“The orchestral score is not going anywhere. It’s not outdated. It’s timeless and it will always be part of the industry vocabulary. It’s a very important core skill set,” says composer Richard Bellis. “We know that there is wonderful work done with electronic sound, but if you have this skill, you can do whatever else you want.”
Quentin Robinson and his friend Mike Pendry discovered the 19-page manuscript, which is a musical score telling the story of the battle of Trafalgar, and are now looking for local musicians to help play it.
After years of not having an elementary school band program, the Moreno Valley Unified School District reinstated music education in all 23 of their elementary schools last school year.
Fancy reading a musical score even when you’re not a trained musician? Want to leave all those clefs, staves and ledger lines at home? The Toronto Symphony is giving their audience new ways to understand and engage with the music with a very different type of concert program.
The Mighty Muskie Marching Band summer camp is underway and students are preparing for their competitive season at Muscatine High School. Band director Jeff Heid has been part of the program for 15 years, and said band camp plays an important role in preparing the marching band for fall competitions and performances.
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