"His intelligence, passion, and good nature were all immediately apparent. Now after hearing some of his compositions and arrangements, it's pretty clear that he will be a major force in the trumpet world." 

- Adam Rapa, International Trumpet Soloist, Educator, Composer, Producer

Featured Recording

Crescent Moon Dance from "Hibike! Euphonium" (Trumpet Ensemble Cover)

About Me

Marcus S. Grant teaches Trumpet, Horn, and Composition at Longwood University and has been involved in the performing arts for his entire life.

An award-winning composer, Marcus has a passion for writing music that connects with both the audience and the performer. He has written over 200 different compositions and arrangements, the most recent of which have been consistently published and performed for groups of all sizes, genres, and instrumentation.


These compositions and arrangements have appeared in various performances in over half a dozen countries around the world, including the United States, Canada, Spain, Germany, France, and Portugal.


Professional ensembles to have performed his music have included the United States Army Band Trumpet Ensemble, Concentus Trumpet Ensemble, The Brass Roots, and others. Professional Soloists to have performed his music include Rex Richardson, Joey Tartell, Kevin Gebo, Kevin Maloney, John Maurer, Buddy Deshler, David Koch, and others.

As a marching band, pep band, and show choir band composer/arranger, Marcus has written dozens of pieces for colleges and high schools all along the east coast of the United States, including the VCU Pep Band, known as “The Peppas”.

Recent Releases

Newest Compositions

Hummel Concerto in Eb

Solo Trumpet and Trumpet Septet

Difficulty: Advanced

Price: $50 USD (PDF)

Fantasia: Jesus Loves Me

Solo Trumpet/Flugelhorn and Piano

Difficulty: Moderately Advanced

Price: $25 USD (PDF)

A Pioneer's Journey

Wind Ensemble

Difficulty: Grade 4

Price: $75 USD (PDF)

Other Featured Recordings

Need to Contact Me?

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