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American Big Top

Brian Balmages

American Big Top is a wacky and clever circus march with snippets of many patriotic favorites, original material, and layered harmonies and rhythms.

Brian Balmages (b.1975) is an active American composer, conductor, producer and performer. He received his bachelor's degree in music from James Madison University and his master's from the University of Miami. He is Director of Instrumental Publications for the FJH Music Company.

Last updated on May 8, 2019 by Palatine Concert Band