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-Unique Teaching Opportunities-

FIRST PRIZE WINNER - THE FIRST FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST:
See a performance video, download MP3s, of Whirlwind
by Jodie Blackshaw (Grade 1)
Download the score, MBM Times Article, and Errata

Read about and hear a recording of Streets and Inroads: Fantasy for Winds and Percussion by Timothy Broege (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Voyager by John W. Stout (Grade 4)

 

-Renaissance Dance Music-

SECOND PRIZE WINNER - THE FIRST FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Terpsichorean Dances
by Jodie Blackshaw (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Soldiers' Procession & Sword Dance by Bob Margolis (after Susato) (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of The Battle Pavane by Susato, arranged by Bob Margolis (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Belle Qui Tiens Ma Vie by Arbeau, arranged by Bob Margolis (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Fanfare Ode & Festival by Bob Margolis (after Claude Gervaise) (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Royal Coronation Dances by Bob Margolis (after Claude Gervaise) (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of The Renaissance Fair by Bob Margolis (after Claude Gervaise) (Grade 4)

Read about and hear a recording of Terpsichore by Bob Margolis (after Praetorius) (Grade 6)

 

-Minimalist influences-

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Euphoria
by John Frantzen (Grade 4)

THIRD PRIZE WINNER (TIE)
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Joy (Mostly!)
by Micah Levy (Grade 5)

FIRST PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Legacies
by Clint Needham (Grade 5)

 

-Dance influences-

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Lauda
by Timothy Miles (Grade 3)

Hear a recording of San Antonio Dances by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4)

 

-Motivic Structures, Impressionist Affect-

THIRD PRIZE WINNER (TIE)
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Moonscape Awakening
by Joni Greene (Grade 4)

Hear a recording of Net Luck Soaring by Joni Greene (Grade 4)
Download the music to Net Luck Soaring on Best Music Series

 

-Contemporary-

Read about and hear a recording of Theme and Variations by Timothy Broege (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of Train Heading West & Other Outdoor Scenes by Timothy Broege (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of The Headless Horseman by Timothy Broege (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of The Rolling Earth by Robert Starer (Grade 3)

 

-Modernist-

Read about and hear a recording of Alien Visitors by Bob Margolis (Grade 3)

Hear a recording of Shine by Michael Markowski (Grade 3)

FIRST PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Short Stories
by Leonard Mark Lewis (Grade 3)

FIRST PRIZE WINNER - THE FIRST FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST:
Hear a performance of of Shadow Rituals
by Michael Markowski (Grade 4)
Download the score, MP3, MBM Times Article, and Errata

Hear a recording of Blaze by Steve Rouse (Grade 5)

Read about and hear a recording of Antithigram by Jack Stamp (Grade 4)

Download the Score and hear a recording of Nitro by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4)

Hear a recording of Rocket by Steve Rouse (Grade 4)

Download the Score and hear a recording of Wild Nights! by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4)

Hear a recording of Angels in the Architecture by Frank Ticheli (Grade 5)
Download the music to Angels in the Architecture on Best Music Series

Concertino for Trombone, Two Pianos, and Percussion by Frank Ticheli (Grade 5) - ca. 12 min.

Read about and hear a recording of Pacific Fanfare by Frank Ticheli (Grade 5)

Hear a recording of Concerto for Clarinet by Frank Ticheli (solo clar., Grade 6, band, Grade 5)
this work is available in versions for clarinet and wind ensemble, clarinet and piano, clarinet and orchestra

Read about and hear a recording of Gaian Visions by Frank Ticheli (Grade 6)

Hear a recording of The Tyger by Frank Ticheli (Grade 6)

 

-Cinematic-

Read about and hear a recording of Enchanted Island by Steve Rouse (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of 200 B.C. by Gregory B.Rudgers (Grade 4)

Read about and hear a recording of Vesuvius by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4)

Hear a recording and download sample parts of Instinctive Travels by Michael Markowski (Grade 5)

Hear a recording of Tidal Forces by Michael Markowski (Grade 5)

 

-Folk Songs & Spirituals-

Read about and hear a recording of America Verses by Timothy Broege (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Jody by Timothy Broege (Grade 2)

Hear a recording of Turkey in the Straw by Michael Markowski (Grade 4)

Read about and hear a recording of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by Steve Rouse (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Wayfaring Stranger by Steve Rouse (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Jeannette, Isabella arranged by William Ryden (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of A Charles Dickens Christmas arranged by William Ryden (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Fantasy on "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" for Piccolo and Concert Band by Robert Starer (Grade 3 band, Grade 4 solo Piccolo)

Read about and hear a recording of A Shaker Gift Song by Frank Ticheli (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Amazing Grace by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Cajun Folk Songs by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Cajun Folk Songs II by Frank Ticheli (mvt. 2 only is Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Loch Lomond by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)
Download the music to Shenandoah on Best Music Series

Read about and hear a recording of Simple Gifts: Four Shaker Songs by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Cajun Folk Songs II by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4)

 

 

