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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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At a Turkish Market Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1275 
Samba La Bamba Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1276 
Of Gentle Spirit Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1277 
Santa on the Housetop Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1294 
Kamehameha (The Great Warrior)Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1296 
Affirmation Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1302 
Jupiter (from The Planets)Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1306 
Three Scottish Vistas Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1323 
"Synergy" March Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1325 
Parade of the Gladiators Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1326 
Rock Springs Saga Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4.5 - 5B1338 
Carpathia Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1349 
Cruisin' Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1353 
Pegasus Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1365 
Dances Americanesque Concert BandFJH Concert Band3.5B1369 
With Good Will and Glad Tidings Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1372 
Excelsior! (Concert March)Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1375 
Summit Fanfare Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1383 
Krakatoa (Mountain of Fire)Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1385 
Spring Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1386 
Mars (from The Planets)Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4B1394 
Chariot Race Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1395 
Tangelridge Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1401 
Reason Is the Season, The Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1406 
Jubilations! Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1412 
In Autumn Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1421 
Terracotta Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1422 
But Joy Comes... Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1424 
Fanfare on "Ode to Joy" from Symphony No. 9Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1425 
Corps of Discovery (The Great Voyage)Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1428 
Spirit of Liberty Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1430 
Declaration and Dance Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4B1433 
Egyptique Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1439 
El Pato Loco (The Crazy Duck)Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1441 
Kitty Hawk, 1903 Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1454 
Chisholm Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1461 
With Valor and Brave Heart Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5 - 3B1462 
Paintings Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band5B1468 
Antiphon Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1473 
And Bless Us Every One Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1477 
Spring River Fantasy Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1488 
Albany Fanfare Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1490 
Joys Everlasting Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1499 
Flying High Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1506 
Ironclads Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1514 
Hark! Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1518 
Heroes Triumphant Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1524 
Carnegie Anthem Concert BandFJH Concert Band3.5B1534 
Tambora! Concert BandFJH Starter series0.5B1540 
Credo Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1543 
Tudor Sketches Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1544 
Spit-Fire Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1570 
Zia Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1581 
Battle Command Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1582 
Jingle Bells! Samba Bells! Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1585 
Quasar Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1594 
Hopak! Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1612 
Festive Proclamation Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1637 
Heavenwards Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1638 
Fortitude Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1651 
Yonaguska Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1659 
Great Wall Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1661 
New Horizons Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1667 
Stormchasing Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1678 
Congolese Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1688 
Across The Great Plains Concert BandFJH Concert Band3.5 - 4B1691 
Paradise Awaiting... Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1693 
Resplendence Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5 - 2B1696 
El Vaquero! Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1708 
Journey of the Bonfire Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1719 
Tundra Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1722 
Destined to Fly Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1723 
Quicksilver Concert BandFJH Concert Band3.5 - 4B1749 
Wings of Mercury, The Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1753 
Every Day New Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1756 
Caverns of Sonora Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1758 
Flourishes! Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5 - 3B1774 
Danza Feliz Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1778 
To Her Majesty's Delight Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1793 
Multnomah (Legend of the Falls)Concert BandFJH Young Band2.5B1813 
Rust Belt Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1815 
Tambora! Adaptable Concert BandThe Reimagine Initiative0.5B1836 
Flourishes FlexibleFJH Flex2.5 - 3B1861 
Carpathia FlexibleFJH Flex1.5 - 2B1862 
Holiday on the Housetop String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1.5ST6188 
Bran Castle String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6191 
Merry-Go-Round String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1.5ST6196 
Haymaker Hoedown String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1.5ST6215 
Phantom Train String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6219 
Carpathia String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6247 
Court Promenade String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1.5ST6250 
Samba La Bamba String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings0.5ST6255 
Turbulence String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6287 
Great Times A Comin' String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1.5ST6291 
'Tis the Season! String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1ST6323 
"D" Jam Blues String OrchestraFJH Developing Stings2.5ST6332 
Three Susato Dances String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6333 
Streets of Shilin String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6354 
Attila String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1.5ST6360 
Hopak! String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6361 
Yuletide Rejoicing String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6388 
Hocus Pocus! String OrchestraFJH Beginning Strings1.5ST6401 
Silversides (To Answer the Call…)Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1858
World’s Greatest Show!, The Concert BandFJH Starter Series0.5B1872