Joseph T. Spaniola’s composition DREAM (Euphonium and String Quartet) received The 2018 – 2019 American Prize in Composition third-place honors in the Instrumental Chamber Music – Larger Ensemble Category: American Prize The American Prize celebrates American Excellence in the Arts. DREAM is included on Spaniola’s recently released album ESCAPADE: Music for Large and Small Ensembles. Listen to the whole album on Spotify: ESCAPADE album
Joseph T. Spaniola’s ESCAPADE: Music for Large and Small Ensembles (a Parma, Big Round Records release) was named a Top Ten Album of Fall 2019 by the Global Music Awards (GMA). GMA is an international showcase for original music, unique voices and emerging artists from around the world. The Top Ten list highlights “highly anticipated new albums” by GMA award-winning artists. Listen to the whole album on Spotify: ESCAPADE
Joseph T. Spaniola’s album ESCAPADE: Music for Large and Small Ensembles (released on PARMA Recordings Big Round Records label) received a Silver Medal for Outstanding Achievement from the Global Music Awards. This is the Fifth Global Music Award medal for Spaniola in the last 3 years. Global Music Awards is “a top-tier music competition that honors talented musicians around the world. It is a showcase for musical gems and unique voices.” For more information regarding the album, visit ESCAPADE_BRR
Come celebrate the release of Joseph T. Spaniola’s album ESCAPADE: Music for Large and Small Ensembles on the Big Round Records label. This is an open-house style event with light refreshments. Meet the composer. Hear the music. Examine the printed scores. View the mini retrospective of Dr. Spaniola’s career over the past 4 decades featuring photos, concert posters, concert programs, books, album cover art, and more. The event is at Voices of Pensacola, 117 E. Government St., Pensacola, FL. See you there!
Joseph T. Spaniola’s PASSAGE: Sempre Avanti (Trombone Ensemble) was presented in July at the International Trombone Association’s International Trombone Festival hosted by Ball State University (Muncie, IN). The music was performed by the Murray State University Trombone Choir, Li Kuang, Director.