Aldo Rafael Forte, Composer

 

Aldo Rafael Forte is an internationally renowned composer with many published and recorded original compositions to his credit. His commissioned works, ranging from chamber pieces to major compositions for wind band and orchestra as well as several concertos, have been performed/recorded by such ensembles as "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band, Southwest German Radio Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinu Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony, Alabama Symphony, Huntsville Symphony, The Aulos Wind Symphony of Luzern, Switzerland, Her Majesty's the Regimental Band of the Coldstream Guards (UK), and by many university bands including those of The University of Georgia, Arizona State University, and Kansas State University among many others. His music is recorded on over 40 CDs including on the Klavier, Deutsche Schallplatten Berlin, Polyphonic of the UK, and Naxos (Altissimo) labels as well as on military bands and university band CDs among others. His publishers include Studio Music (UK), TRN, Kjos, C. Alan, Daehn, and his own Aldo Forte Music Press. Forte has received many commissions from numerous ensembles and appears as a clinician and conductor of his music.

THE LATEST NEWS

FROM ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS                            

"Dance Rhapsody for Tuba and Band" is now published by ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS. It will soon be available in a piano reduction as well.

"Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band"  will soon be released in a  new 20th anniversary  edition.  The composer is interested in doing a version of the work for soprano sax and symphony orchestra with a dedication of that version going to saxophonists contributing to the commissioning of this project.

UPCOMING EVENTS 

December 3, 2016, 9:30 AM, Rochester, NY Convention Center - The College of Saint Rose Wind Ensemble (Albany, NY), Dr. Robert Hansbrough, conductor, performs "Impressionist Prints"  at The New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference.

February 14 and 15, 2017 , The Davenport, Spokane, WA - Members of the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Byrne, tuba. Adam Wallstein and Paul Raymond, percussionists perform "Dance Movements for tuba and 2 percussionists" at the orchestra's Chamber Soiree Concert Series concert.

February 9 - 11, 2017, Auburn University, Auburn, AL - Aldo Forte will be a special guest composer at the Auburn University High School Symphonic Honor Band Festival. He will conduct several of his band works there.

   

                         

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