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Benediction

John Stevens

 

Benediction features flowing melodies and counterlines in a rich, peaceful, chorale-like setting. It was originally scored for brass choir.

John Stevens (b. 1951) is Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. With degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Yale, he has published over 50 compositions and almost as many arrangements, particularly for lower brass. His career includes solo and jazz performer and recording artist, composer/arranger, conductor and administrator. He has performed with every major orchestra in New York including tuba soloist in the original Broadway production of Barnum. He has toured and recorded with a wide variety of groups including Chuck Mangione, the American Brass Quintet and the San Francisco Ballet, and he was on the faculty of the University of Miami. 

Last updated on July 16, 2013 by Palatine Concert Band