A New Horizon - *NEW*

Composed by Steve Dunn

A J.W. Pepper "Editor's Choice" for concert band. [View the YouTube score video with recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmP7oMaQFbk&list=RDMM61zoJVrQYOQ&index=2] Composed for the 2021 University of Mobile Honor Band in the most challenging season in memory. Taking place during the pandemic, the Honor Band was literally held in

A J.W. Pepper "Editor's Choice" for concert band. [View the YouTube score video with recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmP7oMaQFbk&list=RDMM61zoJVrQYOQ&index=2] Composed for the 2021 University of Mobile Honor Band in the most challenging season in memory. Taking place during the pandemic, the Honor Band was literally held in a large, half open tent outdoors - which allowed for proper distancing and air circulation. It wasn't ideal, but it happened in a very successful and, thankfully, healthy way. I felt that it was important to have a joyful, upbeat and hopeful piece of music to introduce to these students. "A New Horizon" was the result and I was very pleased with how naturally and effectively it seemed to work with this group.

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John Henry

Composed by Steve Dunn

Composed for the 2020 University of Mobile Honor Band, this is the 5th and final installment in the ongoing "American Legends" series for wind band. It tells the story of the powerful railroad worker, John Henry (you can "hear" his name in the opening motif), and his contest with a steam powered drilling machine. Dynamic and exciting.

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Composed for the 2020 University of Mobile Honor Band, this is the 5th and final installment in the ongoing "American Legends" series for wind band. It tells the story of the powerful railroad worker, John Henry (you can "hear" his name in the opening motif), and his contest with a steam powered drilling machine. Dynamic and exciting.

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Morning Song

Commissioned by flutist and retired music professor, Robert Pritchard, to be a work for flute and wind band. Although the piece is quite lovely - as is the Appalachian folk hymn on which it is based - the solo part does include some virtuosic cadenza moments which will be a welcome challenge for more accomplished players. The work was premiered in

Commissioned by flutist and retired music professor, Robert Pritchard, to be a work for flute and wind band. Although the piece is quite lovely - as is the Appalachian folk hymn on which it is based - the solo part does include some virtuosic cadenza moments which will be a welcome challenge for more accomplished players. The work was premiered in October 2019 by Mr. Pritchard, accompanied by the University of Mobile Symphonic Winds and conducted by the composer.

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Danza *{Website Exclusive!}

"Danza", Italian for "Dance", was commissioned for the Ira F. Simmons eighth grade band under the direction of Chris Neugent. This is approximately Grade 2.5, but doesn't sound like a "developing band" piece. Joyful!

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Johnny Appleseed March *{Website Exclusive!}

Composed for the 2015 University of Mobile Honor Band (where talented high school instrumentalists come in for a few days of intense rehearsal and, hopefully, some fun). This is the first installment in the ongoing "American Legends" series for wind band, recorded by the University of Mobile Symphonic Winds.

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