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Below are compositions and a few noteworthy arrangements, listed from more to less recent. The links for each piece lead to other pages with some more detailed information on the tunes, including: program notes, some recorded excerpts, information on sheet music publication and some background on the pieces themselves and the process which lead to their creation.

Lux Aeternam (April, 2012)
Presented to the Glory of God and the Pine-Richland High School Music Department
by Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gibsonia, PA on the occasion of their
100th Anniversary (11/11/1911 to 11/11/2011)
Drew Fennell, composer
Available for Wind Band and Brass Band.

Letters Home (June, 2011)
Written for the Kittanning Firemen's Band and dedicated to the heroes who fought in World War II
Drew Fennell, composer
Unpublished.

Apollo 11 (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Music Director Elisabeth Heath Charles
and the Butler County Symphony Orchestra, Butler, Pennsylvania

Drew Fennell, composer
Available for Orchestra and Brass Band.

Song of Autumn (October, 2008)
Commissioned by the River City Brass Band (Denis Colwell, Music Director)
in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
with support from the Pittsburgh 250 Community Connections Committee

Drew Fennell, composer
Available for Wind Band and Brass Band.

The Very Depths of Me (March 27, 2008)
Fox Chapel Area High School Madrigal Singers, Craig G. Cannon, Director
Lara Graham, poet
Drew Fennell, composer
Available for SSAATTBB Choir.

Yosemite Portrait: El Capitan (November 10, 2007)
commissioned by the Wantagh Bandwagon Association and dedicated to the
Wantagh High School Wind Ensemble, Wantagh, New York, Mindy Dragovich, Director

Drew Fennell, composer
Available for Wind Band and Brass Band (coming soon!).

La Cumparsita (September, 2007)
for the River City Brass Band
G.H. Matos Rodriguez, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Available for Brass Band.

Latitude Adjustment (December, 2006)
for Philip Webster and the River City Brass Band
Traditional; Drew Fennell, arranger
Available for Solo Steel Drums/Marimba and Brass Band.

Arlington Anthem (October 26, 2006)
commissioned by Robert C. Hunter and the William G. Enloe
Band Program, Raleigh, North Carolina

Drew Fennell, composer
Available for Wind Band and Brass Band.

Deep River (July, 2006)
for Jason and Melissa, July 22, 2006
Traditional; Drew Fennell, arranger
Available for Solo Tuba/Bass Trombone with Brass Band, Solo Tuba/B. Trbn. w/ Brass Sextet and Solo Tuba/B. Trbn. w/ Piano.

New England Triptych (March 2006)
for Tony Granados and the Triangle Youth Brass Band
William Schuman, composer
Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on New England Brass Band compact disc Be Glad Then, America.
Available for Brass Band.

The Oval Office (September/October 2004)
commissioned by the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Drew Fennell, composer; Denis Colwell and Lanny Frattare, narration creators
Available for Brass Band and Wind Band (coming soon!).

Concerto (for Trumpet and Orchestra) (July 2003 thru September 2004)
commissioned by the students of Anthony L. Pasquarelli
Drew Fennell, composer
Available for Solo Trumpet with Orchestra, Solo Trumpet w/ Piano and Solo Trumpet w/ Brass Band (coming soon!).

Prescott Poem (February/March 2003)
commissioned by Matthew Murchison
Drew Fennell, composer
Recorded by Matthew Murchison (Mulholland Records) compact disc Everyone But Me.
Available for Solo Euphonium with Piano, Solo Euphonium w/ Brass Band, Solo Euphonium w/ Band and Solo Euphonium w/ Large Brass Ensemble.

Finale from Symphony No. 3 (July 2002)
Gustav Mahler, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded by the River City Brass Band compact disc Music for Brass and Organ.
Available for Brass Band, Large Brass Ensemble and Brass Octet with Percussion and Organ.

Fanfare and Theme (July 2002)
commissioned by the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Drew Fennell, composer
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc Polished Brass.
Available for Brass Band and Wind Band and Orchestra.

My Tribute (To God Be the Glory) (June 2002)
for the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Andrať Crouch, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc Polished Brass.
Written for Brass Band (unpublished, unavailable).

Hometown Miniatures (March 2002)
commissioned by the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell,
in commemoration of its Twentieth Anniversary

Drew Fennell, composer
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc Polished Brass, and
on the Chesapeake Brass Band compact disc Concert in the Park, and
on the New England Brass Band compact disc Be Glad Then, America.
Available for Brass Band, Wind Band and Orchestra.

Festive Procession (September/October 2001)
Drew Fennell, composer
Recorded on the Drew Fennell & Sine Nomine (Boss Studios) compact disc My Whole Heart.
Available for Brass Band and Large Brass Ensemble with Percussion and Organ.

Rhosymedre (September 2001)
Ralph Vaughan Williams, composer Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the Drew Fennell & Sine Nomine (Boss Studios) compact disc My Whole Heart.
Available for Brass Band, Brass Quintet and Large Brass Ensemble with Percussion and Organ.

American Eagle Waltz (April 2001)
for Bernard Black and the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Jacques Offenbach, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc All American
Available for Brass Band.

Sentimental Journey (March 2001)
for the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Bud Green/Lester Brown/Ben Homer, composers; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc All American.
Arranged for Brass Band (unpublished, unavailable).

'Twas the Night Before Christmas (November 2000)
commissioned by the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Drew Fennell, composer
Available for Brass Band, Wind Band and Orchestra.

Suite from The Natural (October 1999)
for the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Randy Newman, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc All American
Arranged for Brass Band (unpublished, unavailable).

How Are Things in Glocca Morra? (April 1999)
for David Piecka and the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
E.Y. Harburg/Burton Lane, composers; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc All American
Available for Brass Band.

Georgia On My Mind (February 1999)
for the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Hoagy Carmichael, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc All American.
Arranged for Brass Band (unpublished, unavailable).

Stardust (February 1999)
for the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Hoagy Carmichael, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band (Summit Records) compact disc All American.
Arranged for Brass Band (unpublished, unavailable).

Memories of You (April 1997)
for Bernard Black and the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Andy Razaf/Eubie Blake, composers; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band compact disc Big Band Brass!.
Arranged for Brass Band (unpublished, unavailable).

Winter Wonderland (June 1996)
for the River City Brass Band, Music Director Denis Colwell
Felix Bernard, composer; Drew Fennell, arranger
Recorded on the River City Brass Band compact disc Christmas!.
Arranged for Brass Band (unpublished, unavailable).

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