Hailed as “talented” (David Maslanka, composer) and a “world-class rising composer” (Karen Naifeh Harmon, violinist and composer) Wes Stephens’ (b. 1983) award-winning compositions have been performed internationally by organizations and ensembles such as the Boston Metro Opera, Tulsa Modern Movement, Bespoke Brass, the University of Missouri Percussion Ensemble, the Truman State University Percussion Ensemble, and the University of Oklahoma Steel Band. He is currenlty serving as the Director of Bands at Lindbergh Middle School in Peoria, IL. He is working on completing his D.M.A. in Percussion Performance at the University of Oklahoma. He holds degrees from the University of Missouri (Master of Music, 2009) and Missouri Western State University (Bachelor of Science in Music Education, 2007).
LISTEN: Tango from Dance Suite for Brass Quintet
Dance Suite for Brass Quintet is published by Amalgam Publishing