Noteworthy Commissions

Kivgik

Kivgik

Commissioned by Worldstrides OnStage to celebrate the Kivgik festival gathering.

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Albion Sketches

Albion Sketches

Settings for The British Grenadiers, Loch Lomond and an Irish Double Jig.

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Julia Delaney's Reel

Julia Delaney's Reel

Dedicated to the Notre Dame
Symphonic Band. Begun in 1845 it's the oldest college band in the U.S.

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Silversword

Silversword

Silversword is named for the plant found only at higher elevations of the volcano Haleakala as well as the higher elevations of Mauna Kea. Written for the Maui Community Band.

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Haleakala

Haleakala

The title refers to the dormant volcano on the Island of Maui. Written for the Maui Community Band. Lisa Owen, director.

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Nordanvind

Nordanvind

Commissioned by the Augustana College (Rock Island. Ill.) Symphonic Band, Dr.Rick Jaeschke, director, Nordavind is based on 2 Swedish folk songs, "Slangpolska effer Byss- Kalle" -and "Tryggaare Kan Ingen Vara" ( Children of the Heavenly Father) - the Opening - "Havsdrake" (Dragon of the Sea) - depicts the Viking long ships at sea.

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Composer Carl Strommen's contributions to band, orchestra, jazz band and vocal music make him one of the most performed composer/ arrangers, nationally and internationally.

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