American Choral Directors Association Special Session
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Conductor, Lecturer, and Clinician
Conductor, Educator, Composer and Arranger
Conductor, Composer, and Educator
Conductor, soloist, Composer and Scholar
Hinshaw Music, Gentry Publications, Pavane Publishing and National Music Publishers present this very special session with clinicians Brandon Boyd, Pearl Shangkuan, Tom Shelton and Brad Ellingboe at the 2023 American Choral Directors Association National Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio.
ACDA 2023 in Cincinnati is sure to be an exciting event for choral musicians and music enthusiasts alike. With a lineup of talented performers and a schedule full of workshops, masterclasses, and performances, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.
One of the highlights of ACDA 2023 is the opportunity to hear some of the best choirs in the country perform. The conference will feature a range of vocal styles and genres, including classical, contemporary, and world music. In addition to the mainstage concerts, there will also be smaller, more intimate performances by up-and-coming artists and student groups.
But ACDA 2023 is not just about the music – it’s also a chance for attendees to connect with their peers, learn from industry professionals, and be inspired by the talented musicians that come together for this one-of-a-kind event. With so much to see and do, ACDA 2023 in Cincinnati is sure to be an unforgettable experience for all who attend.
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Gentry Publications’ New Choral Music from North and South America
Composers & Arrangers
Gentry Choral Series
Rosephanye Powell is a highly respected composer and arranger who has made significant contributions to the world of choral music.
Powell studied music at Florida State University and the University of Michigan, where she earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree.
Over the course of her career, Powell has composed and arranged music for choirs at all levels, from youth choirs to professional ensembles. She is well known for her skill at creating intricate and beautiful harmonies with just voices and no accompaniment. Powell’s music has been performed worldwide, and she has received numerous awards and accolades for her contributions to the choral music community.
The Music of Rosephanye Powell
Sing We Now of Christmas - Fred Prentice
Tottoyo - Cristian Grases
Cristian Grases launches his new Latin American and Caribbeanlikes Choral Series with this enchanting song of musical mischief that describes a scene in the life of Tottoyo, a boy that like playing outside until the late hours. Energetic, entertaining and playful, the piece is voiced for SSA treble voices and works for both young and mature choirs. Simple gestures assigned in the music add marvelously to the presentation. (JG2436)
Iowa All State - Way Over in Beulah Lan
Stacey V. Gibbs has done it again in creating a must-have Choral Spiritual for any choir director. This show-stopping SATB was selected by Paul A. Smith for his excellent choral series, Bruce Rogers also selected the work for the ACDA National Honor Choir in Miami, 2007. Stacey Gibbs has proven to be one of the best new arrangers of spirituals for a cappella choir. (JG2370)
John Saw De Numbuh arr Stacey Gibbs
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Choral music from the finest American composers, arrangers and conductors.
Stacey V. Gibbs
Stacey V. Gibbs is a highly respected composer and arranger in the world of choral music.
He is known for his innovative and creative approaches to arranging traditional and contemporary pieces and his ability to bring new life to old standards.
His works have been performed by choirs around the world and have received numerous awards and accolades.
In addition to his musical talent, Gibbs is also known for his dedication to education and his work as a clinician and conductor.
He has conducted and taught at numerous choral festivals and workshops, sharing his knowledge and passion for choral music with aspiring musicians. Overall, Gibbs’ contributions to the choral music world have made him a vital and influential figure in the industry.
The Music of Stacey V. Gibbs
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Gentry’s eclectic blend of outstanding composers and choral music
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It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of Richard Burchard as a composer and arranger. His contributions to the world of classical music have been numerous and significant, and he has left a lasting legacy that continues to inspire and influence musicians to this day.
As a composer, Burchard was known for his innovative and original approach to musical composition. He was highly skilled in the use of counterpoint and harmony, and his compositions often featured intricate and complex structures that were both challenging and rewarding to perform.
In addition to his work as a composer, Burchard was also a skilled arranger. His ability to take existing works and transform them into new and exciting pieces was unparalleled, and he was highly sought after by other musicians who wanted to collaborate with him.
Overall, the importance of Richard Burchard as a composer and arranger cannot be overstated. His contributions to classical music have had a profound and lasting impact, and his legacy continues to inspire and influence musicians to this day.
Composers & Arrangers
Linda Wells Sholik – Coming Soon!
Someone to Watch Over Me
Mark Hayes has placed his magic touch on this Gershwin classic. Finally we have an arrangement for choir that cleverly works for mixed voices. The rhythm and clarinet obbligato add the finishing touches.
Softly The Night Is Sleeping
Still, Still, Still
This beautiful German carol has been given a warm and tender makeover. The introductory measures quietly announce that a new treatment is forthcoming. Lush and sensitive harmonies ensue that keep your attention to see what new color will be added next. Advanced high schools, colleges and community choirs will want to sing this in their next holiday concert.
Andre J Thomas is a composer known for his choral music, particularly his spiritual arrangements.
His compositions often feature complex harmonies and intricate vocal lines, creating a rich and beautiful sound. Many of his works draw inspiration from African American spirituals and gospel music.
Thomas’ pieces often have powerful lyrics that convey themes of hope, faith, and perseverance. His music is uplifting and moving, and has been performed by choirs around the world.
Thomas is also a skilled conductor and educator, known for his ability to bring out the best in vocal ensembles. His contributions to the world of choral music have been significant and enduring.
Essential Choral Music
Gentry Choral Series
Edited by accomplished choral composers, conductors and arrangers.
Cristian Grases is a composer who creates intricate and nuanced musical compositions that showcase his technical skill and artistic vision.
His works often feature complex rhythms and melodies that are carefully crafted to draw the listener in and keep them engaged.
Many of his compositions are inspired by his Latin American heritage, incorporating traditional instruments and rhythms into his music. Grases is not afraid to experiment with different styles and genres, and his compositions reflect this wide range of influence.
Grases’s compositions are always fresh and full of surprises. Overall, his music is highly expressive and emotionally resonant, making it a joy to listen to for anyone who appreciates great composition.
Must Sing Music
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Dr. Brandon A. Boyd is the University of Missouri’s Assistant Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education, where he conducts the Concert Chorale Men’s Ensemble. His music is regularly sung by ensembles throughout the United States and abroad as he is an active composer and arranger. Fred Bock Publishing Group is thrilled to have Brandon as part of our choral publishing family and editor of Gentry Publications.
Must Sing Music III
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Various skill levels for school choirs and concerts
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The Word Was God - Rosephanye Powell
Cum Laude Ego Canto - Richard Burchard
Witness - Jack Halloran
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