"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
Jacobs School Of Music at Indiana University with Trumpet Faculty Joey Tartell joins bands and soloists across the nation that will host premiere performances of Marcus Grant's "Fantasie of Passage" for Trumpet/Euphonium and Wind Ensemble in 2020 and 2021.
Upcoming Debut Album
Marcus Grant prepares to record his debut solo trumpet album, to include original compositions and arrangements featuring melodies from religious hymns and African-American cultural spirituals. Resulting compositions and arrangements to be available for purchase to the general public.
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”.
Hummel Concerto in Eb
Solo Trumpet and Trumpet Septet
Price: $45 USD (PDF)
Fantasia: Jesus Loves Me
Solo Trumpet/Flugelhorn and Piano
Difficulty: Moderately Advanced
Price: $25 USD (PDF)
A Pioneer's Journey
Difficulty: Grade 4
Price: $75 USD (PDF)