On request of Peter Steiner, Stars Rewritten is now available for 2 Trombones and Concert Band.
Stars Rewritten – 2 Trombones and Concert Band was written originally for Ben Van Dijk and Alain Trudel.
Very proud to attend the Thailand International Trombone Festival as Composer in Residence.
Premiering some new music:
Kaleidoscope – Trombone solo and Concert Band was written originally for Jörgen van Rijen, but premiered in Bangkok with Megumi Kanda and the Million Wind Ensemble.
Heaven or Hell – Trilogy for 2 Bass Trombones and Concert Band was written for Martin Schippers and Tomer Mashkowski.
Fire Horse – Trombone Trio with Piano, was written originally for Bart Claessens, Nico Schippers and Martin Schippers, all members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
Steven wrote a new version with Piano.
West Site Story Suite, was written for Caleb Hudson and Achilles Liamakopoulos, both members of Canadian Brass.
It features different movements from the famous music of Leonard Bernstein.
A fun new addition to the repertoire.
Kaleidoscope, originally written for Jörgen van Rijen and the Nagoya Trombone Association is now also available for Solo Trombone and Brass Band.
Other versions for Concert Band and Fanfare will available soon.
Velocity 020, a thrilling trombone duet with piano, written for Martin Schippers and Tim Ouwejan is now officially available for purchase.
Suite from Maria de Buenos Aires written for the Brass of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is now officially available for purchase.
There will be more versions available in the near future for Woodwind Ensemble.
In the series of Ben Van Dijk meets… a new duet (with piano) has come to life:
Stars Rewritten is written for Ben Van Dijk and Alain Trudel and is available now for purchase.
For the International Trombone Festival in Columbus, Steven has written some new music.
Puched Out (DUET) was written for Justin Cook and Ryan Robinson. (Trombone and Tuba)
Starlight Universe (TROMBONE ENSEMBLE) was written for the Southeast Trombone Symposium and the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University.
The Garden of Heavenly Delights (TROMBONE TRIO and ORCHESTRA) was written for Colin Williams, Nathan Zgonc and George Curran.
A brand new brass duet is written for Ben Van Dijk (bass trombone) and Matthias Höfs (trumpet).
Paperclip Souls is available now for purchase.
For different occasions, Steven wrote new arrangements for Brass Quintet and Brass Ensemble.
Tarantella – La Danza for Brass Ensemble
L’Estro Armonico for Brass Quintet
Written for United Brass and/or Brass of the Concertgebouw Orchestra
A NEW Trombone Duet composed for Ben Van Dijk and Joseph Alessi.
It is called “L’Artistas” and the sheet music is available here in my webshop.
A NEW Trombone Duet composed for Martin Schippers and Tomer Mashkowski.
It is called “Angel’s Tango” and the sheet music is available here in my webshop.
A NEW Trombone Duet is composed for Ben Van Dijk and José Milton Vieira.
It is called “Lock Horns” and the sheet music is now available on my webshop.
NEW Extended version available free to download for Solo, Duo, Trio, Quartet, Quintet, Octet, Brass Ensemble, Concert Band, Brass Band, Fanfare, …
Due to the recent ban on large events in order to curb a further outbreak of the coronavirus, many of us musicians, are left sitting at home bursting with creativity. Let’s use the power of music to support the efforts of our incredible healthcare and public service workers who are at the frontlines of the corona pandemic. It simultaneously will raise awareness of the importance of music for society.
On request of many, Colores is now available for Bass Trombone solo and Piano Reduction.
It was commissioned by Martin Schippers, bass trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
Gala Overture is the set piece for section C of the Flemish Open Brass Band Championship 2020.
It was commissioned by Brass Band Hombeek to celebrate their 125th anniversary.
Gershwin! is a fantastic new medley for Brass Ensemble with famous music from George Gershwin such as An American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue, Porgy and Bess, I Got Rhythm… Especially written for the Brass of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
Rhapsodia for 2 (Contra) Bass Trombones ! was commissioned by DSWO and Ruud Welle and was written for Marijn Migchielsen and Rommert Groenhof. And is now also available for purchase.
ABC Concerto (A Bart Claessens Concerto) is a my first major Concerto for Tenor Trombone and Concert Band. More news about availability and première is coming very soon.
DNA Concerto (Duet Concerto) for Tenor Trombone and Bass Trombone solo with Concert Band will be released soon. This concerto is written for Martin and Nico Schippers. More news coming soon.
On Your Own Now for Solo Bass Trombone ! was commissioned by Zachary Bond, George Curran, Jeffrey Dee, Brian Hecht, James Markey and Denson Paul Pollard already in 2016 but now also available for purchase.
Colores for Bass Trombone solo and Trombone Ensemble was written for Martin Schippers and is a new fun, energetic and spectacular showcase for the Bass Trombone.
At the Slide Factory Festival 2017 some new music and arrangements from Steven Verhelst came alive. Many of them will be available soon.
One of them is already available : Fragile for 4 ContraBassTrombones !
Kaleidoscope is a brand new piece for Trombone Solo with Trombone Ensemble
Commissioned by the Nagoya Trombone Association and played at their first festival featuring Jörgen Van Rijen.
New music available for Trombone Octet, Trombone Ensemble and Bass Trombone solo.
- Giant’s Tale – commissioned by the Southeast Trombone Symposium and the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University.
- The River Bells – commissioned by Dr. Bradley Palmer and the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University.Soon available :
- Hymn for Planet Earth – commissioned by George Curran and the Columbus State University Trombone Ensemble. Bradley Palmer, director.
the Low Brass group of the Rotterdam Philharmonic plays the music of Steven Verhelst.
1. Slide-O-Mix – Steven Verhelst
2. Symphonic Adventure – Steven Verhelst
3. Bastasia – Steven Verhelst
4. Monumental Brass – Steven Verhelst
5. Concerto Brabajo – Steven Verhelst
6. Low Brass Special – Tomasz Stolarczyk
7. Fiesta Brava – Steven Verhelst
Steven is invited to become composer in residence of the SliderAsia Festival this summer in Hong Kong.
There will be new music for Brass Ensemble, Trombone Octet and many more.
A symphonic version of 6.35 will be premièred.
The final concert of the festival will be conducted by Steven Verhelst
Ben Van Dijk plays the music of Steven Verhelst.
A journey around the globe! With a diverse repertoire with music from all over the world, Ben Van Dijk and Steven made a new CD with all new repertoire for Basstrombone.
All music is available with Piano or Band accompaniment
Glenn Van Looy released his 2nd solo album.
First piece on this CD is “Once Upon A Time”.
This brilliant piece was given to Glenn by his parents as a present for his 21st birthday.
Steven wrote the 3 movement concerto as a surprise for Glenn.
Listen to Once Upon A Time : 1st Movement.
Sheet music for Once Upon A Time is available here.
In 2011 Steven participated in a charityproject for the victims of the tsunami in Japan.
This resulted in a major support from the trombone community all over the world.
A Song For Japan, dedicated to the victims and relatives of the disaster has been played over the world by thousands of musicians.
Please take a look at the website of the charity project.
It’s always a treat to write music for Chamber Music. Especially when it concerns for prominent players.
Steven makes arrangements and compositions on a regular base, for Koninklijk Concertgebouw Orchestra Brass, Rotterdam Philharmonic Brass, Nederlands Blazers Ensemble, …
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