Heroes in the Shadows
Dedicated to all frontline responders of COVID-19 outbreak of 2020. Performance time, approx. 7 minutes in one continuous piece with 3 distinct sections:
- Lying in Wait - hustle and bustle, then the shutdown crashes in on everyone
- Alone Together - wide chords reflect social isolation and loneliness
- Let there be Light - frontline responders provide hope; the repetitive motifs represent the unwavering care and commitment they give, day after day after day.
Premiered March 2021 by the University of Melbourne Wind Symphony, Nicholas Enrico Williams conducting, at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, Australia - socially distanced on stage as allowed by pandemic restrictions.
PDF Score Sample Grade 4 11x17 Score