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Scott McAllister

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General Info

Year: 2008
Duration: c. 4:50
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Lydmusic
Cost: Score and Parts - $175.00   |   Score Only - $30.00


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

Zing! was commissioned by Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma at Baylor University. Zing! is the first work in a series of short band pieces that are inspired by catchphrases of different band directors who influenced the composer in high school and college. These phrases were often used during rehearsals to illuminate an image in order to create a special sound. Jim Croft, retired director of bands at Florida State University, inspired Zing's fanfare-like motives juxtaposed with lyrical melodic lines and "shiny" color emulate this catchphrase.

- Program Note by composer


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Performances

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  • University of Kentucky (Lexington) Symphony Band (George Boulden, conductor) – 17 November 2019
  • Michigan State University (East Lansing) Concert Band (Brian Taylor, conductor) – 8 October 2019
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Symphonic Band (Jonathan Caldwell, conductor) – 3 October 2019
  • University of Chicago (Ill.) Wind Ensemble (Chip De Stefano, conductor) – 19 May 2019
  • Crosby (Tex.) High School Symphonic Band (Kevin Knight, conductor) - 20 December 2018 (2018 Midwest Clinic)
  • Ball State University (Muncie, Ind.) Concert Band (Stuart Ivey, conductor) – 25 April 2018
  • State University of New York, Fredonia, All-Campus Band (Carrie Pawelski, conductor) – 19 April 2018
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Symphonic Band (David Blumenthal, conductor) – 7 March 2018
  • Greensboro (N.C.) Concert Band (Kiyoshi Carter, conductor) – 18 November 2017
  • Atlanta (Ga.) Wind Symphony (David Kehler, conductor) – 22 October 2017
  • Illinois State University (Normal) Symphonic Winds (Gavin Smith, conductor) – 16 November 2016
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Symphonic Band (John R. Locke, conductor) – 5 October 2016
  • University of Oklahoma (Norman) Symphonic Band (Brian T. Wolfe, conductor) – 3 October 2016
  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) Symphonic Band (Benjamin Lorenzo, conductor) – 1 May 2016
  • Victor J. Andrew High School (Tinley Park, Ill.) (Mark Iwinski, conductor) – 28 April 2016
  • TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) All-State 5A Symphonic Band (Emily Threinen, conductor) - 14 February 2015 (2015 TMEA Conference, San Antonio)
  • Austin (Texas) Symphonic Band (Richard Floyd, conductor) - 29 September 2014
  • Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, Ga.) Wind Ensemble (David T. Kehler, conductor) - 8 February 2014


Works for Winds by this Composer


References

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