Donald Young

Donald J. Young

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312 Country Club Park Rd., Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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Donald Young. Publications by Donald Young Donald J. Young (b. 1948) received his B.M. from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his M.M. from Arizona State University at Tempe. He has studied composition with Donald Andrus, Mike Leckrone, Lawrence Hartzell, Ronald LoPresti, and August Wegner. Mr. Young's composition Patmos for concert band won the 1975 CBDNA Southwest Division composition contest. Many consider his composition Kroyer Variations a part of the basic repertoire for clarinet choirs. Mr. Young has received numerous commissions, most notably from the Minneapolis Civic Orchestra. In the spring of 1991, Mr. Young was awarded a commission from the Racine Arts Council to compose a work for the Racine Municipal Band. Mr. Young conducted his Crown Of Laurel at the 1993 ACB convention in Naperville, Illinois. Rejoice In The Lord! for SATB choir and piano was featured on a concert at UW-Oshkosh on October 18th, 1994 as part of the Wisconsin Alliance for Composers convention. Mr. Young has experience teaching instrumental music at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college level. He directed the bands and taught music theory at Century College in White Bear Lake, MN. He taught conducting at UW-Parkside, and is currently the Director of Bands and Chairman of the music department at William Horlick High School in Racine. He is active as a guest composer and conductor throughout Wisconsin. Send a message to Donald Young. Publications by Donald Young

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