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Dan Welcher

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American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (2012)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1997)


Compositions for Winds:

Spring Music (2015) for Woodwind Quintet

Symphony no. 4 ‘American Visionary’ (2005) for Wind Ensemble

Arches: An Impression for Concert Band (2003)

Glacier (2003) for Large Wind Ensemble

Forest Devil Waltzes (On Themes of Emil Waldteufel) (2002) for 2 Piccolos, 3 Flutes, Alto Flute, Bass Flute, and Piano

Minstrels of the Kells (2002) for Concert Band

Songs Without Words: Five Mood Pices for Wind Ensemble (2001)

Perpetual Song (2000) for Concert Band

Castle Creek Fanfare (2000) for Brass and Percussion

Spumante (1999) for Wind Ensemble

Symphony no. 3 ‘Shaker Life’ (1998) for Concert Band

The Yellowstone Fires (1998) for Large Wind Ensemble

Laboring Songs (1997) for Large Wind Ensemble

Circular Marches (1997) for Large Wind Ensemble

Zion (1994) for Wind Ensemble

Upriver (1991) for Large Wind Ensemble

Listen Up! A Guide to Melody, Harmony, Rhythm, Tonecolor and Counterpoint (Woodwind Quintet #3) (1986)

Hauntings (1986) for 2 Euphoniums and 2 Bass Tubas

Brass Quintet (1982) for Brass Quintet

Woodwind Quintet no. 2 (1977)

Woodwind Quintet no. 1 (1967, rev. 1972)