Composer

joshcomposerJosh Gottry has been creating innovative, pedagogical, and engaging new compositions and arrangements for more than two decades. In that time, he has been selected for numerous ASCAP Plus awards, created over 100 published works, and his compositions been performed at the Midwest Clinic, Music for All National Festival, the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, and on many college and university, high school, and middle school campuses.

...intelligent scoring and attention to detail... - Jason Baker

...seasoned percussion educator that focuses on exposing students to quality music... - Joshua D. Smith

...fantastic job scoring clever harmonic lines in the keyboards in addition to providing extra rhythmic support... - Ben Coleman

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Recently Released

THE ART OF VIBRAPHONE PLAYING
an essential method for the study & performance of the vibraphone as a concert instrument

CC'D
for marimba trio with optional accessory percussion

DANSE OF THE WOODEN TOYS
for clarinet and percussion duo

INSTITUTIONALIZED
for cajon quartet with pedal instruments

JOY OF EVERY HEART
arranged for percussion ensemble

MUTUAL INTEREST
a collection for multiple-percussion duo

OF HANUKKAH
arranged for keyboard percussion quartet

OIL & WATER
for clarinet and percussion duo

In Process...

All Hands on Deck for hand drum ensembles
coming soon from C. Alan Publications
nine short works - three duets, three trios, and three quartets - for beginning to intermediate cajon, conga, or djembe ensembles

Pauken Pairings for two timpani
a collection of six works for two timpani, including orchestral excerpts and featuring play along or duet performance options

Plus Five for percussion quintet
currently available to commission partners only
coming November 2018 from C. Alan Publications
ensemble accompaniments for each solo in forFOUR

Roundabout for percussion trio
currently available to commission partners only
coming November 2018 from C. Alan Publications
a commissioned work for non-pitched multiple percussion trio based on jazz quotes and licks

Some People's Kids for percussion ensemble
coming soon from C. Alan Publications
two catchy tunes set to a samba batucada and heavy backbeat shuffle

Transitions for solo percussion with orchestra
coming soon from C. Alan Publications
new scoring of this concerto for Matt Holm and the Kent State University Orchestra

Two Dances (of sorts) for saxophone and percussion duet
currently available to commissioning partners only
coming January 2019 from Gottry Publications
advanced two movement work for soprano/alto saxophone plus small non-pitched multiple percussion set-up
commissioned by Jason Laczkoski and Nicholaus Meyers

Two Steps Forward for solo keyboard percussion
coming soon from C. Alan Publications
a beginning method book for two-mallet keyboard percussion performance

Xerosis for friction percussion trio
coming November 2018 from C. Alan Publications
a new portable percussion ensemble for cabasa, guiro, and tambourine finger rolls

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