Euphonium Concerto

Concerto No. 2 for Euphonium and Brass Band

Commissioned by David Thornton in 2009 with support from The Norwegian Composers Fund. 
First performed by Thornton and Black Dyke Band conducted by Nick Childs at the RNCM Festival of Brass in Manchester, England, the 22nd of January 2010.
Norwegian premiere at BrassWind Festival in Bergem 24th of September 2010 in Johannes Church, Bergen, with David Thornton, Manger Musikklag, St. Sunniva Singers (females), Peter Szilvay conducting.

A version for Euphonium, PIano and Percussion was commissioned by Professor Robert Benton (University of Nebraska at Kearney - USA). Available on the CD Monkey on the Sky

This concerto is the second I have composed for Euphonium. The first concerto (from 2000-01) Concerto for Euphonium and Orchestra, subtitled "Pierrot's Lament", is scored for Orchestra (version for Wind Ensemble made in 2020).
Euphonium Concerto is scored for brass band with optional voices (of children) (second movement).

Euphonium Concerto is in three movements:
1. Air
2. Blue
3. Ice