2023 – World Premier by All-State Small Schools Band (Conducted by Dr. Peter Boonshaft) – Saturday, February 18th
Composer – Marie Douglas
Title: “I Am Enough” Suite
Difficulty: Grade 2.5
Ensemble: Wind Band
Length: 6 min.
Buy-In: $150 (due December 1st, 2022)
*CASMEC 2023 attendees will be able to pick up their score and part to “I Am Enough” at the CBDA Booth in the exhibit hall. Don’t miss these rehearsals! All consortium members may perform their premiere piece following this date.
Publisher: Murphy Music Press
The “I Am Enough” Suite is a work for grade 2.5-3 scored for wind band. The suite occurs over three two minute movements. Each movement will be named after a fictional teen who suffers with either anxiety, depression, and/or bullying. The movements will each sonically chronicle a short event of emotional and mental turmoil that teens who struggle with the aforementioned may experience in their lives. The movements will each have a short fictional story for performing students and conductors to be able read and relate to the victims.
See below for example: