Impromptu for Two
Instrumentation: Solo and Piano Instruments: Euphonium, Piano
Allen Molineux (b.1950) received a B.M. degree from DePauw University, a M.M. in composition degree from the Eastman School of Music and a D.M. in composition from Florida State University. In addition, he attended the Lukas Foss Workshop at Indiana University in 1981, Gunther Schuller’s 1986 Atlantic Center for the Arts Workshop and Pierre Boulez’s Carnegie Hall Workshop in 1999.
His brass sextet “Seven Shorties” was awarded the 2014 Grand Prize for the Humboldt State University Brass Chamber Music Workshop Composition Contest. His orchestral work “Trifles” was part of the New Music Reading Session by the Alabama Symphony (2015), premiered by the Oklahoma Composer Orchestra (2016), received a performance by the Friends University Community Orchestra (2016) and was the winner of the Tampa Bay Symphony’s first composition contest; receiving three performances by them in 2017. In addition, it is now released on the ABLAZE Records label. And most recently his work “Zappy” for brass quintet and three percussionists was chosen as the winner of the Percussive Arts Society’s 2017 composition contest.
For 35 years he taught at several universities and colleges such courses as Theory, Composition, Arranging, Counterpoint, Form and Analysis, Band, Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble. He is now retired from full time teaching, which has given him more time to compose.
|Delivery||PDF download, Shipped (printed)|
|Instrumentation||Solo and Piano|
|Publisher||Cimarron Music Press|