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From the Composer Podcast

Learn about the Excelcia Music Publishing composers, and their music. This podcast will present composers talking about their background and give insights into preparing and performing their music.

You can also listen to these informative podcasts on all of the major podcast services, like Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.

Patti Drennan – Composer

November 15, 2019

Patti DrennanPatti’s knowledge of festivals, concerts, and contest, makes her familiar with what “works” and will help ensure a choir’s success. She incorporates unusual harmonies and creative melodies in her writing and always has an accompaniment that is enjoyable to play.Learn more about his background and career in this informative podcast.

Patti Drennan’s Website:
https://www.pattidrennan.com/

Patti Drennan – Composer
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Carl Strommen – Composer

August 20, 2019

Carl StrommenWith over 700 titles registered with ASCAP, Carl Strommen is a prolific powerhouse of educational music. His music is impeccably scored, tuneful, and he has the unique ability to make any level ensemble sound their best.

Visit Carl’s Website: carlstrommen.com

 

Carl Strommen – Composer
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Peter Terry – Composer

August 13, 2019

Peter TerryPeter melds his influences of jazz, popular, world, and American classical music with his experience as a visual artist to create scores that sound big while having melodical interest in every instrument.

Visit Peter’s Website: peterterrycomposer.com

Peter Terry – Composer
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Matthew R. Putnam – Composer

August 5, 2019

Matthew PutnamMatthew pulls from his many years of experience to write music for students that is interesting, melodically driven and fun to play.

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Matthew R. Putnam – Composer

Matthew R. Putnam – Composer
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Peter Sciaino – Composer

July 17, 2019

Peter SciainoAppealing, playable, tuneful with a dash of whimsy, Peter’s music is influenced by jazz, world, and popular music while still being heavily rooted in the concert band medium. Learn more about his background and career in this informative podcast.

Peter Sciaino’s Website:
http://www.petersciaino.com/about.html

Peter Sciaino – Composer
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John M. Pasternak – Composer

July 17, 2019

John is a talented young composer of concert band music. His pieces have interesting melodic contour and a film score sensibility. Learn more about his background and career in this informative podcast.

John M. Pasternak’s Website:
http://johnpasternak.com

John M. Pasternak – Composer
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Tyler Arcari – Composer

July 16, 2019

Tyler is an emerging talent. His compositions are quickly drawing the attention of band and orchestra conductors around the world. His music is beautiful, fresh and dynamic. Learn more about his background and career in this informative podcast.

Tyler Arcari’s Website:
https://www.tylerarcari.com

Tyler Arcari – Composer
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Robert Thurston – Composer

July 9, 2019

Robert ThurstonBob is a former chief arranger-composer for The US Air Force Band in Washington DC, and a former high-school band director. His music is known for its tunefulness, ever-shifting colors and textures, rhythmic surprises, and emotional uplift. Learn more about his background and career in this informative podcast.

Robert Thurston’s Website:
https://www.bobthurston.com/home

Robert Thurston – Composer
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Steven L. Rosenhaus – Composer

July 2, 2019

Steven RosenhausSteven L. Rosenhaus is a composer, arranger, conductor, lyricist, educator and clinician, author, and “show doctor” for musicals headed to Broadway or off-Broadway. Dr. Rosenhaus, who teaches composition at New York University, currently has over 175 original works and arrangements in print.  His pieces have been performed by the New York Philharmonic, the Kansas City Symphony, the U.S. Navy Band, the pianist Laura Leon, violinist Florian Mayer, and more. The New York Times declares his music “clever, deftly constructed and likable,” while the Sächsiche Zeitung (Dresden, Germany) calls it “expressive… It’s song-like melodic sequences and balladic aspects give it a lyrical beauty, within a newer soundworld.” Learn more about his background and career in this informative podcast.

Steven L. Rosenhaus – Composer
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Sean O’Loughlin – Composer

June 25, 2019

Sean is a fresh voice and a rising name in the music world. His music is characterized by vibrant rhythms, passionate melodies, and colorful scoring. He is one of the most performed composers of educational music. Learn more about his background and career in this informative podcast.

Sean O’Loughlin’s Website:
https://www.seanoloughlin.com

Sean O’Loughlin – Composer
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Patti Drennan – Composer

Patti’s knowledge of festivals, concerts, and contest, makes her familiar with what “works” and…

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Carl Strommen – Composer

With over 700 titles registered with ASCAP, Carl Strommen is a prolific powerhouse of…

Read Podcast post

Peter Terry – Composer

Peter melds his influences of jazz, popular, world, and American classical music with his…

Read Podcast post

Matthew R. Putnam – Composer

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Read Podcast post

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John M. Pasternak – Composer

John is a talented young composer of concert band music. His pieces have interesting…

Read Podcast post

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Tyler is an emerging talent. His compositions are quickly drawing the attention of band…

Read Podcast post

Robert Thurston – Composer

Bob is a former chief arranger-composer for The US Air Force Band in Washington…

Read Podcast post

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Sean is a fresh voice and a rising name in the music world. His…

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