Tempo Press at the 2022 ASTA Conference

Thursday, March 17, 11:15am-12:15pm

Hanover AB

Applied Studio⁠—Solo and Chamber Works by Underrepresented Composers

Featured works:

Suite of Brazilian Children’s Songs
Cello Quartet, Andersen Viana

Variations in B minor
Cello Solo w/ accompaniment, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, arranged by Reynard Burns

Thursday, March 17, 11:15am-12:15pm
Thursday, March 17, 12:00pm

Regency Ballroom 6 & 7

Daviess County High School Orchestra

Featured work:

1812 Overture
Grade 3, String Orchestra, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arranged by Sandra Dackow

Thursday, March 17, 12:00pm
Thursday, March 17, 2:15pm-3:15pm

Hanover AB

K-12 Orchestra Repertoire—Female Composers

Featured works:

Nordlys
Grade 3, String Orchestra, Marcia Stockton

Song Without Words, Op. 8, No. 3
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, arranged by Daniel Levitov

Thursday, March 17, 2:15pm-3:15pm
Thursday, March 17, 5:00pm-7:00pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 613

Exhibits Open

Come visit us in the Luck’s Music Library booth! Peruse our scores and meet Tempo Press composers, including Dr. Sandra Dackow!

Enter our raffle tonight only to win a St. Patrick’s Day prize! A signed copy of Sandra Dackow’s arrangement of Irish Tune from County Derry!

Thursday, March 17, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Friday, March 18, 8:15am-9:15am

Hanover AB

Applied Studio⁠—Solo and Chamber Works by Female Composers

Featured works:

Sonata
Viola Solo w/ Accompaniment, Mary Alice Rich

Fantasia in F
String Quartet, Tracey R. Rush

Friday, March 18, 8:15am-9:15am
Friday, March 18, 9:00am

Regency Ballroom 6 & 7

Kinard Core Knowledge Middle School Symphony Orchestra

Featured work:

Country Wedding from The Moldau
Grade 3, String Orchestra, Bedrich Smetana, arranged by Sandra Dackow

Friday, March 18, 9:00am
Friday, March 18, 10:00am-6:30pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 613

Exhibits Open

Come visit us in the Luck’s Music Library booth! Peruse our scores and meet Tempo Press composers, including Dr. Sandra Dackow!

Dedicated Exhibit Hours

  • 10:30am-11:00am
  • 12:00pm-1:30pm
  • 3:45pm-4:15pm
Friday, March 18, 10:00am-6:30pm
Friday, March 18, 1:30pm-2:30pm

Hanover AB

K-12 Orchestra Grades 4-6 New Music Reading Session

Featured works:

Sinfonia in D Major
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Giovani Paisiello, arranged by Robert D. McCashin

Larghetto and Allegro from Sinfonia in G Major
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Johann Stamitz, arranged by Robert D. McCashin

Friday, March 18, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Friday, March 18, 4:00pm

Regency Ballroom 6 & 7

Seven Lakes Junior High School Chamber Orchestra

Featured work:

Capriccio Espagnol
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, arranged by Sandra Dackow

Friday, March 18, 4:00pm
Friday, March 18, 4:30pm-5:30pm

Hanover AB

Eclectic Styles New Music Reading Session

Featured work:

Basses Covered
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Thom Sharp

Friday, March 18, 4:30pm-5:30pm
Saturday, March 19, 9:30am-10:30am

Hanover AB

K-12 Orchestra Grades 1-3 New Music Reading Session

Featured works:

Emperor in the Countryside
Grade 3, String Orchestra, Ludwig Van Beethoven, arranged by Kevin Sluder

The Fortress of Shadows
Grade 2, String Orchestra, Mark Barnard

Saturday, March 19, 9:30am-10:30am
Saturday, March 19, 10:00am-1:30pm

Exhibit Hall, Booth 613

Exhibits Open

Your last chance to visit Tempo Press in the exhibit hall! 

Dedicated Exhibit Hours

  • 10:45am-11:15am
  • 12:15pm-1:30pm
Saturday, March 19, 10:00am-1:30pm
Saturday, March 19, 1:30pm-2:30pm

Hanover AB

K-12 Orchestra Repertoire—Underrepresented Composers

Featured works:

Ride That Chariot
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Reynard Burns

Symphony XI No. 2
Grade 4, String Orchestra, Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, arranged by Reynard Burns

Saturday, March 19, 1:30pm-2:30pm
New Music Friday

New Music Friday: Tango Americana

The Tango is a study in syncopation and accent. This original piece uses two themes, one in the key of F major and another in the relative minor. You can augment the overall Tango feel by using the included percussion parts for claves, bongo drums, and maracas.

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New Music Friday

New Music Friday: Personent Hodie

The tune used in this carol is believed to have originated in Germany, possibly around 1360. This arrangement stays relatively faithful to the melody, which is presented in groups of upper strings and lower strings. All parts can be played in first position, although the cello has several measures of divisi. At the marked tempo, the piece runs about two and a half minutes.

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New Music Friday

New Music Friday: The Changing Timepiece

This work is a set of brief variations based on the theme from the slow movement of Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 101. This symphony is nicknamed “The Clock” due to the “tick-tock” effect that you will hear accompanying the theme. This work was created to be a teaching tool. Depending on what the students already were exposed to, this piece offers a chance to deal with changing time signatures, changing key signatures, changing tempi, col legno technique, subito, Grand Pause, tremolo, what are variations, what an old-fashioned mechanical clock sounds like, as well as historical information about Haydn and his symphonies.

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New Music Friday

New Music Friday: Slavonic Dance Op. 46, No. 2

Antonín Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances were originally composed to be played on the piano by two performers. The composer then created orchestrations for full orchestra, bringing him much recognition as a composer. This string orchestra arrangement increases the opportunities for even more performers and audiences to enjoy it.

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