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David Holsinger

David Holsinger

General Info

Year: 2005
Duration: c. 7:35
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: TRN Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $95.00   |   Score Only - $15.00


Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
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-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III-IV, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Claves (metal)
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Glockenspiel
  • Gong (or Tam-Tam)
  • Hi-Hat
  • Marimba
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Temple Blocks
  • Triangle (3 sizes)
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

In November, 2000, James F. “Pete” Evans, a long-time band director, later school superintendent and Tennessee Music Education Association president, passed away after a long bout with cancer. Remembrances of Evans by former students and friends paint a picture of a man who profoundly impacted thousands of lives. It is said, over and over, that here was a man who had a legitimate concern for kids; they were his number one priority!

Being late to the state of Tennessee, I did not personally know this man. However, when I was asked to compose this work, I was handed literally dozens of letters and remembrance, stories and articles, chronicling his life and accomplishments. I was regaled by many of his former students, who because of his great influence in their lives, became, over the years, also his colleagues in music education. Band directors, musicians, friends ... all had wonderful words and memories of this man. They spoke of a precious man. A beautiful man. A good and special man. They spoke of someone they all loved and who had left each of them with a legacy of grace and faith and hope. They spoke of a world made so positively different because he had been a part of their lives. I have attempted to express in music my impression of all those voices who spoke to me about Pete Evans.

- Program Note by composer


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Plainville Wind Ensemble (New Britain, Conn.) (Ken Bagley, conductor) - 13 November 2022
  • Lee University (Cleveland, Tenn.) Wind Ensemble (David Holsinger, conductor) – 28 September 2021

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