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

Books

     

        

Socially-Distanced Percussion Ensembles

A listing of titles from my catalog that I believe to be suitable for "record from home virtual ensembles" or small enough and without shared instruments such that it can be rehearsed socially-distanced in a relatively small space.

Socially-Distanced Percussion Ensembles

Recently Released

BUBBLEGUM
for percussion ensemble

BULK TRASH
for percussion trio

CHRISTMAS THREE
a collection for keyboard percussion trio

DECK PARK TUNNEL
for percussion ensemble

ELDORADO
for bass voice and percussion duo

KLEPTOMANIA
for marimba and cajon duo

PADS IN ISOLATION
for practice pad quartet

QUINTIC
for percussion quintet

OPEN SPACES
for marimba solo

ROPES COURSE
for clarinet solo

THANKS FOR LISTENING
for vibraphone and marimba duo

TO SEE
for bass voice and vibraphone duo

TWO DANCES...OF SORTS
for saxophone and percussion duo

TWO STEPS FORWARD
a method for the beginning keyboard percussionist

YET DO I FEAR THY NATURE
for soprano recorder and percussion duo

ZEUG
for percussion quartet

In Process...

Level Playing Field for vibraphone trio
coming soon from C. Alan Publications
an entrancing work for three vibraphones celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the instrument

Light on the Ice for clarinet and marimba duo
currently available to commissioning ensemble, The Unfiltered Duo, only
scheduled for publication in summer 2021
a groove-based, intermediate-level duo for B-flat clarinet and 4.3-octave marimba

Pauken Pairings for two timpani
coming November 2020 from C. Alan Publications
a collection of six works for two timpani, including orchestral excerpts and featuring play along or duet performance options

Prime Numbers for marimba sextet
coming soon from C. Alan Publications
a uniquely contrived work for three players on each side of a 5.0-octave marimba employing a variety of prime number musical applications

There, Their, They're for percussion quartet
currently available to commissioning partners only; scheduled for premiere in spring 2021
a three movement work for advanced non-pitched percussion quartet with limited instrumentation

Unintended Consequence for percussion ensemble
coming soon from C. Alan Publications
advanced work for large percussion ensemble exploring multiple tangents, or “consequences,” derived from an ambiguous but aggressive opening

Zig Zag for keyboard percussion trio
a playful, but challenging chamber ensemble piece for vibraphone and two players on marimba

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