David John Lang, Song Without Words

This year, I acted as contest coordinator for the Reveille Trumpet Collective‘s first ever Composition Prize. All of us were immediately drawn to the eventual winner, Song Without Words by David John Lang, 21, of Adelaide, Australia. This piece was chosen from over twenty entries to receive the grand prize.


Welcome to my website.  I might write about: Anything trumpet: audio, video, style, pedagogy, repertoire, business Contemporary music Education: science, politics and philosophy To get the ball rolling, here’s a video I recently made, from a performance in January 2011 with Jane Leibel and Maureen Volk. Howard Cable, Point Pelee: