Joseph T. Spaniola

Submitted by jd0307 on Mon, 01/10/2022 - 1:36pm
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Joseph T. Spaniola (D.M.A.), Pensacola, Florida, received a silver medal from the Global Music Awards in the Classical Composition/Composer category for his composition Uplifted (Wind Ensemble). His work, Thomas Jefferson: Life Lines (Orchestra and Voices), was honored as a finalist for the 2020-2021 American Prize in Composition in Orchestra division, and Lincoln’s Lamp was honored as a finalist in the same competition in the Pops/Light Music division. His composition, Armenian Stirrings, appeared on the album Pinnacle Vol. 2, and Thomas Jefferson: Life Lines was recorded by the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra of the Czech Republic on the CD Woven in Time. His arrangement of J. S. Bach’s Jauchzet, Frohlocket! was featured on the album Dashing Vol. 2.