Commissioned in 2001 by Richard Stoelzel, the Sonata for Trumpet has become a staple in the trumpet repertoire. This version with wind ensemble accompaniment was also written for Mr. ... view details
This work was written in 2015 to commemorate the retirement of Craig Kirchhoff, as director of Wind Ensembles at the University of Minnesota. Inspired by Craig's love for Walt Whitman, sailing and his own
Written for Gail Williams. Drawing from her love of nature and her inherent strength (she grew up on a farm), this work is a dynamic vehicle for the solo french horn. Of special note is the musical
Commissioned in 2006 by the USAF Band of Liberty, 1st Lieutenant David Alpar, Commander. Duration 25'.
Using word play from the word "Bones," the composer named his three movements Cuban(after the Cuban bone fish), Lazy, and Hip. The first movement is a short, rhythmically driven display for the three solo
Derived from ancient Chinese folk songs, this work was written for a High School band to perform when touring in China. The piece modernizes the ancient music by using Western form. In the 4th movement, a
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