Project Description

Wind Ensemble (2014) 12′

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Flanagan Wind Orchestra from Pembroke Pines, Florida. Steve Rivero, Conductor.
This was recorded at the Florida Bandmasters Association District Music Performance Assessment in Sarasota, Florida on Friday, 26 Feb 2016.

World Premiere performed by the Clarence High School Symphonic Band, Louis Vitello, cond. May 29, 2015, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY

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Sheet Music
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Picc Fl-2 Ob Cl-3 BCl CbCl ASx-2 TSx BSx Hn-4 Tpt-3 Tbn-2 BTbn Euph Tuba DB Pno Timpani Perc-5

Commissioned by the Clarence (NY) High School Symphonic Band, Louis Vitello, conductor, and is dedicated to them with warm thanks and appreciation. The commission was made possible through the generous support of the Clarence High School Band Boosters in celebration of the 50th annual Concert at Kleinhaus Music Hall in Buffalo, NY

3 August 2014, Missoula, MT

Program Note
The title, “Hymn for World Peace,” came from the simple thought that if we want world peace, we can begin as individuals to ask for it. Music making opens hearts and creates peace in individuals and communities. This is a powerful step as musicians that we can take.

Program note by David Maslanka.