Rodney Rogers (b. 10 June 1953, Willmar, Minn.) is an American composer and educator.
Prof. Rogers was professor of composition at Arizona State University, previously having taught at Lawrence University and Louisiana State University. He holds degrees from the University of Iowa and Arizona State University as well as attended Tanglewood.
His wind music has been performed at institutions such as the Cincinnati Conservatory, the Eastman School of Music, Florida State University, Indiana University, the Juilliard School, Northwestern University, the Royal School of Music in London, the University of Michigan, the University of North Texas, and the University of Washington. Rogers has been commissioned by the College Band Directors National Association, Music Teachers National Association, and National Endowment of the Arts.
Works for Winds
- Air Mosaic (1991)
- the evidence of things not seen (1991/2003)
- Complicated Optimism
- Prevailing Winds (1983)
- Heidenreich, Christopher P. "the evidence of things not seen" In Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 6, edit. & comp. by Richard Miles, 709-714. Chicago: GIA Publications, 2007.
- "Rodney Rogers." Arizona State University. Web. Accessed 20 September 2022
- Rodney Rogers, Wikipedia Accessed 29 August 2017