David Gillingham

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David R. Gillingham (born 1947) is a contemporary composer. He attended the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh for his undergraduate degree in Music Education and Michigan State University for his PhD in Music Composition/Theory. He currently serves as professor of music theory and composition at Central Michigan University. Many of his works have been written for concert band.

Selected works[edit]

Some of his recent works which have become very popular in the concert band and percussion repertoire include:

  • Paschal Dances (1988)
  • Heroes Lost and Fallen (1990)
  • Serenade for Winds and Percussion (1990)
  • Stained Glass (1992)
  • Sacrificial Rite (1993)
  • Apocalyptic Dreams (1995)
  • Prophecy of the Earth (1995)
  • Waking Angels (1996)
  • Concertino for Four Percussion and Wind Ensemble (1997)
  • A Light Unto the Darkness (1997)
  • Quintessence I (1997)
  • Galactic Empires (1998)
  • Internal Combustion (1999)
  • When Speaks the Signal-trumpet Tone (1999)
  • Be Thou My Vision (1999)
  • Concerto for Percussion Ensemble (1999)
  • With Heart and Voice (2000)
  • Cantus Laetus (2000)
  • Council Oak (2001)
  • Concerto for Piano and Percussion Ensemble (2002)
  • The Echo Never Fades (2003)
  • Concerto for Piano, Percussion and Wind Orchestra (2004)
  • Supercell (2005)
  • No Shadow of Turning (2005)
  • Quintessence II (2006)
  • Concerto for Marimba and Wind Ensemble (2006)
  • Concerto for Viola, Cello and Orchestra (2007)
  • Symphony No. 2 "Genesis" (2008)

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