search site
new compositions

Coming Home
(euphonium/percussion quintet)
An Extraordinary Correspondence
Gate City Shapshot
(concert band)
The Dreamers of Dreams
(percussion ensemble)
Sensus Vitae
(symphonic band)
(euphonium & marimba/vibraphone)
Spitfire II
(euphonium & percussion octet)
Star of Wonder
(holiday percussion ensemble) 


January 25, 2014
Guest Artist at the Indiana Music Educators Conference (Ft. Wayne, IN)

March 18, 2014
Faculty Percussion Recital at HPU (High Point, NC)

April 5, 2014
Guest Artist at South Carolina Day of Percussion (Columbia, SC)

April 12, 2014
Guest Artist at South Dakota Day of Percussion (Columbia, SC)


composition pages

composition / percussion ensemble / star of wonder

Star of Wonder

Medium: Percussion Ensemble (7-9 players)
Publisher: C. Alan Publications
Composed: September 2012
Duration: 4:30
Difficulty: Medium

Player 1 (bells)
Player 2 (3-octave vibraphone)
Player 3 (3-octave vibraphone)
Player 4 (chimes)
Player 5 (4-octave marimba)
Player 6 (4.3-octave marimba)
Player 7 (5-octave marimba)
Player 8 (2 timpani, triangle, mark tree, suspended cymbal)
Optional Piano
*The marimba parts may be played one one 4.3-octave and one 5-octave instrument.

Note: If 2 vibraphones or a 5-octave marimba are unavailable, you may substitute these instruments with the optional piano part. Otherwise, the piano part should not be played.

look inside

Star of Wonder Score


Star of Wonder by Nathan Daughtrey
Download full mp3 recording (electronic realization)