Matt Van  Brink - composer, pianist, lyricist, educator
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Matt Van  Brink - composer, pianist, lyricist, educator

July 3, 2017

Chamber and orchestral

Chamber and orchestral


Birthday Wish flute & guitar / or horn & guitar
Boogaloo clarinet, cello & piano
Francine St. Claire's Mail jazz combo - film score
Guru chamber orchestra
The Heart Grows Fonder violin & viola
Ich Habe Genug (J.S. Bach) cello and piano / or viola and piano
Incubator saxophone quartet
Initial Ascent orchestra / or two pianos
Only the piano will give us our peace flute, clarinet, piano, violin, viola, & cello
Phosphorescence string orchestra
Running at the Sunshine percussion ensemble and actors
Sarabande guitar sextet / or solo piano
Shabu Shabu two flutes / or flute and clarinet
Sic Semper Nobis
orchestra
Skitter violin, viola, and cello
String Quartet
Violin Duets
Whims and Wisps flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello, & contrabass
You are always distracted by something flute, cello, and piano
& Instrumental Music for Young Performers »

Solo instrumental

Solo instrumental


Dal Dosai Sonata for Flute and Piano
Heirlooms guitar solo
Prelude Miniatures guitar solo 
Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
Songs of Stephen Foster violin and piano
Sparkle Epoxiplast 2000 piano solo 
Sunspots piano solo 
Swan Lake Fantasy Suite for Piano on Themes from Tchaikovsky's Op.20
Up, Up and Up violin and piano / or string orchestra




July 31, 2019

Musicals for young audiences and young performers

Musicals for young audiences and young performers


Animal Estates A show about habits, habitats and a sense of home
Helplessly Lost A desert-island musical!
Flip the Switch Staring down technological dependency, but with jokes

April 16, 2015

Choral music for young performers

Choral music for young performers


Hello & Goodbye Song Treble Chorus (Unison) & piano | text by Matt Van Brink
Follow the Leader Treble Chorus (3-part) & piano | text by Matt Van Brink
Honeycombs Treble (SAA), or Mixed Chorus (SAT) & piano | poem by Mary Britton Miller

February 3, 2014

Instrumental music for young performers

Instrumental music for young performers


Around the House 6-hands piano
Chase
violin, cello & piano
Chimes saxophone quartet
Copycats
guitar quartet or guitar ensemble
Empty Nest cello & piano
Flopitopitot strings & percussion
Janus
alto saxophone & piano
Mischief flute, clarinet & piano
Photo Album
saxophone quartet
Road Trip violin ensemble, string quartet, or string orchestra
Roller Skates 4-hands piano
Temper Tantrum violin, cello & piano
Thick and Thin 4-hands piano
Toy Soldiers two violins & piano, or string orchestra


July 3, 2017

Arrangements

Arrangements


Bowfire Sabre Dance (Khatchaturian's classic, for Bowifre: 10 violins, piano, guitar, bass & drums)
Ich Habe Genug (J.S. Bach's aria, arranged for cello & piano or viola & piano)
Polkastra arrangements: violin, trumpet, horn, contrabassoon, accordion and percussion
 Apolkalypse Now! »
    Allegro a la polka (Smetana's String Quartet, "II. Allegro a la polka")
    The Hora! The Hora! (Charles Prouché's "Rumanian Song and Kolo")
    Light as a Feather Polka (J. Strauss's Op.319 "Leichtes Blut")
    Ludwig van Polka (A medley of Beethoven tunes)
 I Do: The Wedding Album »
    Bridle Chorus (Wagner's "Bridal Chorus" arranged in equine fashion)
    Canon in D, Mostly (Bluegrass arrangement of Pachelbel's "Canon in D")
    Flumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke's "Trumpet Voluntary")
    J.S. Bachelor Party (Quodlibet of Bach's "Wachet Auf" & "Jesu Joy")
    Shotgun Wedding March (Mendelssohn's "Wedding March")
 Ride of the Polkyries (A Wagner medley)
Songs of Stephen Foster (A medley of Stephen Foster tunes for violin and piano)
Swan Lake Fantasy (Suite for Piano on Themes from Tchaikovsky's Op.20)
Le Tombeau de Couperin (Ravel's suite, arranged for violin and piano or violin, cello, and piano
Turceasca (Perapaskero's barnstormer, arranged for string quintet)

