Donald Young

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Donald J. Young 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 Lo Presti, and August Wegner.

Mr. Young’s composition PATMOS for concert band won the 1975 CBDNA (College Band Directors National Association) Southwest Division composition contest The performance was recorded and marketed by Crest Records. A short biography and list of his band compositions are published in Wolfgang Suppan’s Das neue Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens. Freiburg Germany, 1988. He has also received numerous commissions, most notably from the Minneapolis Civic Orchestra, the Racine Arts Council, and the Chippewa Valley Concert Band.

Mr. Young has experience teaching instrumental music at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college level. He is currently the Director of Bands and Chairman of the music department at William Horlick High School in Racine and adjunct instructor of music for UW- Parkside. He is active as a guest composer and conductor throughout Wisconsin.


Title Genre Level Price
A DaVinci Tribute (Brass 4) Brass INT $20.00
Appassionata for Violin & Piano Strings ADV $20.00
Appassionata for Vln. & Pno. Violin ADV $20.00
Beach Spring Variations (WW 4) Woodwind INT $15.00
Brahms for the Bari Sax Saxophone INT $10.00
Chasing the Wind (String Orch. w/Piano) String Orchestra INT $75.00
Divertimento for Flutes (Flute Choir) Flute INT/ADV $40.00
Kroyer Variations Clarinet INT $30.00
Northern Legend Clarinet INT $30.00
Pacem Fanfare Concert Band INT $70.00
Patmos Concert Band INT $75.00
Poem of Summer (Tuba Solo w/ Pno.) Tuba INT $15.00
Psalm 95 (SATB) Sacred music INT $1.70
Psalm 95 (SATB) Choral INT $1.70
Rejoice in the Lord ! Sacred music INT $2.00
Rejoice in the Lord ! Choral INT $2.00
River Currents (Strg. & Pno.) String Orchestra INT/ADV $60.00
Scherzo for Low Brass and Timpani Brass INT $25.00
Setting for String Quartet Strings ADV $25.00
Sign of the Nicolatians Concert Band INT $60.00
Stolen Heart (SATB) Choral INT/ADV $1.80
Three Root River Scenes Piano ADV $15.00
Toccata for Sax Quartet Saxophone INT/ADV $25.00
Trio for Violin, Clarinet & Piano Strings ADV $30.00
Variations on a Hymn by Philip Bliss Concert Band INT/ADV $75.00
Walk in the Night (Marimba Duet) Percussion INT $5.00
Waltz Fantasy (Variations on a Theme by Brahms) String Orchestra INT/ADV $60.00

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