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The Journey Towards “The Warming Sea”

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When Kate Dickerson, Founder and Director of the Maine Science Festival, commissioned me to compose a musical work examining the effects of climate change in the Gulf of Maine and its destructive impact on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, I could not have imagined the scope of the journey upon which we were […]

2021 Distinguished Composer of the Year!

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Dr. Delvyn Case III, composer of our popular “Rocket Sleigh,” has been awarded the 2021 Distinguished Composer of the Year by the Music Teachers National Association! The winning piece, Dr. Case’s 5-movement, 27-minute suite, “Psalms of Ascent,” for flute, clarinet, violin and cello was commissioned and submitted by the Maine Music Teachers Association and premiered […]

The Hanukkah Story World Premiere!

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We are privileged to announce that the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra is set to play the World Premiere of Lucas Richman’s original piece, “The Hanukkah Story” on Saturday, December 4, 2021, conducted by Maestro Dirk Meyer. Written to add to the already successful traditional Hanukkah pieces available for orchestra,  this vibrant new work celebrates the […]

Halloween Music

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For your fall concerts, let your orchestra conjure up Halloween thrills with these spooky pieces: The Bell Witch Dances by Conni Ellisor Young Goodman Brown by W. Mark Harrell The Haunted Concerto by Lucas Richman Rousing Rip Van Winkle by Conni Ellisor    

We’re going to Midwest 2021!

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The 2021 Midwest Clinic, December 15-18, 2021 The Midwest Clinic: An International Band and Orchestra Conference, exists to serve music educators and improve the field of music education.  The conference has been held in Chicago every December since 1946.  The conference has grown from an original audience of 120 local directors to an average of 17,000 instrumental […]

Hanukkah Music for Concert Band!

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It’s that time again for concert bands around the world to seek music for their winter holiday concerts.  We have many favored pieces for Christmas as well as Hanukkah available for rental and purchase. Each year LeDor Publishing provides many concert bands and orchestras with holiday favorites, including: “Hanukkah Festival Overture” arranged by Lucas Richman […]

Hanukkah Music for Orchestra!

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It’s that time again for orchestras around the world to seek music for their winter holiday concerts.  We have many favored pieces for Christmas as well as Hanukkah available for rental and purchase. Each year LeDor Publishing provides many orchestras with holiday favorites, including the popular “Hanukkah Festival Overture” arranged by Lucas Richman: ~ Also, […]

Mario’s 100th Musical Birthday!

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By Marcia Caller Jaffee Published July 14, 2021 –  Atlanta Jewish Times Mario Foah shares his zest for life and love for music, culminating in his own three-part customized concerto: Concerto for Violin and Cello: Un Pasto con Luciana e Mario Buckhead resident Mario Foah turned 100 in March followed by the extraordinary experience of […]

A Smile and A Hymn of Thanks

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Written on Thanksgiving, 2020 By Lucas Richman I am, by nature, an optimist. I wear my smile inside and I am generally able to feel its resonance come forward, providing an overall lightness of being during my waking hours. Of course, there have been the inevitable occasions in which I have found myself dangerously deep […]

“The Amazing Orchestra”

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Texarkana Symphony Orchestra getting ready to be ‘Amazing’ -The Texarkana Gazette by Aaron Brand, Feb 25, 2021 See Article The Texarkana Symphony Orchestra invites you to see symphonic music through a child’s eyes with its next concert, “The Amazing Orchestra,” on Saturday, March 6. With a 7:30 start at the Perot Theatre, this TSO event […]