William Owens

Concert Band
String Orchestra



William Owens (b. 1963) received his Bachelor of Music Education degree in 1985 from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago. A seasoned music educator, Mr. Owens is active as a composer, conductor, and clinician throughout the United States. Mr. Owens has written numerous commissioned and published works for middle school and high school concert bands. His music has been programmed at prestigious venues such as the Midwest Clinic and appears on required music lists both nationally and abroad. Principal commissions include those from the California Band Directors Association, the Chicago Public Schools Bureau of Cultural Arts, and the Texas University Interscholastic League. He is a winner of the ASCAPlus award and a two-time recipient of the Forrest L. Buchtel Citation for Excellence in Band Composition. Professional memberships include ASCAP, the American Composers Forum, and Texas MEA. Mr. Owens resides in Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife Georgia.

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Music for Concert Band

Grade .5

Chisholm Curtain Up!
Complete Concert
Starter Series Vol. 1
Fanfare on Ode to Joy Flying High
Pegasus Samba La Bamba

Santa on the Housetop

"Synergy" March


Grade 1



Corps of Discovery Curtain Up!
Complete Concert
Beginning Band Vol. 1
El Pato Loco Of Gentle Spirit
Hark! Parade of the Gladiators

The Reason Is the Season

Summit Fanfare

Grade 1.5

Albany Fanfare Carpathia

Curtain Up!
Complete Concert
Developing Band, Vol. 1


Heroes Triumphant Jubilations!


Grade 2

And Bless Us Every One At a Turkish Market
Credo Cruisin'

(Concert March)

In Autumn


Joys Everlasting

Kitty Hawk, 1903 Kamehameha
(The Great Warrior)

(Mountain of Fire)

Spirit of Liberty



With Valor and Brave Heart

Grade 3

But Joy Comes...

Carnegie Anthem

Dances Americanesque Jupiter
from The Planets

Spring River Fantasy

Three Scottish Vistas

Tudor Sketches

 With Good Will and Glad Tidings

Grade 4

Declaration and Dance

Mars (from The Planets)

Rock Springs Saga

Grade 5


Music for String Orchestra

Grade 0.5

Samba La Bamba  

Grade 1

Court Promenade Great Times A Comin'
Haymaker Hoedown Holiday on the Housetop


‘Tis the Season!

Grade 2

Bran Castle

“D” Jam Blues Three Susato Dances

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