Biography

Rob Grice’s compositions have been performed widely within the United States as well as internationally, including Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. His original works and arrangements have been selected for performance at the Midwest Clinic, Society of Wind Instruments (Germany), Texas Music Educators Conference, Carnegie Hall, Bands of America Events, as well as numerous state and regional events. His music was featured on Japan’s JVC Victor Entertainment BRN Compact Disc Series, a standard interpretive reference source for Japan’s school music program. He receives many requests to commission new concert works and creates numerous publications for concert band and string orchestra each year. His  recent commissions include the Iowa Bandmasters Association, Connecticut Music Educators Association, Concordia International School (Shanghai, China), Association of Music in International Schools (United Kingdom), North Dakota Bandmasters Jr. High All-State Band, Milburn-Short Hills Township Education Foundation (New Jersey), The American International School of Muscat (Oman) Wyoming Art’s Council/North Platte District and Lyndonville Central School District (New York). His Compositions have gained much popularity among music educators and students alike and have been selected for numerous state, national and international contest music list.

Mr. Grice’s career as a music educator spans over 30 years and includes teaching at the elementary, secondary and university levels. Mr. Grice has served as guest conductor and clinician throughout much of the United States as well as China, Canada, Singapore and Oman. In 2012, Mr. Grice traveled to Singapore to conduct the International Asian Middle School Honor Band in the premiere performance of “Age of Empires”. Other appearances include The American International School of Muscat (Oman), International Music Camp (International Peace Gardens), Mississippi All State Blue Band, North Dakota Bandmasters Jr High All State Band, Oregon All State Middle School Band, Coe College Festival of Bands (Iowa), Las Vegas-Clark County Music Festival (Nevada), Dynamix: All China International Music Festival (China) and numerous other regional festivals, events and honor bands.

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Featured Works/Titles

  • Santa Stomp!

    By: Rob Grice

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