Akedah (pronounced AH'-keh-dah')
A concert story of Genesis 22 with narration and audience participation.
13 minutes. Grade 4
Commissioned by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod High School Association
2fl. 1ob. 3cl. 1bscl. 1bsn. 2asx. tsx. bsx. 3trp. 4hn. 2trb. 1bs.trb. bar. tuba. timp. 6perc. organ piano
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Ayers commissioned by national honors band
Composer Jesse Ayers has been commissioned to compose a new work for wind symphony, organ, and narrator by the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod National High School Honors Band. The band will be comprised of the best band students nationally from the WELS high schools and will premiere Ayers' new work, AKEDAH, at their annual weekend festival to be held March 17, 2013, at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota.