craig mason

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Craig Mason attended the University of Wisconsin at Platteville, where he received a Comprehensive Music Education Degree (Vocal, Instrumental, and General). Craig also earned a Master’s Degree in Music Education at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has taught and conducted many Wind Bands, Brass Band, Choir, theater, music theory, jazz, marching band, drum corps, and chamber ensembles in public and private schools, as well as at the university, collegiate, and adult level.

Craig has extensive experience with jazz education and a rich history with the drum and bugle corps genre, dating back to 1976. He was a performer and teacher for the Madison Scouts until 1992, taught several music ensembles in Europe, and is actively involved with the Madison Scouts Alumni Association.

Craig was selected for the Kohl Fellowship in 1989 and has been selected for Who's Who in America's Teachers numerous times, as well as being selected for Who's Who in America, and has been selected as the most influential music teacher in Wisconsin, by School Band and Orchestra magazine. All of his public school bands have earned many awards, including performances at the Wisconsin State Music Conference and the National Band Association Wisconsin Conference.

Craig has taught many band clinics, judges marching band contests and solo & ensemble festivals. He is a published composer and has arranged and composed for many marching bands, concert bands, chamber ensembles, brass bands, and drum and bugle corps around the United States, Europe and Japan. Currently he is the Associate Conductor of Bands, Orchestra Conductor, Horn studio teacher, and Lecturer at University of Wisconsin at Platteville.

Craig is also an active performer with the Brass Knuckles Brass Quintet, The Craig Mason Combo and local orchestras and pit orchestras.

Craig is also an active performer with the Brass Knuckles Brass Quintet, The Craig Mason Combo, and the Madison Neophonic Orchestra.

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Links to Craig's performing ensembles as well as other music publishers are listed under "web links" below.

Score catalogue

6/8 exercises #2 - Leadsheets
6/8 exercises - Leadsheets
Brass Exercises - Worksheets
Solo For Tuba-unaccompanied - Solo instrument (Tuba)
Solo For Euphonium-unaccompanied - Solo instrument (Euphonium in Bb [bass clef])
Frolic-unaccompanied tuba - Solo instrument (Tuba)
Amazing Grace - Solo Trumpet in Bb + piano
The 13th Commandment - Solo Horn in F + piano
Der Schmetterling-Eb Alto horns - Trio of Alto Horns in Eb
Die Allmacht-Eb Alto Horns - Trio of Alto Horns in Eb
Heidenroslein-Eb Alto Horns - Trio of Alto Horns in Eb
Im Abendroth-Eb Alto Horns - Trio of Alto Horns in Eb
Mein schoner Stern!-Eb Alto Horns - Trio of Alto Horns in Eb
Nachtviolen-Eb Alto Horns - Trio of Alto Horns in Eb
Rastlose Liebe-Eb Alto Horns - Trio of Alto Horns in Eb
Youfoekneeum - Quartet of Euphoniums in Bb [bass clef]
Trumpet Fanfares - Quartet of Trumpets in Bb
Fanfares for Trombone Quartet - Quartet of Tenor Trombones
Trumpet Quintet - Quintet of Trumpets in Bb
My Bonny Lass - Brass quintet
Chester - Brass quintet
The Isthmus March - Concert band / wind band
Little March-concert band - Concert band / wind band
A Bit More March-concert band - Concert band / wind band
Dies Irae - Marching band
Entry of the Gladiators - Marching band
Stoughton Varsity - Marching band
Ode To Mode - Large mixed ensemble
Skip-for single reeds and marimba - Large mixed ensemble
Concerto for Nose Flutes - Solo Flute + piano
Eyes - Solo instrument (Piano)
F and G - Voice + keyboard
Untitled - Solo instrument (Piano)
Waltz - Solo instrument (Piano)
Ivy - String quartet
Skip - String orchestra
T & V - String quartet
Brian’s Song - Voice + keyboard
Faun - Voice + keyboard
Hear My Voice - Voice + keyboard
The Light - Voice + keyboard
Praise The Lord - Voice + keyboard
Salute - Voice + keyboard
Simple - Voice + keyboard
Sing Joyfully - Voice + keyboard
Trust In The Lord - Voice + keyboard
United - Voice + keyboard
Introduction and Waltz-C melody sax - Solo C Melody Saxophone + piano
Introduction and Waltz-Bb Tenor Sax - Solo Tenor Saxophone + piano
Solo For Bassoon-unaccompanied - Solo instrument (Bassoon)
Solo For Flute-unaccompanied - Solo instrument (Flute)
Mvmt 1. A Wind Thing - Wind quintet
Mvmt 2. Sojourn - Wind quintet
Mvmt. 3. Polka - Wind quintet
Hodge Podge - Clarinet choir
Manhattan Beach - Clarinet choir
The Liberty Bell March - Clarinet choir
Washington Post March - Clarinet choir
Si-flute sextet - Sextet of Flutes
Habanera (for flute quartet) - Quartet of Flutes
Standchen - Double reed ensemble
Auld Lang Syne - Quartet of Horns in F
Deck the Hall - Choir + orchestra
Happy Birthday - Brass quintet
Happy Birthday - Brass band
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Choir + orchestra
Joy to the World - Choir + orchestra
Marsch - Brass choir
O Come, All Ye Faithful - Choir + orchestra
O Tannenbaum - Jazz combo