New Orleans: Hurricane on the Bayou


This piece, in three movements commemorates the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina. The first movement, The Crescent City, describes pre-hurricane New Orleans and is Grade 3 in difficulty. Movement II, The Storms of August, describes the fury and devastation of Katrina and is Grade 4 in difficulty. The final movement, The Renaissance, tells of the ongoing efforts to rebuild the City of New Orleans and is Grade 5 in difficulty. This composition was commissioned by Jason Gillette and the Brookfield Central High School Bands, Brookfield, Wisconsin.