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The Bandmasters


Grade 1.5

Concert Band Conductor Score & Parts


      The Bandmasters - Matthew R. Putnam


A brilliant new addition to the traditional march family. Matthew R. Putnam has crafted a wonderful new march for developing bands that is perfect for teaching and reinforcing proper march style. The melodic material at the trio is engaging, lyrical, and pairs beautifully with a throw-back break strain that will have your audience itching for the final push!

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Weight 2.187 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 0.75 in

About Matthew R. Putnam

Matthew R. Putnam is a North Carolina native who is a band and choral director, composer, arranger, and educator. He received his B.A. in Music Education from Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina. For twenty seven years he has taught music in the North Carolina public school system. He also holds professional membership in both ASCAP and NAfME. Currently, he not only is the director of bands at Polk County Middle School in Mill Spring, North Carolina, but also, he is the director of music at Bethany Baptist Church in Forest City, North Carolina. Matt was selected as the Polk County Middle School “Teacher Of The Year” for the 2018-2019 school year. Over the course of his career, he has written hundreds of custom arrangements and compositions for middle school, high school, and college bands across the country. Matt is also an active drill designer for marching bands. He is deeply devoted to music, his students, his community, and his family.

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