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Robert Longfield

Robert Longfield

Robert Longfield is an award-winning composer, arranger, and educator. Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, he graduated with honors from the University of Michigan where he studied with Jerry Bilik and Paul Boylan, and was a member of the band under William D. Revelli and George Cavender. He also earned a degree from the University of Miami where he was a student of Alfred Reed.

For fifteen years, Mr. Longfield was the band and orchestra director at Davison High School in Davison, Michigan. Since 1987, he has held a similar position at Miami Palmetto Senior High School in Miami, Florida. Mr. Longfield was the recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award by the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association. In 1996, he received the Mr. Holland Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for outstanding contributions to music education.

A member of ASCAP, Mr. Longfield has received several commissions and has over one hundred publications to his credit. His compositions and arrangements have been played and recorded by bands throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Europe, and Japan.

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In Quest of Excellence Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1003 
Sanctuary Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4B1004 
Freedom, Justice, Honor Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1005 
In Glory Triumphant Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4B1009 
When Summer's in the Meadow Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1050 
Passacaglia on an Old English Carol Concert BandFJH Concert Band3.5B1055 
Honor Roll, The Concert BandFJH Beginning Band1B1082 
Turkish March (Rondo alla Turca)Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4B1111 
Where Valor Proudly Sleeps Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4B1117 
America Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1118 
Take the Blues Train Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1119 
Transformations (DADE Variations)Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band5B1166 
Abduction from the Seraglio, The (Overture) K. 384Concert BandFJH Symphonic Band4.5B1167 
Eine Kleine "Pop" Musik Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1169 
"X" Brigade, The (Action Heroes' March)Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1170 
Menuetto from Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K 500Concert BandFJH Concert Band3B1204 
Rapp's Woods Ramble Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1207 
When Summer's in the Meadow String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra4ST6002 
Prelude in E Minor String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6016 
Fugue No. 5 in D Major String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6023 
Plaisir d'amour String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6024 
Rondo in Blue String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra4ST6037 
Journey of the Magi, The String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra3ST6041 
American Heritage Suite No. 1 String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra3ST6059 
Momentum String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6070 
Skaters' Waltz, The String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6077 
Over the Waves (Sobre las Olas)String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2.5ST6106 
Eine Kleine "Pop" Musik String OrchestraFJH String Orchestra3ST6161