Bill Calhoun

  • Bill Calhoun received his Master of Music degree from Mansfield State University (PA) and his Bachelor of Music Education and Applied Music degree from Ithaca College (NY). Having been a public school music educator for over 30 years, he was most recently Director of Bands and Department Chair at DeWitt Middle School in the Ithaca City School District where he was also the district-wide Curriculum Chair for Instrumental Music. Bill retired from public school teaching July 1, 2010.

    Currently a member of BMI and NAfME (formerly MENC), Bill has written countless band, brass and percussion arrangements/compositions for groups both concert and marching throughout the United States, Japan, Canada and England. He has music for string orchestra as well as concert band published with Carl Fischer Music, and has also published with Warner Bros. Publications and Ethos Publications. His music has been performed at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois and by numerous Honors organizations. The Osaka Municipal Symphonic Band of Osaka, Japan also featured one of his pieces on a CD of contemporary wind band music. Bill also serves as an adjudicator for NYSSMA, the New York State Field Band Conference and the New York State Percussion Circuit.

    More information about Bill and his music can be found on his personal website.


  • Cover Title (Subtitle) Duration Instrumentation
    Vocal
    CM9290 Sing, Song, Sing!
    Music’s in the Air
    2:05 SAB
    Concert Band
    CPS147 Arts du Cirque
    2:50 Concert Band
    YPS165 At the Threshold
    4:22 Concert Band
    YPS120 Chant, Chorale and Dance
    3:24 Concert Band
    BPS80 Chester
    (arr.)
    Concert Band
    BPS95 Dorian Chant
    2:16 Concert Band
    BPS75 Expressions
    Concert Band
    CPS150 Greensleeves
    (arr.)
    2:48 Concert Band
    YPS71 Housetop Variations
    (arr.)
    Concert Band
    PPS12 In Time for the Holidays
    (Jingle Bells)
    Concert Band
    YPS150 Interplay
    4:12 Concert Band
    CPS139 Matinee
    3:24 Concert Band
    YPS87 Mysterium
    Concert Band
    FPS102 Nordic Vision
    2:41 Concert Band
    YPS70 Of Kings and Kingdoms
    Concert Band
    CPS177 Russian Folk Song Suite
    from “Eight Russian Folksongs”, Op. 58(arr.)
    4:47 Concert Band
    FPS109 Slavic Celebration
    1:49 Concert Band
    YPS134 Spirits Awake
    2:37 Concert Band
    FPS130 Tides
    2:58 Concert Band
    YPS76 Wind Cycles
    Concert Band
    String Orchestra
    CPS141 Angels Sing
    3:48 Concert Band
    BAS50 Antiquitas
    String Orchestra
    BAS68 Cal’s Jig
    2:11 String Orchestra
    CAS55 Carol Of The Bells
    (arr.)
    String Orchestra
    YAS60 Chant, Chorale and Dance
    String Orchestra
    BAS61 Chester
    (arr.)
    String Orchestra
    YAS87 Circle Dance
    String Orchestra
    BAS57 Expressions
    String Orchestra
    CAS50 Humoresque
    (arr.)
    String Orchestra
    YAS145 In a Quiet Place
    String Orchestra
    YAS68 Meditation and Ritual
    String Orchestra
    FAS90 Neverland
    String Orchestra
    FAS70 Night Flight
    String Orchestra
    YAS92 Reminiscence
    String Orchestra
    YAS115 Sarabande with Variations
    (arr.)
    6:17 String Orchestra
    YAS127 Slavic Celebration
    2:36 String Orchestra
    YAS56 Sonatina No. 6 In C Major
    (arr.)
    String Orchestra
    BAS56 Soundscape
    String Orchestra
    CAS103 Textures
    3:27 String Orchestra

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