-The Wild West-

THIRD PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
Hear a recording of Journey to the Prairie
by Travis Weller (Grade 2)

WINNER: 2007 CBDNA YOUNG BAND COMPOSITION COMPETITION:
Hear a recording of ...and the antelope play
by John Carnahan (Grade 3)

 

-Ragtime: An American Tradition-

Read about and hear a recording of Blue Goose Rag by Raymond Birch, arranged by Timothy Broege (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Trombadour Rag by Stephen Kent Goodman (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Gold-Rush Rag by Stephen Kent Goodman (Grade 4)

Read about and hear a recording of Royalty Rag by William Ryden (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of Galloping Ghosts: A Ragtime March by William Ryden (Grade 4)

 

-NeoBaroque/Contemporary-

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia IX: A Concert in the Park by Timothy Broege (Grade 4)

 

-NeoClassical-

Read about and hear a recording of Fortress by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Sun Dance by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Postcard by Frank Ticheli (Grade 5)

 

-NeoClassical with Postmodern inflections-

Hear a recording of Rhythm Games by Timothy Broege (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia VI: The Four Elements by Timothy Broege (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia XVII: The Four Winds by Timothy Broege (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia XVI: Transcendental Vienna by Timothy Broege (Grade 4)

Hear a recording of Symphony No. 1 by Frank Ticheli (Grade 6)

Read about and hear a recording of Symphony No. 2 by Frank Ticheli (Grade 6; mvt.3 only is Grade 5)

 

-NeoClassical with Chromatic/Mystical inflections-

Read about and hear a recording of Dances of Initiation by Arnold Rosner (Grade 4)

 

-Eclectic-

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia III: Hymns and Dances by Timothy Broege (coming in October 2009, Grade 5)

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia V: Symphonia Sacra et Profana by Timothy Broege (Grade 5)

Read about and hear a recording of Color by Bob Margolis (Grade 5, mvt's. 1, 3, and 5 only are Grade 3)

 

-Renaissance Era-

Read about and hear a recording of Canzona No. 1 by Giovanni Gabrieli, arranged by Bob Margolis (Grade 4)

 

-Baroque Era-

Read about and hear a recording of Festival Prelude by J.S. Bach, arranged by Bob Margolis (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Invention No. 8 in F by J.S. Bach, arranged by Bob Margolis (Grade 5)

Read about and hear a recording of Sleepers, Awake! (Wachet, auf) by J.S. Bach, transcribed by Merlin Patterson (Grade 4)

 

-Romantic Era-

Read about and hear a recording of Little Schumann Set by Robert Schumann, arranged by Doug Hartzell (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Tchaikovsky Album by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Bob Margolis (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Intermezzo by Brahms, arranged by Bob Margolis (Grade 4)

Read about and hear a recording of Ave Maria by Schubert, arranged by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Festival in Russia (Polonaise, Op. 49) by Liadov, arranged by Don Wilcox (Grade 4)

 

-Neo-Romantic-

Read about and hear a recording of Lyric Music by Robert Starer (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of An American Elegy by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4) - also available as arr. by the composer for orchestra

Hear a recording of Rest by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4)

Download the Score and hear a recording of Sanctuary by Frank Ticheli (Grade 5)

Download the score and hear a recording of Clarinet Rhapsody by Donald J. Young
Published in two versions: for Clarinet and Concert Band; and for Clarinet and Piano (Grade 3)

 

-Traditional-

Read about and hear a recording of Prelude and March by Bob Margolis (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of The Stars Asleep, The Break of Day by Bob Margolis (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of The Two-Minute Symphony by Bob Margolis (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of Fantasia Nova by Bob Margolis (Grade 5)

Read about and hear a recording of Knights of the Round Table by Steve Rouse (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of Enter The Olympians by Steve Rouse (Grade 2)

Download the score and hear a recording of Riders to Stonehenge by Gregory B. Rudgers (Grade 1)

Read about and hear a recording of Joy by Frank Ticheli (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Portrait of a Clown by Frank Ticheli (Grade 2)

Read about and hear a recording of Abracadabra by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Hear a recording of Central Park Sketches by Gregory B. Rudgers (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Joy Revisited by Frank Ticheli (Grade 3)

Hear a recording of Metro by Gregory B. Rudgers (Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of Allegro Brillante by Bob Margolis (Grade 5)

 

-Impressionist Era-

Read about and hear a recording of The Engulfed Cathedral by Claude Debussy, transcribed by Merlin Patterson (Grade 5)

 

-Neo-Impressionist-

Read about and hear a recording of Eclipse by Arnold Rosner (Grade 4)

 

-World Music-

Read about and hear a recording of Raga! by Arnold Rosner (Grade 5)

 

-Patriotic-

Read about and hear a recording of Our American Heroes by Steve Rouse (Grade 3)

 

-Gospel-

Hear a recording of Amen! by Frank Ticheli (Grade 2)
Download the music to Amen! on Best Music Series

 

-Jazz inflected-

Read about and hear a recording of Blue Shades by Frank Ticheli (Grade 5)

 

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