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Blue Shades: The Music of Frank Ticheli
Michigan State University Wind Ensemble
Blue Shades: The Music of Frank Ticheli
Genres: Jazz, Special Interest, Classical
 
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Frank Ticheli was born in 1958 in Monroe, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Music in Composition from Southern Methodist College and the Masters Degrees in Composition and Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University...  more »

      
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Frank Ticheli was born in 1958 in Monroe, Louisiana. He received his Bachelor of Music in Composition from Southern Methodist College and the Masters Degrees in Composition and Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Michigan. He is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Southern California and is the Composer-in-Residence of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra. He has composed works for band, wind ensemble, orchestra, chamber ensembles, and the theatre. His music has garnered many prestigious awards including the Goddard Lieberson fellowship and Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy and Institute of arts and letters; the 1989 Walter Beeler memorial Composition Prize; the Ross Lee Finney Award; and first prize in the 11th annual Symposium for New Band Music in Virginia.

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Frank Ticheli's Music
Civil '04 | Rolla, Missouri | 09/02/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Our University ensamble has played many, many of Ticheli's pieces and they are some of the most moving, touching pieces to listen to. The recording on this CD is good and almost captures the true emotion you get from listening to Ticheli live."
Amazing Grace
jessiepoo87 | dover, new jersey United States | 02/12/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Only four stars because I have only heard one song. Alone, this version of Amazing Grace deserves a high rating. It brings tears to my eyes. I am a high school sophomore and I'm principal flute. I'm very grateful that my band director paid the $100 for the score."