Concert Band Tackles ” Beyond the Summit”
The New Horizon's Concert Band has begun work on Beyond the Summit, a piece by composer Brian Balmages (pictured here). The concert band has played other compositions by Balmages and is well familiar with his densely scored works that treat the ear to richly complex harmonies.
According to Google, "Brian Balmages is an American producer, conductor, performer and composer of music. His music for winds, brass, and orchestra has been performed in countries throughout the world." He was born in 1975 and received degrees from the Univserity of Miami and James Madison University. For more biographical information from Wikipedia, click here. You can listen to Beyond the Summit, as conducted by Mr. Balmages himself in this youtube video: Beyond the Summit