Complete Title: Canadian Band Music: A Qualitative Guide To Canadian Composers And Their Works For Band
This one-of-a-kind volume is perfect for those who have never programmed a Canadian band piece or simply want to expand their knowledge of Canada's many gems for wind band. With up-to-date biographies of 63 Canadian composers and more than 200 of their works in grades 1 through 6, this book's listing of each work includes program notes, description of the piece, grade level, duration, and publisher. Also included are easy-to-use, four-year performance sequences for each grade level.
Dr. Burch-Pesses holds Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in conducting from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. His professional affiliations include the College Band Directors National Association, Music Educators National Conference, and Oregon Band Directors Association. He also is the Oregon Chair of the National Band Association and Second Vice President-elect of the Oregon Music Educators Association.