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Indiana Bandmasters Association
PO Box 1080
Brownsburg, IN 46112

 

Commissions
The Indiana Bandmasters Association regularly commissions new works for band from some of the nations most prominent composers.  A portion of member fees finances the commission projects.

Jeff Doebler, IBA Past President and Director of Bands at Valparaiso University, has created a reference document that details each of the commissioned works from 1988 - 2015. Click here to view it as a PDF.

1988 The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Robert Jager, grade 5
1988 In Celebration
John O’Reilly, grade 3
1991

Synchronism No. 1
Anne McGinty, grade 4

1992

When I Close My Eyes I See Dancers
Timothy Marr, grade 5

1993

Hoosier Holiday
Robert Washburn, grade 3

  1997

Cajun Folk Songs II
Frank Ticheli, grade 4

1997

Hoosier Suite
Robert W. Smith, grade 2

1999 Down from the Shimmering Sky
James Curnow, grade 5
2000 Voyage Through the Night
Douglas Akey, grade 3
2002
Cloudburst
Eric Whitacre, grade 5
2003 Last Ride of the Pony Express
David Shaffer, grade 2 1/2
2005 Geometric Dances
Roger Cichy, grade 5
2005 The Phantom of Dark Hollow
Robert Sheldon, grade 3
2006 Voices, Conversation and Blues
Lissa Fleming May, grade 2 1/2
2008 Arabesque
Samuel R. Hazo, grade 5
2008 Alchemy
Andrew Boysen, grade 3 - 4
2009 From Out of Nowhere
Richard Saucedo , grade 2 - 3
2011
Memento
Travis Cross, grade 3 - 4
2012
A House Divided
Brian Balmages, grade 2 - 3
2014 Private Eye Prowl
Jesse Ayres, grade 4
2014 sevenfive
Steven Bryant, grade 5 - 6
2014
Heartland Zeal
Brant Karrick, grade 4
2015
The Dark Waters
Matt Conaway, grade 2 - 3
2016
On the Banks of the Wabash
Michael Boo, grade 2 - 3
2016
Back Home Again In Indiana
Michael Boo, grade 2 - 3
2017

William Owens, grade 3 - 4
2017

Julie Giroux, grade 4 - 5
2017

Ryan Fraley, grade 3 - 4
2018

Brian Balmages, grade 2 - 3