Brazos Starr, Composer


Starr enjoys spending his free time with loving animals of all types

Biography

Brazos Starr is a Native American, Texas composer who specializes in creating soundscapes that tell stories, with many of his pieces being compared to works by Maurice Ravel. Ensembles and instruments Starr has composed for include choir, big band, marimba, string quartet, piano, and many two-instrument combos. Several of his professionally recorded pieces can be found on SoundCloud. Starr is currently getting his Bachelor of Music Composition at Stephen F. Austin State University where he studies under Robert J. Coe. Having previously studied with Dr. Chad Robinson for two years, Starr works with Dr. Robinson's non-profit organization Texas New Music Ensemble selling tickets and managing the stage during performances. Starr's current projects include a voice, saxophone, and marimba work and scoring a feature-length film with the other members of the film scoring team at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Links

SoundCloud | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube


Past Performances

World Premiere of Falling in Fall - for tuba and piano
Nov 13th at Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX

List of Select Works

Beggar's Quarter - for oboe and viola, 2019
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Falling in Fall - for tuba and piano, 2019

Rainbow Shoal Road - for saxophone, cello, and piano, 2019

The Jazz Rabbit - for big band, 2019

Plea - for SATB choir, 2018

Stars - for marimba, 2018

The Moon and Her Harvest - for flute and piano, 2018

Remembering the Lost - for string quartet, 2018
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Cycles of Life - for piano, 2017
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Compositions

The Moon and Her Harvest
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Written for flute and piano.

Performers: Jillian Francis (flute) and Mary Katherine Schober (piano).
Remembering the Lost
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Written for string quartet.

Performers: Westheimer String Quartet featuring Sean O'Neal (violin I), Zachary Montasser (violin II), Alexa Thomson (viola), and Daron Kirsch (cello).
Cycles of Life
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Written for piano.

I. Experiences & Evolutions
II. Drudging Through Exhaustion
III. River Sprites
IV. With One More Morning

Performer: Mary Katherine Schober.