SAI National Arts Associate
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Bill Harbinson received the Orpheus Award from Rho Tau Chapter (Appalachian State U.) of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia recognizing his “significant and lasting contributions to the cause of music in America.”
Sonata for Horn and Piano by Karen Robertson, horn on 3/11. Converse Fantasy by Wingate University Wind Ensemble on 4/19/10.
Kallalanta by Jacksonville Youth Symphony Orchestra on 11/10. Lake Dance by Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra on 9/10. All The Starry Band by Interlochen Intermediate Youth Symphony on 7/13/10.
Converse Fantasy (Concert Band) Carl Fischer, Inc., 2010. Kallalanta (Symphony Orchestra) Alfred Publishing, 2010.
The composer received the Orpheus Award from Rho Tau Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Appalachian State University, Boone, NC) in recognition of his significant and lasting contributions to the cause of music in America. He also received the 100 Scholars Award from the Cratis Williams Graduate School at Appalachian State University in recognition of his sustained creative scholarly activity in music composition.
Concerto for Trumpet and Winds was introduced February 18 by trumpeter James Stokes and the Appalachian Wind Ensemble, under the direction of John Stanley Ross.
Troika was presented by the ITG Trumpet Ensemble, March 30, 2009, International Trumpet Guild Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
Lake Dance, symphonic orchestra; by Alfred Music.
Kallalanta, for symphony orchestra, was named the winner of the 2007 Merle J. Isaac Senior Composition Competition. Evensong, for concert band, received a 2008 Editor’s Choice Award from J.W. Pepper Music.
River Songs of the South was introduced October 21, 2007, by the Appalachian State University (ASU) Wind Ensemble, Boone, NC, and subsequently performed October 24 at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The ASU Singers gave the premiere of Antiphons for the Virgin Mary, November 1, while the ASU Treble Choir presented How Long Wilt Thou Forget Me? November 18; both performances were in Boone, NC. Three Shades for Four Players was first heard in an April 1, 2008, performance by flutist Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham, violinist Nancy Bargerstock, cellist Kenneth Lurie, and pianist Bair Shagdaron, Boone, NC. The ASU Alumni Concert Band introduced Evensong April 26, in Boone, while Lake Dance was given its premiere May 17, by the Lake Norman Symphony Orchestra, Mooresville, NC.
Variations on an American Hymn Tune was presented November 27, 2007, Brewton Parker College, GA.
River Songs of the South and Evensong, both for concert band; by Alfred Publishing.