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Song of Hope

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Peter Meechan

Peter Meechan

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General Info

Year: 2013 / 2015
Duration: c. 4:05
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Meechan Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $100.00   |   Score Only (print) - $25.00


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Program Notes

Song of Hope is dedicated to my good friend Ryan Anthony (principal trumpet with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra) and his charity, Cancer Blows -- a foundation set up to raise awareness and money to further the research that has helped give their family a hope for a future following Ryan’s diagnosis of multiple myeloma.

Upon hearing the middle movement (simply titled Song) of my cornet concerto Milestone, Ryan asked me if I could change the end from its current reflective ending to something more uplifting, and to title it Song of Hope, giving it much more meaning than I could have ever imagined.

For my friend Ryan.

- Program Note by composer

Commercial Discography

State Ratings

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  • Dallas (Tex.) Winds (Jerry Junkin, conductor) – 11 February 2020
  • University of South Alabama (Mobile) Symphony Band (Jason Rinehart, conductor) – 25 November 2019
  • Royal Canadian Air Force Band (Winnipeg, Man.) (Matthew Clark, conductor)– 8 November 2019
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Wind Symphony (Kevin Sedatole, conductor; Justin Emerich, trumpet) – 24 October 2019
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, Wind Ensemble (Joseph Parisi, conductor; Keith Benjamin, Jens Lindemann, trumpets) – 17 October 2019
  • Dallas (Tx.) Winds (Jerry Junkin, conductor; Ryan Anthony, Jens Lindemann, Jose Sibaja, trumpets) – 15 October 2019
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha University Band (Joshua Kearney, conductor; Jason Johnson, trumpet) - 3 October 2019
  • University of Texas (Austin) Wind Ensemble (Jerry Junkin, conductor) – 5 May 2019
  • Indiana University at South Bend Wind Symphony / Twin Cities Concert Band (Dennis Gamble, conductor; James Farnsworth, trumpet) - 30 March 2019
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg) Symphony Band (Dave McKee, conductor; Stephen James, trumpet) – 18 February 2018
  • Virginia Wind Symphony (Norfolk) (Terry Austin, conductor; Brandon Ridenour, trumpet) - 21 December 2017 (2017 Midwest Clinic)
  • PEI Senior High Honours Band 2017 (Ardith Haley, Conductor; William Mackinnon, Trumpet) - 26 November 2017
  • United States Marine Band (Washington, D.C.) (Terry Austin, conductor; Ryan Anthony, trumpet) - 10 March 2017 (82nd Annual ABA National Convention)
  • The Desert Winds (Las Vegas, Nev.) (Charles A. Maguire, conductor) - 17 December 2016 (2016 Midwest Clinic)
  • (Ryan Anthony, David Bilger and Michael Sachs, trumpets) – 2 March 2015

Works for Winds by this Composer


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