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Publication Date

Winter 1-20-2012

Year of Release



with Guest Conductors

Joe Patton

Dr. Scott Tignor

Scott Tignor was born in Charleston, WV. He holds degrees from Tennessee Technological University (BM, Music Education) and Arkansas State University (MM, Music Composition), and University of North Texas (DMA, Tuba Performance.) Dr. Tignor has performed throughout the United States, and is an enthusiast of electroacoustic tuba music. He has severed as principal tubist with Midland/Odessa Symphony and Chorale, Garland Symphony Orchestra, Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, and New Symphony of Arlington. Dr. Tignor previously taught band in Mineral Wells, Texas and currently is the Director of Bands at Ritchie County Schools in Ellenboro, West Virginia. Additional, he teaches at West Liberty University as the Adjunct Professor of Tuba. In 2010, he was selected as the National Symphony Teacher Fellow. Dr. Tignor severs as the West Virginia Bandmaster Graded Music Chairman and on the RESA 5 Arts Team. His music is published by Cimarron Music Publications and PerMus Publication.

Joe Patton received his B.A. in music education and Master’s Degree in trombone performance from Marshall University. He is a member of the Ohio Valley Symphony and Huntington Symphony Orchestras. A former student of John Mead, at Marshall University, he performs extensively as a freelance musician in the tri-state area. He has played with Ray Charles, Moody Blues, Temptation, Four Tops, Frank Sinatra Jr, West Virginia Symphony, Charleston Light Opera Guild and many traveling musical groups that visit the area. He is a member of the Charleston Brass Quintet and Lipps Big Band, which recently completed a statewide tour with Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Mr. Patton taught instrumental music for 36 years at Poca Middle School in Putnam County and has served as a guest conductor, clinician, and judge for various musical venues. Being new grandparents, he and his wife Dianna are enjoying their second year of retirement.


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