Josh 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

…known for his excellent mid-range pedagogical works for percussion. – Theresa Dimond

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



RECENTLY RELEASED

HUNGARIAN
a percussion ensemble arrangement of Edward MacDowell’s piano solo

KIT SIX
a collection for beginning percussion ensemble

PRELUDE & FUGUE
a two-movement percussion ensemble based on the footprint of the Chávez “Toccata”

RING TOSS
a snare drum quartet commissioned by the Momentum Percussion Group

SMALL BUT MIGHTY
a percussion septet showcasing smaller and handheld percussion instruments



WORKS IN PROGRESS

Racecar
a commissioned work for trombone and drumset
currently available to commission partners only

Shared Responsibilities
a commissioned collection of works for percussion duo
coming soon from C. Alan Publications

Swatches
a commissioned collection of five works for three players on a shared low-A marimba
currently available to commission partners only

These Are Odd Times
for percussion ensemble
coming soon from C. Alan Publications

Walt’s Garage
for bass clarinet and percussion



CALENDAR OF PERFORMANCES

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