This piece was written as the signature march for the Jubilee Brass Fellowship Band. The band is led by the composer and is comprised of Salvationists from across Southwestern Ontario. It features the chorus Grace, Grace, God’s Grace and the well-known song Amazing Grace (S.A.S.B. 453). This is a very playable march that incorporates two familiar melodies, making it useful for ecumenical services or outdoor events.
ABOUT THE COMPOSER
David Rowsell, B.Mus., M.Mus.Ed., is a third-generation Salvationist. A retired music teacher with 26 years of experience as a Band Director for Elementary and Middle School bands, he served as Bandmaster at St. John’s Temple for 28 years, retiring from that position in May 2011. In retirement, he lives with his wife Joan in London, Ontario where they attend London Citadel. David is the Youth Band leader at the corps and serves as the Bandmaster of Jubilee Brass Fellowship Band.
David contributes regularly to Salvation Army band journals with pieces published in the Triumph and Unity series, as well as the American Band Journal. This is his fifth contribution to the Maple Leaf Brass journal. Previous contributions include A Latin Christmas, Siempre Allegre, Day of Rejoicing and Psalm 46.