CONVERGENCES

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Piece Title : Convergences
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Level : Medium-Advanced
Composer / Arranger : Fitch, Steve
Composer / Arranger Details:

 Steve Fitch, born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, plays percussion, assistant principal timpani and drum set with The Phoenix Symphony. He has performed in the Drum Corps International Championship finals, and attained sixth place in DCI`s "Snare Drum Individuals."

Steve earned his bachelor`s of music degree in percussion performance with Michael Rosen at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and his master`s of music as a graduate teaching assistant to John Beck at the Eastman School of Music. While at Oberlin, Steve soloed with the Oberlin Chamber Orchestra, the Oberlin Wind Ensemble, and the Oberlin Percussion Group, and he won the school`s concerto competition performing Robert Kurka`s Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra. He was also inducted into the honorary music fraternity Pi Kappa Lambda.
In the German press, Steve has been hailed as a "drum wonder," "master drummer," and "extraterrestrial" following performances of his piece "F/X" for solo snare drum.

Since 1993, Steve has played as a founding member of the Kalamazoo Percussion Trio in Hannover, Germany. Kalamazoo has been on the faculty of the "Festival junger Kuenstler" in Bayreuth since 1999. The group`s second CD is in the planning stages and will feature Steve`s composition "Streams - In Memoriam Thomas Mann." Kalamazoo`s self-titled first CD on the CordAria label contains his work "Over the Edge."

Steve has been a regular guest with the Radio Philharmonie Hannover des NDR, and the Hannover Pops Orchestra, with which he has performed and/or toured with such stars as Ray Charles, Al Jarreau, Bobby McFerrin, Randy Crawford, and Patricia Kaas. Steve has also performed numerous times at the World`s Fair (Expo 2000) in Hannover, Germany.

Total Number of Percussionists Required :3 Percussionist(s)
Categories : Untuned Percussion / Percussion Ensemble
Instrument / Discipline : Perc.1 (temple blocks, 4 splash cymbals, 3 suspended cymbals, deep tom, triangle, glass wind chimes) Perc. 2 (2 congas, 2 bongos, large tam-tam, cymbal, triangle, high metal wind chimes) Perc. 3 (large bass drum, 4 concert toms, mark tree, cymbal, tr
Instrumentation : Bass Drum / Bongos (Set of) / Congas (Set of) / Glass Wind Chimes / Large Size Tom / Mark Tree / Splash Cymbal / Suspended Cymbal / Tam-Tam / Triangle
Range of Instruments / Number of Drums :
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Publisher :C. Alan Publications
Publishers Website :www.c-alanpublications.com
Publisher Details :

C. Alan Publications was founded in 1989 to fill a need for high-quality percussion literature.  Since that time, they have adhered to the highest standards of music integrity in the percussion music they publish.  In 1997, they added a line of concert band music to their catalogue, which continues to flourish.  More recently they added music for orchestra (youth, string and full), brass ensemble, chorus, jazz ensemble and chamber ensembles. 

In addition they are the sole distributor of 'Whole Sum Productions' percussion catalogue (WS).  Their music receives extensive exposure through performances on international concerts, clinics and conventions and is widely available on compact disc.

Year Composed / Copyright Date :2007 /  2007
Duration :17Minutes
No. of Mallets/Sticks Required :Various
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Programme Notes / Performance Details :

 Fantasia No. 3 for Percussion Trio

In Memoriam Friedrich Dürrenmatt

 

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