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Ryan George

Ryan George

General Info

Year: 2017
Duration: c. 3:05
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Fornine Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $80.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
Percussion I-II, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Cabasa
  • China Cymbals
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glass Bottle
  • Jam Blocks
  • Slapstick
  • Snare Drum
  • Splash Cymbal
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle
  • Vibraphone
  • Wood Block
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Jinx is a short mischievous work for concert band inspired by the superstitious notion that if one’s good luck has run out, then they must be cursed, or jinxed. Jinx was commissioned by the Fillmore Wind Band Consortium for their performance at the 2017 Midwest Clinic in Chicago.

- Program Note from the Fillmore Wind Band concert program, 22 December 2017


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • West Virginia University (Morgantown) Symphonic Band (Cheldon R. Williams, conductor) - 26 February 2023
  • Penn State University (University Park) Concert Band (Robert Hickey, conductor) - 7 December 2022
  • Normal (Ill.) Community High School Wind Ensemble (Paul Carter, conductor) - 10 November 2022
  • Bethel College (North Newton, Kan.) Wind Ensemble (Joel Boettger, conductor) – 25 April 2022
  • Rowan University (Glassboro, N.J.) WindFest Honor Band (Joseph Higgins, conductor) - 23 November 2021
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) University Band (John Leonard, conductor) - 2 May 2021
  • California All-State Junior High School Symphonic Band (Timothy Harris, conductor) - 23 February 2020 (2020 CASMEC Conference, Fresno)
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge) Symphonic Band (Gabriela Gomez-Estevez, conductor) – 19 November 2019
  • Brevard (N.C.) College Wind Ensemble (Eric Peterson, conductor) – 7 November 2019
  • Lone Star Youth Winds (Dallas, Tx.) (David Robinson, conductor) – 3 March 2019
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Concert Band (Arris Golden, conductor) – 4 October 2018
  • Miamisburg (Ohio) High School Concert Band (Steve Aylward, conductor) - 15 May 2018
  • Fillmore Wind Band (Cincinnati, Ohio) (Jim Daughters, conductor) - 22 December 2017 (2017 Midwest Clinic) *Premiere Performance*

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Autobahn (Flex instrumentation) (2008/2020)
  • Café 512 (Flex instrumentation) (2010/2020)
  • Jinx (Flex instrumentation) (2017/2020)

All Wind Works


  • Kenney, Vince. "Jinx." In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 12, Compiled and edited by Andrew Trachsel, 389-396. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2021.
  • Perusal score
  • Ryan George website