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||Concerto for Euphonium and Orchestra
"In Praise of Heretics"
Concerto in Four Vindications for Euphonium and Orchestra
||solo Euphonium and full orchestra
||24 minutes, 4 movements.
A very cool piece, exciting, original.
1. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BCE)
2. Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
3. William of Ockham (c.1285-c.1347)
4. Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)
solo Euph. part
(includes Score and solo Euph. part to be kept by the renting organization)
|Jackie Gill ("Jason") Thompson II (b. 1983), originally from Shepherdsville, KY, is
currently a student at Ball State University where he is pursuing an MM
in Composition. He holds the BA in Music Education from Transylvania
University (Lexington, KY). His principal composition teachers have
included Larry Barnes, Jody Nagel, Mike Pounds, and Eleanor Trawick.
Jason's experience in a wide variety of both vocal and instrumental
ensembles is reflected in his music, which runs the gamut from works for
solo instruments, to works for solo voice and small ensemble, to work
for large ensembles such as concert band and orchestra. His
compositional style represents an intriguing blend of eclectic
influences from many genres, which come together to create
tight and exciting new works with a sound all their own. In addition to
his original works, he also has a wealth of experience as an arranger
for a variety of ensembles.
Jason is more than happy to take on commissions for ensembles of any
size or instrumentation. Should you wish to discuss the idea of
commissioning a new work or a custom arrangement, please feel free to
email him using the link provided above.