Concert band is a large part of classical music, yet many composers don't get the recognition they deserve for contributing to the genre. Here are 10 band composers you should know -- besides the March King, John Philip Sousa.
Why do we call it a 'French horn' when it isn't French at all? Emily Green, a recent college music graduate and a horn player, dives into why so many U.S. classical fans have been calling the popular brass instrument by the wrong name for so long.
After a concert with the United States Marine Band, John Williams fell in love with arranging his famous movie music for wind band. The Dallas Winds, led by conductor Jerry Junkin, celebrates this exciting music on its latest recording, 'John Williams at the Movies.'
Rhode Island natives of a certain age wax nostalgia about Rocky Point, a popular family vacation spot on the Narragansett Bay side of Warwick, which operated from the late 1840s until its close in 1995. There was an amusement park with rides like “The Russian Toboggan,” “The Wildcat” and...Episode details...
Just northwest of Minneapolis lies the city of Robbinsdale, home of the Robbinsdale City Band. Over 112 years, it has played through world wars and an unending series of changes. Like the city itself, it has managed to hold onto a timeless community strength while adapting to the times. Watch a 360 video of a recent performance!