Frederick Fennell

Frederick Fennell (July 2, 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio – December 7, 2004 in Siesta Key, Florida) was an internationally recognized conductor, and one of the primary figures in promoting the wind ensemble as a performing group. He was also influential as a band pedagogue, and greatly affected the field of music education in the USA and abroad. In Fennell's The New York Times obituary, colleague Jerry F. Junkin was quoted, saying "He was arguably the most famous band conductor since John Philip Sousa."

Read more about Frederick FennellEarly Life, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Fennell's Recordings, Career After Eastman, Awards and Honors, Fennell's Writings

Other articles related to "frederick fennell, fennell":

Frederick Fennell - Fennell's Writings
... Fennell wrote several books Time and the Winds, a Short History of the Use of Wind Instruments in the Orchestra, Band and the Wind Ensemble, 1954 The Drummer’s Heritage ... Fennell also edited for several music publishers Boosey Hawkes, Carl Fisher, Theodore Presser, and Sam Fox ... For the Fennell Editions at Ludwig Music he edited over 50 scores for band performance, including many marches ...

Famous quotes containing the word frederick:

    Up rose old Barbara Frietchie then,
    Bowed with her fourscore years and ten;

    Bravest of all in Frederick town,
    She took up the flag the men hauled down;
    John Greenleaf Whittier (1807–1892)