Introduction

Gary Edwards has composed in most styles including classical, rock, country, choral, gospel, Christmas Cantata and musical theater. He also writes.

Biography

Gary A. Edwards was born in Spokane, Washington in 1941. He started playing string bass in the Spokane Symphony orchestra at age 18. He graduated from Coeur d'Alene High School in 1959. Gary graduated from Indiana University in June, 1964 with a degree in Music Education. Gary taught public school teacher instrumental music from the 3rd to the 9th grades for two years and played bass in the Louisville Symphony Orchestra. He joined the Peace Corps and went to Santiago, Chile where he started a decades long career in Social Work. Since 1956, Gary has performed in bands of all sizes from single to symphony and all styles from opera to rock and country to classical and choral, with musical comedy orchestral experience.Gary has composed in most styles including classical, rock, country, children's, jazz, choral, gospel, a Christmas Cantata "Night of a Miracle" and a complete musical comedy, "The Bureau-rats." He has written five other books and had thirty-seven articles published in computer magazines, primarily software reviews. His choral piece called Peace Be With You is published by Imagine. "Waltz and Variations" in E Minor for the accordion is published by JanPress. His music has received airplay in Washington, Idaho and Estonia. He has released five CDs including: "The Coeur d'Alene Suite" (classical string orchestra), "Cast Out The Demons" (R&B style contemporary gospel), "Gary's Country," "TroubleClef" (a rock CD), and "Gary's Classical." He formed Edwards Music publishing.com company which primarily releases his music.For more information:View his website at www. Edwardsmusicpublishing.com to see, hear and order samples of his finished musical works and books.

Gary A. Edwards (ASCAP)

Edwards Music Publishing .Com

PO Box 3528

Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83816-2520

(208) 699-0848

I am currently working as a composer for CMTV in Spokane Washington and focusing on film and live music projects. To further this I am studying all aspects of film and TV composing including shooting, editing, composing and translating (Spanish.) I own professional equipment including a Sony EXDCAM, Final Cut Pro and ProTools software.Gary A. Edwards Video Credits updated 8/12/10 Gary A. Edwards free-lance commercial workProject Job(s) EmployerAll That Jazz Music Video Producer, Videographer, Editor Bruce PennellPITCHING HOPE movie Composer credit Tony MendozaDreamtrips Promo Video Videographer, Editor, Composer Tom FridleyFirst Stone Ministries Promo Videographer, Editor, Composer Becky LeeThe Shining Cuckoo Actor, recording engineer Rich FloresThe First Stone Videographer, editor Becky Lee O.Prodigy: Documentary Director, videographer, composer self.Work for CMTV Channel 14 Spokane, Washington from May 1, 2008 to the present.Our Daily Bread Concert Val Wold prodigy Videographer, editor, composer Artist's Showcase videos with Gary's music and/or editing have been broadcast repeatedly each month since May, 2009 on Channel 14. Artist Composer EditorDoyle Edwards, Gary Jeff AntillaEdwards, Don Edwards, Gary Gary A. EdwardsGlass, James G. Edwards Gary Jeff AntillaMoore, John D. Edwards, Gary - Jeff AntillaOrmoechea Ramirez Gary A. EdwardsCook Thoreson Gary A. Edwards, ProducerPeterson; Dahl Lundin; Edwards Gary A. Edwards.Fittro, Robert Edwards- Martin John Gary A. EdwardsNotar , Michael Crain, Brian Gary A. EdwardsThe Calypso Hour. Gary directed, shot, did sound and lights, color-corrected and edited for broadcast this 60 minute showcase of local original singer-songwriters. Partners For Empowered Youth - video documentary - Gary wrote music. St. Patrick's Day Parade Spokane 2008 - documentary - Gary wrote Irish music. Spokane Farmer's Market 2008 - Documentary - Gary wrote country style music. Kids Do Better Unleaded - video documentary - Gary's music is credited. The Friendly Enemy (2.5 hrs.) a Musical. Gary wrote the music and book for this video which has been broadcast repeatedly since May 1, 2009.The Fort Sherman Symphonette Concert (1.25 Hrs.) featuring his piece The Fort Sherman Suite. Gary wrote the original classical music and edited this video. Camera Operator - The Spokane Civic Forum- a monthly series where Gary has shot speeches by Bill Gate's Father, William Gates Sr. and the Mayor of Spokane, among other luminaries. Gary assisted with green screen shoots for PSAs and audition shots for actors. Translator ? Ecuadorean Project - Gary edited a Spanish language interview, added English translations to subtitles and provided Spanish flavored background Ecuadorean Music for this 2 part 2:15 long broadcast.Cantare, Cantaras ? Gary translated the lyrics and created English subtitles for this music video.PSAs ? Gary edited these short green-screen, multi-clip Public Service Announcements and inserted his music A Lullaby for Kendall on the soundtracks.Spokane Mental Health ? Evergreen ClubSpokane Mental Health ? Homeless OutreachHearing Loss Resource AssociationGary A. Edwards (ASCAP)Edwards Music Publishing .ComPO Box 3528Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83816-2520(208) 699-0848gedward@roadrunner.com emailwww.edwardsmusicpublishing.com Website

Coeur d'Alene

Idaho

 

Describe your music

Gary A. Edwards Partial Playlist of Performances and Publications Waltz and Variations in E Minor - published by JanPress for the accordion Bad Love - Rock music has received airplay in Washington and Idaho. The Queen of Baton Rouge - has received airplay in Idaho and been recorded by Dusty Klink. Jesus - Rock Christian music has received airplay in Estonia. Peace Be With You - Rock Christian music has received airplay in Estonia The Cowboys - Classical piece performed in concerts by the North Idaho College Band in May, 2000 and the Ensamble Rosario in Rosario, Argentina in August, 2001. Happy Mother's Day - SATB choral performed by different church choirs. Gypsy Tango for String Trio - Classical, premiered at North Idaho Art on The Green festival on August 4, 2002 and was recorded and performed in St. Petersburg, Russia by the Nevsky String Trio. Coeur d'Alene Suite - classical, a 35 minute piece for string orchestra, was recorded in April 2005 and performed by the Coeur d'Alene High School String Orchestra on May 19, 2005. The Spirit of the Vikings March - March, premiered by the Coeur d'Alene high School Wind Ensemble on May 18th, 2006. Prayer for Peace - Classical; Gary conducted The Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra premier 12/2 and 12/3/6 at North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene. Fanfare and Fantasy - Classical, premiered by the Coeur d'Alene Youth Symphony May 2007. The Fort Sherman Suite; a day in the life of a soldier in 1885 - Classical premiered on May 16th, 2007 by the Fort Sherman Symphonette and repeated in concert on May 23, 2008. Peace Be With You - Rock gospel for SATB choir and piano was performed by the Northwest Sacred Music Choral in their spring 2007 concert, also performed by different church choirs. Meditations on Desiderata for unaccompanied cello and poetry reading of Desiderata premiered 6/10/07 performed by cellist Anne Nesse and narrated by Gary A. Edwards. The Friendly Enemy - Musical, serious; about war, survival and love, directed by Hershell Norwood premiered on stage April 14 through 20th, 2008 at the Spokane Community College and on CMTV Channel 14 in Spokane on June 2nd, 2008.A Lullaby for Kendall ? Classical for String Ensemble and piano premiered by the Coeur d?Alene High School String Ensemble, Jim Phillips conducting, on May 19, 2009. Night of a Miracle - Christmas Cantata (unperformed) The Bureau-rats - Musical comedy (unperformed) The Price of Unity - A musical about a 15 year old girl who disguises herself as a man and joins the Union Army. Five CDs including: The Coeur d'Alene Suite (classical string orchestra) Cast Out The Demons (R&B style contemporary gospel) with singers from The Platters Gary's Country - Country music TroubleClef - Rock CD Gary's Classical - Classical pieces performed live.Two Videos including Classical Delights - 7 groups perform Gary Edwards' classical music. The Friendly Enemy Video - SCC live performance of April 2008 Premieres. View Gary's website at www. Edwardsmusicpublishing.com to see and hear samples and order his finished musical works and books. Fantasy on Themes by Puccini string bass solo premiered at a concert by Spam at 130 E 7th St. (Ave A) New York City 12/19/09 at 7 pm. Crying, Reflections, A Lullaby for Kendall, Lonely and other songs are being performed regularly by Carolyn Salter lounge pianist at the Coeur d?Alene Resort starting in November, 2009 on-going. Polyana and other classical and light classical, lounge songs are being performed by Val Wold prodigy pianist in different venues. Gary A. Edwards (ASCAP)Edwards Music Publishing .ComPO Box 3528Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83816-2520(208) 699-0848gedward@roadrunner.com emailwww.edwardsmusicpublishing.com Website