Gottry, Josh There are 54 products.

A respected educator and internationally recognized composer, Josh Gottry has been working with the next generation of percussionists for over 20 years. Mr. Gottry earned his BM in Percussion Performance at Northern Arizona University and his MM in Composition at Arizona State University and is currently part of the music faculty at Chandler-Gilbert Community College and Grand Canyon University, teaching courses in percussion, composition, and music theory. Additionally, he works regularly with percussion ensembles and students at all grade levels as a clinician and within his private lesson studio. His performance record spans over 20 years with experience including professional orchestras, music theater, community and chamber ensembles, as well as solo performances and recitals. Mr. Gottry is an ASCAP award-winning composer whose works have been credited as engaging, pedagogical, and brilliantly creative. His pieces have been performed extensively at universities, junior high and high schools, and multiple national conferences. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, has been published in several issues of Percussive Notes and Rhythm!Scene, and has presented clinics at the Arizona Music Educators Association Conference, Arizona PAS Day of Percussion, New Mexico PAS Day of Percussion, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. 

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  • A work simply intended to explore shaken instruments within the percussion family in a chamber setting, Shake is a perfect change of pace for percussion ensembles. Appropriate for run-out concerts, tour performances, or for a "front of curtain" selection to open your percussion ensemble concert, this creative exploration of shaken sound is entertaining...

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  • A work simply intended to explore resonant metal, non-pitched instruments within the percussion family in a chamber setting, Ting is an excellent change of pace for percussion ensembles. Appropriate for run-out concerts, tour performances, or for a "front of curtain" selection to open your percussion ensemble concert, this creative exploration of metallic...

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  • Impact is an exciting and powerful work for tuba & euphonium quartet plus percussion.  Scored for two euphonium, two tubas, and one percussionist on four concert toms, this piece utilizes thick harmonic and rhythmic textures throughout.  The concert toms serve as an ideal compliment to this low brass chamber ensemble as they assist in...

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  • Desert Clouds is a programmatic work inspired by the Arizona summer monsoon storms.  The piece opens with the dry, scorching summer afternoon, covered only by the slightest wisps of clouds in the sky.  A sixteenth-note marimba ostinato and simple melodic figure in the flute bring in the rolling clouds of early evening.  Brief staccato ideas...

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  • Fluctuation was written as a result of the composer's desire to create new works for keyboard percussion and an enjoyment of performing with his wife, a flutist. Having previously performed several works for flute and keyboard percussion, the composer set out to create something that would optimize this common combination, yet be unique to their...

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  • Quadrilateral is a percussion quartet for the indoor or outdoor marching drumline ensemble.  The instrumentation requirements are two marching snare drums and two sets of marching tenor drums (quints).  All playing is in the rudimental style and all parts are reasonably balanced and written at an intermediate to advanced level.  Techniques involved...

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  • This rudimental snare drum duet, written in 6/8 and 4/4 meters, incorporates many of the musical and technical techniques required in contemporary rudimental snare drum performance. Using flams, diddles, backsticking, stick clicks, cheeses, flam-drags, and paradiddles, as well as rapid unison figures and metric modulation, this duet is an exciting and...

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  • Originally composed for the Chandler Preparatory Academy Middle School Percussion Ensemble, Chipboard can be played with as few as four players or parts may be doubled, tripled, etc. for larger percussion ensembles. Standard wooden percussion instruments (i.e. wood blocks, temple blocks, log drums) are ideal for this piece, but the ensemble may instead...

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  • The title of Duet Trio is a simple description of the format of this medium-easy percussion ensemble.  Each performer in this trio is responsible for two instruments: one drum plus a mounted accessory instrument - either tambourine, woodblock, or triangle.  The drums used include two snare drums (one without snares) and a tenor drum (or tom-tom).  The...

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  • Conversations was written for the Chandler Preparatory Academy middle-school percussion ensemble.  This introductory level percussion trio features layered ostinati alternating with brief solo breaks and ensemble unison statements to create an effective and pedagogical work that is enjoyable for both performers and audiences alike.  Scored for two...

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  • Motion is a beautifully simplistic 4-mallet vibraphone solo, featuring continuously running sixteenth-note melodic arpeggios in a pseudo-minimalistic style.  Set entirely in C major, the melody is delicately highlighted within the underlying arpeggiations as the piece progresses through its simple form of ABA'CB'.  This short work is...

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  • Genesis was written as a programmatic piece, depicting the Biblical account of Creation using different rhythmic structures as the basis for each section.  The large form of the work is Introduction, ABCA'B'C' and Chorale, with the Introduction and Chorale being removed from the rhythmic nature of the piece.  Genesis opens with a...

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  • An outstanding teaching piece for the young mallet student, In a Heartbeat centers on the low A of the bass clef with a repetitive pattern that resembles a heart beating in 12/8.  Using a grand staff, but with a focus in the bass clef, the composition is primarily scale-wise and very useful for promoting comfort in switching between clefs.  With...

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  • Hole in the Wall was written for the 2010 AZPAS Mass Steel Band and arranged later that year for the Chandler-Gilbert Community College Summer Percussion Ensemble. This catchy soca is scored effectively for either ensemble or makes an excellent showcase for combined pan and percussion groups. The tune opens with a melodic bass line in the lower voices and...

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  • Being Little is a four-movement work for solo vibraphone based on several special activities that parents share with their newborn. Each of the movements features distinctive characteristics to musically identify with one of those activities. The four movements are entitled Stretch, Smile, Story, and Sleep.

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  • A three-movement piece for vibraphone and marimba duo, This One Day simply and creatively depicts three different periods in what could be any given day – Morning Breeze, Afternoon Nap, & Evening Stroll.

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  • Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13. In tribute to all those who cast off unusual fears and superstitions, Josh Gottry's new percussion trio for 13 instruments features 13 pulses in every pair of measures in an exciting and energetic look at the number 13.

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  • Puzzle Pieces was written specifically for the C. Alan Publications Ignite Series which features entertaining yet flexible pieces for young percussion ensembles. It is a minimalistic work that allows the performers to be part of the composition process.• Any number of pitched or non-pitched percussion instruments may be used by any number of players.•...

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  • The concept behind Transitions is that of a single day and the gradual shifts and changes within it. There are three distinct but related segments in the piece in a slow-fast-slow format of uninterrupted movements entitled Dawn, Day, and Dusk. Within the faster middle movement is a percussion cadenza. The melodic and harmonic content of "Transitions" is...

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  • Even in the hands of a child, a piece of paper with the simple outline of a figure can become an amazing artistic creation. A coloring sheet is, in its simplicity, a wealth of possibilities. This is the concept behind the composition of this percussion duet. Every phrase is 10 bars. Harmonically, the piece uses repetitions, variations, and transpositions...

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  • Foot Stomps are indicated below the staff and should be performed with the Right Foot unless indicated. Each part may be played with as few or as many players as desired. An attempt, however, should be made to keep each instrument group equally represented. "

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  • I have a large cottonwood tree in my backyard and every winter, sometime around the first of December, I look out to find a bed of leaves that virtually hides any evidence of grass. Raking it up is a project! However, with two young children at home, those massive piles of leaves quickly turn into a playful attraction. Leaves Fell Playfully is the dance...

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  • Based on the perpetual development of two intertwining melodic ideas, From This Viewpoint, is a mesmerizing work for keyboard percussion sextet. The piece opens with a simple vibraphone statement of the primary melodic idea over a low marimba sustain. The idea is then highlighted with the crotales and bells as it is traded between wood and metal...

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