Rocketship! (flex)

From Wind Repertory Project
Kevin Day

Kevin Day

General Info

Year: 2017 / 2020
Duration: c. 4:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Murphy Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $25.00

Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Snare Drum


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This piece takes the listener on a journey through space. The rocketship encounters many obstacles and sights along the way evident throughout the changing styles of the music. From flowing galaxies to meteor dodging, this piece is excting.

- Program Note adapt from University of Colorado Boulder Campus Band concert program, 14 April 2021

Commissioned by and dedicated to Paul Rosales, Director of Bands at William James Middle School, and the students of the William James Middle School Band Program, Fort Worth ISD.

- Program Note from score


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Wayne (Neb.) State College Wind Ensemble (David Bennett, conductor) - 20 April 2021
  • University of Colorado Boulder Campus Band (Zach Cheever, conductor) - 14 April 2021
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, Minn.) Wind Symphony (Heidi Johanna Miller, conductor) - 6 December 2020
  • Truman State University (Kirksville, Mo.) Wind Symphony II (Curran Prendergast, conductor) - 16 November 2020
  • Mid America Freedom Band (Kansas City, Mo.) (Lee Hartman, conductor) – 25 October 2020 *Premiere Performance (Virtual)*

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