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Gary Kuo

Gary Kuo

General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 6:05
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Gary Kuo
Cost: Score and Parts (digital) - $124.99


Full Score
Solo Horn
C Piccolo/Flute I
Flute II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
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-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Glockenspiel
  • Mark Tree
  • Piatti
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Commissioned in 2015 by the International Horn Society, this uplifting and melodic work provides an opportunity for the majestic horn to soar. With a lyrical solo and cued parts, performances can feature an individual player, or members of the horn section.

Wingspan was given its world premiere at the 47th International Horn Symposium by International Horn Society President Jeffrey Nelsen, along with the Colburn School Adult Wind Symphony, conducted by Dennis Zeisler.

Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, Minn.) Wind Orchestra (James Patrick Miller, conductor; Haley Kaul, horn) - 31 May 2019
  • Encore Winds (Traverse City, Mich.) (Timothy Topolewski, conductor; Robert Pavelek, horn) - 7 October 2018
  • State University of New York, Fredonia, Concert Band (Ray Stewart, conductor; Marc Guy, horn) – 7 March 2018
  • Appalachian State University (Boone, N.C.) Wind Ensemble (John Stanley Ross, conductor) – 16 February 2018
  • University of Iowa (Iowa City) University Band, Joseph Cernuto, conductor; James Naigus, horn) – 7 March 2016
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Wind Ensemble (Paul Popiel, conductor; Jeff Nelson horn) – 23 February 2016

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