NJWS Resources

The New Jersey Wind Symphony is sharing our archived performance resources with wind band colleagues.  Here you can find program notes written by NJWS member, Marcie Phelan, for repetoire that has been performed by the New Jersey Wind Symphony. In addition to program notes a reference recording of the work is available for listening or viewing of selected works.  Program notes may be used by performing organizations if attributed to the author, Marcie Phelan.

We also invite your comments for additional resources that you might find helpful in assisting you ensemble.

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  • Wayne Oquin (b.1977) is among today’s most performed American composers, having premiers on five con...

  • John Mackey (b.1973) holds a Master of Music degree from The Julliard School and a Bachelor of Fine ...

  • Moth by Viet Cuong (b.1990) has been called “alluring” and “wildly inventive” by The New York Times....

  • John Mackey (b.1973) holds a Master’s of Music degree from The Julliard School and a Bachelor of Fin...

  • Joseph Turrin (b.1947) is a greatly valued contributor to contemporary American musical life, thanks...

  • Norman Dello Joio (1913-2008) is a composer who achieved wide popularity in the mid-20th century wit...

  • Richard Strauss (1864-1949) is probably best known for popularizing and refining the form of the ton...