MUSIC FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS

Created to inspire artistic independence.


FIRE!

for Solo Horn, Two-Part Treble Choir, and String Orchestra

Based upon a poem written by a 3rd-grader and set to music by a former music education major at SFASU's School of Music, this composition represents a challenge to all music educators: Can we compose works for our students that feature ourselves as soloist? Far too often, the last time we "really" play our instrument/sing is for our senior recital. This seems to me to be a waste of time and money and, most importantly, musical talent. Using Mr. Marbley's composition as a model, I challenge you to create something for one of your ensembles that features you and to perform it at one of your annual concerts. If music is for a lifetime, what a wonderful example this we be. After all, don't actions speak louder than words? MT

Download the Score and Parts to "Fire":
  • Viola
  • Cello

  • A WINTER TALE
    How the Raven Brought Light to the World

    NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE.

    Based on Alaskan folklore, this ballet was conceived as a celebration of Winter Solstice. It features a storyteller, a small ensemble of strings, winds, harp (or chamber wind ensemble), and assorted percussion, and is intended to be an artistic and pedagogical performance opportunity for ballet and dance studios, everywhere. I hope that you enjoy listening to the story and to the music and I encourage you to consider producing this thirty minute ballet in your community with the help of a youth orchestra or wind ensemble, or with the assistance of local musicians. MT

    The story was beautifully illustrated by Emily Graves.

    Download the Score and Parts to "Dance of Darkness":
  • Violin II
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Handbells
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Dance of the Trickster":
  • Violin I
  • Violin II
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Percussion
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Dance of the Boxes":
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Timpani
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Dance of the Black Spruce Needle":
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Trumpet
  • Percussion
  • Download the Score and Parts to "First Tantrum":
  • Timpani
  • Snare Drum
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Dance of the Stars":
  • Tambourine
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Second Tantrum":
  • Percussion
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Dance of the Moon":
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Third Tantrum":
  • Snare Drum
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Download Score and Parts to the "Dance of the Aurora Borealis":
  • Wind Chime
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Fourth Tantrum":
  • Snare Drum
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Download the Score and Parts to "Dance of the Sun":
  • Snare Drum
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2
  • Viola
  • Cello