Affirmation

Randall Standridge · Affirmation (Peace Love And Music), Grade 3, Concert Band Sample Score (CLICK HERE!) About Affirmation This one is for all the outcasts, the geeks, the marginalized, the wallflowers, and the people who are “different.” Every once in a while, I believe you get to “say something” with a piece of music. When…

Spring

Randall Standridge · Spring (Concert Band, Grade 1 – Randall Standridge) Sample Score (CLICK HERE!) About Spring I love the seasons.  I love the way they mark our lives and provide different context and emotions throughout the year. Spring, to me, is a season of new beginnings and rebirth.  Today is March 14, 2021, and…

Groovy-8

Randall Standridge · Groovy-8 (Grade 1, Concert Band) Sample Score (Click Here) Groovy-8 is a throwback to the “mod” style of the 1960s/1970s. This groovy tune focuses on developing 8th note articulation and counting with young musicians, while also providing a fun showcase for bands looking to entertain their audiences. Get into the Groove! Educational…

Fiat Lux

Program Notes Fiat Lux.  “Let there be light.” In 2019, I was very fortunate to be invited to the University of Akron (Akron, Ohio) to serve as the clinician/composer-in-residence for a conference and honors event they were hosting. During my travels, I meet all kinds of people, and, generally speaking, I get along with them. …