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                            

                                  

"Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band"   just released in a NEW EDITION and available for sale on the ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS  PAGE OF THIS SITE!!!!

                                           

                           

                 Live recording                              Studio recording                   

I MADE SEVERAL CHANGES TO THE ORIGINAL VERSION WHICH IS RECORDED HERE

                                   

THE COMPOSER IS AVAILABLE FOR GUEST CONDUCTING ENGAGEMENTS WITH HONOR BANDS, DISTRICT BANDS, AND ALL - STATE BANDS WITH AN EVER INCREASING CATALOG OF GRADES  3 AND 4 WORKS IN ADDITION TO HIS GRADE 5  + PIECES.                                   

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. THE FESTIVAL WAS A BIG SUCCESS thanks to Dr. Rick Good and the Auburn University Band Staff. I premiered new editions of "Tensegrity" and "Damce Hall in Arles" from Vincent's Canvases. The high school students put 13 min. of music together in one day (4.5 hours rehearsal time)!!!!!

   

                         

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