Grade 3 - Wistful Thinking

Composer: Jack Raudys

Grade: Grade 3

Category: Wind Ensemble

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Duration 3:30 min


Jack Raudys is a fresh face in the composing world and is already leaving his mark on it. Composing from a young age, he is very well versed in many popular genres of mainstream music which he weaves into his compositions. 

A keen and talented musician, Jack specialises in high level Saxophone and Voice. He has been a valued member of Musical Theatre orchestras and performances, Jazz Bands and Wind Ensembles. Many of these groups have shown great enthusiasm in performing his pieces. Jack was awarded the title of All Star Musician as First Tenor Saxophone in the Victorian All State Jazz championship at age 15 and his passion for music and composition continues to grow. 

Program Notes

Serene and inspiring, this piece starts with a delicate glockenspiel melody sweetly leading you into the calmness of your mind where you are greeted with the dreams and aspirations for your life ahead. As the whole ensemble comes to a swelling crescendo you are brought back to reality with a familiar idea from a new perspective. Cast your gaze to the future and let the excitement and wonder of this piece inspire you.


Instrumentation: Picc, Fl 1 2, Ob, Bsn, Cl 1 2 3, Bs Cl, A Sx 1 2, T Sx, B Sx, F Hn 1 2, Tpt 1 2, Tbn 1 2, Euph (BC & TC), Tba, Tymp, Glock, Sus Cym, Bs Dr, Sn Dr

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