G. Bradley Bodine

Composing imaginative music for the best musicians.



Pedro Carneiro/Seattle Symphony Recording is released: The Internationally-acclaimed Portuguese percussionist, Pedro Carneiro, recorded G. Bradley Bodine's, "Kaleidoscope: Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra" with Gerard Schwarz and the Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall on September 11, 2007. The recording was released on the MMC label in December of 2009 and is available by clicking here and and at other major outlets. The composition is published by HoneyRock Publications.

Dr. Bodine Appointed Lafayette Symphony Orchestra's Composer in Residence: The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra has appointed G. Bradley Bodine to be the orchestra's Composer in Residence. Dr. Bodine's duties as the Composer in Residence include lecturing on new works presented by the orchestra, participating in school activities associated with the symphony, creating musical arrangements as needed by the symphony, and serving as the "new music advisor" to the orchestra's Music Advisory Committee. According to Dr. Nicholas Palmer, the LSO Conductor and Music Director: "Brad Bodine's music is well-crafted, accessible and highly individualistic. We welcome him to the LSO family and look forward to our collaboration".

Lafayette Symphony Orchestra Commissions New Work: The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra has commissioned a new work to be premiered during the 2010-2011 concert season. The 10 to12-minute composition was commissioned for the orchestra in memory of Janet R. André Bootsma, who died in July of 2008.

Drew Lang at PASIC 2008: The American marimbist, Drew Lang, performed Dr. Bodine's Concerto for Marimba and Band with Jack Delaney and the Meadows Wind Ensemble at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Austin, Texas. Mr. Lang's encore included a performance of the composer's "Romance" for solo marimba.

Consortium Commission: A consortium of 11 university/college percussion ensembles commissioned G. Bradley Bodine's next composition - a concerto for marimba and percussion ensemble. The consortium includes: University of Arizona, University of North Texas, Southern Methodist University, North Carolina School for the Arts, West Chester University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Fresno State University, West Texas A & M University, Fort Lewis College, Texas A & M University – Commerce, adn University of Texas - San Antonio. The 20 to 25-minute composition, entitled "Namaste: Concerto for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble", will be Dr. Bodine's third marimba concerto and is scheduled to be premiered by each of the 11 ensembles, with the American marimbist, Drew Lang, during the 2009-2010 school year or later. The composition will be published by HoneyRock Publications.

HoneyRock Publishes "Desert Songs I ": A beautiful edition of "Desert Songs I" is now available at HoneyRock Publications. This edition was very carefully edited six times - three times by the composer and three times by HoneyRock's Editor-in-chief, Richard LeVan. Bodine and LeVan are currently editing "Desert Songs II" and "Desert Songs III" for publication.















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