2024 Nebraska All-State Jazz Band

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ALL-STATE JAZZ BAND CONDUCTOR BIO

Patty Darling is a composer, arranger, director and educator. She directs the Lawrence University Jazz Ensemble at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wisconsin, where she also teaches classes in jazz composition, arranging and electronic music. Patty has composed music for a wide variety of mediums, including works for orchestra, wind ensemble, chamber groups, jazz ensembles, and instrumental soloists. She also serves as a clinician and adjudicator for high schools, honors bands and jazz festivals throughout the U.S. Her compositions have been performed and recorded by jazz ensembles worldwide, and are published and available through Sierra Music Publications, Inc

Patty completed her Bachelor of Music degree in Composition from the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in 1985. While pursuing an advanced composition degree at the University of Minnesota, she assisted in the Electronic Music Department, and has over 15 years of experience in the creation, recording and production of original soundtracks for broadcast and corporate multimedia events that have been distributed worldwide. 

Patty has received awards for her compositions and arrangements from Down Beat Magazine, the Presser Foundation, the Eastman School of Music, the International Association for Jazz Education and the Wisconsin Arts Board. 

2024 ALL-STATE JAZZ BAND REPERTOIRE

TITLE COMPOSER PUBLISHER
Walkin' and Swingin' Mary Lou Williams Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
The Subtle Sermon Sy Johnson Hal Leonard
On the Wing Patty Darling Sierra Music
Hymn for Her Fred Sturm Kendor Music Publishing
Get Sassy Alan Ferber Alan Ferber
It's Glory Duke Ellington, arr. Oliver Nelson Sierra Music