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Joshua Bland
Worked at Little Rock Christian Academy
Attended University of Arkansas
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It never ceases to amaze me how inspiration and revelation can strike in the simplest of moments! #composer #art
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"#Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn." Charlie Parker
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"Really know the music you conduct, in as much depth as you possibly can. The music needs to flow in to you, to take complete possession of you." --- Brad Cohen
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This is a transcription of a public domain hymn tune that I used as a warm-up chorale for intermediate string #orchestra. It's a great exercise for tuning and listening across the ensemble. come check out this and more #music available at my #store.
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I've just published the #music to one of my arrangements for young #orchestra: a mashup of a classic #Christmas carol and a Bach Minuet. Come check it out!
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Being a successful musician takes time, a life long journey of never quite being perfect or feeling like you have mastered your craft is the true reality of being an artist.
As we go along in life we experience our perspectives and views on the world around us constantly changing, Based on experiences and new encounters in society, with jobs, and money we go th
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Great challenge for artists!
Why it Pays to Replace Self-Promotion with Selflessness A Guest Post by The Musicians Guide It’s nothing but a good thing that musicians are interested in self promotion, but speaking from
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Music has proven time and again to be an important component of human culture and is now being seen as music therapy in many medical environments.
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Excited to announce details about the #concert premiere of my ballet suite and other selections! 
The world premiere matinee concert of my ballet suite and other works. I'm excited to be partnering with great musicians and friends to share these works with you! About Joshua Bland. Joshua Bland. Musician/Band · Fayetteville, Arkansas. Joshua is a composer, conductor, and clinician.
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"What makes the theory and analysis of music exceptionally difficult, I believe, is that the pieces display both systematic and hierarchical tendencies simultaneously." Eugene Narmour
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"I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession, and thanksgiving be made for everyone- for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness." 1 Timothy 2:1-2
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"For new music to thrive, we need composers, performers, recording engineers, promoters, audience, donors, and advocates. We’re all in this together and none of us could do our work—whether it’s Exactly What You Thought You’d Do or not—without each other."
In the trenches of balancing one too many ensembles, practice time, class, papers, group projects, and more practicing, it can be hard to stomach the thought of adding something else. But there are…
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  • University of Arkansas
    MM Music Composition, 2015 - 2017
  • Ouachita Baptist University
    BM Church Music, 2005 - 2009
  • Winnsboro High School
    2001 - 2005
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Composer, musician, conductor. MM Composition candidate at University of Arkansas. Conductor at Arkansas Regional Bands.
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I am working towards my Master's degree in Music Composition at the University of Arkansas. I also teach Latin online at Little Rock Christian Academy.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I also enjoy reading, writing, and playing saxophone, flute, and piano.
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Composer and conductor
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Saxophone, Flute, and Piano
Employment
  • Little Rock Christian Academy
    Latin, 2011 - 2016
    Beginning in the fall of 2015, I am a distance learning instructor teaching Latin 1 and 2.In past years, I have been a classroom teacher teaching Latin, World Languages, and Web Design while serving as an assistant Instrumental Music Director and resident composer for our ensembles. I have also been the mentor for a student leadership team that provides insight and counsel for Chapel.
  • Ouachita River Fellowship
    Pastor of Digital Ministries, 2010 - 2014
    Served as one of the founding pastors of Ouachita River Fellowship. Lead worship and organized worship and tech teams.
  • Arkansas Regional Bands
    Conductor: Fayetteville ensembles, 2015 - present
    Band conductor for homeschool students.
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