors from the State University of New ...read more
Marc is a veteran international composer and music producer who has composed hundreds of scores for film, TV, Contemporary Christian records and commercials. Musical career highlights include eight feature films, over 90 TV shows for non-fiction networks (two of which won Emmys and one of which won a Peabody Award), six albums, over 500 commercials, one commissioned musical for Tokyo's "Broadway,"...read more
Brennan Arceneaux is a music educator, arranger/composer and musician playing in the pits(!) of New Orleans, Baton Rouge and the Northshore, both as trombonist (and euphoniumist and tubist) and second keyboardist impersonating percussion, strings, accordian, harp, and a real pianist. Brennan has been recently heard and sometimes seen in White Christmas, Damn Yankees, RENT, Cabaret, Annie...read more
Daniel J. Armistead is a composer, arranger, and saxophonist in the greater Philadelphia area with a passion for creativity and performance. Over the course of his career, he has worked diligently with fellow musicians and colleagues alike to develop his compositional craft and mastery of the saxophone. Growing up, Daniel was exposed to music at an early age, with both parents being musicians, and...read more
A former Navy musician, Douglas earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Theory and Composition (MM, abt) from the University of Arizona, where he studied composition with Robert Muczynski, John Gibson and Dr. Karl Miller. He has conducted major orchestral works by Mozart, Beethoven, Copland, Vaughn-Williams and Stravinsky, among others. His arrangements for winds and British brass bands have been...read more
Israeli born composer and singer/songwriter Ayala Asherov started writing songs at age 16. After several years as an actress in theater, television and film, she completed her music studies at the Rimon School of Music in Tel Aviv, In 1998 received her Bachelor of Music Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston in composition and film scoring, and her Masters in film scoring at the U...read more
Mark Aubel has been teaching middle school and high school band, orchestra, and choir for 30 years. His award-winning groups have performed all over the U.S.. His compositions can be heard on youtube under Amador Valley High School. He currently teaches for the Pleasanton Unified School District in Pleasanton, CA.read more
Matthew Aubel is a young musician based out of the California Bay Area. He attended school in the Pleasanton Unified School district and frequently writes for many of the various school music ensembles. He has marched in the Blue Devils "B" Drum and Bugle Corps, winning one Open Class World Championship in 2014, and wrote many brass ensemble pieces while a member. Shortly after being medically dis...read more
Tim Aucoin, music teacher and bassist, is a native of New Orleans but now resides in Atlanta, GA. He particularly enjoys writing and performing music for strings in jazz-related styles. He has performed internationally with many diverse acts such as Grammy nominated jazz vocalist - Nnenna Freelon, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, the Mamas and the Papas, Allen Toussaint, Pete Fountain, and Luther Kent...read more
Ms. Avant (www.nanavant.com) is available to attend live performances of her works. Please contact Ms. Avant if your ensemble or orchestra is planning to include her work on your program.
Nan writes original music for concert stage, band, film, animation and documentary projects. Her diverse repertoire includes music for piano, orchestra, band and the award winning orchestral work Tributum...read more
MEA Music publishes exciting piano sheet music for the growing piano student, offering a variety of piano solos for all levels and ages. The composer, Michelle Ayler, also owns and operates MEA Piano Studio.read more
Ayotte Custom Musical Engravings is an ASCAP-affiliated custom musical engraving firm whose goal is to provide you the musician, with a platform for communicating your creative ideas to other musicians and to your audience. We specialize in preparing musical examples for publication as well as all types of musical scores. We will render your handwritten examples and musical scores into crystal-cl...read more
Braeden Ayres is a conductor and composer, born in Grapevine, Texas. His choral compositions are varied in both style and difficulty, with works for children's chorus, changing voices, high school, as well as collegiate and adult choruses.
For the past four years, Ayres was on the choral faculty at Discovery Canyon Campus in Colorado Springs, CO, where he tripled the size of the choral program...read more