Pulse – The Art of Motion

Pulse – The Art of Motion explores the movement of the human body in all its forms.  The show kicks into high gear with the minimalistic “Momentum.”  The passing of energy from one body to another is explored in “Inertia and Time.”  Finally, the pulses and beats of movements take center stage in “Rhythm.”  Creative…

Colors

The world is alive with color in this exciting show that explores the character of each color on the color wheel, beginning with a fiery, latin inspired opener “Fury (Red/Orange)”, followed by a the jazzy strains of “The Royal Blues (Blue/Purple)”, before finishing with the rhythmic, jungle inspired “Life (Yellow/Green).  Simple props and flag choices…

AginCourt, 1415

Matthew Schoendorff’s stunning work for young band “Agincourt 1415” is turned into a dramatic and musical journey for marching band by arranger Randall Standridge. GRAND MESA MARCHING SHOWS INCLUDE: -Regional Protection and Copyright Permissions/Licensing included -Solos transcribed for all instruments -Parts for 3, 4, and 5 Bass Drums -PDFs, Sound FX included in download -Finale…

Danza Oscura

Danza Oscura (Dark Dance) is a work for string orchestra that is intended to evoke the feel of a seductive dance. The use of asymmetrical meter and a slightly Spanish flavor will add a sense of mystery and exoticism to a concert program. Optional Percussion (castanet, vibra-slap, triangle, and tambourine) further enhance the air of mystery…

Still, Still, Still

A simple yet effective setting of the beautiful Christmas carol, this arrangement also features the melody in a percussion ensemble moment in the middle. Email Randall for sample requests. Click here for score

A Joyous Christmas

A Joyous Christmas is a holiday medley fusing Beethoven’s classic “Ode to Joy” (9th Symphony, 4th Movement) with the Christmas carol “Joy to the World”. To the string orchestra used in this very creative and festive setting, the arranger has added piano and percussion. Don’t miss this rousing holiday arrangement that is sure to bring down…

In the Court of the King

A delightful young orchestra piece in a renaissance dance style, accented by easy-yet-effective percussion writing. * Performed at the 2014 Midwest Clinic in Chicago, IL. Email Randall for sample requests. Click here for score

Undecim (2014)

This work was commissioned by the Lake Hamilton High School Band in 2014.  Their director, Jon Shultz, has been a close friend ever since high school.  However, he has a tendency to ask me to do things last minute.  Undecim (latin for “eleven”) refers both to the eleventh hour (the last opportunity to get things…