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Raymond VunKannon

Composer

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Background Information

Employment History

Band Director

Hofstra University

Affiliations

Member
ASCAP

Member
Society of Composers and the College Band Directors Association

Founder
Sonus Music

Education

BMus & MMus

Yale School of Music

BA

theory & composition

Yale School of Music

Yale University

Web References (8 Total References)


On the program is the one ...

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On the program is the one of the most famous works for double reed players, the trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano by Francis Poulenc; the "Concert Piece" for bassoon and piano by Memphis composer Raymond Vunkannon; a piano quartet (for clarinet, bassoon, horn, and piano) by Swedish composer Franz Berwald; and W.A. Mozart's beautifully written Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 297b!


About Sonus Music

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Raymond VunKannon was born into a family of professional musicians in 1931 and was educated in Memphis , TN.He attended Yale University on scholarship , receiving a BA in theory & composition and a BMus & MMus in clarinet from the Yale School of Music.His principal teachers in composition were Paul Hindemith , Quincy Porter and Richard Donovan.He studied conducting , arranging and clarinet with Keith Wilson , whom he served for three years as assistant conductor of the Yale Band.He did some part-time teaching at the University of Bridgeport and much professional work in dance bands , theater pit orchestras and symphony orchestras , including the New Haven , Bridgeport and Fairfield Symphonies.In 1959 he joined the faculty of Hofstra University , where he was band director for 35 years , retiring as emeritus professor of music in 1996.Here he taught conducting , orchestration , band arranging and the history of jazz.Since retiring he continues to compose and has founded Sonus Music to promote his compositions.He is also published by Associated Music and EB Marks Music , Inc..He is a member of A.S.C.A.P. , American Music Center , the Society of Composers and the College Band Directors Association , for which he has served as Original Compositions for Band commiteeman and Eastern Division president.He and his wife now reside in Gainesville , FL..

Sonus Music 205 SW 75th Street # 6B , Gainesville , FL 32607


On the program is a trio ...

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On the program is a trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano by Francis Poulenc; "Concert Piece" for bassoon and piano by Memphis composer Raymond Vunkannon, a piano quartet (for clarinet, bassoon, horn, and piano) by Swedish composer Franz Berwald, and W.A. Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante!


We will feature works by Memphis ...

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We will feature works by Memphis composers Richard Adams, Marshall Fine, Robert Patterson, and Raymond VunKannon.

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Fantasy Piece for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano by Raymond VunKannon
Cobalt Blue Silk Faille Dress with Evening Bodice 1866-67, Op. 80, for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano


We will perform music by Marshall ...

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We will perform music by Marshall Fine, Raymond VunKannon, Richard Adams, and Robert Patterson.

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We will feature works by Memphis composers Richard Adams, Marshall Fine, Robert Patterson, and Raymond VunKannon.
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Fantasy Piece for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano by Raymond VunKannon
Cobalt Blue Silk Faille Dress with Evening Bodice 1866-67, Op. 80, for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
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On the program is the one of the most famous works for double reed players, the trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano by Francis Poulenc; the "Concert Piece" for bassoon and piano by Memphis composer Raymond Vunkannon; a piano quartet (for clarinet, bassoon, horn, and piano) by Swedish composer Franz Berwald; and W.A. Mozart's beautifully written Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 297b!

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