Monthly Archives: May 2015

Nightwalker

For solo euphonium and digital playback, this work by Kit Turnbull is a light-hearted take on the “horror” genre.  Read more

Calling

In this work by Jay Batzner, the euphonium soloist performs above a drone track of ever-increasing intensity, the single melodic line cleverly creating moments of harmonic tension and resolution.  Read more

Future All-Stars 12th Edition

Finale Concert, Future All-Stars 2015, Montclair Citadel

For the twelfth year, young people from the USA Eastern Territory and beyond joined with the New York Staff Band for a weekend of music and ministry. Special musical guests this year were the Academy Brass Quintet from the United States Military Academy at West Point.  Read more

Twentieth Annual Concert at West Wickham

South London Fellowship Band

The annual program at Emmanuel United Reformed Church, West Wickham, by the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes) is always an occasion looked forward to – by the band, members of the church and by the many friends of the band. This year’s concert was held on Friday, 13 March 2015, with guest cornet soloist Ryan Coates from Croydon Citadel and guest vocalists, the Atkinson Sisters.   Read more

Weekend at Oshawa Temple

Canadian Staff Band at Oshawa Temple, March 2015

The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) was pleased to visit Oshawa Temple Corps on the weekend of 7 – 8 March 2015. Although, at that time, there were no members of the Staff Band from that corps, it has historically been a solid supporter of the Staff Band’s ministry, with numerous Oshawa Temple musicians having done double duty in this capacity.  Read more

Let There Be Funk

A virtuosic journey for solo euphonium through funk styles enhanced by electronic effects and a backing track using rhythm section, low brass and vocals.  Read more

Skunk

Composed in a jazz-rock idiom, this work for solo euphonium and piano, composed by Simon Parkin, seeks to explore both the technical and lyrical boundaries of the euphonium soloist and pianist.   Read more

Phoenix Song

Phoenix Song is a dramatic and challenging fantasy for euphonium and piano, composed by David Harrington, inspired by the great firebird of Persian legend.  Read more

Journey of the Lone Wolf

Journey of the Lone Wolf (Simon Dobson)

This work from the pen of Simon Dobson, commissioned by Dr. Nicholas Childs for the Black Dyke Band, is a retrospective in three movements of the life of the great Hungarian composer and folklorist Béla Bartók.  Read more