Fragile Oasis wind orchestra commissioning consortium

A consortium of wind bands came together to commission the wind orchestra scoring of my work for brass band, Fragile Oasis. It was completed in 2014 and was commissioned by a consortium of the following bands:

Agrupación Músico-Cultural “Las Musas” de Guadalupe (Murcia)Dr. José Ibáñez BarrachinaSpain
Band of the Coldstream GuardsMajor Darren WolfendaleUK
Borge MusikkorpsSverre Stakston OlsrudNorway
The Brooklyn Wind SymphonyJeff W. Ball, Artistic DirectorUSA
Dunshan Symphonic Wind OrchestraAdrian SchneiderChina
Koninklijke harmonie Ste. Cecilia ZeleBart PicqueurBelgium
Musikgesellschaft EmmenManuel ImhofSwitzerland
University of Saskatchewan Wind OrchestraDr. Darrin OehlerkingCanada

The work will be available to all non-consortium bands from April 2014. Details of the various premieres of the consortium bands will be found on this site (Borge Musikkorps – 19 Oct, Las Musas – 9 Nov, BWS – 21 March 2015)

You can hear the recording made by Dunshan Symphonic Wind Orchestra below

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Memphis, TN
Song of Hope
Saturday, 30 March 2019


Abingdon, UK
Lament (from Macbeth)
Saturday, 30 March 2019


Memphis, TN
Song of Hope
Sunday, 31 March 2019


Banff, AB, Canada
let this place (world premiere)
Saturday, 13 April 2019 19:00


Manchester, UK
Lament (from Macbeth)
Sunday, 14 April 2019


Calgary, AB, Canada
Perpetua (World Premiere)
Monday, 15 April 2019


Columbia, MO
Letters for Home
Sunday, 28 April 2019 15:00


Steinbach, MB, Canada
Athabasca
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 09:45


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Athabasca
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 13:30


Brandon, MB, Canada
Athabasca
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:00