Works for Brass Band

“Fanfare for the Big Game” (2010)

Duration: 3’00″
Description: An anticipatory fanfare meant to capture the energy and excitement just before a big sporting event.

“Rhapsody on ‘Bring a Torch’” (2005)

Duration: 4’30″
Description: An original composition based on the popular Christmas melody. It is in quasi-variations form, and offers lots of festive and exciting energy.

“Fantasia on ‘We Three Kings’” (2005)

Duration: 4’00″
Description: Closer to an original composition than an arrangement, this is “We Three Kings” like you’ve never heard it before. It is an episodic piece in a quasi-variations form.

“Kyrie” (Mozart) (2005) – transcription

Duration: 2’00″
Description: Transcription of the exciting and dramatic Kyrie from Mozart’s “Requiem”.

“Kyrie” from Missa Pange Lingua (Desprez) (2005) – transcription

Duration: 2’30″
Description: Transcription of the Kyrie from Josquin Desprez’s “Missa Pange Lingua”.

“Greensleeves” (2004) – arrangement

Duration: 3’40″
Description: A very nice arrangement that begins very softly and peacefully then gradually builds into a full, dramatic climax.

“Southland Overture” (2003)

Duration: 6′
Description: Based on “Ballad of Holy Week” by Chuck Yuill and the main theme to “Ozarks Voices”, a documentary I scored.

“Carol of the Bells” (2003) – arrangement

Duration: 2’15″
Description: An exciting, fanfare-like arrangement with a dramatic development section in the middle. Won “Best Arrangement” in the Northop Brass Band Composition Contest.

“I Saw Three Ships (Colliding)” (2003) – arrangement

Duration: 1’20″
Description: A short but energetic arrangement of this melody in wildly different settings.

“Variations on a French Carol” (2002)

Duration: 11′
Description: A set of wildly different variations based on the traditional French carol, Noel Nouvelet. This piece was later revised and adapted for Wind Ensemble and renamed “Easter Variations”. (I originally heard the melody in the context of an Easter Eucharist. The song was called “As The Green Blade Riseth.”)

“Fanfare for the Olympians” (2002)

Duration: 2’00″
Description: A short celebratory fanfare.