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 Buzzards Premiere
Author: Roger Aldridge 
Date:   2010-06-06 18:46

Just wanted to let friends on the forum know that Buzzards in Love, the concert band piece I wrote last year, is going to receive its premiere at Maryland Band Day on June 13 in Bel Air, MD. It will be performed by the Olney Concert Band. If I'm able to get a recording I'll post it on my page at the American Music Center.

I'm very impressed with how Brian Damron, OCB director, has worked with the band to bring this music to life. Last year, I started to have doubts about the band being able to play it. The composition is quite different from music typically played by concert band. However, thanks to Brian, it's coming together very well. His interpetation of the music exactly matches my concepts.

For those who live in Maryland, the Olney Concert Band starts at 5:00. If you Google Maryland Community Band Day, you'll find a website with info about the event.

My page at the AMC has the full concert band score for Buzzards as well as a leadsheet version. Link -- http://www.amc.net/RogerMAldridge (follow the link and click on the compositions tab)


Post Edited (2010-06-07 20:15)

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