© 2019

Matt Van  Brink - composer, pianist, lyricist, educator





July 3, 2017

Chamber and orchestral

Chamber and orchestral


Birthday Wish flute & guitar / or horn & guitar
Boogaloo clarinet, cello & piano
Francine St. Claire's Mail jazz combo - film score
Guru chamber orchestra
The Heart Grows Fonder violin & viola
Ich Habe Genug (J.S. Bach) cello and piano / or viola and piano
Incubator saxophone quartet
Initial Ascent orchestra / or two pianos
Only the piano will give us our peace flute, clarinet, piano, violin, viola, & cello
Phosphorescence string orchestra
Running at the Sunshine percussion ensemble and actors
Sarabande guitar sextet / or solo piano
Shabu Shabu two flutes / or flute and clarinet
Sic Semper Nobis
orchestra
Skitter violin, viola, and cello
String Quartet
Violin Duets
Whims and Wisps flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, cello, & contrabass
You are always distracted by something flute, cello, and piano
& Instrumental Music for Young Performers »

Solo instrumental

Solo instrumental


Dal Dosai Sonata for Flute and Piano
Heirlooms guitar solo
Prelude Miniatures guitar solo 
Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
Songs of Stephen Foster violin and piano
Sparkle Epoxiplast 2000 piano solo 
Sunspots piano solo 
Swan Lake Fantasy Suite for Piano on Themes from Tchaikovsky's Op.20
Up, Up and Up violin and piano / or string orchestra




July 31, 2019

Musicals for young audiences and young performers

Musicals for young audiences and young performers


Animal Estates A show about habits, habitats and a sense of home
Helplessly Lost A desert-island musical!
Flip the Switch Staring down technological dependency, but with jokes

April 16, 2015

Choral music for young performers

Choral music for young performers


Hello & Goodbye Song Treble Chorus (Unison) & piano | text by Matt Van Brink
Follow the Leader Treble Chorus (3-part) & piano | text by Matt Van Brink
Honeycombs Treble (SAA), or Mixed Chorus (SAT) & piano | poem by Mary Britton Miller

February 3, 2014

Instrumental music for young performers

Instrumental music for young performers


Around the House 6-hands piano
Chase
violin, cello & piano
Chimes saxophone quartet
Copycats
guitar quartet or guitar ensemble
Empty Nest cello & piano
Flopitopitot strings & percussion
Janus
alto saxophone & piano
Mischief flute, clarinet & piano
Photo Album
saxophone quartet
Road Trip violin ensemble, string quartet, or string orchestra
Roller Skates 4-hands piano
Temper Tantrum violin, cello & piano
Thick and Thin 4-hands piano
Toy Soldiers two violins & piano, or string orchestra


July 3, 2017

Arrangements

Arrangements


Bowfire Sabre Dance (Khatchaturian's classic, for Bowifre: 10 violins, piano, guitar, bass & drums)
Ich Habe Genug (J.S. Bach's aria, arranged for cello & piano or viola & piano)
Polkastra arrangements: violin, trumpet, horn, contrabassoon, accordion and percussion
 Apolkalypse Now! »
    Allegro a la polka (Smetana's String Quartet, "II. Allegro a la polka")
    The Hora! The Hora! (Charles Prouché's "Rumanian Song and Kolo")
    Light as a Feather Polka (J. Strauss's Op.319 "Leichtes Blut")
    Ludwig van Polka (A medley of Beethoven tunes)
 I Do: The Wedding Album »
    Bridle Chorus (Wagner's "Bridal Chorus" arranged in equine fashion)
    Canon in D, Mostly (Bluegrass arrangement of Pachelbel's "Canon in D")
    Flumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke's "Trumpet Voluntary")
    J.S. Bachelor Party (Quodlibet of Bach's "Wachet Auf" & "Jesu Joy")
    Shotgun Wedding March (Mendelssohn's "Wedding March")
 Ride of the Polkyries (A Wagner medley)
Songs of Stephen Foster (A medley of Stephen Foster tunes for violin and piano)
Swan Lake Fantasy (Suite for Piano on Themes from Tchaikovsky's Op.20)
Le Tombeau de Couperin (Ravel's suite, arranged for violin and piano or violin, cello, and piano
Turceasca (Perapaskero's barnstormer, arranged for string quintet)



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