George Sweet

  • George Sweet was born in York County, South Carolina, in 1979. He received Master’s Degrees in Composition and Instrumental Conducting from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Mars Hill University. George’s music has been performed worldwide and has been heard at various State and Regional Honor Band and Orchestra Festivals, Disney’s Magic Music Days, Bands of America, the College Band Directors National Association Southwest Conference, the Concurso de Musica Festival at the Nueva Acropolis in Peru, the Melbourne School Band and Strings Festival in Australia, and the Midwest Clinic. His various commissions include those from professional performers, public schools, university ensembles, and also a video game under a grant from the Hewlett Foundation. George has taught Theory, Band, Chorus, and Orchestra at both public school and university levels. He is a member of ASCAP and is the recipient of multiple ASCAP awards for concert music. George has also received awards from the American Prize in Composition and the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Composition Competition, sponsored by Warner Bros. Publications. George is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, MENC, and is an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi. His music is published exclusively by Carl Fischer Publications of New York. For more information about the music of George Sweet, please visit

  • Cover Title (Subtitle) Duration Instrumentation
    YAS93 The Airships
    String Orchestra
    CAS79 Bazaar
    String Orchestra
    CAS89 Bravery and Grace
    String Orchestra
    YAS83 The Corsairs
    String Orchestra
    YAS75 Duncan’s Tale
    String Orchestra
    BAS67 In Prospect
    String Orchestra
    FAS73 In the Final Analysis
    String Orchestra
    BAS70 Kith and Kin
    2:18 String Orchestra
    FAS57 Un Petit Soirée
    String Orchestra
    BAS75 Rays of Light
    2:36 String Orchestra
    YAS119 The Red Gully
    3:12 String Orchestra
    FAS79 Ripcord
    String Orchestra
    FAS65 Road To The Rock Hole
    String Orchestra
    YAS131 A Silent Echo
    4:06 String Orchestra
    CAS105 Shadow Run
    3:58 String Orchestra
    YAS162 Virgo
    5:55 String Orchestra
    YAS111 The Voyage
    String Orchestra
    YPS181 Defiance
    3:08 Concert Band
    CPS94 Encomium
    Concert Band
    YPS145 Ghost in the Machine
    2:29 Concert Band
    CPS156 Panoramic
    3:31 Concert Band
    CPS144 Residuum
    4:09 Concert Band
    YPS128 Ripcord
    2:25 Concert Band
    YPS115 The Voyage
    2:35 Concert Band