Dr. Otis French

Teaching Area(s): Music

I believe in involving the students in the process of learning, and allowing them to participate in the instruction process for their peers. My favorite part of the job is seeing the creative process of working on music throughout the semester, and seeing it improve.

Audio Recordings

Wind Ensemble and Concert Band

Band Song Title Composer
Wind Ensemble (2017) Invictus Philip Sparke
Wind Ensemble (2017) Major General U.S. Grant's
Grand March (1863)
Joseph Gung
Wind Ensemble (2017) Arabesque Samuel Hazo
Wind Ensemble (2017) Circus Bee March Henry Fillmore
Wind Ensemble (2017) Amazing Grace Frank Ticheli
Wind Ensemble (2017) Blue Bells of Scotland Arthur Pryor
Wind Ensemble (2017) Encore: Lassus Trombone Henry Fillmore

Wind Ensemble and
Concert Band (2017)

Nabucco Overature G. Verdi
Concert Band (2017) Toccata for Band Frank Erickson
Concert Band (2017) Ave Maria Frank Ticheli
Concert Band (2017) Festival March Paul Whear
Concert Band (2017) Down a Country Lane Aaron Copland
Concert Band (2017) The Sinfonians Clifton Williams
Concert Band (2017) First Suite in E flat: III. March Gustav Holst
Wind Ensemble (2011) Across The Halfpipe Samuel Hazo
Fall Concert Band (2010) Miracle On 34th Street Composer
Wind Ensemble (2009) Salvation Is Created Franz Biebel
Wind Ensemble (2009) Shepherd's Hey Percy Grainger
Fall Concert Band (2008) Festive Fanfare John Wasson
Wind Ensemble (2007) Storm Journeys: 
Under the Cover of Night
Stephen Melillo
Wind Ensemble (2007) Sea Songs R. Vaughn Williams
Wind Ensemble (2006)         Holst Suite in F-Mvt 1                              Gustav Holst
Wind Ensemble (2006) Holst Suite in F-Mvt 4 Gustav Holst


More audio will be posted when possible. If you or your parents have a video or audio recording of the band that is excellent in quality, please submit it to the Department of Music or to Dr. French at frenchoc@mountunion.edu

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