J.D. Morsch

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J. Durward Morsch, now retired after 39 years as a highly successful high school and college band director, is widely known and respected as an arranger for band. Noted for his imaginative scoring for symphonic band, Morsch has over 400 scores to his credit, among them 125 marching band scores, 110 symphonic scores, and 125 scores of outstanding film music, dating from the 1930ís to the present.

Known to one and all as J.D., he has scored for some of the best bands in the United States. Bands from Colorado U., U. of N. Colo., U. of Cal. -Fresno, Southern Cal., UCLA, U. of Georgia, Carroll College, U. of Alabama, Appalachian State U., Georgia Tech., Iowa State U., U. of S. Mississippi, U. of South Carolina, U. of Cal.-Long Beach, Adams State College, Trinity U., U. of Texas-Austin, Purdue U., Indiana U., East Texas State U., Norfolk State U., Grand Canyon U., Indiana State U. of PA., Georgia State, Yale, Arizona State U., and Murray-Kentucky State u. have performed Morschís arrangements and transcriptions.

He also writes for the U.S. Army Field Band (Washington D.C.), The U.S. Air Force Band (Washington D.C.), The U.S. Navy Band (Washington D.C.), The U.S. Army Ground Forces Band, The U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band, The american Legion Band of the Tonawandas, The Tempe Arizona Wind Ensemble, The North Fulton Georgia Community Band, and the Atlanta concert Band. Such well-known professional bands as the Dallas Wind Symphony and the California Wind Orchestra also utilize J.D.ís talents.


Title Genre Level Price
A Christmas Suite For Chamber Winds Woodwind INT/ADV $45.00
A Christmas Suite for Chamber Winds Sacred music INT/ADV $45.00
A Christmas Suite for Chamber winds Christmas Music INT/ADV $45.00
Fortinbras March Percussion INT/ADV $30.00
Nuages Percussion INT/ADV $30.00
Pantomime of the Actors Percussion INT/ADV $30.00
Sinfonia (Chamber W.W. Ens.) Woodwind INT $20.00
Yagi Bushi Percussion INT/ADV $30.00

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